Category: NC legislature

Boss Bev preps for her second taxpayer-funded Asian invasion

        Boss Bev has “The First (hen-pecked) Husband” packing the bags for a big taxpayer-funded trip to Japan and China.  Our buffoonish governor defends her participation in this trip as vital to saving North Carolina’s economy in…

NCDOT board: More trouble than it’s worth

In this age of dwindling tax revenue and budgets drowning in red ink, I have a few questions for the new conservative majority in the legislature. Why are we still funding a Human Relations Commission?  There are paid full time…

State Senate GOP blasts Boss Bev on ‘pay to play’

      The state Senate GOP majority issued a blistering release today attacking our state’s buffoonish governor for antics that cost The Tar Heel State jobs: Today Continental Tire announced the company’s plan to build a $500 million facility…

Tillman: Leftists playing games with school $$$ numbers

State senator Jerry Tillman (R-Randolph), the #2 Republican in the state senate and likely Moore County’s next representative in that body, is taking leftist political activists to task for their rhetoric on state education appropriations.  Tillman, a former schools administrator,…

Now you’re talking, Mr. Speaker!

    NC state House Speaker Thom Tillis (R) recently speculated publicly about selling off state assets — like a hospital and a railroad — to help state government get its financial affairs in order.  Of course, the Chapel Hill…

Berger: PLEASE don’t cancel 2012 NC Gov election

        I am sure North Carolina Republicans are sitting back and enjoying some rare bad publicity for Madame Governor.   State Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) put out this gem in a statement Wednesday: “In…

Gov Bev OK with gay day in May?

  In his ill-advised visit to UNC-Chapel Hill law school to defend the state legislature’s approval of a May referendum on a gay marriage prohibition amendment for the state constitution, House Majority Leader Skip Stam let an interesting little nugget…

One MOORE entrant for the state senate GOP primary?

      Stuff keeps coming in over the transom about the state senate seat being vacated by retiring Republican Harris Blake of Pinehurst. Recent redistricting moved Blake and Moore County from the current district to District 29, which includes…