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Stephen Gutowski and David Rutz of the Washington Free Beacon highlight the latest odd pronouncement from Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.
Stephen Gutowski and David Rutz of the Washington Free Beacon highlight the latest odd pronouncement from Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.
 
With protesting and riotous behavior persisting through the week, the damage caused to businesses is extensive.
With protesting and riotous behavior persisting through the week, the damage caused to businesses is extensive.
 
Marc Elias, the high-profile Washington, D.C., political operative with a law license, has one goal — getting Democrats elected to office.
Marc Elias, the high-profile Washington, D.C., political operative with a law license, has one goal — getting Democrats elected to office.
 
Please see the notice and tentative agenda for a remote meeting of the State Board of Elections at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 16, 2020.
Please see the notice and tentative agenda for a remote meeting of the State Board of Elections at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 16, 2020.
 
Governor Cooper discussed the recent killing of George Floyd and the call for justice that has again spread across our country and state.
Governor Cooper discussed the recent killing of George Floyd and the call for justice that has again spread across our country and state.
 
As health care workers around the world are trying to help stop the spread of the novel coronavirus, many of them are getting attacked.
As health care workers around the world are trying to help stop the spread of the novel coronavirus, many of them are getting attacked.
 
After acts of violence and destruction grew more widespread in the city on Sunday and Monday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) imposed a curfew on residents, the first in over a half-decade.
After acts of violence and destruction grew more widespread in the city on Sunday and Monday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) imposed a curfew on residents, the first in over a half-decade.
 
North Carolina will make sure Tyrrell County won’t default on its debt, but the intervention buys just one year.
North Carolina will make sure Tyrrell County won’t default on its debt, but the intervention buys just one year.
 
Gov. Cooper is demanding a scaled-down convention.
 
any college graduates think to themselves, “I don’t have any immediate job prospects that are attractive and I can easily get into grad school with the chance of eventually getting my PhD and then a tenured professorship
any college graduates think to themselves, “I don’t have any immediate job prospects that are attractive and I can easily get into grad school with the chance of eventually getting my PhD and then a tenured professorship
 
We will offer this allotment of three with more to come; some old, most new, but all quite informative, and, moreover, necessary to understanding that in North Carolina, there is a wiser path to govern ourselves and our People.
We will offer this allotment of three with more to come; some old, most new, but all quite informative, and, moreover, necessary to understanding that in North Carolina, there is a wiser path to govern ourselves and our People.
 
Kay Currie, a former member of our Beaufort Observer Team and long time resident and icon of Washington North Carolina passed away leaving behind an interesting history.
Kay Currie, a former member of our Beaufort Observer Team and long time resident and icon of Washington North Carolina passed away leaving behind an interesting history.
 
Here is yet another example showing that the anti-American riots organized by ANTIFA are not really about race.
 
Law enforcement officers have arrested thousands since a wave of violent protests broke out in Minnesota last week and spread across the country.
Law enforcement officers have arrested thousands since a wave of violent protests broke out in Minnesota last week and spread across the country.
 
Led by a retired police general, the anti-lockdown Orange Vest movement held its first mass rally in Rome, where participants rallied against the government without practicing the social distancing the government demands.
Led by a retired police general, the anti-lockdown Orange Vest movement held its first mass rally in Rome, where participants rallied against the government without practicing the social distancing the government demands.
 
The War on History may have started with attacks on Southern monuments but it now includes a broad range of historic monuments.
The War on History may have started with attacks on Southern monuments but it now includes a broad range of historic monuments.
 
This could be a template for law enforcement personnel all across the nation.
 
Andrew McCarthy of National Review Online urges President Trump to take constitutional steps that restore order nationwide.
Andrew McCarthy of National Review Online urges President Trump to take constitutional steps that restore order nationwide.
 
A new poll by Morning Consult found majorities of Americans support use of the National Guard and the military to stop the violent riots that are being organized around the country.
A new poll by Morning Consult found majorities of Americans support use of the National Guard and the military to stop the violent riots that are being organized around the country.
 
Lara Logan, with Fox News, shows what Antifa has planned and how their "revolution" is supposed to grow.
Lara Logan, with Fox News, shows what Antifa has planned and how their "revolution" is supposed to grow.
 
But with many fewer case, Cooper keeps his foot on our neck
 
On a day when North Carolina officials called for strong leadership, it’s unclear who’s actually in charge.
On a day when North Carolina officials called for strong leadership, it’s unclear who’s actually in charge.
 
