Republican Zealots in Congress Paving the Way for Democratic Resurgence in 2016

by johndavis, September 30, 2015

Republican Zealots in Congress Paving the Way for Democratic Resurgence in 2016   September 30, 2015          Vol. VIII, No. 14             7:13 am   GOP-Led Congress: “Corrupt,” “Out of Touch,” “Sellouts” Republican zealots in Washington D.C. are paving the way for Democrats to hold the White House in 2016 and retake the U.S. Senate by making
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Part 8: Trumped-Up Political Credibility will be Undermined by Sobering State/National Concerns

by johndavis, August 19, 2015

Ladies and Gentlemen, the Next President of the United States … by Process of Elimination  Part 8: Trumped-Up Political Credibility will be Undermined by Sobering State/National Concerns   This is a series of reports on the race for U.S. President. The series will unfold by process of elimination, interlocked with trends analyses, and conclude with
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Super PACs a Super PROBLEM for NC Politicians: 1,000 high-dollar contributors wiped out by 1 Super PAC contributor

by johndavis, February 24, 2012

Super PACs a Super PROBLEM for NC Politicians: 1,000 high-dollar contributors wiped out by 1 Super PAC contributor The Hypocrisy of Congressman David Price’s Moral Outrage Post: Friday, February 24, 2012       Vol. V, No. 7      11:13 am Joe Democrat and Joe Republican Get $1 Million Imagine 1,000 high-dollar contributors writing a check for $1000 each
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Is the NC Democratic Party the Toyota of State Politics? #9: Protective Wall of Silence Exposed Revealing Power-over-Principle Imperative

by johndavis, June 3, 2010

Part IV: Liability 9 “The Toyota affair emphasizes some basic points of management. First, any company, no matter how large and how famous for its merits, can stumble into grave error. Second, damaged pride and nervous fear make it difficult to correct the error in good time. Third, management decisions should normally never be taken
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Is the NC Democratic Party the Toyota of State Politics? #5 & #6: Economy and Corruption – Democrats Own Both

by johndavis, May 12, 2010

Part II: Liabilities 5 – 6 NC Republicans do not have to raise the political bar closer to that of Democrats to seize power in 2010 if Democrats lower their political bar closer to that of Republicans. This is Part II in a series of reports suggesting that the North Carolina Democratic Party is much
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Archbishop Tutu on Growing Corn and Changing Government; Tea’d and looking for something to throw overboard

by johndavis, April 9, 2010

“Americans’ favorable rating of the Democratic Party dropped to 41% in the latest USA Today/Gallup poll, the lowest point in the 18 year history of this measure.”[i]    USA Today/Gallup poll, April 8, 2010 Archbishop Desmond Tutu, winner of Nobel Peace Prize for his work to end apartheid in South Africa, told the following story when he spoke
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The Battle for the Speaker’s Gavel in the North Carolina House: If GOP Momentum Wanes, How will they Match the Financial Might of the Democrats?

by johndavis, March 11, 2010

“There’s no real financial infrastructure under the [state] Republican Party, and I reckon building one will take a long time,” he said. And doing so will be “sort of like straightening out a train wreck.” — Carter Wrenn, NC Republican Consultant This is a very fragile time for North Carolina House Democrats and Republicans.  They all
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In Defense of Independent Moderates & a Two-Party State: It’s Time for NC Voters to End the Unchecked and Unbalanced Power of Democrats

by johndavis, February 4, 2010

“I am a life-long Independent, registered Unaffiliated, and consider myself a radical moderate.”  -John Davis, John Davis Political Report A Letter to Rob Christensen, Political Reporter, The News & Observer Note: Today’s N&O carried a front page story titled, Perdue: SEANC speaks for state workers. In the story, political reporter Rob Christensen quoted me in writing,
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What’s More Important in Our Leaders, Character or Caring?

by johndavis, December 18, 2009

“For the good of his district and the integrity of the N.C. Senate, such as it is, he [Sen. R.C. Soles, Permanent Senate Democratic Caucus Chair] should throw in the towel while he has a chance to leave on his own terms.” — Wilmington Star-News Editorial, December 12, 20091 While reading the Wilmington Star-News editorial
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Character Issue: America’s Hypocrisy Pandemic or Political Morality Lessons for 2010 from the Clinton-Lewinski Scandal of 1998

by johndavis, September 24, 2009

On December 19, 1998, after a year of Congressional investigations and testimony riddled with salacious scandal, the U.S. House voted to impeach President Clinton. The next day, December 20, 1998, Clinton’s approval rating jumped ten points to 73 percent, according to a CNN/USA Today/Gallup Poll, an all time high for the embattled president, and higher
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