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NCDOT board: More trouble than it’s worth

In this age of dwindling tax revenue and budgets drowning in red ink, I have a few questions for the new conservative majority in the legislature. Why are we still funding a Human Relations Commission?  There are paid full time employees on this commission who…

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State Senate GOP blasts Boss Bev on ‘pay to play’

      The state Senate GOP majority issued a blistering release today attacking our state’s buffoonish governor for antics that cost The Tar Heel State jobs: Today Continental Tire announced the company’s plan to build a $500 million facility in South Carolina, creating at…

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Tillman: Leftists playing games with school $$$ numbers

State senator Jerry Tillman (R-Randolph), the #2 Republican in the state senate and likely Moore County’s next representative in that body, is taking leftist political activists to task for their rhetoric on state education appropriations.  Tillman, a former schools administrator, ought to know what he…

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Former U.S. AG addresses leftist whining about “assassination” of terrorists

    Michael Mukasey, a distinguished former federal judge and George W. Bush’s final attorney general, had a great piece in today’s Wall Street Journal tackling whining by Ron Paul, Walter Jones and their comrades about the “assassination” of terrorist mastermind Anwar al-Awlaki: The elimination…

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Why are lefties so scared of Art Pope?

Moore County’s waaaaaay-too-bipartisan former legislator SpeakerrrrrRichardMorgan™  railed against him  and had his allies blast him publicly in ads and letters to the editor.   SpeakerrrrrRichardMorgan™ even went after him via the legal system.  Leftists all over the blogosphere derisively refer to him as “The Puppetmaster” and…

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Now you’re talking, Mr. Speaker!

    NC state House Speaker Thom Tillis (R) recently speculated publicly about selling off state assets — like a hospital and a railroad — to help state government get its financial affairs in order.  Of course, the Chapel Hill – Carrboro crowd is P.O.’ed:…

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The N&O newsroom goes into overdrive to rehab Boss Bev

The newsroom at The Raleigh News & Observer appears to have taken over for Boss Bev’s war-weary Damage Control Team, which has been put through pure hell by their boss over recent weeks. Longtime N&O columnist and Establishment suck-up Rob Christensen chimed in today to…

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State pushing land deal that could benefit Bev’s son, Dem politicos

    The Associated Press is reporting that the state is offering an economic development package to an industry that includes land owned by a team that includes a Democrat state senator and one of Boss Bev’s appointees: A state lawmaker and a group of…

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Dem hack throws Boss Bev under the bus

I was watching “The Five,” which is the panel discussion show replacing Glenn Beck on Fox News, on Wednesday.  Democrat consultant Bob Beckel, who managed Walter Mondale’s disastrous 1984 presidential campaign, is one of the regular leftist contributors to the discussions. On Wednesday’s show, as…

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Berger: PLEASE don’t cancel 2012 NC Gov election

        I am sure North Carolina Republicans are sitting back and enjoying some rare bad publicity for Madame Governor.   State Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) put out this gem in a statement Wednesday: “In light of Gov. Perdue’s support…