Dan Forest kicks off run for NC Governor

By Pete Kaliner

August 20, 2019

Dan Forest for Governor Kickoff Speech

On August 17th, Dan Forest officially kicked off his campaign for Governor of North Carolina in 2020. Watch the speech live here. Text Forest2020 to 91096 to join us. www.DanForest.com

Posted by Dan Forest on Monday, August 19, 2019

Pete's Prep: Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019

  • From WLOS: "According to a study by JAMA Pediatrics, for every additional hour teens spend on social media or watching TV, symptoms of depression could become more severe."
  • The Federalist: "The irony of the New York Times’ 1619 Project is that it embraces the critique of the American Founding espoused by the leading defender of Southern slavery, Sen. John C. Calhoun."
  • So, HB2 didn't destroy the state after all? Governor Roy Cooper is touting all the tourism spending in NC.
  • Meanwhile, WRAL reports: Gov. Cooper is looking to "cap carbon dioxide emissions from power plants and accelerate the closure of coal-fired power plants under a draft plan."
  • The L.A. Times: Planned Parenthood opts out of federal funding to keep doing abortions.

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