Category: Politics

NCDOT board: More trouble than it’s worth

In this age of dwindling tax revenue and budgets drowning in red ink, I have a few questions for the new conservative majority in the legislature. Why are we still funding a Human Relations Commission?  There are paid full time…

Signs, signs, everywhere signs …

    You can tell it’s campaign season throughout the Sandhills. Signs are starting to pop up on the landscape, and people are starting to complain about them. In today’s Fayetteville Observer, there is an item about The City of…

Auditing Mr. Bouser on Internet sales taxes

The Pilot, our local newspaper, runs unsigned staff editorials in each edition — much like many other papers across the country.  (Steve Bouser, The Pilot’s nearly-retired editor, writes most all of the unsigned editorials.) Mr. Bouser is a reliable leftist…

One more point to silence the “assassination” crowd

  Followers of Ron Paul, Walter Jones, Dennis Kucinich and others on the far-left of the spectrum have been up in arms over the recent successful drone strike on terrorist masterminds Anwar al-Awlaki and Samir Khan. Both somehow got American…

Broad Street businessman blasts SP mayoral candidate Smithson

Bob Levy is one of the nicest, most mild-mannered people you’ll ever meet.  He has been a real unifying force — relative to past chairs — during his tenure as Moore County’s Republican Party chairman.  It’s usually pretty tough to…

State Senate GOP blasts Boss Bev on ‘pay to play’

      The state Senate GOP majority issued a blistering release today attacking our state’s buffoonish governor for antics that cost The Tar Heel State jobs: Today Continental Tire announced the company’s plan to build a $500 million facility…

Tillman: Leftists playing games with school $$$ numbers

State senator Jerry Tillman (R-Randolph), the #2 Republican in the state senate and likely Moore County’s next representative in that body, is taking leftist political activists to task for their rhetoric on state education appropriations.  Tillman, a former schools administrator,…

You gotta LOVE Google …

      My old pal Google also turned up this questionnaire  Nancy Fiorillo filled out during her 2009 campaign for the village council.  In the document, Fiorillo expresses enthusiastic support for the controversial NewCore development in Old Town Pinehurst…