Posted in Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncga: Time for mandatory rabies testing?

I have some good friends residing in and around Charlotte.  But I tell them often — your hometown is a LOST CAUSE. For starters, they’ve got a rioter and a 9-11 skeptic / cop-hater sitting on their city council.   The producers are fleeing by the droves.  Those who stay…

Posted in campaign 2018 Congress Media NCGOP Politics

Art Pope: Keep shoveling your $$$ to the GOPe in DC

Alleged conservative godfather Art Pope is trying to tell us it’s a bad idea to write off Mitch McConnell and the boys in DC:  […] The White House has been closely monitoring the donor unease, concerned that it could derail the party’s 2018 efforts. Last week, Marc Short, Trump’s director…

Posted in campaign 2018 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

Tillis: Anger at Congress killing GOPe fundraising

The drive-bys tell us that the big donors to the national GOP are a wee bit miffed at their boys and girls on Capitol Hill: Republicans are confronting a growing revolt from their top donors, who are cutting off the party in protest over its inability to get anything done….

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The RNC and Grandpa, sittin’ in a tree …

Dallas’s grandpa recently got some love from DC GOPe HQ: The Republican National Committee (RNC) announced Robin Hayes will serve as Chairman of the State Chairmen, and RNC Co-Chair Bob Paduchik will serve as Chairman for the Presidential Nominating Process Committee. Chairman of the chairmen?  That sounds like that meaningless…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NCGOP Politics

#RNCinCLE: The heavy hand. Melania’s speech. And WHY is Dallas Woodhouse so angry?

It’s interesting to see all of the takes on the happenings so far in Cleveland.  On one hand, you have folks beating on Reince Priebus and the boys for being too top-down and heavy-handed.  Disrespecting the grassroots.  On the other hand, you have folks saying that this effort to unbind…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NCGOP Politics

Activist: Robin Hayes return, legacy of 2012, don’t bode well for integrity of 2016 GOP convention

That’s what NCGOP activist, and 2012 RNC delegate Sammy Dodd tells us in a written statement provided to us exclusively: As soon as I heard the news that Robin Hayes was elected the new NCGOP Chairman at the April 30th NCGOP Executive Committee Meeting and Kangaroo “Trial” Court to oust…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NCGOP Politics

Moore County’s Miriam Chu to challenge Fisher for NC’s RNC post

She’s been the fearless leader of Moore Tea Citizens — the largest Tea Party group in North Carolina.  She’s been out front in defending and supporting besieged NCGOP chairman Hasan Harnett.  She’s fearlessly questioned authority — both Democrats AND Republicans —  and successfully pressured government to be more citizen-friendly and…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

David Lewis aide seeking to replace his boss as NC’s RNC rep

If you can’t have the job, having someone in place who you can control is just as good.  The ever-so-controversial state Rep. David Lewis announced earlier he was stepping down as one of North Carolina’s two representatives on the Republican National Committee..  He survived a no-confidence vote with the help…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NCGOP Politics

Reading the writing on the wall

I’ve heard a lot about the political prowess of state Rep. David Lewis.  Like Kenny Rogers sang “You got to know when to hold ’em, know when to fold ’em, know when to walk away, know when to run.” Lewis’s announcement that he was not seeking re-election to his RNC…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics

#ncga: House’s Brody seeks to represent North Carolina on the RNC

A Republican state representative from Union County says he wants to represent his fellow North Carolina Republicans on the Republican National Committee.  The RNC allows for two elected committee members from each state — typically one man and one woman.  North Carolina is currently represented by Ada Fisher and state…