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After Primaries, Unity is Only Option

Jun 24, 2010   //   by Christian Hine   //   Carolinas, Christian Hine  //  12 Comments

Those who have known me for any length of time know that I am a fan of drop down dirty, punishing, bloody primary elections.  The real politics, regardless of party affiliation, is conducted while determining a party’s nominee. It has frankly always astounded me that primary elections have relatively lower turnout than their general election […]

More “Voter Owned” Elections in NC?

Jun 22, 2010   //   by Christian Hine   //   Carolinas, Christian Hine  //  No Comments

It seems almost depressing that in North Carolina politics, or indeed any body of elected officials or government bureaucrats, that there is a need for so-called “ethics” legislation.  (Why yes Jim, it is unethical for you to accept thousands of dollars in cash from a favor seeking lobbyist while visiting the bathroom of the Capital Grille.  […]

A Different Kind of “Voter Outreach”

Jun 14, 2010   //   by Christian Hine   //   Carolinas, Christian Hine  //  No Comments

Last week, Forsyth County GOP Chairman Nathon Tabor was punched by an Obama supporter during a rally outside of Congressman Mel Watts office. Now, even the Democrat Congressmen are getting in on the assaults.   This is just shameful behavior. Call Congressman Etheridge at 202-225-4531 or 888-262-6202 and tell him that North Carolinians will not stand […]