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Let’s (NOT) play the victimhood game

The N&O’s new legislature reporter Lauren Horsch — who most recently scribbled for the horridly leftist IndyWeek — is employing some of the same agitation tactics her former employer is so famous for. According to Lauren, it IS an outrage that the percentage of women who reside in North Carolina is much higher than the percentage of the General Assembly that happens to be female. It can’t simply be the…

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Roy & his boys: Hittin’ rock bottom

There’s all kinds of national news about how the Democrats are in trouble. North Carolina Democrats — with their bloodthirsty crusade against 100 year old statues and attempts to refight one of the bloodiest eras in our nation’s history — are really hammering that notion home. Roy Cooper wants some Capitol area statues moved out to Johnston County. (Phil Berger — the man who REALLY runs things in Raleigh, says…

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#ncga: Twiddy jumps in coastal senate race

Dare County businessman Clark Twiddy is making it official: He is IN the District 1 state Senate race to win. Sources close to Twiddy say that he changed his focus from the 2018 lieutenant governor’s race to the state Senate in response to pleas from area residents reacting to the retirement of incumbent senator Bill Cook:  “If Senator Cook had made his announcement a few months ago, I would have…

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Dallas and his imagination

Jim Womack is looking like quite the prophet. He told us time and again during his recent run for NCGOP state chairman that Republicans would fall into third place in terms of statewide voter registration by October. Drive by media reports indicate they met that benchmark in September.   Grandpa must have been napping, but the drivebys DID manage to find Dallas Woodhouse: […] N.C. Republican Party Executive Director Dallas…

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#ncga: Carl Ford swapping House for Senate

We may be losing a conservative champion (Bill Cook) in the North Carolina Senate, but we may be gaining one further out west. North Carolina Rep. Carl Ford (R) confirmed for us on Tuesday that he will forsake a primary showdown with fellow House conservative stalwart Larry Pittman.  Ford told us he will seek the newly created Senate District 33, which includes Rowan and Stanly counties.   This latest round…