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#ncpol: First big scandal of NCGOP era in Raleigh is re: insurance AND NOT SOLAR. (Who’da thunk it?)

  If you told me early on about perp-walking politicos around Charlotte and Raleigh, I sure would have believed it to have been tied to shady solar deals on Jones Street.  But no, it turned out to be what looks like a petty ham-handed effort…

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NC-09: Mr. McCready and the company he keeps

  You can often tell a lot about a person by looking at the people closest to them.  For instance, we know that Dan McCready was very cozy during the 2018 version of this race with some of the most radical leftists the nation has…

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The next scandal to smack Raleigh

  To get a preview, just look at what’s already happening south of our state border: Horry County Schools’ $220 million deal with a contractor to build five new schools prompted a state law enforcement investigation, the district revealed Tuesday in a statement.   The…

Posted in campaign 2018 Media NC legislature Politics

Solar goons a wee-bit cash-poor through Q2 2018

Things appear to be a little tight for the folks who specialize in lining politician pockets so that said politicians will give them lots of taxpayer money to buy and play with solar panels and windmills.  These folks don’t appear to be raising much money…

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#ncga: Shouting “socialism” in a rubber room

You can tell election time is getting close.  State Rep. Bob Steinburg  and his team are revving up the whisper & slander machine that so effectively eviscerated primary opponent Clark Twiddy. It’s almost funny to see how Ol’ Bob transitions on his Facebook page from…

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Have solar goons shanghaied Lt. Dan?

I’m seeing some things on Twitter that are making me a wee bit uncomfortable.  Here’s one: And HERE is another: Kairos Governmental Affairs and Betsy McCorkle are leading mouthpieces for renewable energy government mandates and government subsidies of solar and wind energy.  The fact that…

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#ncga: Steinburg’s windmills under-performing, hurting Navy ops

State Rep. — and wannabe state senator – Bob Steinburg makes no bones about his support for government-subsidized solar and wind energy.  Here he is just last year: A group of North Carolina legislators want to see a recently opened wind farm in Pasquotank and…

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#ncga: Solar school scheme seeking growth in NC besieged by lawsuits in SC

Remember the guys who were seeking the General Assembly’s permission to use government money to develop school buildings (with a bunch of solar panels on them, of course) that can then be leased BACK to local governments? Well, this development group has been hard at…

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Tilli$$$ goes to bat for solar goons

In 2014, we got promised all kinds of action to kill ObamaCare.  Unfortunately, the man from Florida Tennessee Cornelius Huntersville has given us a whole lot of effort on stuff — illegal aliens and solar — that pleases his biggest donors. From Politico, here’s his…

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#ncga: A familiar face from 2012?

Republican Ed Goodwin gave Elaine Marshall a spirited challenge in the 2012 Secretary of State race. Now, it appears Goodwin is eyeing a different route to Raleigh: Eddy Goodwin, a former state ferry director and former Chowan commissioner, says he plans to run for state…