Last week our blogger-in-chief, Penny Smith, dug into the dark money behind Representative Mike Clampitt’s campaign. Once down the rabbit hole it can be difficult to Click for full story.
For those of you unfamiliar with ALEC, it is the American Legislative Exchange Council. Although it bills itself as a nonpartisan entity on its web site, don’t be fooled. Click for full story.
By Penny Smith In Atlas Shrugged, a fantasy novel favored by libertarians (emphasis on the fantasy), one of the persistent memes is “Who is John Galt?.” (Watch for the Click for full story.
By Penny Smith Trevor Noah, Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood. New York: Soiegel & Grau, 2016. One of my favorite Presidential books was written way Click for full story.
One function of any political party is to present a platform. The platform defines the party’s standards and priorities for governing. This is not written by the Click for full story.
After a few weeks of publicizing events, this current ad on the electronic billboards (along Rt. 107 in Sylva) focuses on our theme for this elections year: Riding the Blue Click for full story.
Never one to shy away from a challenging subject, this week Penny Smith takes on shady campaign financing, the demise of the prison system in our country and an in-depth Click for full story.
By Penny Smith Did you, like me, get a couple of glossy mailers about all the good things that Mike Clampitt did for us in the 2017 legislative session? They were funded by Click for full story.
By Penny Smith Last week the British Court of Appeals refused to extradite accused British hacker Laurie Love. Why? It determined that America’s prison system was too Click for full story.
By Penny Smith J.D. Vance, Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis. Harper, 2016. Vance’s Hillbilly Elegy came on the market at the best of all Click for full story.