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NCGOP’s Short Memory Caucus

  Mark Martin, the Republican chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court, recently announced he was bailing out of that particular sinking ship to take a lucrative opportunity at a Virginia law school.  That left Democrat governor Roy Cooper with the opportunity to name a replacement for the Republican…

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Cooper strikes Newton, DeLuca from NCGOP’s SBoE recommendation list

Governor Roy Cooper has advised Dallas and his Grandpa over on Hillsborough Street to  submit two new names ASAP for consideration for the NCGOP’s two seats on the new five-member state board of elections. NCGOP leadership was initially asked to submit four recommendations for the party’s two seats on the…

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Cooper ignored 2010 voting allegations in Bladen

What a difference (nearly) a decade can make.  Word has come out that the SBI was all over some serious allegations of voting irregularities in Bladen County as early as 2010.  The North Carolina Department of Justice was alerted.  Anyone remember WHO was attorney general (AKA head of that department)…

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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 News interview. I don’t remember…

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Thom’s tholl road makes a cameo in campaign 2018

Dan Forest says I-77 is all Roy Cooper’s fault.  Jeff Tarte’s November opponent says it’s HIS fault.  (Tarte says cancel the contract, worry about paying for it later.)  Voters in November 2016 said it was all Pat McCrry’s fault. Cooper’s team says it’s too expensive to try and stop now….

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#ncga: GOP looking to OUTSPEND Cooper ???

We told you about the conservative majority in the General Assembly agreeing to knock state spending up ONE BILLION DOLLARS above 2017-2018 totals. Now, it appears they’re trying to outspend Gov. Roy Cooper by $200 million. Check out the graphic below: A Raleigh GOP operative posted this on Twitter to…

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Cooper wants the lunch ladies evaluating your kid’s mental health

Gun control weenies want to empower the hourly employee at War-Mart’s gun counter to evaluate each customer’s mental state.  Now, Governor Roy Cooper wants to give the same power to the lunch lady at your kid’s school: Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday called for $130 million in the state budget…

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#ncga: Hey, here’s a thought. GIVE IT BACK.

It must have been quite a spectacle on Jones Street yesterday listening to all those honorables lecturing the Democrat administration about ethics. ( *Because we ALL KNOW that pay-to-play, sleazy backroom deals, and shakedowns for cash in exchange for favors never, never, never, never, ever, never, ever ever, ever,ever, ever,…

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Roy & his boys: Hittin’ rock bottom

There’s all kinds of national news about how the Democrats are in trouble. North Carolina Democrats — with their bloodthirsty crusade against 100 year old statues and attempts to refight one of the bloodiest eras in our nation’s history — are really hammering that notion home. Roy Cooper wants some…

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VETO: ‘Governor Vandalism’ MAY have a point on Peaslee pay

Our Guv-til’ – 2020 handed down yet another veto Monday.  This time it was on “clarifying changes” in HB 770.  Here’s Ol’ Roy’s take: […] This special pay benefit for one employee getting two state salaries is unnecessary and unfair to other state employees. In addition, the legislature taking two…