FEDERAL: House Passes $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill with Help from Republicans!

The next step for the Democrats is for the $1.7 trillion budget reconciliation bill to be brought to the House floor for a vote that needs only a majority count to pass it.  Only Senators Manchin and Sinema can stop its passage, if and when this particular bill reaches the Senate. Continue reading

OSHA Vaccine Mandate Regulations

A summary of the regulation provides: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is issuing an emergency temporary standard (ETS) to protect unvaccinated employees of large employers (100 or more employees) from the risk of contracting COVID-19 by strongly encouraging vaccination. Covered employers must develop, implement, and enforce a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, with an exception for employers that instead adopt a policy requiring employees to either get vaccinated or elect to undergo regular COVID-19 testing and wear a face covering at work in lieu of vaccination. Continue reading

Guilford County's Commissioners' Board Meeting - November 4, 2021

READ here for an update to our writeup on October 1, 2021:  LOCAL: THERE MAY ALREADY BE A “WINNER” FOR THE REDISTRICTING MAP CONFIGURATION FOR THE CITY OF GREENSBORO, NC!   Continue reading

FEDERAL: REPUBLICANS FILIBUSTER S. 4 - THE JOHN R. LEWIS VOTING RIGHTS ADVANCEMENT ACT OF 2021

On August 23, 2021, we posted a writeup under the heading “FEDERAL: HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES (HR) BILL 4, THE JOHN R. LEWIS VOTING RIGHTS ADVANCEMENT ACT OF 2021, INTRODUCED FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME AGAIN!” Not to repeat the entire gist of the writeup or HR. 4, it reported a new effort by the Democrats to “federalize” the elections’ process in all of the states. Go read for yourself! Continue reading

What's in the bill?

As a public service to all the Americans who are telling pollsters they approve of the Democrats’ $3.5 trillion spending bill but admit they don’t know the specifics of what’s in it, here are 42 things that are specifically in it: Continue reading

FEDERAL: SENATOR TILLIS OPPOSES THE $3.5 TRILLION TAX HIKE AND SPENDING PACKAGE

Thom Tillis’ response to Julie Ann Lidberg, member of the GGRWC regarding the sham infrastructure spending bill.  Continue reading

NATION-WIDE: LEFTIST NATIONAL SCHOOL BOARD ASSOCIATION SEEKS FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANCE TO STOP PARENTS AND OTHERS FROM OPPOSING MASK MANDATES AND THE TEACHING OF CRITICAL RACE THEORY TO STUDENTS

In a September 29, 2001 letter to President Biden, the president and interim chief executive officer, National School Board Association, located in Alexandria, VA, asked for Federal assistance against parents and others opposing mask mandates and the teaching of critical race theory. Continue reading

LOCAL: There May Already Be a “Winner” for the Redistricting Map Configuration for the City of Greensboro, NC!

According to John Hammer, Rhino Times, 9/30/2021, “it didn’t take the Greensboro Redistricting Committee long to decide which City Council redistricting map it planned to recommend to the City Council.” Continue reading

FEDERAL: PROPOSED HOUSE DOD AUTHORIZATION BILL (HR 4350) REQUIRES WOMEN TO REGISTER FOR THE DRAFT

There are no clear lines between what Republicans and Democrats want when it comes to requiring women between the ages of 18 and 26 to register for the Selective Service.  Republicans voted 135 and Democrats voted 181 in favor of Section 513 of the 2022 Department of Defense Authorization Act.  This section makes registration a requirement with penalties associated for an intentional failure to register. Continue reading