Category: NCGOP

SC : Nikki LOVES Mitt ( Tea Party falling OUT of love with Nikki?)

        In North Carolina,  Republican Renee Ellmers was unexpectedly propelled past Democrat Bob Etheridge in the 2010 race for the state’s 2nd congressional district seat in Washington.  Once sworn in, Ellmers latched on to John Boehner and…

Will indictment of Boss Bev’s bag man bounce back on Senator Hagan?

Boss Bev’s campaign finance chief was in court yesterday, and WRAL was there: Gov. Beverly Perdue’s former campaign finance chief pleaded guilty Wednesday to obstruction of justice in connection with violations in her 2008 campaign. Peter Anthony Reichard entered an…

An epidemic of Gingrich Fever sweeps into the Carolinas

South Carolina’s primary is in January.  North Carolina’s primary is in May.  Yet, we have a ‘Team Gingrich’ — composed of some of the usual NCGOP establishment suspects —  being unveiled in Raleigh. Karen Rotterman — 1/2 of the Raleigh-based…

NC voter registrations: UNA giving DEM and REP a run for their money

    The Raleigh-based  Civitas Institute has released an interesting county-by-county analysis of recent voter registration trends.  Their analysis appears to show that registering as “unaffiliated” is one of the hottest things going right now. The analysis shows that —…

L’affaire Laroque claims a victim?

            It’s official:  Rep. Mark Hilton (R-Conover) will not be seeking reelection to the state House.  The Hickory Daily Record has the story: State Rep. Mark Hilton, R-96 District, will not seek another term in…

NCGOP’s RNC rep: Why are Cain’s women issues a problem, but Gingrich’s are not?

          Dr. Ada Fisher, one of North Carolina’s two representatives to the Republican National Committee has sent out an email raising an uncomfortable question for the political establishment and the alleged mainstream media: To The Editors,…

Et tu, Faison?

  Boss Bev needs to read up on Julius Caesar.  Her current predicament is eerily similar to the one faced by the legendary Roman emperor during his final days in power.  (Nixon, too, by the way.) State Rep. Bill Faison…