Category: Congress

Ellmers looking weak in congressional money chase

The most recent round of campaign finance reports indicate a weak showing for North Carolina’s freshman U.S. Rep Renee Ellmers (R-Dunn).  Ellmers, representing the state’s Second District (which should include Moore County if the current redistricting plan stands), has turned…

Oh look, dear. A head on a stick …

  (Yes, that is a severed head on a pike at the Occupy Wall Street ‘event’ in NYC.  More specifically, it is an effigy of Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein’s severed head on a pike.  Isn’t THAT nice AND peaceful?…

Exposing the expensive ‘green jobs’ myth

  Environmentalist rhetoric about the wonder of ‘green’ environmentally-friendly jobs is not matching up to reality.  The Washington Post, not exactly a conservative propaganda rag, has pointed out that, just two years into its existence, BarryO’s green jobs agenda has…

Preaching today’s sermon … The EEOC!

A recent item in The Wall Street Journal indicates that the federal bureaucracy is taking an increasing interest in regulating the internal affairs of America’s churches: Today, the Obama administration will invite the Supreme Court to open a new front…

U.S. Economy keeps stumbling along

    BarryO and his sycophant accomplices in the alleged mainstream media keep telling us about “job creation.”   People who actually know something about business and the economy will tell you THAT optimism is pure misguided nonsense: U.S. employers added…

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…

Burr for Whip: Lots for him, little for us

  U.S. Senator Richard Burr (R-NC)  has announced his plan to seek the #2 position in the Senate Republican caucus, once it is vacated by its current occupant, retiring U.S. Senator John Kyl of Arizona: North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr…

Former U.S. AG addresses leftist whining about “assassination” of terrorists

    Michael Mukasey, a distinguished former federal judge and George W. Bush’s final attorney general, had a great piece in today’s Wall Street Journal tackling whining by Ron Paul, Walter Jones and their comrades about the “assassination” of terrorist…

Tell me again why we tossed Bob Etheridge …

    Renee Ellmers came into office  with a lot of promise. She campaigned as a die-hard conservative and embraced the Tea Party, which played a big role in her upset win over incumbent Bob (Who Are You?) Etheridge. The…