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Curiouser and curiouser: The fight to replace David Lewis

    Conservatives in Harnett County got some apparent good news when they heard local party chairman Maggie Sandrock was going to toss her hat in the ring to replace Lewis — the second ranking Republican in the NC House and consigliere to Speaker Timmy….

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Calling the Guv’s bluff: LIVE from Raleigh — It’s The Council of State.

    Most people don’t know much about The Council of State.  It is a state government body composed of all of the state officials who are elected statewide —  governor, lt. governor, auditor, attorney general, secretary of state, DPI superintendent, treasurer, and the commissioners…

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When Dale Folwell says ‘Jump!’ …

    I’m starting to see an interesting pattern here.   State treasurer Dale Folwell  (R) publicly complains about someone or something in the Cooper administration.  A short time later,  Team Cooper responds with an action pretty doggone close to what Folwell wanted fixed.  …

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Antifa, BLM storm, disrupt ‘Back The Blue’ rally in Charlotte

    “Peaceful protesters.”  Let the drive-by liars keep spinning their yarns.   This time, we have exclusive video.  (CAUTION:  THE VIDEO CONTAINS PROFANE LANGUAGE.)   This past Saturday,  a group of activists and some area clergy gathered in Charlotte’s Marshall Park to pay tribute…

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He’s outta here!

    State Rep. David Lewis, arguably the second most powerful member of his chamber,  has announced his “retirement” from the North Carolina House:   On Friday, Representative David R. Lewis (R-Harnett) announced that he will be withdrawing his name from the November General Election…

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NCGOP’s Whatley takes on state elections board, proposed “emergency” changes

    Michael Whatley, chairman of the state Republican Party, went before the press today to voice his organization’s concerns about the state board of elections’ “Emergency Order”.   A statement from GOP HQ  said:   “[…] We have grave concerns that the NCSBE surprise orders…

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Developers seeking to build solar schools in NC target of SC lawsuit

    A group of folks from North Carolina, who have been lobbying the General Assembly for a few years now to lease privately-owned school buildings (which may, um, *coincidentally* have solar panels on them) to local governments,  is now finding themselves in some legal…

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Campaign polling ???????

    Yes, indeed.  Perhaps it’s time to interrupt the wall-to-wall COVID talk to remind ourselves there is a pretty big election coming up in a few months.  Cardinal Point Analytics of Raleigh conducted some phone polling of likely North Carolina voters between July 13…

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Back to School with ol’ Roy

    Well,  Governor Doofus has released his “plan” to get the kiddos back into. school.   And it sounds like his grand plan is being bad-mouthed from all corners — parents, educrats, teachers, and politicians.  The staggered schedules and various options in the Cooper…

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Greg Murphy for GOVERNOR ???

      I’ve been around politics for a while.  In this game, rumors are as bountiful as pine straw in my neck of the woods.  Though, sometimes they do pan out.   Dr. Greg Murphy of Greenville has been quite the rising star.  He…