Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Media Moore County Obama Politics

Attacking others’ success to distract from Barry-O’s failures

  Has anyone else noticed the hard left turn of the Democrats’ rhetoric recently?  They’re panicking.  Their big government, redistributionist policies are pushing the country into a bigger, deeper economic mess. Many of the people who fell for Barry-O’s fancy footwork in 2008 are experiencing some serious buyer’s remorse.  Something has to be done, Democrat bosses are saying to themselves.  Let’s get the peasants mad at these other people.  …

Posted in Democrats Economy Howard Coble Larry Kissell Media Mike McIntyre Moore County Politics Renee Ellmers Republicans

Trillions more in debt is GOOD for you. Trust US.

I have to give rare kudos to Democrats Larry Kissell and Mike McIntyre, who voted against the U.S. House deal to raise the federal debt ceiling — even if it might have been for the wrong reasons. Sixth District Republican congressman Howard Coble, who represents Moore County, and 2nd District Republican Renee Ellmers, who will soon represent Moore County, both voted for the debt ceiling increase debacle: “I voted for…

Posted in Economy Education Moore County NC State Government

A twisted definition of ‘success’

We in Moore County just received news that only THREE of our 22 county schools achieved Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) status under the federal No Child Left Behind Law. … “Every year, I look at the [AYP] results and what’s going on in the classroom,” [county schools superintendent Susan Purser] said. “When I get the opportunity of pairing those two together, I would say that we are on the right…