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For Everybody else …

What’s left — beyond local races — are the legislative, congressional, judicial, and amendment decisions.  Fasten your seatbelts as we hit you with our two cents: NC Supreme Court.  A victory in this race for Anita Earls (D) in this race would make the wildest…

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#FreeBobLee: Twitter censorship hits close to home

Haymaker fans from the Raleigh area may be familiar with blogger BobLee .  You may recall the trouble he and his partner-in-crime AgentPierce stirred up on the N&O’s comment section back-in-the-day. BL is a friend of The Haymaker.  We link to his stuff on our blogroll….

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Gettin’ WOKE at the coffee shop

A coffee shop is closing up on the Duke campus. Why is this news?  Ask The N&O: The owner of Joe Van Gogh Coffee is closing his shop on the Duke University campus, he said Friday, to preserve the company’s “brand independence without conditions.” Company…

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#NC-03: Pardon me, sir. Your pants are ON FIRE.

Well, primary season is mercifully coming to an end. It sounds like somebody is trying to dig himself out of a big ol’ hole: […Scott] Dacey, a federal lobbyist for Native American tribes, has received more than $41,000 from tribal and gambling-related donors, according to…

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#ncga: What about Bob?

Rep. Bob Steinburg called this site out on Facebook over the weekend — encouraging us to watch a Facebook live video called #straighttalkwithbob.  Of course, we got intrigued and tuned in.  We got treated to about a half-hour of pure nonsense.  It was worse than…

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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: What’s a little election LAW between friends?

Remember Dallas calling everybody seeking warm bodies to put their names on the May ballots?  Who needs actual party-building when you can play the whole Potemkin village,stalking-horse game?  *What could go wrong?* Anyway, it appears the little cartoon character has struck AGAIN: Sen. Jeff Jackson,…

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*WWJD?* (Give ALL his cash to Dallas!)

  Here we are on one of the holiest weeks of the Christian and Jewish faiths.  Offering plates are being passed all over America to support all sorts of good works. Even “the reverend” Woodhouse is passing the plate this weekend (via your email inbox):…

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Leftist wacko Dem: Ted Budd “training mass shooters”

Leftists and their drive by comrades seem to enjoy parsing every single syllable posted on social media by elected Republicans and elected Republicans.  But what about drivel disseminated by leftists on these same platforms?  Like THIS, for instance: “May be training mass shooters”  ????  …

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#ncpol: “Republican” Charles Jeter teams w/ Common Cause re:”gerrymandering”

Charlie Jeter.  During his time in the House, he racked up a record as the most liberal Republican.  Yet, he got elected conference chairman and was a close ally of Speakers Thom Tillis and Tim Moore. Ol’ Charlie would regularly screw his GOP colleagues on…