— Brian Turner (@BrianTurnerNC) January 18, 2021
Wishing you a quick recovery, Brian. And thanks for your service to the people of NC.
Legislators in 8 states have introduced bills to fund students instead of systems this month:
• New Hampshire
— Corey A. DeAngelis (@DeAngelisCorey) January 18, 2021
Translated: "The attack on public schools is continuing!" Idiots.
There is no magic wand one can wave to address accountability in government. Ensure more competitive elections? Great. Collect more data and encourage more experimentation and research? Sure. But the problem will remain in some form. It is endemic. https://t.co/GMYKIWLLup #ncpol
— John Hood (@JohnHoodNC) January 18, 2021
Nice try, but government is far more accountable to the people than the most open and honest private sector entity.
Donald Trump will no longer be President by Wednesday afternoon.
We're almost there, folks. #ncpol
— The Long Leaf Pine Slate (@ForwardCarolina) January 18, 2021
What a friggin' relief.
— Cats&Conversations (@CatsConvEM) January 17, 2021
Somebody needs to get Mark Robinson on the record about this. He will merely deflect and quickly change the subject, but it should be amusing.
@RichLowry Reading a history of Brexit and note how Trump/Bannnon brought the same "everything is wrong" white nostalgia to US in '16. GOP non-Trumpers must now bravely split from Trumpists who are on the same path of the historically failed UK Leavers. #ncpol @CarolinaJournal.
— Eric Nelson, Ph.D. (@CommodoreNelson) January 17, 2021
Unfortunately, the UK actually did leave. Hopefully we'll have better luck...
— NCGOP (@NCGOP) January 17, 2021
Put a mask on, dipshit. If for no other reason than to muffle whatever nonsense you're about to release into the atmosphere.
Uh, did @SenThomTillis not witness for himself Trump's incitement of insurrection?
Because that's the article of impeachment
The entire world saw him do it but Tillis didn't?
#ncpol #ncsen #FakePatriot https://t.co/fZS6tXNdCC
— Sean (@RavenRavinoff) January 18, 2021
It's not even an entire page long, and Tillis hasn't read it yet? Dude is worse than useless...
Wait until you hear about the riots that have been going on for, like, a year!
Also, there was an assassination attempt on the entire GOP leadership a little while ago. I'll see if I can get you the links...#NCpol
— Pete Kaliner (@PeteKaliner) January 18, 2021
Well, we're waiting for those links, Pete...
— Raleigh Republican Club (@RaleighGOP) January 18, 2021
Yeah, that whole attempted coup and storming of the U.S. Capitol building was just the media trying to scare everybody. Y'all are a special kind of stupid, aren't you?
— Angela #wearamask (@AdavisWilliams) January 19, 2021
This dude is a delusional pre-teen:
Now, with Cawthorn’s fame tied up in accusations that he helped incite a violent insurrection and with opponents calling for him to be expelled from the House after just days on the job, basic survival instincts are kicking in. I asked him about a tweet sent just after his election — “Cry more, lib” — that had helped make him a right-wing star. “That’s the thing I regret most,” he said. Wait a minute — isn’t this the party of “Don’t retreat, reload?” Of never admitting any wrongdoing so that you never have to be accountable? Cawthorn said many Republicans have encouraged him to hold the line. “I get so many texts from a lot of people who feel like they’re great advisers, saying, ‘Never apologize! We never back down! We never do this!’ ” he said, raising his voice.
But that’s not going to work for him anymore, not in the environment he feels forming in the void left by Trump. “I think that’s bad for the country,” he said. “I really think that us just saying whatever the fuck we want to say and then — please don’t quote the ‘fuck’ — just saying whatever we want to say and then never apologizing for it, never saying, ‘Oh, you know what? That was wrong. This is actually wrong because this is actually not factual; here, let me fix that.’ I think that hurts our party, and it hurts us as humans and Americans because it makes people just so angry and aggressive toward one another. I don’t think it makes you weaker to apologize.”
To be clear, Cawthorn is talking about contrition in theory; he is not saying he is sorry for his participation in Trump’s rally. In fact, he thinks his speech to the mob may have saved his colleagues’ lives. “Maybe my remarks that day led to a thousand less people, or ten less people, who didn’t storm the Capitol,” he told me. “Maybe that number would’ve been enough to breach the House floor, and congressmen could have died or more police officers could have died. I think my comments there led to less violence.”
Here, Cawthorn is almost certainly in uncharted waters, which is his analogy, not mine. “I feel a lot like Magellan,” he said. “You know — the great explorer during the Age of Exploration.”
Seriously, he's out there. Way out there.
— Travis Fain (@TravisFain) January 18, 2021
Oh, yeah. Seeing right-wingers quote his peaceful messages every year at this time is beyond nauseating. His calls for justice and equity are still being ignored by them.
— Mom On A Mission (@MomOnAMission30) January 18, 2021
Shabas is a quack, which is why he was fired. He's an anti-vaxxer, and in the early 1990's he advocated locking up gay people who have sex as a method for combating the AIDS pandemic. And just to be clear, when you have lockdowns and mask mandates in place, arguing the disease is "not that bad" by looking at statistics is laughably ignorant.
On that face-palming, head-scratching note, here's your Onion:
— The Onion (@TheOnion) January 15, 2021
It's funny, but not so funny. Glock Lady needs to be behind bars.