Duke Law School jumps into Haywood Five / NCGOP fray

For a few years now — at least — a small band of conservative activists in Haywood County (out west) have been  slugging it out with establishment elements in the local party.  The ruckus spilled over into legal action being initiated against the conservative activists by the local GOP chairman. That led to the involvement of state party HQ.  Letters of trespass were sent out. Secretive huddles were held to determine whether any of The Haywood Five could remain as “legitimate” Republicans. Well, it now appears that Duke Law School’s First Amendment Clinic has decided to intervene in the case…

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#ncga: Heck, let’s allow EVERYBODY to vote!

For all their caterwauling and boo-hooing over the integrity of our elections process, legislative Democrats sure seem hell-bent on introducing even more potential opportunities for mischief into the mix. House Bill 1115, entitled “Let North Carolina Vote Act”, got introduced this week by a gaggle of House Democrats — led by Orange County’s Graig “I am sooooooo ashamed of my whiteness” Meyer.  The bill establishes “automatic” voter registration for anyone and everyone who: renews or obtains a North Carolina driver license, or registers for classes at a North Carolina community college or state university.  (Lots of folks who aren’t North Carolina…

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UNC’s multi-million dollar plan to “repair” the Silent Sam mess

Usually, when vandals strike, you file a police report and then make arrangements to clean up the mess and restore it to its pre-crime state.  You would think that would be the solution to cleaning up the mess from the mob action that resulted in the destruction of the memorial to UNC students and faculty who fell in The War for Southern Independence.  But, no.  The UNC Board of Trustees approved a $5.3 million museum to house the statue on campus.  On the face of it – sounds like a win-win for both sides.  The statue is out of public…

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To replace Cashion in Pinehurst: Berggren OR Campbell

The local paper says 14 folks have applied to fill out the last year of John Cashion’s unexpired term on The Village Council.  (Cashion retired on November 13th due to health issues.)   There are some Knowns, and quite a few Unknowns on that list.  We’ve got the rabble-rousers (Jack Farrell, John Strickland, and Bart Boudreaux) and we have some sensible veterans (Clark Campbell and Claire Berggren). It is our concern that the rabble-rousers will take us back to an era where Pinehurst was known as a huge pain-in-the-neck.  Planning board hearings to approve yard fences and swing-sets.  Bans on…

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It’s all about Bladen & The GOP. (Meanwhile, Robeson, Dems get a FREE PASS.)

The Democrat chairman of the state board of elections has resigned in the wake of the revelation of his long history of anti-GOP tweets.  Gov. Cooper has replaced him with fellow board member and Robeson County attorney Joshua Malcolm.  Malcolm is an operative for a Robeson County Democrat political machine that frequently has its fingerprints on some of the most devious, nefarious, dubious, questionable election activity in the state,  And, just in the nick of time, our Democrat governor has elevated Malcolm to supervise an investigation that could wipe out a GOP congressional victory.   (It’s interesting that Cooper replaced…

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Washington County Schools to The Round Rev: “Yo’ Mama!”

It’s always a — um, *pleasure* — to hear from the right Revered William Barber.  The Round Rev is apparently taking a break from slandering Trump nominees and bashing all things conservative to go after school officials in North Carolina’s majority-black Democrat stronghold of Washington County. Apparently, the big man was upset that school officials wanted to put his mother in a booth in the school’s lobby:  […] Around a hundred students at Washington County High School in Plymouth walked out of class at noon on Monday. Holding signs and lifting their voices, the students were protesting in support of…

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The ‘Cultural Revolution’ comes calling in Carolina

The Chi-Coms orchestrated a massive purge in the early-to-mid 20th century to eradicate any all all capitalist, bourgeoisie, and / or “traditionalist” elements from Chinese culture.  American leftists are trying it here with attacks on Confederate monuments and our nation’s Founding Fathers.  In North Carolina, we’ve seen it in the attacks on the Silent Sam war memorial in Chapel Hill, the war memorial statue in Durham, the forced name change of the football stadium at UNC-CH, and now a broadside against the man who founded what is now known as Duke University: […] The University has stripped Julian Carr’s name…

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Stein-ball in Asheville: A not so full house.

There hasn’t been  too much crowing about the inaugural effort of senator-elect Bob Steinburg’s Wolfestein Group.  Steinburg loves to brag about himself and his work.  It’s not like him to go so quiet.  As you know from reading our site, the visitcurrituckobx.com Battle in The Blue Ridge was sponsored with $50,000 in seed money from Currituck County taxpayers.  The college basketball tournament, held in Asheville in the state’s far west quadrant, was meant to promote tourism in Currituck County (in the state’s far eastern quadrant). Neither ESPN  nor Fox Sports were interested in airing the three day event.  (ESPN wouldn’t…

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L’affaire Farr: Tim Scott? Down with the struggle. Burr / Tillis? Useless /MIA.

We’re starting to learn a valuable lesson here.  If  a DC Republican wants to nominate you for something, BEWARE.  The minute leftists say the slightest negative thing about you, your Republican brethren on The Potomac will drop you like a hot potato and hang you out to dry like this morning’s laundry.  Raleigh’s Tom Farr is the latest to learn this lesson — THE HARD WAY.  Farr got nominated to fill a vacant federal court seat serving North Carolina. He’s been run through the driveby media meat-grinder with nary an assist from his fellow GOPers.  Leftist dirtbags from The Round…

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Robeson County getting increased scrutiny in state probe of 2018 vote

Gosh, I’m looking almost psychedelic — er, psychic — on this state election investigation in the 9th congressional district. Democrat partisans have tried to use the probe to block the seating of congressman-elect Mark Harris in the US House — citing allegations against a Republican operative in Bladen County.  But now, it’s starting to look like a Democrat powerhouse may have had a much bigger role in any election mischief in the 9th: Victory in the fight for a District Court bench position in Robeson County has been snatched from Vanessa Burton — at least for now. The North Carolina Board of Elections on Friday elected not…

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