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…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Obama Politics

Did BarryO confuse Hannukah and Kwanzaa ???

                  It’s hard to believe BarryO could  get something wrong. (I know. I know. He thought there were 57 states, Hawaii was in Asia, and that he was in TEXAS when he was in KANSAS.  Blah Blah…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NCGOP Politics Republicans

The REAL STORY behind the War on Art Pope

              Why are BarryO’s useful idiots in the alleged mainstream media, academia, and the unions so worked up over Raleigh businessman Art Pope?  There has been a high-profile hit piece in The New Yorker. Now, in Raleigh, we will…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Politics

Boozing it up — on the clock — on Capitol Hill

        The latest dispatch from “The NW Daily Marker” — a Seattle based political blog — is giving Seattle area congressman Rick Larsen (D) a perpetual migraine.  The blog has come across some tweets — messages on social media platform Twitter —…

Posted in Bev Perdue Campaign 2012 Economy Media NC legislature

NCSU economist: North Carolina faces long road to recovery

          NC State University economics professor Dr. Mike Walden painted a bleak picture of the state’s economic future during December 1 testimony before the General Assembly’s Joint Economic Committee.  WRAL’s Laura Leslie had the story: State lawmakers looking for ways to…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Obama Politics

For BarryO & the gang, GAY is OK as the word of the DAY

  The economy is in the the toilet.  Our troops are at war.  Political chaos is popping up all over the globe.  BarryO, “Dingy Harry” Reid, and Miss Nancy are focused on gay rights.   First, BarryO and Hillary tell us that the promotion of…

Posted in Media Politics

Remembering Pearl …

    I hope everyone had the opportunity to stop and reflect on that terrible tragedy that struck our forces in Hawaii 70 years ago.   A foreign enemy launched a horrific, unprovoked surprise attack on our nation.  For the most part, the American people…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Moore County NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics

NC voter registrations: UNA giving DEM and REP a run for their money

    The Raleigh-based  Civitas Institute has released an interesting county-by-county analysis of recent voter registration trends.  Their analysis appears to show that registering as “unaffiliated” is one of the hottest things going right now. The analysis shows that — in reliably Republican Moore County…