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ICE, ICE Baby (Lee County, NC re-mix.)

  I swear.  You can’t make this stuff up.  Here’s Lee County Sheriff Tracy Carter (R):   Here’s more from our favorite band of snowflakes from Lee County: […] Agents from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested approximately 30 men and women for “identification theft and fraud” from Bear Creek Arsenal — a manufacturer of AR-15 firearms and firearm products — in Sanford this morning. The incident has led to…

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Ethically-challenged NCGOPe LOSER blasts Mark Meadows in driveby media

    Some folks don’t know when they’re beaten and need to move on.  Look at Dan McCready.  And Robert Pittenger. The word on the street is that the ex-congressman (and former state senator)  is looking to run AGAIN for lieutenant governor.  (Political juggernaut Walter Dalton (D) took him down in the 2008 lieutenant governor contest.)  If so,  WHY tee off so publicly on the most popular elected Republican with…

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NCGA’s Murphy: Cooper “hijacking” my bill, “misleading” the public

  State Rep. Greg Murphy (R-Greenville) has some harsh words for Gov. Roy Cooper regarding Murphy’s Carolina Cares health care reform legislation: […] State Representative Dr. Greg Murphy has written a letter-to-the-editor addressing the political rhetoric that seeks to undermine common sense Republican legislation that would provide health insurance for over 300,000 hard working North Carolinians.  Murphy, the only physician in the State Legislature, sponsored House Bill 662, known as…

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‘Round Rev’ giving ‘Black-face’ Northam a PASS ?

  To those of you who try to argue that Bill Barber is more than just a ‘Stepin’  Fetchit’ -style mouthpiece for George Soros, Wayne Goodwin and the boys, get a load of this: Seriously?  Is he shrugging off Virginia Governor  Ralph Northam’s (D) admission that he posed as either a Klansman or or in black-face?  And would he do the same if Northam had an (R) instead of a…

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#ncga: ‘Pay As You Go’ or ANOTHER BOND ISSUE? Jones St. GOPers divided on paying for school construction

  An awful lot of school facilities across this state are in rough shape.  One elementary school here in the Pinehurst area looks A LOT LIKE it probably did when it was a high school in the 1920s and 1930s.  Raleigh politicians have promised the moon to parents concerned about the quality of where they’re sending their varmints / rugrats eight hours a day, five days a week. House Speaker…

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NC-03: Yet ANOTHER ONE?

  It appears the Jacksonville area and Onslow  County will be well-represented in the campaign to replace retiring US Rep. Walter Jones in 2020. Vanessa Sapp of Sneads Ferry has released a video and website announcing the formation  of an exploratory committee for a congressional run in The Third Congressional District. in the video, Sapp stakes out her main issues as the opioid crisis and health insurance reform.  (Sapp mentions…

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NC-09: Dallas & Gramps make “an exception” for Mark Harris

  This email hit inboxes this week: Dear Friend — This is an important message. As policy, the NCGOP does not engage its list of donors and supporters to solicit donations to individual candidates and causes. We don’t do this because of the financial needs of the Party and sheer volume of candidates.  Chairman Hayes has authorized a rare exception for our friend, Congressman-Elect Dr. Mark Harris.  After the votes were…

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Pick a gender! (ANY gender !!!)

  That’s right.  Roy Cooper’s Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has made it about as easy to “change” your gender as it would be to change your mailing address: […] The DMV has begun using a new “sex designation form” that includes a section where a licensed health care or social services worker can attest to the applicant’s gender identity. The form replaces the requirement for a court order or…

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‘Electioneering’ rule bites Democrat recommendations for SBoE

  Democrats got two NCGOP nominations for the state board of elections thrown out, and it appears Republicans are returning the favor.   Wake County elections board member Greg Flynn (also a liberal activist and blogger), and Valerie Johnson have been knocked out of consideration for the new board, which is expected to be seated this week. Apparently, Flynn and Johnson were found to have been “electioneering” during the previous…

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Currituck leaders defend payments to Steinburg, Steinburg Invitational

The VisitCurrituckOBX.com Battle in The Blue Ridge college basketball tournament happened in Asheville over Thanksgiving.  Nobody broadcast the games on television.  (ESPN didn’t bother streaming it on its  ESPN+ service.) We covered the debacle from its conception to its finale.  Then-state Rep. Bob Steinburg (now a state senator) got his buddy, Currituck commissioner (now state Rep.) Bobby Hanig and his pals to cough up $50,000 of taxpayer funds for Steinburg’s…