Category: Politics

Marcum: Pinehurst village government a lot like D.C.

Pinehurst mayoral candidate John Marcum told potential supporters at an in-home meet-and-greet Friday night that Pinehurst village government has been engaging in budget-busting and a lack of transparency akin to what we’ve been seeing in Washington. Marcum told his audience…

Pinehurst Village Govt: Who’s in Charge?

This is how it is supposed to work: We elect a mayor and council to oversee the work of  local government staff to ensure staff is (1) acting in accordance with good ethics and the law, (2) making wise use…

Dem hack throws Boss Bev under the bus

I was watching “The Five,” which is the panel discussion show replacing Glenn Beck on Fox News, on Wednesday.  Democrat consultant Bob Beckel, who managed Walter Mondale’s disastrous 1984 presidential campaign, is one of the regular leftist contributors to the…

‘Soak The Rich’ is drying up

Warren Buffett and his pal BarryO have tried to sell Americans on this concept of jacking up tax rates for upper income Americans.  Here in Moore County, local leftist gadfly Dusty Rhoades tried hard to do the same in his…

Berger: PLEASE don’t cancel 2012 NC Gov election

        I am sure North Carolina Republicans are sitting back and enjoying some rare bad publicity for Madame Governor.   State Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) put out this gem in a statement Wednesday: “In…

So, now we’re going with “out-of-context”?

    It appears that Madame Governor keeps her press office in a constant state of turmoil.  Back when we had all of those tornadoes, her damage-control team could not decide whether she was IN RALEIGH solving problems or enjoying…

And now a word from the CEO of the EIB Network

  The Great One, the maha-Rush-ee himself,  delivered this piece of wisdom on Madame Governor and her totalitarian fantasies on his Wednesday radio show: The Drive-By Media spends a lot of time and a lot of effort trying to make…

She said WHAT ????????

I am sure Madame Governor’s remarks to the Cary Rotarians are giving her damage-control team migraines.  Suddenly, other bizarre statements straight from The Boss Lady’s Mouth are coming over the transom.  Surprisingly, this one is from The News & Observer:…

Raising Cain in GOP race for WH

  The “conventional wisdom” in the GOP presidential race is that Georgia businessman Herman Cain is an “also-ran” who has no chance at the nomination or — for that matter — backing the moving truck up to the front door…

Only $3 to grab a bite with BarryO!

      Politico —  The N&O’s partner in port side sycophancy on the national level  — is reporting on a Real Bargain being offered up by BarryO’s main squeeze: The emails from the Barack Obama reelect about winning a dinner with…