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Old 15 December 2016, 12:05 PM
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Default Shenanigans Alert: NC GOP-Led Legislature Calls 2d Special Session

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While many people were worried about whether there would be a court-packing plan for the NC Supreme Court (about to have a majority of Democratic members) in the special session on disaster relief that NC Governor Pat McCrory had called, it seems that NC GOP legislative leaders had a different trick up their sleeve: they have called a special session to start now at the end of the session called by the governor, and the plan seems to be to propose measures to cut the power of the incoming Democratic governor Roy Cooper.

https://electionlawblog.org/?p=89974


Thought McCrory losing was the end of it? Nope... this is just the beginning...
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Old 16 December 2016, 12:59 AM
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Default Public Barred from Viewing N.C. Legislative Coup; Reporter Apparently Arrested

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The North Carolina General Assembly is currently debating a series of Republican-sponsored laws designed to strip power from the newly progressive governor and state Supreme Court. If passed, these measures would have far-reaching effects on the state, significantly curtailing judicial independence, loosening environmental standards, diminishing the quality of public education, and preserving unlawful voter suppression laws. However, the public was not able to witness the debate over this de facto legislative coup on Thursday afternoon after the Assembly decided to close the House and Senate galleries and arrest a group of protesters, as well as a reporter.
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Old 16 December 2016, 01:14 AM
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Wow, talk about sore losers.
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Old 16 December 2016, 07:47 PM
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North Carolina Republican Gov. Pat McCrory has quickly signed into law a GOP-backed bill that would strip the incoming Democratic governor of some of his powers.

http://townhall.com/news/politics-el...olina-n2260596
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Old 16 December 2016, 10:47 PM
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Oy....will it never stop being projection with the GOP? Seems a common characteristic of fascist organization: accuse your enemies of crimes you yourself are committing. Maybe it's nice for you, going through life assuming everyone is just as horrible as you, but it sucks for everyone else.
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Sorry to resurrect an old thread, but thought someone would start one based on this article. When they didn't, I decided to resurrect this one, because the article is very much related: According to the Electoral Integrity Project, North Carolina no longer qualifies as a democracy.
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