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What day is it? (Don’t ask Phil Law.)

Phil Law is one of three candidates seeking the 3rd congressional district’s GOP nomination.    He’s appeared on this site before.  Getting all flexible and creative with his racial identity.  Filing for the 3rd district congressional race — even though he lives 60 to 80…

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GOP women’s group blasts Berger & co.’s meddling in SD-25 primary

One of the largest Republican Women’s groups in the state, Moore Republican Women, is speaking out via president Pauline Bruno about the activities of the affiliated committee controlled by Senate president Phil Berger: Moore Republican Women is very unhappy with the intrusion of the North…

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Monkey Business Report: NCGOPe treachery edition

Boy, the monkey sure is getting a workout this week. Another day, another mailer dropped in our mailboxes here in Moore County by a Raleigh special interest.  It’s a repeat performance by the Senate Republican caucus (a/k/a Phil Berger & Tha’ Boys). Previous mailings have…

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Monkey Business Report: Truth in campaign advertising edition

The Lexo-McInnis NC Senate primary race has been a wild and woolly one thus far.  The primary race down here between state Rep. Jamie Boles and challenger Ken Byrd is starting to heat up. We all got treated to a mailer this week from Boles…

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#ncga: “Walkin’ Kelly”

That’s the nickname appended to House District 110 representative Kelly Hastings (R). Its origins?  If a vote, that is either controversial or complex to understand comes up for a vote, Hastings vanishes.  In other words, he takes a walk. It’s been giggled about around Jones…

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#ncga: A mailbox FULL of swamp crap

The special interests are going wild with these campaign mailers.  (I’m told they are going out to constituents of several Republican legislators close to leadership.  Names of candidates and pictures are being switched out.  But everything else is cookie-cutter.) Here in Moore County, our state…

Posted in campaign 2018 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

Thilli$$$ to conservatives: ‘Spare me your righteous indignation.’

THIS guy is a true piece of work: […] But now he’s a lead sponsor of a bill to protect special counsel Robert Mueller from interference by Trump — enraging conservatives and potentially risking the president’s ire. It’s the biggest gamble Tillis has taken as…

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Constitution Party closing in on NC ballot access

The Democrats and Republicans held a monopoly for so long on our state’s ballots.  The Libertarians got on.  The Green Party — much to Dallas Woodhouse’s delight — just got on. Now, The Constitution Party — billed as an alternative for conservatives disgusted with the…

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#ncga: Bob Steinburg, potty-mouth?

State Rep. Bob Steinburg is seeking the GOP nomination for the soon-to-be-open NC Senate District 1 seat.  A video has gone up on YouTube depicting this self-proclaimed “Christian” and “champion of family values” leaving an angry profanity-laced voice mail that is (a) definitely not suitable…

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#ncga: Nathan West BOWING OUT in HD-115 GOP primary?

According to his primary opponent, THAT is the case.  From a release by the Amy Evans campaign: (Black Mountain, NC) Former Buncombe GOP Chairman Nathan West announced that he will no longer seek the Republican nomination in the upcoming primary election for NC House District 115…