Category: NCGOP

WRAL Poll: The masses are NOT wowed by their governor choices

  If you need any further evidence of how foolish Pat McCrory’s run-out-the-clock, sit-on-a-lead strategy is for NC Republicans, you have to look no further than the WRAL / SurveyUSA poll o f  1001  likely voters on the 2012 North Carolina…

Don’t Debate Her. RUN OVER HER.

    Our highly unpopular governor is passing on running for reelection.  Our state’s economy is in the tank.  Our unemployment rate is higher than the national average.  The Tea Party pushed a GOP majority into power in the General…

Unemployment Rate UP in 95 of NC’s 100 counties

The North Carolina Department of Commerce has released figures showing unemployment rose during January in 95 of the state’s 100 counties.  (The rate decreased in three counties and held steady in two.) Wait. I thought Barry and Bev and their…

The Problem with Paul Stam

  Paul “Skip” Stam is the affable leader of the Republican majority in the NC House.  He was a compromise candidate for caucus leader elected in the wake of the Republican civil war initiated by Richard Morgan and his allies.…

The (REAL?) story on the NCGA gas tax relief #FAIL: ‘The Emperor Has No Clothes’

        We’ve vented our frustrations repeatedly on this site about North Carolina’s obscenely high gas tax.  With gas prices skyrocketing, the economy tanking, and the unemployment rate skyrocketing, we thought cutting the state gas tax would be…