Posted in Campaign 2011 Campaign 2012 Media Politics South Carolina

Former S.C. First Lady speaks out on Herman Cain and media’s scandal fixation

    Jenny Sanford was speaking from experience when she penned her op-ed that appeared Thursday in Columbia’s State newspaper.  She was The Palmetto State’s first lady when her now ex-husband, then-Gov. Mark Sanford, was caught covering up an extramarital affair.  Ms. Sanford has seen…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Politics South Carolina

First it’s Kotter. Now it’s Bauer. (Welcome back, Andre?)

          Former South Carolina lieutenant governor Andre Bauer appears to be trying for a political comeback by running for Congress in 2012: The race for who will represent the new Horry County-anchored 7th Congressional District is starting to take shape, seven…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Obama Politics Thom Tillis

D.C. Dems straddle fence on union vs. non-union labor at Charlotte 2012 convention

          North Carolina is one of the least-unionized states in the country.  The Democrat Party, which owes the unions BIG TIME, is holding its 2012 national convention in Charlotte, the largest city in one of the least-unionized states.  How do you…

Posted in Campaign 2011 Media Politics

N&O, leftist teamwork in Wake school board race a travesty

      The N&O teamed up with its former employees in Boss Bev’s press office to walk back her bizarre, baffling, stupid comments about ‘suspending elections.’ Now, the good, down-with-the-struggle comrades in the N&O newsroom are teaming up with a radical leftist PAC to…

Posted in Bev Perdue Campaign 2012 Media NCGOP Pat McCrory

Politico paints a bullseye on Boss Bev

          Politico, the DC-based political web site, says the 2012 race for governor is the SECOND most competitive in the nation: Two public polls found Republican Pat McCrory with single-digit leads over Gov. Bev Perdue, who continues to hang tough despite…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Education Media Moore County NC legislature NCGOP

The Pilot parrots state Dem talking points …

        It is ASTOUNDING how much the staff editorials in our thrice-weekly Pulitzer Prize-winning local paper mirror the rhetoric on MSNBC and the spin of the state Democrat Party.  The latest Pilot editorial  beats that dead horse about ‘extreme’ Republican budget cuts:…

Posted in Campaign 2011 Moore County Politics

Pinehurst 2011: Some thoughts on Strickland’s road thoughts

          We’re offering up kudos to Pinehurst village council candidate for actually listening to residents and offering up some thoughtful ideas: A Pinehurst Village Council candidate is proposing a little road work that he says will improve safety and the quality…

Posted in Campaign 2011 Moore County Politics

Moore Votes 2011: Here come the celebrity endorsements

            The week before an election typically brings celebrity endorsements and bombshell news stories detailing political scandals.  Here in Moore, we are beginning to see the celebrity endorsements for council and mayor in Southern Pines and Pinehurst. Some weeks back,…

Posted in Campaign 2012 NC legislature Politics redistricting

NC redistricting: Here come the sore losers …

          If at first you don’t get your way — sue, sue sue. The North Carolina Democrat Party has stepped up to the plate with its lawyers to sue over the redistricting plan recently approved by the Feds. The plaintiffs include…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Occupy Politics

‘Occupy’ movement benefits Wall Street?

        Looking at the picture accompanying this post, you would think it was taken in some part of the turbulent Middle East.  But, sadly, no, it was from recent “protests” in Oakland, California by the “Just-Like-The-Tea-Party” Occupy movement.  (Remember those firebombings and…