Category: Politics

Wake County GOP fires back at Raleigh News & Observer

        In a recent newsletter, Wake County Republican Party chairman Susan Bryant lashed out at her local paper: SAY NO TO THE RACIST N&O As I sit writing this, the subscription notice from the News & Observer…

Why is THIS in the Moore County budget?

  Speaking of political fights, a doozy is getting ready to break loose in Carthage at the highest levels of county government.  One of our faithful readers, who happens to work on the county staff,  has been taking part in…

Thank You.

  On Veteran’s Day, we need to stop and think about what this day off is truly about.  It’s about paying respects to those who put on a military uniform and made the ultimate sacrifice to defend freedom. It’s about…

Pinehurst Village Council: They’re not as old as they look

I may have overreached in my quip about Tuesday’s election knocking up the average age of Pinehurst’s governing body. I was thinking mainly about the replacement of that young whippersnapper Mark Parson with retirees John Strickland and John Cashion. A…

A DNC delegate arrives a little early in Charlotte

        First, he realizes he’s about 8 months early for BarryO’s big party in Charlotte.  Then, he makes a horrifying discovery in his hotel room’s bathroom: One man made sure a Charlotte motel was going to pay…

Heeeeeeerrrrrrre’s Herman !!!

    For those of you who may have missed it, GOP presidential frontrunner Herman Cain had a great appearance on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live the other night.  Click HERE to watch.    

City of Raleigh says ‘Nyet’ to Occupy camp-out

  Raleigh city government is displaying a rare burst of common sense: A City Council panel on Tuesday recommended against allowing Occupy Raleigh demonstrators to camp outside City Hall, saying the request poses too many health and legal risks. But…