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N&O: High taxes NO BIG DEAL

          Well, The Ol’ Reliable has started up their fact-check series on political ads.  And the first victim is an ad by the Republican Governors Association: Claim: “Under Perdue and Dalton’s high tax policies, 40,000 more North Carolinians are out of work.”…

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NC Gov Race 2012: NC Dems throwing stones in a glass house

  The clever, clever crotch-punchers at Goodwin House (A/K/A North Carolina Democrat HQ) have deployed a site parodying Republican Pat McCrory’s official campaign site. The parody site, called TeamMcCrory.com, features a video that makes a BIG deal out of McCrory business dealings that look A…

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Bartlett, N&O sweeping O’Keefe vote fraud video under the rug

      The fat man is singing to The N&O — and he, state elections director Gary Bartlett,  is poo-pooing the disturbing video evidence put forth by James O’Keefe and Project Veritas: A conservative filmmaker known for exposing ACORN debuted a new video Tuesday…

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Club for Growth: Renee’s a RINO

  Boy.  File this under things we would have liked to have seen prior to May 8. The Club For Growth, a political action committee which aims to elect free-market conservatives to Congress, has released a report on the freshman GOP Members of Congress entitled…

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A Charlotte Observer op-ed, a bunch of attorneys, and gay marriage. (Grab a seat. Get comfy. Pass the popcorn.)

  An op-ed in The Charlotte Observer this past weekend has quite a few tongues wagging within Charlotte’s legal and political communities. David Jones, a Charlotte attorney and marriage amendment opponent, took Franklin Graham to task and put a new spin on the question “What…

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Loyalty Oaths for the NCGOP?

      If you thought the Democrat convention in Greensboro was fun, it’s looking like the June NCGOP convention might be trying to compete with its opposite number. UNITY is the buzzword among GOP establishment types.  That concept was used to stifle Tea Party…

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What? Vote fraud in good ol’ NC?

  The General Assembly TRIED to get voter ID laws passed this session, over the loud vehement protests of Lame Duck Bev and her leftist cronies.  We were told that those laws are racist and hurt the poor.  We were told that vote fraud is…

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Feds turn off the money spigot for long-term unemployed in NC

Remember when those highly compassionate souls — Bev Perdue, Barry Obama, et. al — told us that unemployment benefits NEEDED to be extended by 20 weeks (even though we have NO money to pay for it)?  The time limit was 79 weeks, but it got…

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The Ruling Class’s ‘Shiny objects’ strategy for campaign 2012

“Meet the new boss. Same as the old boss.  [ …]   We won’t get fooled again.” —  The Who It’s often been said that you can get the attention of — or distract — puppies, kittens and babies by dangling shiny objects in front…

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Runoffs are put-up-or-shut-up time for NC Tea Party supporters

Well, The Tea Party folks really don’t have a whole lot to smile about in the wake of the May 8th primaries in North Carolina.  The establishment — The Ruling Class — in both parties got pretty much EVERYTHING they wanted.  Republican Members of Congress…