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We'll start with a fine example of ineffective government:

Here's at least part of the problem:

Tuesday Twitter roundup

The GOP thrives on power, except when they're expected to do the right thing:

Their allegiance to Duke Energy is breathtaking:

Tuesday Twitter roundup

We'll start out with a healthy dose of election year madness:

Can I just go ahead and throw up right now? Thank you. Speaking of throwing up:

Tuesday Twitter roundup

Heading for a runoff:

And when it does deteriorate into an extended political brawl, the NC GOP can thank outside elements:

Tuesday Twitter roundup

We'll start out with some nasty business:

A simple recounting of the story's details, which generates this:

Tuesday Twitter roundup

This is what sending a conservative lawyer to Congress will get you:

Justice for the corporations, not the people.

Tuesday Twitter roundup

We'll start with a chain of causality:

Prejudice against unions in North Carolina is both persistent and illogical. What has being the least-unionized state in the country brought us? Better and more secure jobs? Oh, hell no:

Tuesday Twitter roundup

We'll start with an unfortunate truth:

The short answer? North Carolina's outdated yet persistent patriarchal society is well-represented in our business community, and those wealthy (white) men are loath to give up their dominance by nominating or supporting women candidates for office. Aside from the sexist angle, these men fear the variables that would result, like the propensity for doing the right thing. Don't like that opinion? Prove me wrong. Please.

Tuesday Twitter roundup

Everybody's a critic:

If by "elevating the dialogue" you mean ignoring all but the worst examples of prejudicial human behaviors, and/or trying to carry on an intelligent conversation with somebody who would conceal their bigotry by spinning a convoluted argument that employs slippery-slopes that don't exist and red herrings marrying bluefin tuna (or is it tunas?), then no. We won't be elevating the dialogue anytime soon.

Tuesday Twitter roundup

And...what is that vision? To keep everybody guessing as to what may happen next?

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