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Mon Nov 26, 2012, 04:42 PM

North Carolina’s Governor-Elect Shifts From Transit to Tea Party

In 14 years as Charlotte’s mayor, North Carolina governor-elect Pat McCrory advocated light rail, bike lanes, tree planting and mandatory sidewalks in front of new homes.

“He enjoyed bipartisan support as a thoughtful, moderate- conservative mayor,” said Chris Fitzsimon, executive director of NC Policy Watch, a nonpartisan group in Raleigh.

A different McCrory emerged in the gubernatorial campaign, Fitzsimon said. He spoke against President Barack Obama’s health-care overhaul at rallies sponsored by Americans for Prosperity, a non-profit group funded by billionaire industrialists David and Charles Koch. He endorsed a Tea Party- backed measure condemning as “extreme environmentalism” a 20- year-old United Nations statement in favor of urban planning and energy conservation. He told
the Charlotte Observer that he supported a ban on gay marriage.

In January, McCrory, 56, will become the first North Carolina Republican governor in two decades, and the first to also have a Republican-controlled legislature in more than 100 years.


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blkmusclmachine Nov 2012 #6
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Response to ProfessionalLeftist (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 04:43 PM

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that's about all I can say about him. yuck.

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Response to NRaleighLiberal (Reply #1)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 05:29 PM

4. I am NOT looking forward to a NC under this dirtbag. n/t

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Response to ProfessionalLeftist (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 05:11 PM

2. That Makes 28 States that have Fallen under Teabagger Control


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Response to AndyTiedye (Reply #2)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 05:28 PM

3. And they seem to have a very difficult time getting out from it. n/t

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Response to ProfessionalLeftist (Reply #3)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 05:55 PM

5. So Far It Has Been a One-Way Street

Even as Obama wins by a landslide, we continue to lose states.
I am very worried about 2014 & 2016.

If they get 7 more states, they will rewrite the Constitution and we will be powerless to stop them.

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Response to AndyTiedye (Reply #5)

Tue Nov 27, 2012, 12:59 AM

6. Isn't that the plan?

And I haven't see where the DEM Party Apparatus cares all that much. Go along to get along. That's the bipartisan way.

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Response to blkmusclmachine (Reply #6)

Tue Nov 27, 2012, 11:22 AM

7. They Don't Know How to Stop Them. Neither Do I. Do You?

It would seem to require a whole bunch of us to move into red states, permanently. Enough to turn them blue.
I can't do that. I don't think there are many here who could.

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Response to ProfessionalLeftist (Original post)

Fri Dec 7, 2012, 10:47 AM

8. it's gonna suck.

the only question in my mind is just how much will it suck. it could be quite major i believe, as far as suckyness goes.

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