Posted in campaign 2020 Media NCGOP Politics

Top aide to NeverTrump presidential candidate, MD Dems, now consulting for NCGOP

    He’s worked for Democrats in Maryland.  He ran the Internet side of NeverTrump presidential candidate Evan McMullin’s independent campaign. Now,  he’s the webmaster for the NCGOP and a major player in the state party’s online fundraising efforts.  Meet Ian Patrick Hines of Hines…

Posted in campaign 2020 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

Tillis polling worse than in 2014

      Thom Tillis has been sitting in Washington for nearly six years now. But if you look at his polling, it appears the man is — like one Marty McFly — going ‘Back in Time.’   In the 2014 GOP primary, Tillis topped…

Posted in campaign 2020 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

ReOpen NC gains a powerful new ally

        Raleigh-based CaptiveAire CEO Bob Luddy is not mincing words in his open letter to Governor Roy Cooper: An urgent appeal to North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper:   For every COVID-19 case in North Carolina (4,500 estimated), 125 people have lost their…

Posted in campaign 2020 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Richard Burr

Burr sold DC townhouse to lobbyist same month he co-sponsored lobbyist’s bill

    On his way out the door,  Richard Burr is certainly prompting quite a bit of discussion on ethics and criminal law.   His earlier (questionable) stock market trades have been defended by his team as simply a product of his prowess on Wall…

Posted in campaign 2020 Dan Forest Media NCGOP Politics

Forest: Effort to Reopen NC needs more info, cooperation from Cooper

    Lt.  Governor Dan Forest is a fan of getting NC’s economy up and running again ASAP.  But he says the leaders of that effort need a lot more information and cooperation from the Cooper administration: While elected officials and healthcare leaders across the…

Posted in campaign 2020 Congress Greg Murphy Media NCGOP Politics

US Rep. Greg Murphy’s prescription for coping with, coming back from coronavirus

    One of North Carolina’s newest Members of Congress has offered up his two cents on the current crisis and how to find our way out:   Periods of adversity have been a hallmark of human existence. Wars, natural disasters, and past pandemics have…

Posted in campaign 2020 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Richard Burr

GOPe: Throwing Richard Burr under the bus?

      It’s one thing to see conservatives and RINOs squabble, but it definitely IS a head scratcher when a RINO-on-RINO fracas breaks out.     For instance, take this campaign release from Georgia’s appointed US senator Kelly Loeffler (R):   Hmmm.   Loeffler…

Posted in campaign 2020 Congress Mark Meadows Media NCGOP Politics

Meadows already making waves in his new job

      Mark Meadows has apparently exported the hard-nosed style that made him famous (or infamous) on Capitol Hill down the street to his new digs at 1600 Penn:   President Donald Trump’s new chief of staff, Mark Meadows, has escalated tensions in the…

Posted in Congress Media NCGOP Politics Richard Burr

ANOTHER Richard Burr stock market scandal?

    We all know about the stock sales just before the coronavirus lockdown crashed the economy.   This time,  it apparently involves a Dutch fertilizer company:   The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Richard Burr, sold off almost $47,000 dollars worth of shares…

Posted in campaign 2020 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

Raleigh lefties encourage coup at Treasurer’s office

    Isn’t it interesting how the peace, love, and “freedom” crowd is always the first to advocate for the unilateral snatching of rights and making of changes — without a single vote being cast?  (Or the whole story being told?)     Well,  Rob…