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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…

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#ncpol: Rip Van Morrill vs. Clarence Thomas

Somebody needs to wake Jim Morrill up and tell him it is no longer 1991.  Yes, dear readers, 27 years after the fact — The Charlotte Observer’s Jim Morrill is trying to derail the career of Clarence Thomas.  He penned a lazy piece of tripe…

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#ncga: And the Senate $$$ …

NCFEF has also looked at Senate campaign cash.  Again, as with the House, these are year-end 2017 numbers and only take into account what folks with active campaign committees reported. Senate Republicans reported $3.86 million in cash-on-hand.  Democrats reported $1.23 million on-hand at year-end. Top…

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#ncga: Threats, a primary, and a lawsuit.

You wonder why more people don’t throw their hats in Raleigh’s poltiical ring. Dare County Republican Beverly Boswell campaigned as a conservative and has served as a conservative.  She hasn’t minced words.  And that has made her a lot of enemies. The ACLU and their…

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#ncga: “My senator bought me a fur coat!”

Moore County is entering a brave new world with its THIRD state senator in six years.  Tom McInnis (R-Richmond) is the incumbent in our new district.  He’s going to be facing a primary from the mayor of Whispering Pines.  Just in case McInnis makes it…

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Trans Studies Reading Group? (Yay!) Feminist Decolonial Politics? (um, Double Yay!)

Some of you may be taking a break from stressing over how you’re going to pay that tuition bill for the rugrats from that UNC institution of,um, higher learning.  Some of you may still be steaming over “Sex Week” or that $17 million for “diversity”…

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From the NC Dem “Great Hope” to a holding cell

North Carolina Democrats were counting on him as their next big star.  Dan Blue III, son of former House speaker and current senator Dan  Blue, has chaired the Wake County Democratic Party and had been a regular fixture on NC Spin.  He was the Democrat…

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#ncpol: Patrick McHenry and the woman with the “James Brown hair”

“I didn’t hear a word she said. I was looking at the James Brown wig. {…] I love James Brown. But it’s the same hair!”  –– Bill O’Reilly on US Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) ——— For all of you who thought uber-consultant Dee Stewart was…

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#ncpol: Lawyer tied to House leaders, NC Dems’ Goodwin INDICTED

The saga swirling around Raleigh attorney Mark Bibbs appears to prove that political corruption IS bipartisan: […] Raleigh attorney and lobbyist Mark Bibbs faces ten criminal charges stemming from an investigation by the North Carolina Secretary of State’s Office that was prompted by a WBTV…

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#ncga: Um, “mystery” solved?

    The drivebys and their Democrat buddies are in quite a tizzy.  Legislative Republicans are heading back to Raleigh, and some liberal spidey-senses are a-tinglin’.  Colon “Toilet Boy” Campbell — (AND a co-author !!!) — ponder the GOP’s “mystery agenda in today’s N&O.  Senator…