Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Jim DeMint Politics Renee Ellmers Republicans South Carolina Walter Jones

Senator DeMint: We are STILL not cutting.

    For those of us active in The Tea Party, who thought we really brought change to Washington in November 2010, U.S. Senator Jim DeMint’s (R-SC) article in National Review provides quite a reality check for us: Despite bipartisan promises to cut spending after…

Posted in Campaign 2011 Moore County Politics

Campaign 2011: IS IT OVER YET ??????

    Ah, yes.  This wonderful expression of democracy we’ve been treated to here in the county of Moore for the last few months will mercifully come to an end Tuesday evening.  In case you’ve been busy for the last few months, let me recap…

Posted in Campaign 2011 Moore County Politics

Pinehurst 2011: Is the V-A-T a B-U-S-T?

The Village Action Team took to the stage at the beginning of the campaign like a storm.  It pushed a specific agenda and endorsed the candidacies of Nancy Fiorillo, Mark Parson, and John Cashion.  The  group spent a lot of money on ads in The…

Posted in Bev Perdue Media NC legislature NC State Government Politics Thom Tillis

Sounds like somebody’s getting a little fussy …

          Boy, you ought to hear the Raleigh press corps — whining like a bunch of babies.  The mean old Republicans in charge of things in the NC legislature have scheduled business for Monday, and WON’T guarantee that something newsworthy like…

Posted in Campaign 2011 Campaign 2012 Media Politics South Carolina

Former S.C. First Lady speaks out on Herman Cain and media’s scandal fixation

    Jenny Sanford was speaking from experience when she penned her op-ed that appeared Thursday in Columbia’s State newspaper.  She was The Palmetto State’s first lady when her now ex-husband, then-Gov. Mark Sanford, was caught covering up an extramarital affair.  Ms. Sanford has seen…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Politics South Carolina

First it’s Kotter. Now it’s Bauer. (Welcome back, Andre?)

          Former South Carolina lieutenant governor Andre Bauer appears to be trying for a political comeback by running for Congress in 2012: The race for who will represent the new Horry County-anchored 7th Congressional District is starting to take shape, seven…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Obama Politics Thom Tillis

D.C. Dems straddle fence on union vs. non-union labor at Charlotte 2012 convention

          North Carolina is one of the least-unionized states in the country.  The Democrat Party, which owes the unions BIG TIME, is holding its 2012 national convention in Charlotte, the largest city in one of the least-unionized states.  How do you…

Posted in Campaign 2011 Media Politics

N&O, leftist teamwork in Wake school board race a travesty

      The N&O teamed up with its former employees in Boss Bev’s press office to walk back her bizarre, baffling, stupid comments about ‘suspending elections.’ Now, the good, down-with-the-struggle comrades in the N&O newsroom are teaming up with a radical leftist PAC to…

Posted in Bev Perdue Campaign 2012 Media NCGOP Pat McCrory

Politico paints a bullseye on Boss Bev

          Politico, the DC-based political web site, says the 2012 race for governor is the SECOND most competitive in the nation: Two public polls found Republican Pat McCrory with single-digit leads over Gov. Bev Perdue, who continues to hang tough despite…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Education Media Moore County NC legislature NCGOP

The Pilot parrots state Dem talking points …

        It is ASTOUNDING how much the staff editorials in our thrice-weekly Pulitzer Prize-winning local paper mirror the rhetoric on MSNBC and the spin of the state Democrat Party.  The latest Pilot editorial  beats that dead horse about ‘extreme’ Republican budget cuts:…