Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Moore County Politics Renee Ellmers

Pants on FIRE: Renee Ellmers and “traditional marriage”

    North Carolina Second District congresswoman Renee Ellmers is airing an ad in the district which claims she fights for “traditional marriage between one man and one woman.” To the folks at the Ellmers reelection campaign:  How does THAT CLAIM square with THIS?   This…

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

The N&O busts Tillis’s aide, but what about Dalton’s daughter?

    It’s a shame that — in the middle of the state’s full blown economic disaster — our political class is caught up in tabloid-quality stories and allegations.   It came out today in The N&O that State House Speaker Thom Tillis’s married MALE…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Politics Republicans

STILL waiting on those federal spending cuts

You gotta love Congressman Allen West (R-FL).  Love him because the mainstream media and the DC establishment HATE him.  He says what needs to be said, and he backs up his talk with votes.  A real rarity in DC, these days .. Anyway, West shared…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Moore County Politics

Grow a pair. If you’re going to say it, put your name on it.

In this brave new world of cyberspace, you see an awful lot of frank, brutally honest commentary being poured out there.  Unfortunately, the most frank commentary tends to come from people who don’t leave their name, or who use an alias. It’s so much easier…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NC State Government Politics

Folwell on the rise in Lt. Gov race?

Recent polling shows Dale Folwell, the state House speaker pro tem and staunch conservative legislator from Forsyth County, moving to the front of the pack in the race for the GOP nomination for lieutenant governor. The spread in the GOP race for the state’s #2…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Politics

Rob Christensen: NAILED !!!!

Since the popular Fox series ’24’ was canceled, Agent Pierce has needed something to keep him busy.  The swashbuckling Secret Service agent has taken up residence inside the head of The N&O’s chief resident leftist bootlicker Rob Christensen. The establishment has anointed Rob as the…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NC State Government Politics

Where’s Waldo? Leading the pack in the NC GOV Democrat primary

      Recent polling from the conservative Civitas Institute finds North Carolina’s invisible lieutenant governor, Walter Dalton, taking the lead and pulling ahead of former congressman and sidewalk wrestler Bobby “boom boom” Etheridge: In the poll of North Carolina Democrats likely to vote in…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Education Media NC legislature NC State Government Phil Berger Politics

Scoring Berger’s education proposal

State Senate President Phil Berger (R) announced a “major policy” initiative this week regarding public education.   It all pretty much focused on putting more heat on the folks at the front of each classroom. As a conservative — and an adjunct instructor at the…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Education Media NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics

NCGOP: tone deaf or trying to change the subject?

“It’s STILL the economy.  We’re NOT stupid.”  — Mitt Romney     April 24, 2012 NC Senate President Phil Berger (R) trumpeted the other day that he had a “major policy” announcement forthcoming.  Everyone waited with baited breath.  Was major tax relief or regulatory reform…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Media NC legislature Politics

The Stupid Party rears its head in Raleigh

Columnist George Will coined the phrase “The Stupid Party” to refer to Republicans who run away from winning conservative principles and sign on to more of the same ruling class, bureaucratic nonsense.  Well, it appears The Stupid Party is alive and well in the GOP-controlled…