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HOT Lane Proponents Disguise Truth

May 30, 2013   //   by Christian Hine   //   Carolinas, Christian Hine  //  13 Comments

It is said that if you tell a lie over and over again, eventually you start believing it yourself. This is clearly happening in the continued debate over high occupancy toll lanes (HOT lanes). How many times have we been told that without the use of HOT lanes, widening on I-77 with general purpose lanes […]

MUMPO Jumbo: Video from Last Night’s Debacle

May 23, 2013   //   by Christian Hine   //   Carolinas, Christian Hine  //  2 Comments

Many thanks to Chuck Suter of Constitutionalwar.org for attending and filming the MUMPO meeting last night where public commentary was cancelled after Kurt Naas, the spokesman for the WidenI77.org group, attempted to clarify that the 10 minutes his group was allocated shouldn’t take the place of the others who were in attendance and signed up to […]

Grover Norquist Speech in Huntersville

May 20, 2013   //   by Christian Hine   //   Carolinas, Christian Hine  //  No Comments

Grover Norquist, the President of Americans for Tax Reform, recently joined Americans for Prosperity of NC on their “Back in the Game” bus tour. The tour is part of a half million dollar effort to engage with grassroots activists and support what they refer to as, “Big, Bold Tax Reform that gets NC Back in […]

Grover Norquist Visits Huntersville This Thursday

May 13, 2013   //   by Christian Hine   //   Carolinas, Christian Hine  //  No Comments

Americans for Prosperity, in cooperation with the North Mecklenburg Republican Women’s Club and CAUTION, present a townhall event with Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist this Thursday.  The event is free, but space is limited.  Be sure to RSVP at the provided URL.  

The Ironic Tillis Primary History

May 12, 2013   //   by Christian Hine   //   Carolinas, Christian Hine  //  43 Comments

Growing up, I had a grand vision of what a politician was.  As a Reagan baby, I saw the Presidency, and by extension any elected office holder, as a true and honest leader.  Politicians were men who forsook personal riches and fame to serve the betterment of society.  Like our founders, the politician was a […]

CAUTION to Host NC Energy Forum

May 10, 2013   //   by Christian Hine   //   Carolinas, CAUTION, Christian Hine  //  1 Comment

CAUTION, the organizational arm of the Charlotte Tea Party, will host a townhall discussion on domestic energy policy at it’s Monday, May 13 meeting.  The organization meets at the Dilworth Neighbhorhood Grille located at 911 East Morehead Street in Charlotte.  The meeting is from 6:00 to 7:30 PM with a social hour beginning at 5:00. […]

Representative Robert Brawley Joins WidenI77.org Advocates

May 7, 2013   //   by Christian Hine   //   Carolinas, Christian Hine  //  No Comments

At a Sunday press conference in Mooresville, NC, State Representative Robert Brawley joined the HOT lane opposition movement WidenI77.org. Here is the full video from the press conference.  Brawley’s written statement is below. Statement by Representative Robert Brawley Regarding I-77 HOT Lane Proposal We are here today because new information that I had not seen before […]

Licenses for Illegals in NC?

Apr 15, 2013   //   by Christian Hine   //   Carolinas, Christian Hine  //  3 Comments

It’s official……. North Carolina House Republicans have introduced legislation last Wednesday in the state General Assembly to give all illegal immigrants in North Carolina a driver’s license. The Bill is HB786. They are calling it a driver’s permit, but outside of not being able to vote with it, it is in fact a driver’s license. They also have […]

Why We Need Voter Photo ID

Apr 15, 2013   //   by Christian Hine   //   Carolinas, Christian Hine  //  6 Comments

**The following was an open letter sent by Lt. Governor Dan Forest. As the General Assembly debates the Voter-Photo ID Bill, you will hear opponents of the bill say that there is little to no evidence that voter fraud is taking place in North Carolina. One only has to look at my race for Lieutenant […]

WidenI77.org to Host Information Briefing in Statesville Tonight

Apr 15, 2013   //   by Christian Hine   //   Carolinas, Christian Hine  //  No Comments

The citizen’s group called WidenI77.org that is opposed to tolling Interstate 77 from Charlotte to Mooresville will host an informational meeting on Monday, April 15 at 7:00 p.m. at the Iredell County Government Center, 200 S. Center St. in Statesville, NC. The meeting is open to the public, elected officials, public employees and the media. […]