Tag: Jesse Helms

The REAL Helms legacy

Jesse Helms was arguably the man who made being conservative AND Republican cool in North Carolina.  His televised editorials opened a ton of eyes and stimulated a lot of deep thinking among the North Carolina electorate.  He helped set the…

Earmarks, the Helms way.

Somebody recently shared this letter-to-the-editor in The Wall Street Journal by Wayne Boyles, a former coworker during my Capitol Hill days: Rep. Mark Walker is correct (“GOP Maps a Road to Nowhere in November,” op-ed, Jan. 16. If Senate and…

The Round Rev takes his B.S. national

Jesse Helms has been dead and buried for TEN YEARS now.  But that hasn’t stopped North Carolina’s most notorious sloppy, snake-oil peddling, jheri-curled jackass from stomping on his grave in a nasty NY Times op-ed that looks seriously cribbed from…