Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Moore County Politics Renee Ellmers

Renee Ellmers: It’s an honor to stand with John Boehner

        Congresswoman Renee Ellmers thinks those annoying folks back home need to just shut up and deal with her new best friend: “I hear this many times back home that, ‘Oh you shouldn’t be standing there with John Boehner,’ ” she said….

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Moore County Politics Renee Ellmers

North Carolina congressional Republicans circle the wagons to protect themselves from angry primary voters

Howard Coble has endorsed Mother Jones magazine’s favorite Republican, Walter Jones,  in 2010 and 2012.  Renee Ellmers has endorsed David Rouzer in the 7th district GOP primary.  Virginia Foxx endorsed Howard Coble in his race for the GOP nomination in the new 6th district.  (This…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Moore County Politics Renee Ellmers

Pants on Fire: The Pilot’s editorial page

There Steve goes again with his cheap shots, twisted facts and exaggerations in an unsigned editorial.  I am really going to keep South Carolina congressman Joe Wilson BUSY this election season.  (First off, on behalf of the conservative community, I want to thank you for…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Howard Coble Media Moore County NCGOP Politics Renee Ellmers Walter Jones

A seismic event in NCGOP congressional primaries?

    Political insiders suggest that there is a VERY good chance that Virginia Foxx could be the ONLY incumbent Republican Member of Congress from North Carolina to survive the May 8th primaries. Renee Ellmers in the 2nd, Walter Jones in the 3rd, and Patrick…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Education Law & Order Media Politics

Readin’, ‘Ritin & Queer Theory: Just because it happens at school, doesn’t mean it deserves tax dollars

          For all of you folks hollering about the education cuts in Raleigh, take a look at what DID get funded by the state at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Law:   Critical Legal Thought/Critical Lawyering Course Number: Law 464 Hours:…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Politics

Fortenberry getting personal with McHenry in NC-10 GOP congressional primary

Lincoln County newspaperman Ken Fortenberry is throwing everything but the kitchen sink at incumbent congressman Patrick McHenry in the race for the GOP nomination in the state’s 10th congressional district. Fortenberry has released an ad endorsing the proposed state constitutional amendment on the May 8th…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Media Politics

welfare offices on military bases: a national disgrace

The Fayetteville Observer published this gem this morning: [..] The Women, Infants and Children program office at Fort Bragg has closed. The office has consolidated operations with the Spring Lake WIC office in the Family Resource Center at 103 Laketree Blvd. Fort Bragg clients who…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Politics

Pushing political party control OUTSIDE of the beltway (and beltline) is a good thing

In a recent column, The N&O’s Rob Christensen bemoaned the fact that state Democrat Party chairman David Parker owed his job more to activists outside Wake County than to the powers-that-be.  If it were the other way around, The N&O and their comrades in the…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

Toss Thom: Tillis is toxic to the fortunes of the NCGOP

I have long been suspicious of  state House speaker Thom Tillis.   He was recruited into politics by Richard Morgan —  Robin to Jim Black’s Batman — to run against state Rep. — and Morgan critic — John Rhodes in the 2006 GOP primary.  Rhodes…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Moore County Politics

Media, leftists depend on voter confusion to battle marriage amendment

At a recent social gathering, I overheard a dear friend comment: “I am voting AGAINST this Amendment One thing.  We cannot have Adam and Steve getting married in the front of my church.  What’s next, Steve and his Pomeranian? ” She was under the mistaken…