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Bob Orr swan dives into the leftist hysteria over voter ID

When he was on the bench,  I thought Bob Orr was one of the smartest, sanest people out there. My how things change. Here’s Orr, the Democrats’ and driveby media’s faaaaaaaaaavorite Republican in The Charlotte Observer: The Observer’s editorial board recently opined against a new Republican…

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#ncga: We’ve got legislator rankings!

Granted, they’re from Civitas and the American Conservative Union.  Granted conservatism is in the eye of the beholder.  One man’s conservative is another  man’s liberal.  But, here we go. For 2017, now-former Rep. Chris Millis was the only House member to get a perfect conservative…

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#ncga: ANOTHER ONE!

We told you earlier about the political consulting,um, “side job” of one Stephen Wiley — the deputy political director of the NC House GOP caucus.  It turns out that his boss, THE political director, has a political consulting firm on the side too.  Matt Bales…

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#ncgop: Geography is HARD.

At least it appears to be for Dallas Woodhouse and his grandpa.  That lovable duo was installed via coup to run the NORTH CAROLINA Republican Party. Those two are in charge of all things Republican in NORTH CAROLINA.  Right? Soooooo   — why are they…

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Left-wing racism rears its head in #ncpol debate

We’re told charter schools are bad because, if the wealthier mostly-white parents who really care about their kids’ education partake in a little school choice, all that will be left in the traditional bureaucratic rat-hole public schools will be mostly lower-income and minority students.  Average…

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#ncga: House GOP caucus campaign official has his own “political consulting” firm

It appears to be so.  According to his LinkedIn profile, Stephen B. Wiley is “deputy political director” of the NC House Republican Caucus.  He’s been doing that since May. According to his profile, he was a legislative assistant in the North Carolina House from April…

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#ncga: Steinburg STILL palling around with indicted aide

What does it take to lose your job — or at least get suspended  from it — in the North Carolina General Assembly?  Apparently, a felony indictment doesn’t matter.  Diana Nicole London, legislative aide and top campaign aide to senate candidate Bob Steinburg,  was indicted…

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#ncga: The “sore loser” shenanigan

As predicted, the “honorables” moved to protect themselves from the “scary” Constitution Party.  Here’s the relevant passage in that same bill that appears to reward David Lewis’s buddy: The underlined verbiage is what got added during the sausage-making process.   It’s amazing how this concern…

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#ncga: Election bill appears to benefit Lewis donor

The House committee dealing with election reform reported out a committee substitute to S486 yesterday.  Those of you who follow state politics closely know that Rules Committee Chairman David Lewis (R-Harnett) is the elections guru for the House majority. One provision in the bill that…

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#NCGOP: “We spend MORE than the Democrats. Vote for US!”

I never thought I’d see the day where the Republican Party bashed the Democrats for opposing increased spending.  But here’s Dallas: […] Dallas Woodhouse, the state Republican Party executive director, said the party’s list of targeted districts will expand depending on this week’s budget votes….