I like to think of North Carolina as fairly progressive, especially for a Southern state.


After all, Barack Obama carried the Tarheel state in the 2008 presidential election and only narrowly lost it last year.


But then, from time to time, I’m reminded that North Carolina still has a few states’ rights loonies in public office, as we see HERE:


The Constitution “does not grant the federal government and does not grant the federal courts the power to determine what is or is not constitutional” according to a resolution sponsored by North Carolina House Majority Leader Edgar Starnes and ...

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I like to think of North Carolina as fairly progressive, especially for a Southern state.

After all, Barack Obama carried the Tarheel state in the 2008 presidential election and only narrowly lost it last year.

But then, from time to time, I’m reminded that North Carolina still has a few states’ rights loonies in public office, as we see HERE:

The Constitution “does not grant the federal government and does not grant the federal courts the power to determine what is or is not constitutional” according to a resolution sponsored by North Carolina House Majority Leader Edgar Starnes and ...

Read more