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Endorsements 2012: (*SIGH*) And now, a little indifference. (*YAWN*)

Some folks will accuse us of being blind followers of the GOP this election season.  I am hoping this particular installment of our endorsement series will put that to rest. Congress:  Here in Moore County, the 2nd, 4th, 7th and 8th districts all either encompass…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Mitt Romney NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics

Endorsements 2012: Mitt & Pat

      The GOP nominees for the top two posts we’ll be voting for on November 6 can really vouch for the old theorem about “right place, right time.”  Some members of the establishment may see the impending victories by Mitt Romney and Pat…

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Moore County endorsements 2012: “No turn left un-stoned”

We don’t have a whole lot of political drama here in Moore County this year. ( The race for District Court has been nasty, but I have addressed all that in my earlier post.)  Locally, we’ve got the District Court race, a race for county…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Law & Order Media Moore County NC State Government Politics

Endorsements 2012: Here Come The Judges!

    Judicial elections are tough for most voters.  If you tend to behave yourself, you have very little contact with these men (and women) in black.  The media tends to downplay the activities of judges — unless they get caught dancing down Main Street…

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Renee Ellmers’s Moore County problem

The Second Congressional District’s incumbent representative seems to be doing her best to ruin the gift horse delivered to her during redistricting.  The “honorables” on Jones Street handed  Renee Ellmers a highly-conservative district on a silver platter at the end of the redistricting process. It…

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Barack Hussein Smithson

    We’ve had to endure nearly four years of class warfare nonsense from our soon-to-be ex-president and his cronies.  Now, we’re getting it on the local level from Southern Pines town councilman Chris Smithson. The setting was the latest council meeting where the proposed…

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Campaign 2012: The man behind the anti-Wilkins PAC shows himself

According to the official ballot, area voters will be choosing this year between incumbent Rob Wilkins and challenger Jane Redding for a District Court seat.  But media accounts from Randolph County suggest the race is more of a grudge match between Judge Wilkins and Randolph…

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Dems & The N&O ignore the unemployment lines and give us “The Year of The Lady Parts”

    While North Carolina’s economy continues to rot. and the unemployment lines get bigger, the Democrat Party only wants to talk about gynecology.  First, the Obama campaign put up a post on its web site warning women to “vote like your lady parts depend…

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Campaign 2012: What’s cooking in Deb Butler’s kitchen?

        *I am sure that the voters of one New Hanover County-based state senate district were looking for a deep, detailed discussion of gynecological practices during this campaign season.* During the evening news, Democrat Deb Butler has been introducing area voters to…

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Corruption, dishonesty are bi-partisan ailments

  I heard through the grapevine that John Hood thinks I don’t like him very much.  (For the record, all I know of him is what I read in his columns and what I hear him saying on NC Spin.) It’s not personal with Mr….