Donna Martinez

Senior Writer and Editor

Posts by Donna Martinez (page 8)

  • “He is no longer on the fringe of the party. He is mainstream”

    The next time you’re mocked for raising the alarm about how far left the Democratic Party has moved since Barack Obama led the party, remind your critics of this scary headline about Sen. Bernie Sanders and his role in today’s Democratic Party: No, it’s not a conservative analyst…
    Donna Martinez, July 19, 2021
  • Friday Rewind: Candidate Harris Would Say No To Vaccine … Because of Trump

    How quickly the media forgets that so-called “vaccine hesitation” can be traced directly to our current vice president, Kamala Harris. Let’s revisit October 2020’s vice presidential debate between Harris and Mike Pence and Harris’ ludicrous reasoning — pure politics — for why NOT to get vaccinated against COVID-19. USA…
    Donna Martinez, July 16, 2021
  • “We have evidence that critical race theory and other types of indoctrination are present in classrooms”

    There’s no question about it. Testifying before the legislature on Wednesday, Locke’s Dr. Terry Stoops educated those assembled about the teacher code of ethics in North Carolina and evidence that North Carolina school kids are being indoctrinated with critical race theory. Stoops, a former teacher, made impassioned comments about…
    Donna Martinez, July 15, 2021
  • LISTEN: Sen. Leader Phil Berger Discusses Legislative Response To Critical Race Theory Indoctrination

    On Wednesday, Senate Leader Phil Berger held a news conference to discuss the underpinnings of critical race theory (CRT) and legislative action to ensure that no North Carolina student is compelled to believe the tenets of CRT and to reaffirm the principles of equality under the law. LISTEN to his…
    Donna Martinez, July 14, 2021
  • GOP Donations Surge as Party Aims To Send Pelosi Packing

    Nearly $80 million. That’s the haul brought in by the National Republican Congressional Committee in the first half of 2021, according to Axios. How do the numbers shake out? Here’s the AP’s analysis (emphasis is mine): In its next filing, the National Republican Congressional Committee will report that…
    Donna Martinez, July 14, 2021
  • 1984 Is a Bestseller In 2021

     I saw this book prominently displayed in a bookstore a few days ago, and I was tempted to buy it. Again. I had a copy back in my college days, but it’s disappeared from my bookshelf. Today’s assault on speech and thought reminds me of the chilling society…
    Donna Martinez, July 13, 2021
  • What Will It Take For Gov. Cooper To End the State of Emergency?

    Fifty-six percent of North Carolina adults have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Fifty-three percent of adults are fully vaccinated. When it comes to those most vulnerable to the COVID-19 virus – those 65 and older – 80 percent are fully vaccinated. New cases…
    Donna Martinez, July 13, 2021
  • “the ideological and institutional vanguard of progressive politics”

    This editorial from the Wall Street Journal doesn’t mince words about the two major teacher unions and their commitment to Democratic politics and far left progressive culture, which includes the indoctrination of kids through critical race theory. Here’s an example of why the editorial calls the NEA and AFT…
    Donna Martinez, July 12, 2021