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Southern Pines Pilot newspaper owner on invite list for Dalton fundraiser

    Democrat gubernatorial nominee Walter Dalton has a fundraiser scheduled in Raleigh on Tuesday that includes a veritable ‘Who’s Who’  of the state’s Democrat establishment.   (Speaking of the word ‘Who’  — Bob Etheridge is on the list of those scheduled to attend.) The…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

The man behind THOSE fliers @ NCGOP convention steps forward, firing from both barrels

          Todd Bennett of Farmville says NCGOP leaders interrogating and intimidating people about fliers passed out at the state GOP convention need to come see him:   “I did not write the flier.  It was emailed to me by a dear…

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Speaker Tillis behind Walter Jones endorsement of ex-Democrat Arthur Williams?

        Congressman Walter Jones (R-3) has endorsed former Democrat legislator Arthur Williams in the July 17th GOP runoff for North  Carolina State House District 6 in the Outer Banks. Williams, who formerly served the area as a Democrat in the General Assembly,…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Moore County Politics

Another Great Moment in Local Government: Tim Lea vs. The Airport

      Judging from the coverage in our local Pulitzer Prize-nominated paper of this week’s Moore County board of commissioners meeting — and input from my sources present at said meeting —  Moore County airport authority attorney Tom Van Camp scored a thorough, hands-down…

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Campaign 2012: For Dems, it’s no longer about the economy, stupid (It’s ALL ABOUT race.)

“It’s the economy, stupid.” — slogan on bulletin board in 1992 Clinton campaign ‘war room’ In 2008,  Barack Hussein Obama was sold to us as a great unifier, who was going to bring the country together to work for the greater good.  Now that he’s…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NC legislature NCGOP Paul Stam Politics

Tea Party group to Skip Stam: Thanks, but NO THANKS

  It’s become pretty clear that conservatives in Dare, Beaufort, Carteret and surrounding counties are unhappy with state House Speaker Thom Tillis.  Now,  a conservative group centered in Wayne County is voicing its displeasure with House Majority Leader Skip Stam. Citizens for Constitutional Liberties, a…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Moore County Politics

Trickle-down bias: NPR & our local media

        Steve Bouser, the op-ed page editor at the Southern Pines Pilot, has been listening to NPR again (and the kookiness is a-flowing from the pages of our local Pulitzer-Prize winning thrice weekly rag.) : Suppose the government said you could worship…

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Tillis, Black Caucus, John Locke Foundation team up to bash Senate GOP for NOT SPENDING MORE MONEY

“There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears…

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Screaming, pro-Obama teacher in NC keeps her job

              A Salisbury high school teacher who made national headlines — thanks to a video showing her screaming at a student for criticizing Barack Hussein Obama — is holding on to her job for another year: The North Rowan…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Economy Media Politics

AP & rest of MSM hoping for a successor to Obamacare

            The AP is running with a story today touting a poll they say shows “vast support” for new federal health care legislation if — as expected — The Supreme Court tosses out Obamacare: […] A new health care bill…