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Barlow's Beat

Barlow Herget is a commentator and host on SGR Today. He has been a commentator on UNC public radio and an instructor in continuing education at Duke University. Herget was a Nieman Fellow ('70) at Harvard University, has worked for the Daily Press of Paragould, Ark., the Detroit Free Press, and the News & Observer of Raleigh. His articles have appeared in The Atlantic, The New York Times and numerous other publications. Have something to say to Barlow? Contact him by email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  



The War PDF Print E-mail
Barlow's Beat
Friday, 15 February 2013 11:33

Barlow Herget, who just returned from Ft. Sumpter, SC, says the Civil War is still with us and points to new data that shows an increase in race resentment between whites and blacks.  This resentment showed up in President Obama's re-election.  The country's first black president received a lower percentage of white votes in 2012 than in 2008.
 

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Slouching To Mississippi PDF Print E-mail
Barlow's Beat
Wednesday, 06 February 2013 15:37

 

Barlow Herget notes that the voters elected by mandate majorities Republican legislators and a governor, and they are giving the state what the voters wanted, good and hard.

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The Party Of Mean PDF Print E-mail
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By Bryce Wilson   
Wednesday, 30 January 2013 14:31

 

Tea Party Republicans in House shame themselves in vote against federal aid for Hurricane Sandy victims.

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Social Security Revisited PDF Print E-mail
Barlow's Beat
Tuesday, 22 January 2013 16:01

 

New study says social security formula needs updating.

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Checking Into Governor McCrory's Cabinet PDF Print E-mail
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By Bryce Wilson   
Tuesday, 08 January 2013 15:17

Checking into Governor McCrory's cabinet

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Barlow Herget Commentary - 1/2/13 PDF Print E-mail
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By Bryce Wilson   
Tuesday, 01 January 2013 15:05

 

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Bob Dole left behind by new GOP PDF Print E-mail
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By Bryce Wilson   
Tuesday, 11 December 2012 13:06

 

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Barlow Herget finds that the Senate Republicans' vote to stop the international treaty protecting disabled people reveals the direction the current GOP is going, and the GOP is increasingly detached from the majority of Americans.

 
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