Uncategorized

Bad for Don East

State Senator Don East is mounting a strong last minute rush in his campaign to be named Top Heartless Blowhard of the 2012 Legislative Session.

As the Mount Airy News reports, East is unrepentant about helping to torpedo compensation for eugenics victims.

“It doesn’t change anything — if they’re sterile, they’re still sterile,” said the Republican who represents Surry, Stokes, Yadkin and Alleghany counties in the Legislature.

Maybe next year, East will propose a bill to abolish punishment for murder. After all, as the Senator would be able to argue, “It doesn’t change anything — if  the victims are dead, they’re still dead.”

3 Comments


  1. Frances Jenkins

    June 28, 2012 at 7:41 am

    The non-profit tax status of Progressive Pulse and NC Policy must be revoked. Both operate as the arm of the Democrat Party of NC. Count the stories/posts over the last two years. How many favor Republicans and how many favor Democrats? I think the percentage would be 99% to 1% , if that. You are just like the SuperPacs, you seek to deceive.

    Explain to me how a group could advocate good government and ignore the scandal with the DOT/governor’s office?

    There is a clear violation of the status of non-profit at the expense of taxpayers.

  2. david esmay

    June 28, 2012 at 8:38 am

    @Frances, hahahahahahahahahaha! Funny you should use 99% to the 1%. Very telling. The non-profit status of your church should be revoked.

  3. david esmay

    June 28, 2012 at 2:34 pm

    By the way frances, three low level DOT employees taking kick backs from a contractor picking up debris left over from a hurricane is hardly a scandal involving the Governor, and those guys are going to jail.

Check Also

New report: Amazon a top employer of food assistance recipients

Good lord — maybe this is why Amazon ...

Top Stories from NCPW

  • News
  • Commentary

“I could choose to do anything else with $50.” But Anca Stefan, a high school English teacher in a D [...]

The Cape Fear River is damaged, contaminated by decades of human malfeasance, negligence and ignoran [...]

Legislative Services Officer Paul Coble appears to be violating the state public records law and is [...]

This morning, the state Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the pivotal case of Silver, et al. [...]

These are extraordinary times in the American experiment with representative democracy. In Washingto [...]

Public education in North Carolina has its share of challenges, not the least of which has been the [...]

The post Time to come clean appeared first on NC Policy Watch. [...]

Tax Day in 2018 in North Carolina presents an opportunity to make sure our tax code allows us to mee [...]

Now hiring

NC Policy Watch is now hiring a Managing Editor – click here for more info.