Category: NCGOP

Charlotte pol lays blame for city’s “decline” at feet of Mayors McCrory, Foxx

  Don Reid has never been one to mince words.  The former four term Republican Charlotte City councilman (1991-1999) established a record of fiscal conservatism while in office.  Since leaving political office, Reid has continued on as a conservative leader…

Boom Boom is 1st choice for SE NC Dems in 2012 NC GOV race

  The word I am getting from well-placed sources within the Democrat machine in southeastern North Carolina is that Bobby “Boom Boom” Etheridge is leading the Democrat field for NC governor by a nose. I checked in with one source…

We’re #4!!!! (Um … yay ???)

The N&O was pondering why Boss Bev was not tooting her horn about a slight drop in recent unemployment figures.  (North Carolina’s rate FELL from 10% down to 9.9%. Most of that can be explained by tricky bureaucratic math reducing…

Campaign 2012: The art of distraction

    When you mess up — the perfect way to delay or avoid the repercussions is to change the subject.  We are seeing that tactic playing out rather nicely in our politics on the national and state levels.  Look…

Fun with The Internet

  Former state Rep. Richard Morgan’s long-time web site address (www.richardmorgancampaign.com) now redirects to a site filled with anti-Morgan information and propaganda. Even curioser — if you type in  www.communists.com or www.socialists.com you get re-directed to BarryO’s reelection campaign web…