Posted in campaign 2018 Media NCGOP Politics

Takeaways from Tuesday

Now that I’ve had some time to decompress and analyze it all, here are a few thoughts: Conservatism is DEAD. Stick a fork in it.  On the eve of the primary, the alleged conservative revolution on Jones Street announced a ONE BILLION DOLLAR increase in…

Posted in campaign 2018 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

Charlie Jeter: What a ‘bargain.’

He was the muscle for Speaker Thom Tillis in the North Carolina House, while racking up the most liberal voting record in the GOP caucus.  He and Kelly Hastings regularly bumped into each other while trying to escape the House chamber and take a walk…

Posted in campaign 2018 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncga: Jones St. GOP set to up spending by ONE BILLION above 2017-2018

This is quite a nasty surprise to break on us the eve of legislative primaries across the state.  Here it is straight from Speaker Timmy’s office: Legislative leaders on Monday hailed the news that Republicans’ pro-growth economic policies have generated North Carolina’s fourth consecutive revenue…

Posted in campaign 2018 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncga: Bob Steinburg aide illegally double-dipping?

There were questions earlier about Steinburg seeking payments from the state for time that he wasn’t in Raleigh or when the legislature was out of session.   Now, at least one Senate District 1 voter is alleging, in a complaint to legislative officials and the state board…

Posted in campaign 2018 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncga: Steinburg ally beats up Boswell

Beverly Boswell committed the sin of being nice to Clark Twiddy, the Dare County businessman fighting Bob “Cleanup on the pickle aisle” Steinburg for a state Senate seat.  As payback, Steinburg — between thumps on his seldom used Bible — reached into his Nixonian bag…

Posted in campaign 2018 Media Moore County NCGOP Politics

Integrity a one-way street in Moore County D.A.’s office?

Law enforcement documents are leaked to a local newspaper in a county that has a heated primary for sheriff going on. The documents target a candidate in the sheriff’s race and indicate that he will be impacted by the precedent set by the US Supreme…

Posted in campaign 2018 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncga: Senator Sanctuary

We’ve got a senator named Tom in DC who has shown true weakness on illegal immigration and protecting our national borders.  It appears we may have a senator named Tom in Raleigh who may be just as weak. In 2015, senator Tom McInnis was one…

Posted in campaign 2018 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncga SD-1 endorsers: Top conservative blesses Twiddy. Steinburg gets — a DEMOCRAT?

Well, one of the wildest, craziest, meanest primary fights in the state is mercifully coming to a close.  Endorsements are starting to come in. Senator Bill Cook (R), the retiring incumbent in the district, has cut an ad for Clark Twiddy that both praises Twiddy…

Posted in campaign 2018 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Walter Jones

#ncpol: Conservative PAC takes a bite out of Scott Dacey

Eastern Carolina Conservatives Fund is putting its two cents in about congressional candidate Scott Dacey, who — if you haven’t heard — is a lobbyist for Indian casinos. Dacey, Phil Law, and Walter Jones are all seeking the GOP nomination for North Carolina’s 3rd congressional…

Posted in campaign 2018 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

#ncpol: Anti-Trumpers airing ads THANKING Thilli$$$ for his help.

Some of the leading opponents of President Donald Trump in the DC establishment are coming together to air ads in Charlotte and Raleigh praising US Senator Thom Tilli$$$ for his work in keeping special prosecutor Robert Mueller employed: Washington, DC– Republicans for the Rule of…