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The term "bully pulpit" stems from President Theodore Roosevelt's reference to the White House as a "bully pulpit," meaning a terrific platform from which to persuasively advocate an agenda. Roosevelt often used the word "bully" as an adjective meaning superb/wonderful. The Bully Pulpit features news, reasoned discourse, opinion and some humor.

Sunday, December 18, 2005

N.C. to raise gas tax by 2.8 cents a gallon

It is largest increase in years, but tax is lowest adjusted for inflation



North Carolina is raising the motor-fuel tax by 2.8 cents a gallon, the largest increase in 16 years, but one that keeps the tax at one of the lowest levels in state history when adjusted for inflation.


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