Category: Politics

Mitt’s businessman pitch won’t work

            The Wall Street Journal has an excellent piece by Robert R. Reilly pointing out how approaching the presidency with a corporate CEO’s mindset has and will continue to hurt Mitt Romney AND the Republican…

BOOM BOOM leads the pack in NC’s DEM Gov primary

           Bobby “Boom Boom” Etheridge is on top of the early polls  for the race to succeed Madame Perdue-Eaves on Blount Street. Here’s what we have so far: [..] Etheridge has the support of 21 percent…

John Edwards: STILL a sleazeball

        We’ve been hit with a lot of sympathetic coverage of former US senator and presidential candidate John Edwards lately.  Our local paper has been cooing over him.  (Edwards’ parents still live here in Moore County.)  We’ve…

Occupy protester urinates on legislative staffer

                        The Right Scoop has a great video clip starring Tennessee state Rep.  Eric Watson, who has clearly had enough of  Occupy Nashville’s antics.  Here’s the money quote from…

Campaign 2012 @ Moore County: Lea OUT, Picerno IN

    Moore County commissioner Tim Lea — the wisest and most intelligent man within the confines of  this fine county’s geographic boundaries — has informed our thrice-weekly, Nobel Prize contending, Pulitzer Prize-winning local paper that he will not be…

NC Campaign 2012: Black Dems aiming for state’s top two posts in year BarryO seeks reelection

        The two announced candidates for the Democrat nomination for lieutenant governor are a black state senator from Fayetteville and a black woman who currently serves as state government’s personnel director.   Now, The N&O — the…

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…