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Report: Dems fretting about their prospects for Tillis seat

  State senator Erica Smith (D) HAS a dream:   Before Thom Tillis was a vulnerable Republican senator, before Barack Obama became the first black president and while Donald Trump was embarking on an early season of his hit NBC show “The Apprentice,” Erica Smith…

Posted in campaign 2020 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

Veterans or campaign cash? Tillis chooses $$$.

  In 2014, the Tillis campaign for US Senate smacked Kay Hagan around for skipping an important hearing for a campaign fundraiser.  In 2020, it appears ol’ Thom and his team are  doing the SAME DOGGONE thing they jumped on Miss Kay about:   Senator…

Posted in campaign 2020 Media NC legislature NC State Government Politics Roy Cooper

Buying votes with other people’s $$$$

  It’s hard to argue against Moms and babies.  And Governor Doofus knows this. He’s clearly gearing up for 2020:   Many state employees will soon get paid time off when they have a child, Gov. Roy Cooper announced Thursday. Cooper signed an executive order…

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Tillis: “I’m not concerned about winning a primary, and I’m not concerned about getting re-elected”

    Good for YOU.  Why worry about things that are UNLIKELY to happen?         Mark Walker — known to the US Department of Justice as “Public Official A” — is still enjoying his time in the sun as a potential  Tillis…

Posted in campaign 2020 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

The Swamp pulling out all stops to save Tilli$$$

  Apparently, it’s SOP in DC GOPe circles to get all hard-nosed and mafioso on consultants who dare to work for primary challengers to congressional incumbents.  (Especially those incumbents who are in good standing with leadership and the lobbyists.)   Here’s one example that touches…

Posted in campaign 2020 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

Tilli$$$ 2020: Feel The Love

  You post an innocuous piece of pro-Trump propaganda and get blasted with 345 (and counting) nasty comments.  A handful of them appear to be liberals.  But quite a few look and sound like betrayed supporters.   Let’s go to Facebook, shall we? :  …

Posted in campaign 2020 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

Tillis’s co-honorees at LGBTQ fundraiser help usher sweeping LGBTQ rights bill through US House. Will Thom help in Senate?

  Remember how we told you about senator Thom Tillis being honored at a Tuesday night fundraiser in DC as a  “pro-LGBTQ Republican member of Congress”?   In drive by media reports, organizers of the fundraiser stressed the importance of passing “The Equality Act” through…

Posted in campaign 2020 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

Tilli$$$, LGBTQ, and “The Equality Act”

  Most of the shock from this week resulted from Thom Tillis “coming out” as a gay rights activist.  But there is an even bigger angle to the story about his “coming out” party at that DC law firm.     The organizers seemed to…

Posted in campaign 2020 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

An interesting take on Garland Tucker

  Then hysterics of the Tillis campaign  AND the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC aka “The Incumbent Protection League”) have to somewhat intrigue you about this guy.   RealClearPolitics is out with an interesting piece on the Raleigh businessman-turned-candidate:   Where does an insurgent conservative…

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Tilli$$$ speaks out on his gay rights “crusade”

  He ran on killing ObamaCare and getting more GOP judges confirmed.  Since arriving in DC in 2015, he abandoned Tom Farr and hasn’t said or done BOO about ObamaCare.   Now, faced with a primary challenge from the right in 2020, Thom Tilli$$$$ has…