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WELL. What do we make of THIS?

    Newly-sworn state HHS secretary Aldona Wos has tapped one of Louisiana’s top health care officials to run the Medicaid program in North Carolina.   Carol Steckel was the point-person for Gov. Bobby Jindal’s efforts to fight the implementation of ObamaCare-inspired health insurance exchanges…

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GOP leaders soften stance on [BLANK]

        (I’m sorry if that headline makes me sound like Gene Rayburn, host of the old Match Game television  show.)  I am getting sick and  tired of seeing news stories that start off with that wording.  The congressional GOP has “softened” its…

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State Board of Elections, McClatchy Gang fight voter ID tooth-and-nail

        John Frank and the rest of “The Gang That Couldn’t Report Straight”  have found a state board of elections report showing that 613,000 state voters have NO photo ID whatsoever.  Most of us hear that and see an alarming potential for…

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McCrory STILL not interested in fighting ObamaCare

      There are a lot of grassroots folks rallying in Raleigh today to put some heat on legislators to follow the lead of SC, VA, TN and 22 other states in saying NO to ObamaCare.  As of yesterday, it sure sounds like Gov….

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Tony Tata, school buses, and NC’s educrat cartel

        Democrat Gary Pearce is beside himself over the appointment of former Wake County Schools superintendent Tony Tata as state DOT secretary.    (Gary and his buddy Carter Wrenn — two guys famous for being in the right place, hugged up to…

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SC state govt shows HOW to FIGHT ObamaCare

  On Wednesday,  grassroots activists will be rallying in Raleigh to pressure legislators to block implementation of ObamaCare in North Carolina.  Our neighbors to the South will be making some noise ONE DAY EARLIER in Columbia. On Tuesday, at 1 PM, there will be a…

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North Carolina, The Tenth Amendment, and ObamaCare

The start of the new calendar year started the clock ticking on the implementation of that economic nightmare known as ObamaCare.  Where we are NOW — the states are required to set up health care exchanges.  (Lame Duck Bev wrote President Barry, before leaving office,…

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Look, Ma! I’m governor!

    Today, at noon, the McCrory era began in Raleigh.  Pat McCrory, the Republican former mayor of Charlotte, broke the Queen City curse and got sworn in as North Carolina’s new chief executive.  What’s left of our mainstream media has spent most of the…

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The new McCrory math: Record unemployment + Billions in Debt = new multi-billion-$$$ light rail

  Gov.-elect Pat McCrory is not ruling out having the state pay up to 25 percent of the multi-billion dollar price tag on a light rail system for the Raleigh area.  This comes a matter of days after McCrory offered a “bleak assessment of [the]…

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When Gov. Pat talks, we listen …

        Like the throngs looking for smoke at The Vatican, the Carolinas media waited breathlessly for North Carolina governor-elect Pat McCrory’s address to The North Carolina Bankers’ Association.  Some highlights: […] First, however, McCrory says the state has to decide how it…