Tag: Fletcher Hartsell

Hartsell sentence completes NC campaign finance law’s transformation into a BIG FAT JOKE

Legislators like to complain about how little they get paid.  But check out some of these campaign finance reports these guys file with the state board of elections.  Haircuts.  Rent. Dry-cleaning.  High-dollar dinners. Overseas and domestic travel.  Clothing. Campaign operation…

Fletcher Hartsell: GUILTY !!!

Cabarrus County’s notorious bearded RINO has entered some guilty pleas in federal court:  Former North Carolina Senator Fletcher Hartsell, who represented Cabarrus County in the legislature for decades, pleaded guilty to two counts of filing false tax returns and one…

#ncga: Bearded RINO indicted!

State senator Fletcher Hartsell is having a case of The Mondays on Tuesday:  Fletcher Harsell, a state senator from Concord, was indicted on Tuesday by a Wake County grand jury on allegations that he signed false campaign finance reports. The…

#ncga: A RINO retreats

It appears that the bearded RINO will not be lumbering around the North Carolina Senate chamber in 2016 after all.  We wrote earlier about how, um, *classy* it is to file for reelection while you’re under investigation by state and…