While many Americans have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus lockdown, Congressman Greg Murphy just does not get it.
While many Americans have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus lockdown, Congressman Greg Murphy just does not get it.
 
Polk County, Florida Sheriff Grady Judd is recommending that armed residents use their guns to "blow looters back out of their house".
Polk County, Florida Sheriff Grady Judd is recommending that armed residents use their guns to "blow looters back out of their house".
 
To say that the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has experienced racial tensions in the last few years would be an understatement.
To say that the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has experienced racial tensions in the last few years would be an understatement.
 
Joshua Lawson writes at the Federalist about a particular poor historical analogy used to justify the recent riots.
Joshua Lawson writes at the Federalist about a particular poor historical analogy used to justify the recent riots.
 
She will likely face Pelosi Democrat Joe Cunningham in November.
 
Two independent medical examiners hired by George Floyd’s family have determined that the 46-year-old Minneapolis man died of homicide at the scene of the incident, as a result of “asphyxiation from sustained pressure,” according to a statement released by the family’s attorney.
Two independent medical examiners hired by George Floyd’s family have determined that the 46-year-old Minneapolis man died of homicide at the scene of the incident, as a result of “asphyxiation from sustained pressure,” according to a statement released by the family’s attorney.
 
You’ll have to deal with a paywall to read the whole thing, but downtown Raleigh business owner Rick French offers a good firsthand account of the impact of weekend rioting and looting.
You’ll have to deal with a paywall to read the whole thing, but downtown Raleigh business owner Rick French offers a good firsthand account of the impact of weekend rioting and looting.
 
The majority leader in North Carolina’s state Senate offered his colleagues good advice for this year’s legislative session.
The majority leader in North Carolina’s state Senate offered his colleagues good advice for this year’s legislative session.
 
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer fired the city’s police chief after two officers involved in the fatal shooting of a man amid protests over police brutality failed to turn on their body cameras.
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer fired the city’s police chief after two officers involved in the fatal shooting of a man amid protests over police brutality failed to turn on their body cameras.
 
Volunteers from all over the United States came together on Sunday to erase graffiti and get rid of the damage caused by Antifa rioters who have been wreaking havoc across the nation.
Volunteers from all over the United States came together on Sunday to erase graffiti and get rid of the damage caused by Antifa rioters who have been wreaking havoc across the nation.
 
Michael Brendan Dougherty of National Review Online explains why China’s recent actions in Hong Kong require the free world’s scrutiny.
Michael Brendan Dougherty of National Review Online explains why China’s recent actions in Hong Kong require the free world’s scrutiny.
 
Governor Roy Cooper today shared the following letter back to RNC officials in regards to the convention scheduled in Charlotte for August.
Governor Roy Cooper today shared the following letter back to RNC officials in regards to the convention scheduled in Charlotte for August.
 
We have no doubt you will be hearing more about such stories as this. Local Facebookers tell us they saw numerous posts advocating demonstrations on the Waterfront in Washington.
We have no doubt you will be hearing more about such stories as this. Local Facebookers tell us they saw numerous posts advocating demonstrations on the Waterfront in Washington.
 
The Cooper administration supports North Carolinians’ right to gather and peacefully protest in the wake of the horrific death of George Floyd, officials say, even as the spread of COVID-19 remains a concern.
The Cooper administration supports North Carolinians’ right to gather and peacefully protest in the wake of the horrific death of George Floyd, officials say, even as the spread of COVID-19 remains a concern.
 
Just when we didn’t think Roy Cooper could not be more of a hypocrite, he surprises us yet again.
Just when we didn’t think Roy Cooper could not be more of a hypocrite, he surprises us yet again.
 
The National Guard will deploy in Charlotte, Raleigh and potentially other North Carolina cities, Gov. Roy Cooper said Sunday afternoon
The National Guard will deploy in Charlotte, Raleigh and potentially other North Carolina cities, Gov. Roy Cooper said Sunday afternoon
 
In-person early voting begins Thursday, June 4, for the Republican second primary in the 11th Congressional District and the new Republican primary in Columbus County Commissioner District 2.
In-person early voting begins Thursday, June 4, for the Republican second primary in the 11th Congressional District and the new Republican primary in Columbus County Commissioner District 2.
 
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