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How many votes to impeach Dallas?

The cartoon character is at it again.  (IF ONLY we could get the brain to vet things before they come out of his mouth …): The state Republican Party executive director raised the possibility that state Supreme Court justices could be impeached if they ruled…

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Steinburg: No comment on my b-ball deal. (On my opponent? SURE.)

Stein-ball a/k/a The Steinburg Invitational has finally caught the interest of Bob Steinburg’s Democrat opponent in November: Cole Phelps, the Democratic candidate in state Senate District 1, criticized his Republican opponent, Bob Steinburg, on Saturday for seeking and receiving a $50,000 sports marketing contract from…

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#ncga: Ken Goodman, RADICAL LEFTIST ???

That wacky political operation for the House GOP caucus is at it again.  I called them out once already for going over the top.  Now, they’re just really reaching and stretching, and, and, and ….(*SIGH*) Let’s look back at a fellow named William Brisson.  He…

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McCrory putting the shiv to Raleigh Republicans

They hated his guts while he was governor.  But ol’ Pat sure is giving the lefties what they need these days. Exhibit 1:  McCrory has teamed up with the other living former governors (Hunt, Easley, Perdue, Martin) to publicly campaign AGAINST two of the constitutional…

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#ncga: Stein-ball affair “under review” in Currituck

Another driveby media outlet on the coast is sounding off on Stein-ball (aka “The Steinburg Invitational”):  […] What the county is buying is advertising and promotion, said Currituck travel and tourism director Tameron Kugler in an email this week. The county is buying that exposure with…

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#ncga: Even DEMS enjoy mocking Jeff Jackson

It’s good to see we’re not alone on this one. When the parody Twitter accounts start popping up, you KNOW voting time is getting closer. Tim Barnsback is the Democrat nominee in House District 86 — currently held by Hugh Blackwell.  Barnsback apparently encountered a…

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#ncga: A wee bit creepy

(No, Dallas.  I’m not talking about YOU.) I found a link to the House Republican Caucus website on Twitter.  It led me to a post about HD-63 candidate Erica McAdoo (D).  A button invites visitors to “Learn More.” When  you click on the link, you…

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Can’t even sell BOOZE right.

Sometimes, it’s NOT as easy as A-B-C.  That’s what state auditor Beth Wood’s latest audit has found: The office in charge of North Carolina’s state-run liquor stores has wasted millions of taxpayer dollars through years of mismanagement, according to an audit released Thursday morning. The…

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#ncga: Currituck officials circle wagons against taxpayer critique of Steinburg Invitational

*It’s really something when the little people start asking questions about just what those really smart people in elected office are doing, eh?* Apparently, the folks in power in Currituck County are hearing from the little people about the decision to fund The Steinburg Invitational…

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#ncga: Drivebys Tee-Up the Steinburg Invitational

The Elizabeth City Daily Advance has decided to wake up from its Rip Van Winklish slumber and call Bob Steinburg’s taxpayer-funded basketball deal what it is: State Rep. Bob Steinburg, R-Chowan, says he didn’t break any laws or ethics rules when his new sports marketing…