Category: Media

Campaign 2012: The art of distraction

    When you mess up — the perfect way to delay or avoid the repercussions is to change the subject.  We are seeing that tactic playing out rather nicely in our politics on the national and state levels.  Look…

shedding some light on cops & hoodies

The hubbub over this shooting case in Florida has created some new spin about black men being unfairly targeted because they are wearing hooded sweatshirts (AKA “hoodies.”) A friend of mine who works as a narcotics detective — and also…

More fracking nonsense

    Two North Carolina state House Republicans are throwing in with the fact-less, scare-tactic left on fracking.  The N&O dutifully reports on opposition research dug up by its masters at NC Democrat Party HQ. BarryO’s EPA says it sees…

Boom Boom’s double-standard

  Flash back to 1996.  DPI Secretary Bobby “Boom Boom” Etheridge was running for Congress against freshman Republican incumbent David Funderburk in North Carolina’s Second congressional district. We all know NOW that Funderburk was involved in a — ahem —…

Fun with The Internet

  Former state Rep. Richard Morgan’s long-time web site address (www.richardmorgancampaign.com) now redirects to a site filled with anti-Morgan information and propaganda. Even curioser — if you type in  www.communists.com or www.socialists.com you get re-directed to BarryO’s reelection campaign web…