Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Kay Hagan Politics

Our very own Senator Sock Puppet keeps marching along to Chuck Schumer’s orders

  U.S. Senator Kay Hagan — also affectionately known in these parts as “Chuck Schumer’s sock puppet” — was in The Charlotte Observer groaning and moaning about “The War on Women.” Hagan owes her very existence in the Senate to New York’s senior senator, so…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics

Dalton v. McCrory: The ETHICS election?

    The Democrat campaign machine has been utilizing Joseph Goebbels’ ‘Big lie’ strategy — repeating something over and over until people accept it as fact — against Republican  Pat McCrory.    Too close to lobbyists.  In Bed with corporations.  Corporate Jets.  Who Pays  Pat?…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Politics

Tillis, Berger, McCrory & co. can learn A LOT from Wisconsin’s Scott Walker

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker went toe-to-toe and nose-to-nose with the left wing’s nastiest, most ruthless elements and came away a winner.   Walker got pounded in the media about his push for cuts in entitlements and other state spending.  Instead of waffling, and backing off…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics

McCrory v. Dalton: ‘Dirty campaigning’ is in the eye of the beholder

While the state’s economy continues to crash and burn, the Democrat and Republican campaigns for North Carolina governor are busy talking about who is the dirtiest campaigner.   What exactly is dirty campaigning? Well, breaking into your opponent’s HQ to plant listening devices is dirty campaigning. …

Posted in Campaign 2012 Law & Order Media NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

Waiting for Team Tillis to stand up and fight

It is hard to understand the squeamishness on the part of Speaker Thom & the House leadership in today’s N&O re: voter id.  Speaker Tillis and Rep. David Lewis say they can’t get the votes for a bill that demands some form of government issue…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Moore County Politics

Facebook: the new battleground for GOP nod in Insurance Commissioner race

  I know it’s tough to evaluate candidates for down-ballot races.  Sure, it’s pretty easy to separate the wheat from the chaff in the governor and presidential fields.  But when you get down to the judicial races and the council of state races, what is…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Politics

GOP-controlled U.S. House: more debt in 15 months than in ALL of the first 97 Congresses COMBINED

      It took nearly 200 years for previous Congresses to do what John Boehner, Eric Cantor and the rest of the Honorables have managed to do in 15 months:  amass $1.59 trillion in debt.   Before the sputtering starts about how  “Harry Reid…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NC legislature Politics

“Let’s play CHANGE THE SUBJECT!”

    All of us have things that we REALLY don’t  want to talk about.  State Democrats DON’T want to talk about Barry Obama, John Edwards, David Parker, Jay Parmley, the economy. 13th congressional district GOP nominee George Holding DOES NOT want to talk about…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Moore County NCGOP Politics

Tea Party group issues runoff endorsements: Causey, Forest, Goodwin, Keadle & Tedesco

    Moore Tea Citizens — one of North Carolina’s largest TEA Party organizations — has stepped forward with its very FIRST official campaign endorsements. ( The group includes voters from within Moore County, as well as from counties bordering Moore.)  All of these endorsements…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics

Democrat PAC smacks McCrory AGAIN

  It’s the eve of the NCGOP convention, and the Democrats are carpet-bombing the guy at the top of the state Republican ticket.  Another ad, questioning Pat McCrory’s ethics has come out. The McCrory campaign has already threatened litigation against the PAC behind this, and…