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Plain Talk Politics Radio – Jan. 10, 2014

        Radio: Wed, Jan. 15 Don Taylor, Associate Professor at the Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University, Healthcare Policy Reform for NC, 8:30 am  Here is the Show: Plain Talk Politics 1-15-14(1) and here is Don’s policy paper on Healthcare Policy Reform for NC  

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Where are we now North Carolina?

Where are we now NC? A few weeks ago I wrote in the New York Times that North Carolinians were so distracted by legislation they had no time to focus on what may be coming in a state budget. Our state struggles with the fifth-highest unemployment rate in the U.S., high unemployment in rural areas, contrasted…

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North Carolinians are struggling, A NY Times “Room for Debate” Op-Ed

North Carolinians Are Struggling When our state has the fifth-highest unemployment rate in the U.S., many residents are just getting by, not focused on the harmful cuts being considered. Posted in the NY Times  Jeanne Milliken Bonds is a public relations consultant, political analyst and host of “Plain Talk Politics.” The North Carolina Budget is held…

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Short-sighted politics threatens to unravel Renewable Energy in NC

The triple threat -Americans for Tax Reform, Americans for Prosperity and the John Locke Foundation – are all coming together in a “save the day” siege on the State’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) with their usual loose language combined with rhetoric and half the story. They are predicting that there will be a play for…

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Enough! A “leaked memo” does not define Democrats

      Belonging to a political party and espousing values that define political ideology on a spectrum are not always the easiest concepts to grasp. Many folks respond to poll questions about their ideology as “moderate” because it sounds better than “liberal” or “conservative.” And, many people, like me, really believe we are “moderate”…