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New Hanover County Democrats head to Moral Monday protest

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RALEIGH, NC (WWAY) -- A group from the Port City made their way to Raleigh on Monday to participate in the latest Moral Monday protest.

More than 100 people from New Hanover County made their way to Raleigh Monday to participate in the eighth Moral Monday protest. Teachers, workers, clergy members and students made the trip to ensure their voices were heard.

"I see all those working accomplishments that we made as a state disappearing. It took many years to get it together and put it together and it takes moments it seems for it to disappear," Sandy Younce said.

Younce has worked in public education for nearly 40 years. He says public education is an issue that needs serious attention in our state.

"I think democracy is built upon public education and sharing knowledge," Younce said.

Rep. Rodney Moore represents Mecklenburg County, but his roots are in his hometown of Wilmington.

"It is very important, because if you look at the history of Wilmington and the state in general, the state has moved progressively backwards," Moore said.

More than 450 people have been arrested so far as part of the Moral Monday protests.

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I think it's great

People actually going to Raleigh to protest?
Good for us.
Any time people get that riled up about the goings on in our capital it's a good sign be they Democrat or Republicans.

It's good to see people getting involved....this is our form of government, at work........

Vog

And all that was heard from

And all that was heard from the whiner liberals.

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Younce you prove what an

Younce you prove what an idiot you and your cronies are, you've been in public education for 40 years and have had a big hand in the dumbing down of our students, you should be ashamed, if after 40 years you and your cronies couldn't have improved public education for our young people it's time to seek a new career, maybe dishwasher!

Moral Mondays

I do hope you carpet baggers realize your only have months left to ruin this state. Your Reps,Govs ,Treas will be history. I would suggest that you return to the rocks you crawled out from under. You are the outsiders they talk of. Right wing bigots enjoy the few moments you have left. I am covering the cost for all the feathers and tar needed to send you back up I-95 Go home you sad little bigots.You folks make a shitty diaper look good.

You need to brush up on your

You need to brush up on your politics just a bit. Most people from the Northeast who retire and move here are Democrats. Examples like teachers and all union workers.

You must be at the very pinnacle of the idiot pile

Gotta give you credit; at least you can spell better than most of your fellow idiots. You must be the top idiot.

Dems got their behinds whipped in the last election and you think it's because most of those who voted GOP were actually from up North? So your saying that the majority of NC residents are actually from up North? You're even dumber than you give yourself credit for being.

The real problem with guys like you is that you're not really even liberal. There are plenty of voters, who to their credit, genuinely are, but you're not one of them.

You're just a petty little man who throws a tantrum when things don't go your way. Who pouts when others take a position other than yours. Who's so stupid he has to put the blame for losing an election loss on someone from somewhere else, no matter how illogical.

The true irony of your bitter infantile tirade is that by blaming all of NC's troubles on northerners being in control, you've really said that native NC's are no longer capable of controlling their own state.

Not only is that entirely untrue; it's an embarrassingly stupid thing to say.

Like I said; you must be at the very pinnacle of the idiot pile.

when they get all them

when they get all them libber dumbocrates on that bus they shud keep them on and not even get off at the moocher monkey monday thing just keep driving them straight to canada and put there commie butt's off up there where they belong!

Teachers

I don't know if you should apologize to your teachers or if they should apologize to you.

UM

"I see all those working accomplishments that we made as a state disappearing. It took many years to get it together and put it together" So your CLAIMING the mess the Democrats put this state in!? Thank you for admitting it!

Hey Sandy...

You weren't an educator, well you were...but only for 5 years. The rest of the time, you were a union rep. http://www.tactncorg.com/Board-of-Directors.html

Take a look at the Civitas website.

Look here: http://www.nccivitas.org/moralmonday/

Click on the database of the Moral Monday protesters. Funny how a lot of them aren't registered to vote or their address doesn't match with voter registration records.

Because

Obama lets them vote man...

Mr. Younce...

You spent 40 years dependent upon the the Democrats giving you all you wanted...at the taxpayers' expense. Now the tables have turned...and you're pi$$ed.

The Democrats almost succeeded in bankrupting this state. You have to live within your budget, and the state must do the same. The giveaway programs of yesteryear are gone. No longer can we afford what the Dems gave away. Did you honestly think the bill wasn't going to come due at some point? It has...and now we're paying the price.

Contact information

Would someone please post information on how to sign up for upcoming moral Monday bus trips. I would think that many more people in New Hanover and surrounding counties would like to be included.
Hopefully this peaceful expression of concern over how the Republicans are destroying North Carolina and driving our states respectability over a cliff will continue to grow and reach 10's of thousands of protesters.

Need info on how to sign up for the bus trips?

You're a pretty smart guy ... Thought you could figure that one out all on your own.

So you're hoping "tens of thousands" will jump on the old protest "bus-wagon" were ya? Hate to be the first to tell you this, but your expectations may be just a tad unrealistic. Oh well, won't be the first time.

Perhaps this time around it's just a minor case of "delusions-of-bus-tour". Should be gone by Tuesday.

