Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Larry Kissell Media NCGOP Politics

When will the NCGOP learn?

            This little jewel just popped up on our Twitter feed:   @scott_lasterScott Laster RT @McHenryCampaign: We need your help to reach our Facebook goal. Like our campaign page & help us reach 600 tonight!facebook.com/ReElectMcHenry… Scott Laster is the “executive director”…

Posted in Bev Perdue Campaign 2012 Law & Order Media NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics

‘McCarthyism’ rears its ugly head in Racial Justice Act political drama

      Leftists are utilizing tactics they have long despised — loudly and publicly — in an effort to intimidate people who believe that violent criminals deserve the harshest possible punishments.  When they had the majority in the General Assembly, Democrats rammed through The…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Economy Media NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics

Bureaucrats, pimps, politicians, and drug dealers: birds of a feather with different means, same ends

  On a daily basis,  I am amazed at how hard government works to keep people dependent on the bureaucracy.  Working hard and reaping rewards of your labor doesn’t matter.  What matters is how grateful you are for all the money and services bestowed upon…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Republicans

Big changes in the air: So long, Sue

  The Charlotte Observer is reporting that U.S. Rep. Sue Myrick (R-Charlotte) will not be seeking reelection in 2012.  Myrick has been a good, solid voice for conservatism in the House.  She will be missed. Filing for the May primary opens next week, so we…

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Richard Burr’s EPIC FAIL on congressional insider trading ban

        The U.S. Senate voted 93-2 to move forward on the STOCK bill, which lowers the boom on Members of Congress who use info they gain via their regulatory and oversight duties to make investment decisions.  The legislation arose from allegations raised…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

Last one out, turn out the lights …

Boy, the rats sure are abandoning the sinking ship.  I believe it is incredibly symbolic, fitting, and appropriate that BarryO will be holding his convention in a state where the Democrat Party is in a downward spiral free-fall toward electoral disaster. We learned today that…

Posted in Bev Perdue Campaign 2012 Media NC State Government NCGOP Politics Renee Ellmers

Who Am I? Ah’m gonna be yo’ next guvnah. BOOYAH! (Who ARE you?)

  He’s back.  Hide your kids. The sanctimonious, Bible-thumping, corn-pone snake oil salesman (and sidewalk wrestler) from Harnett County is hauling his carcass into the political spotlight ONE more time.  The right Rev. Bobby Etheridge is trying to move his “spending-spree-with-other people’s-money” routine — so…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Law & Order Media NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

L’affaire Laroque offers unique glimpse into secretive world of legislative ethics

        State Rep. Stephen Laroque — a close friend and political ally of House Speaker Thom Tillis — is taking a lot of heat over his management of two government-funded non-profits.  The N&O posted an item  raising questions about Laroque’s support of…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media NC legislature NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics

Will Big Government Republicans scam conservative voters ONE MORE TIME?

      In 1994’s Contract With America, U.S. House Republicans pledged to eliminate 95 federal programs.  By 2010, according to The Cato Institute, spending on those particular 95 programs had GROWN by 13 percent.  Andrew McCarthy, writing in National Review, tells us that the…

Posted in Bev Perdue Campaign 2012 Economy Media NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics

Tolls? Really? Seriously?

North Carolina drivers are paying the highest gasoline tax south of The Mason-Dixon Line.  Now, our state government wants to shake us down for what’s left in our pockets by implementing road tolls.  The tolls are reportedly for financing the planned expansion of the portion…