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Char-Meck schools go ‘gangsta’ on N. Meck taxpayers

Not so long ago, we were told how terrible it was to crack down on local governments.  (Something about bathrooms and cross-dressing.) Well, that apparently only applies if sane folks are hassling the liberal counter-culture. Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools has dropped a bomb on taxpayers in North…

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#ncga: David Lewis, ETHICS LAW chairman ???

I stumbled across this gem today: Ethics Law Chairman?  I knew Lewis was the big elections kahuna for the House.  But putting him in charge of ANYTHING akin to ETHICS??? (Yikes.) Let’s review, shall we? December 2015:  Lewis was the subject of an ethics complaint…

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#ncga: To be continued …

In the wake of the felony indictment of Bob Steinburg’s top legislative AND campaign aide,  Steinburg supporters immediately blasted the grand jury’s decision as part of a Dare County-based political conspiracy.  One would have to wonder if they’ll stand by that argument — given that…

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2009 v. 2018: Contracts, Secrecy, and Steinburg.

County bureaucrats are exposed as having engaged in a sketchy contractual deal with an outside company.  The county commissioners were unaware.  Grassroots activists cry foul.  Bloggers rage. Sound familiar, Currituck County?  That was Chowan County in 2009.  One of those bloggers raising a fuss at…

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#ncpol: Shumaker driving NC govs protest of amendments?

The state’s drivebys are captivated by the fact that all living former governors came out against TWO of the proposed constitutional amendments on the November ballot.  Now, it appears the man behind the curtain on this gubernatorial protest is none other than uber-consultant Paul Shumaker…

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#ncga: Let’s do the (constitution amendment) hustle!

After being swatted down by some judges, the honorables are back in town to take another stab at (at least) TWO of the six amendments to the state constitution we are slated to vote on in November. The deadlines for printing ballots are fast approaching….

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#ncga: Harnett’s David Lewis moves his campaign ops to Raleigh

According to campaign finance documents, it apparently happened during the second quarter of 2018.  (June 29, to be exact.) As late as the first quarter of 2018, state Rep. David Lewis’s campaign finances were handled by TRP CPAs of Dunn, North Carolina — which is…

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#ncga: Stein-ball uproar forces changes in Currituck policy

Commissioner (and state House candidate and Bob Steinburg BFF) Bobby Hanig says that, even though the hubbub over The Steinburg Invitational is unwarranted, changes need to be made in the way the county does business: In response to what Currituck County Board of Commissioners Chairman…

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A courtroom win for The Constitution Party

And the hits keep coming for the powers-that-be on Jones Street: For the second time this month, a new state law targeting individual candidates running for office this November has been found unconstitutional. The state’s newly formed Constitution Party and three of its candidates won…

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#ncga: Jones St. Dems Okey-Dokey with mob violence

At least these three freaks from Orange County are: So, mob violence is an acceptable response to not getting your way on the House floor?  What a pack of lowlifes. You may remember this dingleberry as the guy who is ashamed to be white.  Meyer…