Establishment Denial is Trump’s Greatest Political Advantage Among Four Key Predictors of 2018 Winners

by johndavis, September 14, 2017

Establishment Denial is Trump’s Greatest Political Advantage Among Four Key Predictors of 2018 Winners September 14, 2017        Vol. X, No. 8        10:13 am You can forget about a Democratic wave election in 2018 The biggest political mistake being made today by establishment leaders of all institutions everywhere, at every level, is underestimating the ability of
[More…]

New Orleans Shows the Better Way to Resolve the Issue of Confederate Monuments on Public Property

by johndavis, August 17, 2017

New Orleans Shows the Better Way to Resolve the Issue of Confederate Monuments on Public Property August 17, 2017        Vol. X, No. 7        2:13 pm Locally, airing opposing views, and in accordance with the law The issue of what to do with North Carolina’s Confederate monuments is a matter that must only be answered locally,
[More…]

UNC-Chapel Hill Graduate Wins U.S. Presidency Despite Accusation of Slave Trading Based on Fake News

by johndavis, July 20, 2017

UNC-Chapel Hill Graduate Wins U.S. Presidency Despite Accusation of Slave Trading Based on Fake News July 20, 2017        Vol. X, No. 6       7:13 am Too disgusting to appear in public print   Fake news is nothing new. In 1844, James K. Polk, an 1818 honors graduate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,
[More…]

What I Would Say if I Were Speaking at the NC Democratic Party Convention This Weekend

by johndavis, July 14, 2017

What I Would Say if I Were Speaking at the NC Democratic Party Convention This Weekend July 14, 2017        Vol. X, No. 5        7:13 am Making centrist Democrats and moderate independent voters feel welcomed   Monday’s News & Observer reported that North Carolina Democrats are coming to Raleigh this weekend for their annual Unity Dinner,
[More…]

Establishment Democrats Clinging to 20th Century Priorities are #1 Deterrent to 21st Century Resurgence

by johndavis, May 31, 2017

Establishment Democrats Clinging to 20th Century Priorities are #1 Deterrent to 21st Century Resurgence May 31, 2017        Vol. X, No. 4        10:13 am Part 1: Seeing Public Life through the Prism of 50 Years Ago   Democrats have a bright future here in North Carolina and around the nation, assuming they can get beyond their
[More…]

North Carolina: Best Place for Women Candidates Unless Hillary Clinton Tops the Ballot

by johndavis, April 5, 2017

North Carolina: Best Place for Women Candidates Unless Hillary Clinton Tops the Ballot April 5, 2017        Vol. X, No. 3        2:13 pm Worst Year for Women: 75%-win record; 33% in 2016 In 1996, Elaine Marshall, a Democrat from Lillington, became North Carolina’s first woman elected to a statewide executive office.  Marshall defeated Richard Petty, “The
[More…]

Will the Arrogance of Invulnerability Mask the GOP’s Threat of Losing and Blind Their Strategic Judgment?

by johndavis, March 1, 2017

Will the Arrogance of Invulnerability Mask the GOP’s Threat of Losing and Blind Their Strategic Judgment?   March 1, 2017        Vol. X, No. 2        11:13 am Always Remember that You are Vulnerable While watching Republican President Donald Trump’s first address to the joint session of the Republican-led U.S. Congress last night, I thought about the
[More…]

Will Trump Make the #1 Political Mistake of the Obama Administration: Picking the Wrong #1 Priority

by johndavis, January 17, 2017

Will Trump Make the #1 Political Mistake of the Obama Administration: Picking the Wrong #1 Priority January 17, 2017          Vol. X, No. 1             10:13 am Only 15% named “health care” as the #1 priority in 2009 Little did we know on this day in 2009, as the finishing touches were being made in preparation for
[More…]

U.S. Supreme Court the Biggest Political Prize of 2016; Conservative Wing Likely Majority During Trump’s First Term

by johndavis, December 14, 2016

U.S. Supreme Court the Biggest Political Prize of 2016; Conservative Wing Likely Majority During Trump’s First Term December 14, 2016          Vol. IX, No. 16             7:13 am   The Biggest Prize of 2016 Presidential Race On Saturday, December 11, 2016, with a Republican victory in the Louisiana U.S. Senate runoff election, the GOP moved one step
[More…]

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory Concedes; Urges Prayers for Governor-Elect Roy Cooper

by johndavis, December 5, 2016

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory Concedes; Urges Prayers for Governor-Elect Roy Cooper   December 5, 2016          Vol. IX, No. 15             4:13 pm   “I ask all of us to please pray for our new governor, Roy Cooper.”   Embattled North Carolina Republican Governor Pat McCrory issued a two-minute video statement early this afternoon, Monday, December
[More…]