Bet you can't guess what lawmakers are talking about today? Yep, the whispering is at an all time high. I couldn't find one lawmaker that was surprised though that former House Speaker Jim Black is expected to plead guilty Thursday. A number of lawmakers believe he will get anywhere from one to three years behind bars but will get no where near the 10 years a judge could impose.
It will be interesting to see how Mecklenburg folks fill his spot. I'm heading to a four day cruise after typing this entry so have a great weekend and we'll be back Monday to talk about Governor Easley's speech to the General Assembly!