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#hayesscandal: Did NCGOP $$$ finance (alleged) criminal activity?

  The indictment documents against state Republican Party chairman Robin Hayes and three others specifically mention meetings among the alleged conspirators at the Statesville Airport (“on or about March 5, 2018”) and at the Concord Regional Airport (“on or about February 14, 2018”, top of…

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Is the NCGOP paying for Robin Hayes’s “private” plane?

At first glance, the answer would appear to be an emphatic “YES.” To find stuff like this, you have to really dig into the byzantine flings submitted to the Federal Elections Commission by NCGOP headquarters. Let’s start with an entry on December 13, 2016.  Payment…

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The Round rev: representin’ in the friendly skies

Bill Barber got tossed off an airplane.  (No, it wasn’t in mid-air.) Single-handedly, Lardbutt probably pissed off MORE people on this airplane than HB2 could ever hope to, period:  North Carolina NAACP President William Barber told WTVD that he was removed from a flight in…