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Catching a snake, but not a break.

  I’m just going  to leave this right here. (Read to the bottom.)  

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#hayesscandal: Trial by Sept. ?

    Thaaaaaaaaat is what the drive-bys are reporting.     Robin Hayes,  NCGOP chairman UNTIL YESTERDAY,  and his three co-defendants could be in  front of a trial judge as early as September of this year.   (Meanwhile,  Republican candidates will be facing off against…

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Former NCGOP ED: criminal charge dropped, but out of a job

    I don’t quite know HOW we missed this one about Dallas’s predecessor when  it broke.  (Of course,  we’ve been  a wee bit busy lately):   Todd Poole, a former executive director for the NC GOP and senior staff member for several Republican elected…

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The NCGOP 2019 convention: The decline and fall of a political party.

  It had all the chaos of the Venezuelan economy (and every bit of the integrity of that country’s elections).  But — once again — the crowd that gave us Eli Global, Robin Hayes, and those five criminal counts has managed to maintain its stranglehold…

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Report: Dems fretting about their prospects for Tillis seat

  State senator Erica Smith (D) HAS a dream:   Before Thom Tillis was a vulnerable Republican senator, before Barack Obama became the first black president and while Donald Trump was embarking on an early season of his hit NBC show “The Apprentice,” Erica Smith…

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#hayesscandal: The Defendant, a “distraction”?

    Once again, somnambulant Jim Morrill has the story wrong:   *Doesn’t want to be a distraction.  How freakin’ thoughtful.*   Also, he’s not Ex.  He’s STILL the chairman.  (He made a dubious, sketchy appointment of an “acting chairman.”)   Apparently,  there are not…

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NC-03: Pay no attention to what I said (and did) ON TAPE

  It takes a whole lot of gall to deny saying or doing stuff that you can be seen and heard doing ON TAPE. But Joan Perry is mastering that trick beautifully — all while spouting Bible verses.   During Monday’s debate with Greg Murphy,…

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Trannies in the ladies room + baby killing: NC Democrats in 2019

  They’ll call you  a bigot if you don’t want guys dressed like girls in the restroom or locker room with your wives or daughters.  They’re also for stronger protections for barnyard animals than for newborn humans.  Meet Wayne Goodwin’s Democrat Party, 2019 edition.  …

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Shaking down legislators, NCGA lobbyists to save ol’ Thom?

  Once again, we’ve got mail.     Lunch on  a Monday in Raleigh with lil’ Timmy, fossilized Leo, and Phil  Berger’s beard stubble.  *Golly, gee. Clear my calendar.* Garland Tucker has lined up a fundraiser  whose sponsors include  four dozen or so heavy hitters…

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NC-03: Another day, ANOTHER Joan Perry misstatement?

  The Joan Perry campaign has been frenetically painting their gal as a diehard supporter of President Trump and all his efforts to control illegal immigration and to secure the southern border.  Perry, herself, reiterated those comments last night at the candidate forum at Pitt…