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Jim Womack’s NEXT chapter

  We came across this on social media:     The Conservative Coalition of North Carolina appears to be the end-result of a merger between three major Tea Party activist groups in western North Carolina.  With the addition of Womack from the eastern part of…

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#ncpol: ‘Gone Boy ‘. (And off to the Tillis campaign ???)

  The moles are chattering away again. They’re telling us that Dallas Woodhouse was escorted out of NCGOP HQ — on the orders of new party chairman Michael Whatley — prior to the expiration of his contract.       Sources tell us passwords were…

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NC-03: Utter hysteria in the email

  Talk about getting off message. Dr. Joan Perry is all over the place to such an extent that you can’t figure out where she is going or what she’s talking about.   Take her recent email blast, for instance.    Her opponent Greg Murphy…

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US Senate hopeful Sandy Smith neglects to mention the REAL family business

  She made a move  toward running for the Third Congressional District seat, but bailed on that plan at the last minute.  Now, Sandy Smith of Winterville, North Carolina is presenting herself as a GOP candidate for US Senate — joining a field likely to…

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Tillis and that rating from FiveThirtyEight.com

  Ninety-three percent! Ninety-five percent!  The Tillis campaign  eagerly throws those numbers out as a way of “proving” how conservative their man is.     Those figures actually come from a site called FiveThirtyEight.com, which was once owned by The  NY Times but is now…

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#ncpol: Walker backs out of US Senate run (for the second time now, I think)

  The fracas at the House Republican Caucus meeting kind of hinted that this was coming.  The Club For Growth was pushing hard for him,  but ‘Public Official A’ had to put his foot down and say NO.   (Rumors of  a Walker Senate run…

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NC-09: Look out. G.I. Ginger and his Chinese solar panels are getting miffed.

  It appears the Left’s wonder boy has found one more opportunity to tell us how smart he is: Solar investments by a company co-owned by Democrat Dan McCready are drawing fire from Republicans, who accuse him of “sending jobs to China” and even exposing…

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Thomas Milhaus Tillis?

  We all remember that Richard Milhaus  Nixon — on his way out the door — had a hell of a reputation for dirty tricks and skullduggery. He operated quite a bit like a James Bond villain.     Is our Thom channeling ‘Tricky Dick’?…

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NC-03: The NRA likes Greg Murphy in GOP runoff

  It’s been a big week for Greg Murphy.   First, Tea Party Express gave him their blessing.  And now comes the nation’s largest and most effective gun rights group:   […] Dr. Greg Murphy has received another key endorsement, this time from the National…

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Four days old, and the Whatley team is already screwing the pooch

    NCGOP officers aren’t supposed to be getting involved in GOP primaries.  Making endorsements.  None of that stuff.   Former senator Buck Newton — who got spanked in November 2016 by Josh Stein — issued an endorsement today of Joan Perry in the Third…