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Parting Shots: A Column Ends, But the Struggle Continues

Behold the final Citizen—and Bob didn’t even get to write about roundabouts

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Do You Miss the Public Option Yet?

Obamacare’s problem is its fealty to the insurance industry

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Why Wake County Needs to Take the School Bond to Voters

Skirting a referendum won’t help pass a transit tax

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Why Is Duke Energy Pushing to Make Nuclear “Clean”?

Hint: It’ll fatten Duke’s wallets.

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Bernie Sanders’ political revolution is only impossible if you don’t believe

It’s not unrealistic to want to overthrow the powers that be. It’s necessary.

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Raleigh: No longer terrible to the homeless

Not long ago, the city threatened to arrest people who fed the needy. The times are changing, thankfully.

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When work is done by robots, what will happen to workers?

Creating a viable economy in the coming age of machines

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White people problem: To succeed, progressives need to convince poor whites to vote in their own self-interest

White voters control Congress. Nothing can happen without Congress. Ergo, progressives need to sway rural whites.

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Prediction: Gov. McCrory is toast

His scandals and overall fecklessness will be his undoing

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Maybe 2015 wasn’t so terrible after all

Raleigh and Wake County governments did some pretty great stuff. The Legislature, on the other hand…

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Southeast Raleigh teenagers help out special-needs kids, and it makes us feel all warm inside

Enloe High students raise more than $100,000 for Learning Together

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Donald Trump’s Raleigh rally got ugly (and violent)

A protester says one of Trump’s fans cold-cocked her. Given the rhetoric, this isn’t entirely surprising.

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Wake leaders hatch a plan to keep the county’s schools from resegregating

Affordable housing and transit will be key components

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Why climate change is more perilous to our national security than Syrian refugees

We're freaking out over the wrong thing

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If Raleigh wants to be a world-class city, it needs planning, personality and architects.

At CAM Raleigh, renowned architectural critic Paul Goldberger gives us principles—planning, design standards and some moxies—for fixing the city's design blah.

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A primer on the all-important election year to come

The road to the White House—not to mention the governor’s mansion and the U.S. Senate—runs through the Triangle.

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A real American hero, charged with espionage

John Kiriakou exposed the CIA’s torture program—and paid the price for it

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Your unnecessarily lengthy spiel in defense of Republicans suppressing votes, doesn't seem to be needed, as like you said, even …

by Kathy Fugate on It's time to rise up against voter suppression by Republicans (Citizen)

Thanks Bob for the passion and ideas delivered in style. Glad you'll still be occasionally writing articles in the future.

by Michael Lindsay on Parting Shots: A Column Ends, But the Struggle Continues (Citizen)

Darn. Wednesday morning is ruined now.... …

by ProudlyUnaffiliated on Parting Shots: A Column Ends, But the Struggle Continues (Citizen)

@Bob, when I read the "let people die" part, I thought that maybe Donald Trump had hacked your account. But …

by ProudlyUnaffiliated on Do You Miss the Public Option Yet? (Citizen)

We will miss your weekly column so much. Not just the content, which is always informative and thought provoking but …

by Judith Porter on Parting Shots: A Column Ends, But the Struggle Continues (Citizen)

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Your unnecessarily lengthy spiel in defense of Republicans suppressing votes, doesn't seem to be needed, as like you said, even …

by Kathy Fugate on It's time to rise up against voter suppression by Republicans (Citizen)

Thanks Bob for the passion and ideas delivered in style. Glad you'll still be occasionally writing articles in the future.

by Michael Lindsay on Parting Shots: A Column Ends, But the Struggle Continues (Citizen)

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