Category: Media

Pinehurst: “ambience” & selective indignation

When you think of Pinehurst, North Carolina, you think of  pristine, well-manicured championship golf courses, the quaint downtown area, and The Carolina Hotel.  You certainly don’t think of locales like the one pictured here.  You might think this is a…

Senator Burr: Having it both ways with BarryO’s stimulus

      U.S. Senator Richard  Burr (R-NC) published a great piece the other day in The Charlotte Observer on the evils of BarryO’s stimulus: Three years ago, President Obama signed the American Recovery and Investment Act, better known as…

Campaign 2012: Confused? Lost?

    Our local paper reported the other day that Congresswoman Renee Ellmers was campaigning in Moore  County.  However, according to her official web site, neither Southern Pines nor Moore  County are part of her district.   (The primary vote…

Internal Dem Polling: BOOM BOOM still ‘Top Donkey’ for NC Dems in 2012 race for Governor

  Former congressman  Bobby “Boom Boom” Etheridge  is STILL LEADING in Democrat polls on the NC Governor’s race — even though he has yet to file.  The latest  Dem internal numbers show BOOM BOOM with 42 percent, Lt. Gov. Walter…

National Journal: Scott, Gowdy are SC’s most conservative in U.S. House, DeMint ranks 10th in Senate

  If you check National Journal’s conservative effectiveness rankings for the U.S. House, you will find The Palmetto State’s most right-leaning legislators tying for 80th place out of 435.  Republicans Trey Gowdy  and Tim Scott each earned scores of 66…

National Journal: Ellmers is NC’s most conservative Member of Congress

  National Journal, the non-partisan national publication dedicated to daily coverage of the U.S. Congress, has released its annual ideological rankings of Members of Congress.  It appears that the Tar Heel State’s newest Member of Congress, Renee Ellmers (R-2nd) has…

BarryO: High gas prices STILL the fault of Republicans

    When Barry was running in 2008  against Grandpa John “You kids get off my lawn” McCain, he told us we could weather the high gas prices with tuneups, regular oil changes, and keeping your tires properly inflated.    Well…

Stupid IS as Stupid DOES …

                The Wake County GOP chairman’s description of Boss Bev as ‘dumb’,  and Pat McCrory’s subsequent tossing of said chairman under the bus for said comment, has received some national attention thanks to…