#ncpol: Grandpa’s election night was rough. How did Jim Womack do?

In the last battle for NCGOP chairman, we were bombarded with commentary about how Jim Womack can’t beat the Democrats and can’t raise money.   This year, we found that Robin Hayes — the victor in the chairman’s race — has extreme difficulty beating Democrats and has to lean on high-priced “fundraising consultants” to raise money. We all know the statewide results from Tuesday.  Oh-fer-four on some very winnable statewide judicial races.  The loss of super-majorities in BOTH chambers of The General Assembly.  Jim Womack, Hayes’s reelection opponent, went back to work as chairman of the Lee County GOP.  How’d…

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In Lee County, a 24-year old GOP star is born

Quite a few twenty-somethings in North Carolina politics make pilgrimages to Raleigh with visions of making it big QUICK. Patrick McHenry, for instance, got elected to the North Carolina House right out of college.  One young lady in Lee County started off aiming small and ended up becoming one of the NCGOP’s few bright spots on Tuesday. Arianna del Palazzo (R), a 24 year-old  financial planning professional, shocked the political world in this Sandhills-based county by knocking off a veteran Democrat County commissioner 50 years her senior. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Ms. del Palazzo clung to a 65-vote…

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Effort afoot to return controversial edu-crat to Lee County?

Dr. Jeff Moss has a way of stirring things up wherever he goes.  Until 2013, Moss had a stormy tenure as superintendent of schools in Lee County, North Carolina.  He left that position in  2013 to take the superintendent job in Beaufort County, South Carolina.  Earlier this year, Moss left the Beaufort job. Meanwhile, there is  a search on for a new president of Central Carolina Community College in Lee County.  Several well-placed sources in Lee County tell us there is a serious campaign going on behind closed doors to bring Moss back to Sanford to fill that post.  …

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Saul Alinsky comes to Sanford.

The nationwide trend of trolling Republicans’ Facebook pages, twisting something there to appear racist, and then beating them over the head until they APOLOGIZE is making its way down to the local level. (Radical leftists scoop this stuff up and then hand it off to their lazy useful idiot accomplices in the driveby media.) The latest “victim” is a conservative Republican county commissioner in Lee County:  Lee County District 3 Commissioner Andre’ Knecht is facing criticism after sharing what many felt was a racist meme on Facebook. “Many,” huh?  Let’s read on to see just how MANY ol’ DeJuan from…

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Lee Co. Democrat Party boss: Bring ‘a baseball bat’ to the polls

Why would you want to do that?  Just in case a softball game should break out?  Here’s Lee County Democrat Party vice-chairman Margaret Murchison:  What is Margaret so upset about?  Apparently, some local Republican activists are wanting to hand out pamphlets at polling places identifying the candidates who happen to be military veterans.   Here’s some bio information on ol’ Margaret: Wow. She’s ALSO a drive by media type. Ms. Murchison is black, and is directing her ire at white Republicans.  Just imagine how fast Loretta Lynch would be down here if some white Republicans suggested bringing a “baseball bat”…

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#ncpol: Taking money from the hand attached to the mouth that regularly BITES YOU.

We’ve written before about a politically-connected, well-moneyed PAC that has succeeded in orchestrating a leftist takeover of local Lee County political institutions.   They knocked off a conservative legislator and took control of the Sanford city council and the Lee County board of commissioners.  It was especially shocking to see some of the same architects of that leftist takeover behind an October fundraiser for Republican governor Pat McCrory in October.  On top of that, we’re finding out that senate president pro tem Phil Berger has been cozying up on multiple occasions to one of those Lee County leftists. Sources in Lee…

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Monkey business galore in Lee, Haywood counties

Haywood County is — I believe — the last county in North Carolina to elect its tax collector.  The Democrats have a stranglehold on this western North Carolina jurisdiction. They dominate the county board of commissioners. Well, the local GOP threw a monkey wrench into the plans of the county’s political machine.  A Republican upset the incumbent Democrat holding the county tax collector position. As you can expect, the local machine  was not pleased.  The outgoing collector was required to be bonded to the tune of $100,000.   Thirteen days after the election, the Democrats on the county board of commissioners…

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