Major Tax Reform a Merry Christmas Present that Launches a Happy Political New Year for the GOP

by johndavis, December 2, 2017

“A big, beautiful, Christmas present” At 1:50 am Saturday morning, with Vice President Pence presiding over a Yea 51-Nay 49 vote, President Donald Trump and US Senate Republicans practically assured that a major tax reform bill will be under the GOP’s 2017 Christmas tree, one already piled high with gifts including record Dow Jones averages
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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,
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Trump is a Molotov Cocktail Thrown by Voters at a U.S. Government Rigged by Insiders for Insiders

by johndavis, November 9, 2016

Trump is a Molotov Cocktail Thrown by Voters at a U.S. Government Rigged by Insiders for Insiders   November 9, 2016          Vol. IX, No. 14             9:13 am   Note: This report is retitled with updated excerpts from the John Davis Political Report published October 17, 2016, that inform the election of Donald Trump as U.S.
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Gov. McCrory Pulls Ahead After Post Hurricane Job Approval Shifts to Net Positive for First Time Since July 2013

by johndavis, October 24, 2016

Gov. McCrory Pulls Ahead After Post Hurricane Job Approval Shifts to Net Positive for First Time Since July 2013 “State response has been top-notch.” Wilmington Star-News New poll results released Monday morning, October 24, 2016, by Public Policy Polling (PPP), a Democratic polling firm based in Raleigh, show GOP Governor Pat McCrory’s “Job Approval” now
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Two New Polls Show NC Gov. McCrory Within 1 Point of Atty. General Cooper Leading Up to Final Debate Tonight on WRAL

by johndavis, October 18, 2016

Two New Polls Show NC Gov. McCrory Within 1 Point of Atty. General Cooper Leading Up to Final Debate Tonight on WRAL   Economic Impact of HB2 Only 0.1% of State GDP   Be sure to tune in for the final gubernatorial debate tonight on WRAL at 7 pm. The debate will include, for the
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