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STILL kicking the late senator Helms

  Our very own state Republican Party downplays the memory of Jesse Helms — despite the fact that HE was a tremendous force in making the GOP a power player in eastern North Carolina.  The vile knuckle-draggers in  the N&O and Charlotte Observer newsrooms did…

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Tillis: Being ‘Too Conservative’ is HARD.

  You wonder how some people have the gall to claim  what they claim.  Political uber-consultant Paul Shumaker has this template for his clients where they try to hide their ‘Screw Trump’ track record with a bunch of ‘I LOVE DJT’ babbling.  It didn’t work…

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“Gunning” for Lt. Dan?

  She’s only been in big league politics since 2015.  But SOMEONE — reportedly associates of senator Thom Tillis —  is promoting a gubernatorial run by state Rep. Holly Grange (R-Wilmington.)     In her first race — a special election — Grange was hit…

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Family Values crowd spooked by Tillis

  The North Carolina Values Coalition, arguably the largest and most powerful  social conservative lobby in the state,  is expressing their concerns about our junior US senator in a recent email blast to supporters:   […] After passage of the so-called “Equality Act” by the…

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#ncga: A majority leader and his money

  It’s always interesting to see the folks who write our tax laws, and decide what happens with OUR MONEY, struggle with the very same regulations and laws they foist on US.   We’ve discussed Speaker Timmy’s fiscal follies at length in the past.  Now…

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#ncpol: A front-runner for NCGOP E.D.?

      It’s going to take someone special to fill Dallas’s over-sized clown shoes.  But word is leaking out about a familiar name ( to political insiders) being the front runner for the job.   Does the name Jim Burton ring any bells?  If…

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#hayesscandal: New judge? Dem replaced by Republican

    The bribery case involving former NCGOP chairman Robin Hayes was slated to be heard by federal Judge (and Democrat)  Max Cogburn — most famous for single-handedly legalizing gay marriage in North Carolina.  Now, it appears that US District Judge Kenneth Bell — a…

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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…