Breaking: NCGA to repeal all laws not passed in the current session

RALEIGH, NC - Tired of having to work so hard to drag North Carolina back to the stone age, Republican leaders in Raleigh today are considering new legislation that would make their job a lot easier. Emboldened by their success in breaking the state's contract for leasing the Dix property, as well as DAG McCrory's successful raid on the coffers of the Golden Leaf Foundation, the new GOP plan calls for a sweeping repeal of any legislation not passed during the current legislative session.

"We were originally focused on the Voting Rights Act," says Senator Andrew Brock, "with a tightly worded rebuke of that entire body of legislation. But then I thought, 'What the hell? Why not throw everything out!'"

According to Senate insiders, Brock's original proposal, written by lobbyists at ALEC, was designed to suppress minority voting and bolster GOP electoral prospects in 2014:

AN ACT to repeal laws and ordinances that were denied PRECLEARANCE under section 5 of the voting rights act of 1965.

The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:

SECTION 1. Article 6A of Chapter 120 of the General Statutes is amended by adding a new section to read:

"§ 120‑30.9J. Repeal of acts and ordinances which were denied preclearance.

Any (i) city or county ordinance or resolution, (ii) act, policy, or resolution of a county board of elections, or (iii) public or local law enacted by the General Assembly, for which prior to January 1, 2013, the United States Department of Justice interposed an objection under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and did not withdraw its objection is repealed, except if the United States District Court for the District of Columbia issued a declaratory judgment that such ordinance, resolution, act, policy, or law did not violate Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965."

SECTION 2. This act is effective when it becomes law.

After receiving overwhelmingly positive feedback to the original proposal, Brock was apparently so excited that he rushed another bill to the floor, which was leaked to this reporter late last night.

AN ACT to repeal laws and ordinances that were passed prior to January 2013. The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:

SECTION 1. The General Statute is amended by adding a new section to read:

"§ 120‑30.9J. Repeal of acts and ordinances

Any (i) city or county ordinance or resolution, (ii) act, policy, or resolution of a county board of elections, or (iii) public or local law enacted by the General Assembly prior to January 1, 2013, repealed.

SECTION 2. This act is effective when it becomes law.

Asked about Senator Brock's bold initiative, Governor Pope was quick to praise the action. "I bought Brock years ago, and goddamn if I'm not getting my money's worth," says the Governor. "This gives us the chance to reset everything in North Carolina, top to bottom and side-to-side. You won't recognize this state when I'm done with it."

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The Voting Rights Act repeal is real

Full faith and credit in North Carolina's government, however, is non-existent. Can't wait to see Moody's downgrade our paper to junk-bond status. Just like in Russia and China where the word of the government means nothing whatsoever.

Brock

Andrew Brock has a long history of shenanigans when it comes to suppressing voters and buying elections. He first crossed my radar back in 2009 when he revealed himself to be a Waker involved in Mary Kay politics.

The WHAT?!?

Oh.... I thought you called the NCGA "The Wankers"....

"the new GOP plan calls for a

"the new GOP plan calls for a sweeping repeal of any legislation not passed during the current legislative session."

Will this include legislation in the future also?

Correct

Any future legislation will also be repealed automatically within 90 days of passage.

James, Have you ever met

James,

Have you ever met Brock personally? He really is a smarmy little jerk. The classic, old-school Southerner: A superficially civil young man whose mild bearing masks the face of a bully.

I haven't met him, and wouldn't care to

I'm not surprised to hear he's a bully, though. From all my reading about him and his schemes, I had concluded he was mostly just another arrogant asshole ... which is pretty close to the definition of bully. My other conclusion is that he thinks he's smarter than he really is ... a perfect candidate for corruption. After Mr. Laroque of Kinston, Brock is s my leading candidate for jail time.