Posted in Education Media Moore County Politics The Pilot

Oh, look. A contract extension.

  I was examining the agenda for Monday night’s Moore County Board of Education meeting (3PM work session, 5pm closed session, 6 PM open session)  when I came across something rather curious.  The board will be voting on a contract extension for the superintendent —…

Posted in campaign 2020 Media NC legislature NC State Government Politics Roy Cooper

Buying votes with other people’s $$$$

  It’s hard to argue against Moms and babies.  And Governor Doofus knows this. He’s clearly gearing up for 2020:   Many state employees will soon get paid time off when they have a child, Gov. Roy Cooper announced Thursday. Cooper signed an executive order…

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Feds: Hayes conspired to BRIBE, LIED to the FBI

  It’s getting worse, people.  Details from the US attorney’s office are shedding even more light on the accusations against the sitting NCGOP chairman.   Here’s a copy of the indictment against Robin Hayes and three others.     (Proceed carefully,  The details in the…

Posted in Media NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics

#ncga: Clarifying LITTER ????

  *SMDH.*  (Seriously?????) If you ever needed evidence that these people spend too damn much time in Raleigh, HERE IT IS.  State Rep.  John Torbett (R), a Friend-of-Timmy, has decided that we’re not smart enough to know what IS and IS NOT litter.  So, he’s…

Posted in Education Media NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics

RINO rage over DPI’s Johnson

I was a little lukewarm about Mark Johnson when I first met him during the 2016 primary campaign.  But since he’s been in office, he’s done a bang-up job of getting on the last nerve of all the right people. Here’s the latest: The fight…

Posted in Education Media NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics

#ncpol: Cut, baby, cut.

I don’t know about you.  But it boils my blood to see stuff — that,if it disappeared, NOBODY would notice — get routinely funded with our tax dollars.  For instance, about half of the stuff under the jurisdiction of the state Department of Administration.  The…

Posted in Education Law & Order Media NC legislature NC State Government Politics Roy Cooper

Cooper wants the lunch ladies evaluating your kid’s mental health

Gun control weenies want to empower the hourly employee at War-Mart’s gun counter to evaluate each customer’s mental state.  Now, Governor Roy Cooper wants to give the same power to the lunch lady at your kid’s school: Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday called for $130…

Posted in Education Media NC legislature NC State Government Politics

$17 million worth of Dee-versity!!! (Um, yay?)

We’ve got yet another nugget for you to feast on and seethe over the next time some pointy-headed edu-crat tries to tell you there just isn’t enough of other people’s cash to “educate” all of those young skulls-of-mush: Public universities in North Carolina spend nearly…

Posted in Education Media NC legislature NC State Government Politics

UNC-C(ommunism)

I didn’t think it was possible, but the folks who brought you “Sex Week” have outdone themselves: Last year, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte made an announcement to great fanfare: The university would soon open a branch of the Confucius Institute, the Chinese…

Posted in Media NC legislature NC State Government Politics

Taxpayers on the hook for High Point pro baseball

Settle back, folks.  This is a story that involves something in Raleigh that you likely don’t hear much about — The Local Government Commission. Here is an explanation of the commission from the state treasurer’s web site: […] In 1931 the North Carolina General Assembly…