Category: NCGOP

Tillman’s chicken nugget bill has good intentions, but misses the mark

  State senator Jerry Tillman (R) — that body’s majority whip, who also represents Moore and Randolph counties — has pushed through legislation  targeting a policy that gave North Carolina some embarrassing international publicity earlier this year: The Hoke County…

Imitation: The Sincerest Form of Flattery?

Far too often in business (and other areas of society), when someone does something that WORKS, you get all kinds of other folks doing something pretty doggone similar.  Amazon rolled out its Kindle e-reader to great success, and now TONS…

Meet Ed Goodwin, candidate for NC Secretary of State

Most people, when they hear the words ‘secretary of state’, they think of foreign policy and Hillary Clinton. The position of North Carolina Secretary of State plays a significant role within North Carolina’s economy.  The office administers state business licensing,…

L’affaire LaRoque: C’est fini?

Well, it appears embattled Republican legislator and state House Rules Committee chairman Stephen LaRoque  is DONE.  The recount in his apparent May 8th loss to challenger John Bell confirmed that LaRoque lost by 39 votes. Confirmation of the LaRoque defeat…

Meet Dan Forest

  Throughout our state’s history, lieutenant governors have put their own personal touch on a job with a limited scope of powers.  Dan Forest, one of the two GOP candidates for lieutenant governor still standing,  would like his tenure in office…

Campaign 2012: Unleash the lawyers!

  Well, as predicted — Pat McCrory’s threat to sue over a Democrat ad against him has kept said ad in the news for ANOTHER day. Now, the Democrats are filing suit against the McCrory campaign. Nice going, guys.  We…