Walter Jones to Scott Dacey: ‘See You in Court.’

The bloody primary for the 3rd congressional district GOP nomination is over. But it sounds like there will be further discussions, involving lawyers and judges, between two of the campaigns involved. Congressman Walter Jones was on Wednesday’s “Tom and Sadie” radio program talking about the election aftermath.  “Tom” asked Jones about the Dacey ad alleging ties between Jones and George Soros.  The host mentioned the restraining order the Jones campaign hit Dacey with, and asked where that all stood.  Here’s what Jones had to say: […] “I’m going to pursue it. The reason I’m going to pursue it, Tom and…

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Shu’s very bad, horrible Election Day.

North Carolina has an abundant supply of people calling themselves “political consultants” who really don’t have much of a clue.  Unfortunately, the NCGOP has more than its fair share of that surplus.  I, for one, am incredibly frustrated by quality candidates going down in flames thanks to pee-poor advice from these “political consultants.” Many of these so-called consultants are not long out of college.  Many are forced on candidates by NCGOP HQ and other elements of the NCGOPe. One example I can think of as OVERRATED is RedDome Group.  Its marquee operative is former legislator and NCGOP vice-chairman Carolyn Justice….

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#ncpol: Michele Nix for — um, CONGRESS ????

That’s the word I’m hearing from coastal North Carolina. The vice-chairman of the NCGOP, I’m told, has been devoting a significant portion of her time during the 2018 primary season promoting a run for the 3rd congressional district in 2020 and seeking endorsements.  (Walter Jones is in the middle of his final campaign for the 3rd’s seat in DC.) Said one eyewitness to Madame Vice-Chairman’s antics: “She’s telling people that she’s the clear choice for that seat in 2020 because she’s female and because of her experience at NCGOP headquarters. Talk about getting out there early.  The dust hasn’t even…

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#NC-03: John Boehner backs Scott Dacey

That’s what the folks at Bloomberg say: Add former Speaker John Boehner to the list of Washington names piling on against Rep. Walter Jones. Jones (R-N.C.) is being challenged in next week’s primary election. Boehner’s political action committee, The Freedom Project, sent a $1,500 contribution April 27 to Scott Dacey, a county commissioner and lobbyist seeking to unseat Jones. The Freedom Project’s “purpose is to keep and expand a conservative majority in the U.S. House,” John Criscuolo, the group’s executive director and a longtime Boehner aide, said in an e-mail to Bloomberg Government. “Scott Dacey is our best shot in…

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Appalling. Grotesque. Illiterate. (That’s OUR Thilli$$$.)

I sure wish Mark Levin would stop pussy-footing around and tell us how he REALLY feels: Thursday on the radio, LevinTV host Mark Levin explained why the Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee who voted to advance an unconstitutional bill to protect special counsel Robert Mueller were dead wrong. First, Levin pointed out the absurd claim that firing Mueller would be an impeachable obstruction of the Russia investigation. “If Trump did fire Mueller, which I don’t think he should, how would that stop the Russia investigation?” Levin asked. “Somebody else would pick up the cudgel and continue to investigate Russia.” Levin…

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#ncpol: Harris nabs BIG family values endorse in NC-09

In their heated rematch from last cycle’s nail-biter, congressman Robert Pittenger and challenger Mark Harris have been bending over backwards to woo the district’s social conservatives and values voters. Harris appears to have scored big with an endorsement from The NC Values Coalition — arguably the state’s largest and most effective lobby for the conservative social agenda: Since the founding of our coalition, we have had the opportunity to closely work with Mark Harris on every pro-life and pro-family initiative our coalition has advanced in North Carolina. Mark Harris is a determined leader and tireless advocate for conservative family values….

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#ncpol: Conservative PAC takes a bite out of Scott Dacey

Eastern Carolina Conservatives Fund is putting its two cents in about congressional candidate Scott Dacey, who — if you haven’t heard — is a lobbyist for Indian casinos. Dacey, Phil Law, and Walter Jones are all seeking the GOP nomination for North Carolina’s 3rd congressional district. ECCF has apparently decided to educate the good folks in the Third District about Mr. Dacey.  A radio ad and a television ad both started running across the district today. Election Day is May 8th.  

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#ncpol: Anti-Trumpers airing ads THANKING Thilli$$$ for his help.

Some of the leading opponents of President Donald Trump in the DC establishment are coming together to air ads in Charlotte and Raleigh praising US Senator Thom Tilli$$$ for his work in keeping special prosecutor Robert Mueller employed: Washington, DC– Republicans for the Rule of Law was recently founded by Bill Kristol, Mona Charen, and Linda Chavez–along with a broad coalition of conservatives and Republicans–to represent the majority of Republicans who believe special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation should be completed without political interference. In anticipation of Thursday’s Senate Judiciary Committee vote on the Special Counsel Integrity Act, and to praise…

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What day is it? (Don’t ask Phil Law.)

Phil Law is one of three candidates seeking the 3rd congressional district’s GOP nomination.    He’s appeared on this site before.  Getting all flexible and creative with his racial identity.  Filing for the 3rd district congressional race — even though he lives 60 to 80 miles outside the district in Wake County.   And now, there’s THIS. Yep.  Somebody apparently forgot to update his commercials.  He ran in 2016 when primary election day was June 7.  This year, the congressional primaries are on May 8.  I can see it now:  Low-information voters galore flocking to schools and churches all over…

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#ncpol: Thilli$$$, Burr support EPA attack on trucking industry

And you thought the Democrats had cornered the market on jackasses: Four GOP establishment senators and ten House Republicans signed a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt, asking him to save an Obama-era trucking rule. The New York Times reported on Thursday that Sens. Todd Young (R-IN), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Thom Tillis (R-NC), and Richard Burr (R-NC) all signed onto a letter urging Pruitt to save an Obama-era glider truck emissions regulation.  […]During the Obama administration, the EPA created a new rule to regulate glider trucks the same way as new trucks. Glider trucks are built by…

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