Posted in campaign 2018 Congress Media NCGOP Politics

Richard Hudson: Roy Cooper providing “great leadership”

You  know things aren’t going well when the communications director for the opposing party is trumpeting your comments across the media: Hudson, in case you didn’t know, is a Republican congressman representing the 8th district of North Carolina.  He made these comments during a Fox…

Posted in Congress Media NCGOP Politics

NCGOP congressional Cojones Check: Jones? Yep. Walker? Yep. Anyone else? (*Crickets*)

My that tough talk against “government waste” fades away fast once the polls close, doesn’t it?   Once again, the, um, “honorables” in DC shirked their constitutional duty to PASS A BUDGET.  Instead, they’ve hit us with yet another bloated, shameful “stopgap spending measure” to…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NC legislature Politics

#ncga: Here comes the hurricane cash!

The appropriately surnamed Nelson Dollar, chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, is apparently leading the Republican foray into hurricane politics:  From: Rep. Nelson Dollar Sent: Tuesday, October 18, 2016 2:32 PM To: @House/Members Cc: @House/Legislative Assistants Subject: Hurricane Matthew Relief Importance: High Dear House Members,…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NC legislature Politics

#ncga: A session? (Isn’t that special?)

Even Hurricane Matthew can get worked into the political jockeying for November.  Here’s Cumberland County state Rep. Billy Richardson (D):  Popeye said it best “I stands all I can stands, I can’t stands no more.” In Sunday’s Fayetteville Observer, Editor Tim White commented on Hurricane…