Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress DENR Economy Media NC legislature NC State Government Politics

A breath of fresh air (and some cold hard facts) amid the fracking hysteria

        Blogger Steve Maley is quite an authority on the oil and gas business.  He makes his living searching for viable sources of oil and gas.  Maley also does a good job of combating the radical environmentalists and their mainstream media allies…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Mitt Romney Politics Republicans

Mitt’s businessman pitch won’t work

            The Wall Street Journal has an excellent piece by Robert R. Reilly pointing out how approaching the presidency with a corporate CEO’s mindset has and will continue to hurt Mitt Romney AND the Republican Party: Mitt Romney points to…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Democrats Media Politics

BOOM BOOM leads the pack in NC’s DEM Gov primary

           Bobby “Boom Boom” Etheridge is on top of the early polls  for the race to succeed Madame Perdue-Eaves on Blount Street. Here’s what we have so far: [..] Etheridge has the support of 21 percent of North Carolina Democrats, followed…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Democrats Law & Order Media Moore County Politics

John Edwards: STILL a sleazeball

        We’ve been hit with a lot of sympathetic coverage of former US senator and presidential candidate John Edwards lately.  Our local paper has been cooing over him.  (Edwards’ parents still live here in Moore County.)  We’ve seen stories about ol’ Johnny’s…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Media Occupy Politics

Occupy protester urinates on legislative staffer

                        The Right Scoop has a great video clip starring Tennessee state Rep.  Eric Watson, who has clearly had enough of  Occupy Nashville’s antics.  Here’s the money quote from his monologue on the video:…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Moore County Politics

Our local newspaper, printed on dead trees, condemns Republicans for tree murder

              Our Nobel Prize-winning local paper — owned and operated by the same folks who, for over a century, owned and operated The N&O — has produced an editorial taking Raleigh to task over recent billboard legislation.  Are they…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Moore County Politics

Campaign 2012 @ Moore County: Lea OUT, Picerno IN

    Moore County commissioner Tim Lea — the wisest and most intelligent man within the confines of  this fine county’s geographic boundaries — has informed our thrice-weekly, Nobel Prize contending, Pulitzer Prize-winning local paper that he will not be seeking reelection to the county…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NC legislature NC State Government Politics

NC Campaign 2012: Black Dems aiming for state’s top two posts in year BarryO seeks reelection

        The two announced candidates for the Democrat nomination for lieutenant governor are a black state senator from Fayetteville and a black woman who currently serves as state government’s personnel director.   Now, The N&O — the flagship publication for all things…

Posted in Bev Perdue Campaign 2012 Law & Order Media NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics

‘McCarthyism’ rears its ugly head in Racial Justice Act political drama

      Leftists are utilizing tactics they have long despised — loudly and publicly — in an effort to intimidate people who believe that violent criminals deserve the harshest possible punishments.  When they had the majority in the General Assembly, Democrats rammed through The…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Moore County Politics Renee Ellmers

You GO, girl !!! …

  (That’s what they say on Jerry Springer when offering enthusiastic encouragement to a female.) I’m having second thoughts on U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers.  We’ve been a little tough on her on this site. She campaigned as a Tea Party loyalist, but has spent most…