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Holding taking heat over decisions re: John Edwards

        George Holding, former US attorney and current GOP nominee for the 13th congressional district, is facing questions from Edwards case jurors, legal experts, and the mainstream media about his decision to probe and prosecute former Democrat U.S.  Senator and vice-presidential nominee…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Media NC legislature Obama Politics Republicans

The declining value of the “Republican” and “conservative” political labels

        In this nightmarish economy, we’re seeing a lot of things lose their value.  In recent years, we’ve also begun to see the decline in value of the “conservative” and “Republican” labels. We used to have a clear idea of WHO was…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Moore County Politics

Tim Lea, The Pilot, and Larry Caddell’s evil plot to team up with Bojangles’ and rule the world

You would think — after having ridden with Tim Lea’s story about Bojangles, only to have it blow up in their faces — The Pilot would be working hard to try and regain SOME credibility with its readers. Let’s recap:  Moore County commissioner Tim Lea…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress DENR Media Moore County NC legislature NC State Government Politics

The Pilot: pushing far-left talking points, telling half of the story, and mocking the few readers it has left

You have to just LOVE Yankees who move down here and chastise us for not being more like the morally and fiscally-bankrupt blue states they fled. Steve Bouser, The Pilot’s minister of propaganda overseeing the paper’s op-ed pages, is a textbook example of just such antics. …

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Duke Energy, The Democrats & KARMA

        Duke Energy  has dumped a lot of money into the Democrat National Convention effort in Charlotte. Duke boss Jim Rogers has been a very good friend and contributor to Democrat politicians and causes. Now,  the energy giant finds that all it…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NCGOP Politics

Walter Dalton & Barry Obama: bureaucratic parasites, economic gurus

I find it absolutely amazing that someone who has spent their WHOLE adult life on the government payroll could have the gall to portray themselves as an expert on what’s best for the private sector.   First, we get Barack Hussein Obama (mmmm — mmmm —…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NC legislature Politics

Beaufort County Commissioner sounds off on Thom Tillis, Arthur Williams

    Republican activists in Eastern North Carolina are continuing to fume over allegations that GOP leaders in Raleigh are meddling in local primaries.  Earlier this week, a GOP activist from Carteret County told us that Speaker Thom Tillis, NCGOP vice chair Wayne King, and…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Moore County Politics

IS Tim Lea actually the editor of The Pilot? (Inquiring minds want to know)

      THAT is a question being asked by many people — who attend Moore County government meetings and then compare what they witnessed to The Pilot’s coverage.  I checked in with one of my faithful readers — an insider in county government —…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NCGOP Politics

NCGOP convention delegate says Speaker Tillis, party vice-chair King ‘bullied’ her

        Carteret County Republican activist Jessica Hult had an eye-opening experience as a delegate to the recent NCGOP convention in Greensboro: “I’ve been a delegate to the state convention a number of times.  I’ve been to the national convention. I’ve NEVER had anyone talk to…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics

NCGOP lawyering up against party activists?

2012 is really turning out to be the Year of The Lawyer in North Carolina politics.  First, we have the Pat McCrory campaign lawyering up to sue a Democrat PAC and WTVD Newschannel11 over a campaign ad.  Then, we get a complaint filed by lawyers…