Category: Media

A wise move on early voting in Lumberton

I know it’s shocking to hear this, but here goes:  The rest of the state needs to learn from Lumberton and follow its lead. For those of you who don’t know — Lumberton is the county seat for Robeson County,…

Charlotte pol lays blame for city’s “decline” at feet of Mayors McCrory, Foxx

  Don Reid has never been one to mince words.  The former four term Republican Charlotte City councilman (1991-1999) established a record of fiscal conservatism while in office.  Since leaving political office, Reid has continued on as a conservative leader…

Primary foe a boon for Mike Causey?

Running for down-ballot council of state races is often a popularity contest based on name ID — a lot like student council races from our school days. Mike Causey,  Republican candidate for NC state Insurance Commissioner, is part of the…

Boom Boom is 1st choice for SE NC Dems in 2012 NC GOV race

  The word I am getting from well-placed sources within the Democrat machine in southeastern North Carolina is that Bobby “Boom Boom” Etheridge is leading the Democrat field for NC governor by a nose. I checked in with one source…

Civility a one-way street for the granola crowd

      Civility for thee, but not for ME. Rush Limbaugh has been beat about the head shoulders for more than a month now for “incivility,” in discussing comments by a leftist activist at a Democrat press conference on…

We’re #4!!!! (Um … yay ???)

The N&O was pondering why Boss Bev was not tooting her horn about a slight drop in recent unemployment figures.  (North Carolina’s rate FELL from 10% down to 9.9%. Most of that can be explained by tricky bureaucratic math reducing…