Can You Believe It? Penny Smith – April 19

REOPEN NC is a Facebook Group created on April 7. As of the morning of April 18 it had received nearly 3,000 likes and claimed 33,521 members. I first encountered it while reading The Daily Beast online. According to their group description, they: “are residents...

Joe Sam Queen – Raleigh Report, February 28

Joe Sam Queen, North Carolina General Assembly Rep. Joe Sam Queen | 16 W. Jones St. Room #1002, Raleigh, NC 27601-1096 Democracy Day at Western Carolina University I enjoyed being included in Western Carolina University’s Democracy Day, where I got to meet one...

How Democrats Can Win Obama-Trump Defectors

New York Times: By Sean McElwee and Brian F. Schaffner, Jan. 6, 2020 In the aftermath of Donald Trump’s 2016 election victory, analysts fiercely debated the role of the approximately six million voters who supported President Barack Obama in 2012 but shifted their...

Impeachment 103, by Penny Smith 11/26/2019

This is the third in a series of observations about the current impeachment hearings against Donald Trump. You can find the others at this site (see Impeachment 101 and Impeachment 102). What do the Democrats say the President did wrong? At the moment there are no...

Impeachment 102, by Penny Smith: 10/24/2019

Number 2 in a series (watch this space for more)   Have the Democrats impeached Trump? The Democrats have not yet impeached Donald Trump. They are in the process of holding investigation hearings to determine if there is sufficient evidence to impeach him....