Why did NCGOP hire a private eye?

According to the party’s latest financial report, a payment of nearly $5000 was made to Scott & Associates Investigations of Greensboro on April 10. I understand that opposition research is an integral part of a political organization’s business plan.  Malleus Political Strategies of Raleigh got paid for some of that on April 4. (I have to say it IS interesting the party is conducting oppo during primary season — before even the Democrats have selected their nominees.) But Scott & Associates appears to be a bit different from Malleus.  According to their website, Scott & Associates advertises itself as “investigative…

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Steamed about high gas prices? Tell THIS GUY.

I am sure there is quite a bit of sticker shock going around as people gas up for their holiday travels.  Our local paper here in Moore County — which, as you may know, was brought down  from the mountain by Moses himself — published a piece about how you’ll pay more for gas in Moore County than in ANY of the eight surrounding counties. The average gas price in Moore County is eight cents per gallon higher than the state average, according to our paper of record.  The paper found you can save as much as fifteen cents per…

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#ncpol: FXD for NC-03?

That’s the word we’re hearing — that former Civitas boss Francis X. DeLuca (FXD) is seriously contemplating a run for the congressional seat to be vacated by the retiring Walter Jones in 2020. DeLuca, since leaving Civitas, has stepped up his media game in the district significantly.  He has a regular weekly appearance on at least one popular radio talk show in the district.  DeLuca also devoted an inordinate time pre- and post-retirement from Civitas speaking to Tea Party and other activist groups within the Third District. It’s our understanding that DeLuca has also discussed a run with a number…

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#ncga: The Jones Street oligarchy

We get all kinds of blather about how The US Capitol and the General Assembly are “the people’s house” populated by “the people’s representatives.”  Those terms are missing a few key words.  It’s actually “the people with the big bank accounts who write big checks’s house” and “the people with the big bank accounts who write big checks’s representatives.” Check the campaign  reports at the state board of elections and the House and Senate calendars in Raleigh and you can see a direct connection between campaign donations and who introduces what bills. Folks who get a lot of money from…

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#ncpol: Cut, baby, cut.

I don’t know about you.  But it boils my blood to see stuff — that,if it disappeared, NOBODY would notice — get routinely funded with our tax dollars.  For instance, about half of the stuff under the jurisdiction of the state Department of Administration.  The NC Department of Public Instruction is another good example.  The “Pink Palace” is loaded with teacher union types who have little to no contact with the kids in the classroom.  Yet, they’re making micro- decisions like how many buses each county and school gets. DPI is more like a 1000 lbs. weight on the shoulders…

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The Politics of Streaming

As Hollywood gets more and more ridiculous and unhinged, many of us have sought refuge in the burgeoning supply of video streaming services out there. But the question is still out there:  Can conservatives find entertainment in  the streaming world without having their intelligence insulted and their core values being assaulted? Possibly.  Here’s my two cents on what I’ve seen. Amazon Prime.  Surprisingly, the parent company of the commie-symp Washington Post is giving conservatism somewhat of a fair shake on its streaming service.  They actually featured the 80s action flick The Final Option.  Set in  Thatcher-era England, the movie tells…

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There’s a new driveby lap-dog in town!

Wow. It seems like just yesterday that lefties and their driveby comrades had their collective granny panties in a wad about analogies comparing Barack Hussein Obama and his policies to Hitler and HIS policies. Fast forward to this weekend and all of the open borders loonies marching in Raleigh and elsewhere.  Signs with Donald Trump’s likeness — and a Hitler mustache, of course — were all over the place.  And not one word of concern from the alleged fair-minded guardians of the First Amendment.  (Never mind that socialism — something near and dear to leftist hearts everywhere — is at…

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The Left’s selective use of history for political purposes

Dare to even possess a book that treats Robert E. Lee or Jefferson Davis fairly, and you will be pounded into smithereens  by the Bernie Sanders Fan Club and their comrades in the driveby media. Republican legislators Mitch Setzer and Larry Pittman had the nerve to show up at a Sons of Confederate Veterans reception in Raleigh.  (The group has popped back up on the political radar to fight Roy Cooper’s jihad against Confederate statues.  *You know, those inanimate objects responsible for the explosive growth of the welfare state and all that murder and drugs in Durham, Charlotte, Fayetteville and…

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*”Testing, testing,1,2,3 — Racism. Cruelty. Racism. Is this on?”*

You can’t take your kids with you when you go to jail. You can’t take your kids with you to your job (in MOST cases).  You can’t take your kids with you when you are admitted to the hospital. Departments of Social Services all over the country separate kids from families on a daily basis when parents are found to be unfit. We have hordes of people with no ID rushing our southern border.  There’s little to no proof of family relations.  People are dragging young kids across dangerous cartel-controlled Mexican deserts on foot.  They’re doing this while willfully violating…

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#ncsen: Tom Farr STILL left hanging out there

I am sure Thomas Farr is starting to feel like a ping-pong ball.  DC politicians and special interests have batted him and his reputation back and forth since 2006 over the promise of a federal judgeship. The leftist point of contention over Farr?  He worked for the late Senator Jesse Helms. He was a good soldier in the courtroom for the NCGOP in standing up to the Left’s “Sue ’til it’s Blue” strategy.  And the leftist goons are making him pay on both of those counts. The leftists and their compatriots in the driveby media have practically made “Racist” Farr’s…

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