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SEANC: Democrat Party mouthpiece

I’ve been getting some — ahem — “love letters” from people defending the State Employees Association of North Carolina from my insinuations that the group is little more than a front group for the Democrat establishment.    (I previously published a report from a Democrat…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Economy Media Politics

Arguing with idiots: Gas Prices Edition

(Apologies to Glenn Beck for lifting the title of his GREAT book.) The next time some Obama-voting granola rants about how the high prices at the pump are GEORGE W. BUSH’S fault,  hit that “person” right between the eyes with the info in  THIS great…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Media Obama Politics

History, Economic data point to SURE Obama loss in November

James Pethokoukis with The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) in DC is one of the sharpest people out there writing on business and the economy.  He has some interesting charts up on AEI’s The American website — tracking real income in the US to national election…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Politics Walter Jones

Walter Jones called one of “Ten Most Likely” to lose their House primaries

          “The Fix” — The Washington Post’s online politics blog — has tapped North Carolina congressman Walter Jones as one of the top ten incumbents MOST LIKELY to lose their primary races this year: […] Rep. Walter Jones (R-N.C.): If there’s one…

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

Corruption, Carolina-style 2012: “The facts are not true.”

      Wow.  I have to tuck that one away for the next time I get into hot water.   THAT is the defense put up by a state government official accused of corruption in an investigative piece by The John Locke Foundation’s Carolina…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Economy Media Occupy Politics

Some FACTS to consider against leftist rantings about the 1%

              Former Senator — and Economic PhD — Phil Gramm has an excellent piece in today’s Wall Street Journal addressing some interesting facts behind what the the professional left, the media and the DC establishment refer to as “income…

Posted in Bev Perdue Campaign 2012 Economy Education Media Moore County NC legislature NC State Government Politics

Raise taxes on us? How about getting Bev to DO HER JOB FIRST????

        Our Nobel Prize-winning,  Pulitzer prize-contending local paper here in Moore County is at it again — parroting the leftist views of its owners and making their Democrat masters in Raleigh proud.  Editorializing about Lame-Duck Bev’s demand for $$$ mo’ money $$$ for…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Moore County Politics Renee Ellmers

Politico: “Rough Future” for Ellmers & other GOP freshmen

          The reliably left-of-center Politico web site has pegged Congresswoman Renee Ellmers as one of a handful of GOP House freshmen who may have a bumpy campaign season: […] Rep. Renee Ellmers came to Congress after beating out seven-term Democratic incumbent…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Moore County Politics Renee Ellmers

Smokin’ & Drinkin’ with Renee Ellmers

          Got $500 to $2,000 burning a hole in your pocket?  You can stop in at an undisclosed location in Washington, DC to smoke cigars and drink whiskey with Renee Ellmers: So much for political correctness and good health. Rep. Sandy…

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A wise move on early voting in Lumberton

I know it’s shocking to hear this, but here goes:  The rest of the state needs to learn from Lumberton and follow its lead. For those of you who don’t know — Lumberton is the county seat for Robeson County, which tends to lead the…