Category: Politics

You GO, girl !!! …

  (That’s what they say on Jerry Springer when offering enthusiastic encouragement to a female.) I’m having second thoughts on U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers.  We’ve been a little tough on her on this site. She campaigned as a Tea Party…

Bureaucrats, pimps, politicians, and drug dealers: birds of a feather with different means, same ends

  On a daily basis,  I am amazed at how hard government works to keep people dependent on the bureaucracy.  Working hard and reaping rewards of your labor doesn’t matter.  What matters is how grateful you are for all the…

Big changes in the air: So long, Sue

  The Charlotte Observer is reporting that U.S. Rep. Sue Myrick (R-Charlotte) will not be seeking reelection in 2012.  Myrick has been a good, solid voice for conservatism in the House.  She will be missed. Filing for the May primary…

Another Fayetteville politico aiming HIGH?

Word is on the street that state senator Eric Mansfield (D-Fayetteville) is taking a good hard look at the state’s soon-to-be-vacant lieutenant governor post.  If he makes the jump to that race, that will mean TWO incumbent Democrats in the…

The Daily Bob: Who AM I ?????

          The N&O — the flagship publication for all things leftist here in The Carolinas — is taking the right Rev. Bobby Etheridge to task for not showing enough passion on the two issues they see…

Strings Attached: How State Lawmakers Invite Federal Control

        The South Carolina Policy Council, a free-market oriented think tank based in The Palmetto State, does yeoman’s work in the thankless task of trying to keep politicians and bureaucrats honest.  I stumbled across a great post…

GOP leaders seek to shake “inflexibility” image

              The New York Times is praising Speaker Boehner and Majority Whip Cantor for putting all that harsh conservative talk on the backburner: Unpopular and divided, the once mighty House Republicans are laboring to…