Donna Martinez

Senior Writer and Editor

Posts by Donna Martinez (page 6)

  • They Sued Over Access To Noncitizen Voter Records In N.C. and Won

    The Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) requested records from the North Carolina Board of Elections regarding noncitizens registering and voting. Federal law allows this access to voter records, according to PILF’s Kaylan Phillips. The group made the request, but the state board said no. So, in 2019, PILF sued.
    Donna Martinez, May 13, 2021
  • District of Columbia Lefties Ban Dancing at Weddings

    No, it’s not a joke. Actually, I take that back. The actions of District of Columbia officials are a joke – but now it’s a joke a court must entertain. On Monday, Margaret Appleby—a doctoral student and D.C. resident—filed a lawsuit against D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and D.C.
    Donna Martinez, May 11, 2021
  • Biden’s Chief of Staff: $2.3 Trillion ‘Infrastructure’ Plan Isn’t Big Government

    I suppose we should give the Biden White House credit for sticking to its talking points, even when the talking points defy logic. In an interview with Mike Allen for Axios on HBO, Chief of Staff Ron Klain claims the $2.3 trillion plan isn’t a big government plan. He’s…
    Donna Martinez, May 10, 2021
  • Should Trump Be Permanently Banned From Social Media?

    UPDATE TO POST: He’s coming back to North Carolina on June 5. Former President Donald Trump will deliver remarks at the June 5 state Republican Party convention. This will be fascinating. Our state will be among the first to see and hear how 45 plans to communicate about the…
    Donna Martinez, May 10, 2021
  • Dismantling Barriers To Economic Mobility in North Carolina

    Locke report identifies pathway to equal justice and opportunity RALEIGH — For every North Carolinian to thrive, we must clear the pathway blocked by entrenched and historic impediments that narrow opportunity and hinder the escape from poverty. A new John Locke Foundation report from researcher Joseph Coletti urges state…
    Donna Martinez, May 7, 2021
  • Good Riddance, COVID-19

    Thanks to the folks at Axios for this snapshot, showing that COVID-19 cases are declining or steady, with no states in the ‘red.’ Note that North Carolina is green — decreasing.
    Donna Martinez, May 7, 2021
  • Is Woke Major League Baseball Proud Of Itself Now?

    Honestly, sometimes you have to wonder why some people don’t bother to think about the impact of their decisions. Woke Major League Baseball moved the All-Star game out of Atlanta because the Lefties who run the league don’t like Georgia’s election reforms. Who gets hurt thanks to MLB’s political rant?…
    Donna Martinez, May 7, 2021
  • Leftists Are Just Fine With PC Culture

    The Left and the Right perceive two different Americas. A recent Fox News poll confirmed it, as I noted recently. As a reminder of the political divide as evidenced by top priorities revealed in the poll: Democrats: climate change, racism, and health care. Republicans: illegal…
    Donna Martinez, May 6, 2021