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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? :  …

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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…

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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…

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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…

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More on gay rights activist Thom Tillis

  While most of you in the Ninth congressional district were voting yesterday, your junior US senator was being honored by gay rights activists at quite the soiree held at one of DC’s preeminent law firms.     Apparently, we had some doubters when we…

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Tilli$$$ to be honored as a ‘Pro-LGBTQ Republican member of Congress”

    Yessirree.  In fact, a reception is even being thrown in his honor to celebrate that designation:         Wow.  And not a conservative rating ABOVE 50 in the whole bunch.     (Looks like the cheap seats start at just under…

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Mike Pence fundraising for Tilli$$$$

  News like this makes you wonder how seriously we can take all of this ‘cleaning up the swamp’ talk:   Vice President Mike Pence will attend a fundraising dinner with Sen. Thom Tillis in Greensboro on May 22, an important sign of support from…

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#ncpol : Tucker for Senate off to rocky start

  Garland Tucker is a lucky man.  He’s going up against arguably one of the most despised human beings on the planet Earth.  Otherwise, the early missteps of his campaign staff might have placed him in an inescapable hole before the 2020 US Senate fight…