Category: NC legislature

The GOP establishment and primaries

The GOP ruling class had NO qualms about sticking their noses into Republican primaries at the local, legislative, and congressional levels this year .    However, we had ONE primary — Insurance commissioner, involving a Republican candidate KICKED out of the…

Thom’s Team LUVs lobbyists

The other –um, high-heeled — shoe has dropped. It’s been learned that state House Speaker Thom Tillis has discovered ANOTHER of his employees having a romantic relationship with a registered lobbyist: House Speaker Thom Tillis said Tuesday a second staff…

NCGOP: tone deaf or trying to change the subject?

“It’s STILL the economy.  We’re NOT stupid.”  — Mitt Romney     April 24, 2012 NC Senate President Phil Berger (R) trumpeted the other day that he had a “major policy” announcement forthcoming.  Everyone waited with baited breath.  Was major…

The Stupid Party rears its head in Raleigh

Columnist George Will coined the phrase “The Stupid Party” to refer to Republicans who run away from winning conservative principles and sign on to more of the same ruling class, bureaucratic nonsense.  Well, it appears The Stupid Party is alive…