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Letter: There is still hope for Congress and the Legislature

Several years ago, my son nearly died in a single-vehicle rollover accident. It was late; he was tired and he dozed. As his vehicle drifted off the road, the rumble strips woke him up. Panicking, he gave the wheel a hard jerk in the opposite direction, causing his vehicle to roll. He had his seatbelt on and survived, but not without some cuts and a good scare!

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Citing that Democrats outnumber Republicans 12:1 in faculty positions at the University of North Carolina, Senate Majority leader Phil Berger suggests that Republican job candidates are discriminated against when they apply for university positions unless they “toe the line from the left.” However, it seems likely that there may be other, more objective explanations for the imbalance of party affiliation.

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