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Um..

have you been in a COMA for the better part of your life!?

For the "better" part of his life he was.

For the "not-so-better" part of his life he was awake.

Those of us who are paying the state's bills...

are working on Mondays Mr. T.

Explain how the Republicans, via using sound fiscal measures, are, as you say, "destroying North Carolina and driving our states respectability over a cliff"?

Unless you've had your head in the sand, we owe the Feds over 2 Billion...yes...BILLION...for unemployment money they forced the state to pay. At some point, the "credit card bill" comes due Mr. T. And that time is now.

You can't say anything to

You can't say anything to these protesters about us having to work
while they attend protest rallies, most of them don't work. The
democrat party became the party of the non-working man years ago and
it shows.

Sound Fiscal Measures???

Is your idea of sound policy too allow NC to become the 48 worst state in education. Does your policy call for 40 children in elementary classes? If an educator returns to college to obtain his or her Masters Degree is it your feeling that teacher shouldn't be be awarded for the higher degree? What value should be placed on education, yours and others? In your world everybody on assistance, housing, food stamps,unemployment,medicare and medicaid are little more than takers!
You would benefit from looking up and down your street and up and down your church pews to see many right under your nose that need either health, food or shelter. These people, your friends or family are what you call takers. Takers do exist but statistics prove most on assistance are people who work and just don't make enough or they are unable to work or simply can't find work. Ask your self if a mother who must stay home and care for a disable child is a taker? I think we know who a taker is! YOU are a taker and a proud one. Using the excuse of sound fiscal measures to take from others is as sad as you are.
I don't know your age but the need for assistance is coming your way. When that day comes you better pray that food and shelter and health care are there for you. While your waiting, crawl out from under that thorn bush you live in and take a good second look, you will find much more good than bad!!

When you visit Earth, do you breath our air ?

Hello alien being. What planet are you from? Warning : Do not say you are from Earth or we will have to treat you as a hostile and devious being!

Saying that "using sound fiscal measures" is "taking" is other-worldly. How can not giving more of our own resources be "taking" from others? Doesn't "taking" involve receiving resources from others rather than withholding your own resources from others? Your concept of "sound fiscal measures" being a bad thing is alien to sound judgment. On your planet, is taking candy from a baby not a bad thing? It must be a good thing if you think it's OK to take away the entire future of those babies yet unborn by saddling them with our debts. Don't you think we should pay our own debts instead of assigning them to those yet unborn?

You must come from a cruel planet. A planet that talks about caring but really doesn't. A planet that's really all about spending for immediate gratification. You should go back there.

In the meantime ..... stop taking our air and breathing it as your own. I'm sure you'll understand. After all, you say you're all about not "taking".

re: Sound Fiscal Measures???

Mr. T,

Your diatribe focuses on one small area...education. While education is certainly important, the content of what's being taught to the children is vastly more important than the number of children per classroom. Today, we have uber-liberals mandating "touchy-feely" courses where everyone is a winner, and there are no losers. The education system today is not preparing kids for the real world...where there are winners and losers.

You accuse me of being "a taker"...yet you know nothing about me or the business I own and operate. You have no idea of the real estate I own, the taxes I pay, or the jobs I provide...yet you call me "a taker".

I don't take pity on anyone. No one should be pitied...but offered a hand up...not a handout. I firmly believe those receiving public assistance should be drug tested on a random basis, that if able to do so...be required to work. Clinton initiated the work requirement for welfare...and the welfare rolls dropped significantly.

Yet in your eyes...I am "a taker".

Taxpayer

"I firmly believe those receiving public assistance should be drug tested on a random basis, that if able to do so...be required to work."
There are 400,000+ on unemployment RIGHT now.
ANd over 1 million on some sort of government assistance outside of unemployment.
Since 2012 there have been 57,000 jobs created here or about 5,000 per month.
These figure were released the other day by NC ESC.
Throwing out catch phrases and sound bites like put them to work show a total disregard for facts regarding employment here in NC.
THERE ARE NOT ENOUGH JOBS..........Gov McCrory's Administration just told you that.
they need to stop passing abortion bills and concentrate on jobs
Like the 100 gun smithing jobs NC missed out on when that Conn gun manufacturer decided to move to SC.
Smirky's Commerce secretary was asleep at the wheel.
She should be fired

Vog

Sure it is

Sure it is the republicans that are destroying North Carolina. It has nothing to do with the democrats that have been driving the bus for the past 100 years. I'm surprised you didn't try to blame Bush.

Political Parties

Both the Democrats and Republicans have gone out of their way to equally destroy this Country so that it fits their agenda.

Dem. has been

The Democrats put us in this problem, because they have been in charge for years. Now they want to blame the Rep. how dumb can you be.

Free ride

Yes, please let us know. I will take a day off work to get a free ride to and a meal.

Moocher Monday

Call it what it really is: Moocher Monday.

Bus all the libtards up to

Bus all the libtards up to Raleigh but stop off at Dix Hill and drop them all off, this area would be better off without the liberal cry babies.

Dems head to Raleigh

Morons
Where were they 4-6 yrs ago?