Posted in campaign 2018 Media Politics

FOUR charged. (Seriously?)

Out of all the potential targets they had — that huge mob that vandalized and toppled Silent Sam — authorities have only managed to charges FOUR people.  Never mind all the video from the drivebys and the social media material.  Just FOUR: […] Initially, officials said three people were charged…

Posted in campaign 2018 Congress David Rouzer Media NCGOP Politics

#ncpol: Like grandpa, like grandson.

If you’ve ever wondered HOW Dallas Woodhouse comes up with some of the things he says and does, look no further than his grandfather, NCGOP chairman Robin Hayes: The chairman of the North Carolina Republican Party faces criticism for comments he made at a recent campaign fundraiser, where some say…

Posted in campaign 2018 Media NCGOP Politics

#ncpol: Here we go AGAIN ?

In 2016, state Republicans blew what should have been an easy reelection for Supreme Court justice Robert Edmunds.  That loss threw the balance of power on the court to Democrats.  In 2018, we’ve got another big Supreme Court race involving a Republican incumbent.   Sources familiar with the inner workings…

Posted in campaign 2018 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

2009 v. 2018: Contracts, Secrecy, and Steinburg.

County bureaucrats are exposed as having engaged in a sketchy contractual deal with an outside company.  The county commissioners were unaware.  Grassroots activists cry foul.  Bloggers rage. Sound familiar, Currituck County?  That was Chowan County in 2009.  One of those bloggers raising a fuss at the time was a guy…

Posted in campaign 2018 Media Politics

Never mind the mob violence. Drivebys, Chapel Hill kooks freak over cop’s tattoos.

Leave it to the driveby media and the freak show that runs Chapel Hill to gloss over mob violence and raise a stink over a cop’s tattoo: Chapel Hill’s police chief says he regrets that one of his officers has displayed a controversial tattoo on his forearm while on duty…

Posted in campaign 2018 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncpol: Shumaker driving NC govs protest of amendments?

The state’s drivebys are captivated by the fact that all living former governors came out against TWO of the proposed constitutional amendments on the November ballot.  Now, it appears the man behind the curtain on this gubernatorial protest is none other than uber-consultant Paul Shumaker — the mastermind of the…

Posted in campaign 2018 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncga: Let’s do the (constitution amendment) hustle!

After being swatted down by some judges, the honorables are back in town to take another stab at (at least) TWO of the six amendments to the state constitution we are slated to vote on in November. The deadlines for printing ballots are fast approaching.  Here’s the latest: General Assembly…

Posted in campaign 2018 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncga: Harnett’s David Lewis moves his campaign ops to Raleigh

According to campaign finance documents, it apparently happened during the second quarter of 2018.  (June 29, to be exact.) As late as the first quarter of 2018, state Rep. David Lewis’s campaign finances were handled by TRP CPAs of Dunn, North Carolina — which is IN Lewis’s legislative district. But,…

Posted in campaign 2018 Media Politics

Leftist seminar: Rioting & Vandalism 101

Interested in learning how to break stuff that isn’t yours? (JUST BECAUSE it “offends” you?) Well, check out the latest offering from the comrades at Defend Durham and DoItLikeDurham: A publicly advertised seminar on how to commit crime? That’s either really stupid or really ballsy.  (*I am SURE there are loads…

Posted in campaign 2018 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncga: Stein-ball uproar forces changes in Currituck policy

Commissioner (and state House candidate and Bob Steinburg BFF) Bobby Hanig says that, even though the hubbub over The Steinburg Invitational is unwarranted, changes need to be made in the way the county does business: In response to what Currituck County Board of Commissioners Chairman Bobby Hanig called a “politically…