Category: Politics

First it’s Kotter. Now it’s Bauer. (Welcome back, Andre?)

          Former South Carolina lieutenant governor Andre Bauer appears to be trying for a political comeback by running for Congress in 2012: The race for who will represent the new Horry County-anchored 7th Congressional District is…

N&O, leftist teamwork in Wake school board race a travesty

      The N&O teamed up with its former employees in Boss Bev’s press office to walk back her bizarre, baffling, stupid comments about ‘suspending elections.’ Now, the good, down-with-the-struggle comrades in the N&O newsroom are teaming up with…

Politico paints a bullseye on Boss Bev

          Politico, the DC-based political web site, says the 2012 race for governor is the SECOND most competitive in the nation: Two public polls found Republican Pat McCrory with single-digit leads over Gov. Bev Perdue, who…

Moore Votes 2011: Here come the celebrity endorsements

            The week before an election typically brings celebrity endorsements and bombshell news stories detailing political scandals.  Here in Moore, we are beginning to see the celebrity endorsements for council and mayor in Southern Pines…

NC redistricting: Here come the sore losers …

          If at first you don’t get your way — sue, sue sue. The North Carolina Democrat Party has stepped up to the plate with its lawyers to sue over the redistricting plan recently approved by…

‘Occupy’ movement benefits Wall Street?

        Looking at the picture accompanying this post, you would think it was taken in some part of the turbulent Middle East.  But, sadly, no, it was from recent “protests” in Oakland, California by the “Just-Like-The-Tea-Party” Occupy…

Southern Pines 2011: Woodruff’s questions

      I was flipping through this past Sunday’s edition of our thrice-weekly Pulitzer Prize winning local paper, when I noticed an ad promoting the  Southern Pines Town Council candidacy of David Woodruff.  In the ad, Woodruff asks a…