The kings ain't satisfied
RALEIGH -- Last week at the North Carolina General Assembly proved that human nature always trumps political ideology, political power is political power no matter who holds it.
Or, maybe it showed that the political party in the minority, whether Democratic or Republican, is always the party of the New Testament, advising the majority to turn the other cheek, remember the Golden Rule. The political party in the majority does the opposite, becoming the party of the Old Testament: "And thine eye shall not pity, but life shall go for life, eye for eye …"
Whatever the case, Republicans in the state Senate were, if not in eye-for-eye mode, certainly looking to pull a few Democratic teeth. They rolled out and quickly passed a piece of legislation that would fire several dozen Democratic ...