Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Jim DeMint Media Politics

DeMint: Big-spending business-as-usual in Congress

      U.S. Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC), writing in The Hill over the weekend, says The Tea Party needs to finish what it started in 2010 if  real change is ever to come to DC: The hard choice Democrats have given Republicans has paid…

Posted in Bev Perdue Campaign 2012 Media NC State Government NCGOP Politics

Bev’s Christmas going down the drain FAST

            It’s looking like quite a blue Christmas for the Tar Heel State’s boss lady.  According to her friends at the N&O, one of Bev’s appointees has resigned in protest from her crime commission:  One of the state’s district attorneys…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Media Politics

Capitalism and “The Right to Rise”

    We’ve got BarryO and Dingy Harry Reid and Miss Nancy salivating over the idea of soaking “the rich” and making them “pay their fair share.”  We’ve got GOP congressional leaders accepting Occupy Wall Street’s premise that government needs to “do something about income…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Politics

MEDIA: Republicans are stupid; Murderous dictator “shrewd”, “brilliant”, “profoundly important”

    Conservatives are weary of hearing media spin about how all of their heroes are dumb.  In the REAL WORLD, Ronald Reagan is credited with bringing radical, positive change to The United States and the world.  Reagan was dubbed  “The Great Communicator” for his…

Posted in Bev Perdue Campaign 2012 Economy Media NC State Government NCGOP Politics Republicans

The Grinch is trying to steal Boss Bev’s Christmas

              Her friends at The N&O are STILL talking about those pesky private airplane flights from 2008 that SOMEHOW never made it onto her campaign report.  Now, Carolina Journal’s indefatigable investigative reporter Don Carrington has found that Boss Bev’s…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Mitt Romney Politics Republicans

Ron Paul’s lesson for the GOP

    New polling shows Texas congressman Ron Paul pulling ahead in the GOP presidential horse race. The Ruling Class is perplexed. ( How could you NOT see the Mittster as the perfect president?  He has great teeth, nice hair, and THOSE eyes …. ) Paul…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Mitt Romney NCGOP Politics Republicans South Carolina

SC : Nikki LOVES Mitt ( Tea Party falling OUT of love with Nikki?)

        In North Carolina,  Republican Renee Ellmers was unexpectedly propelled past Democrat Bob Etheridge in the 2010 race for the state’s 2nd congressional district seat in Washington.  Once sworn in, Ellmers latched on to John Boehner and the party establishment, and pretty…

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

The Castle Doctrine kicks in: common sense finally prevails in Raleigh

            Now that the trial lawyers have lost their stranglehold on Jones Street, crime victims and other law-abiding citizens of North Carolina are getting some relief.  Charlotte’s WBTV had the story on November 30: A new state law goes into…

Posted in Bev Perdue Campaign 2012 Congress Kay Hagan Media NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics Republicans Thom Tillis

Will indictment of Boss Bev’s bag man bounce back on Senator Hagan?

Boss Bev’s campaign finance chief was in court yesterday, and WRAL was there: Gov. Beverly Perdue’s former campaign finance chief pleaded guilty Wednesday to obstruction of justice in connection with violations in her 2008 campaign. Peter Anthony Reichard entered an Alford plea, which allows a…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NCGOP Obama Politics Republicans

An epidemic of Gingrich Fever sweeps into the Carolinas

South Carolina’s primary is in January.  North Carolina’s primary is in May.  Yet, we have a ‘Team Gingrich’ — composed of some of the usual NCGOP establishment suspects —  being unveiled in Raleigh. Karen Rotterman — 1/2 of the Raleigh-based husband-and-wife consulting team that is…