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Cooper wants the lunch ladies evaluating your kid’s mental health

Gun control weenies want to empower the hourly employee at War-Mart’s gun counter to evaluate each customer’s mental state.  Now, Governor Roy Cooper wants to give the same power to the lunch lady at your kid’s school: Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday called for $130…

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When Tom Tancredo met Chapel Hill’s ‘peace & love’ crowd

Leftists are running amok with their rioting, looting and all-out mayhem.  Yet, somehow, Donald Trump has to apologize for it.  Former Colorado congressman Tom Tancredo — a long time anti-amnesty warrior — cited his attempt a few years back to deliver a speech at UNC-Chapel…

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#ncga: Taxing & regulating gambling?

That’s an idea that intrigues us.  Taxes on gambling are paid voluntarily, as opposed to the current confiscatory practices of our state and federal revenue agencies.  Doing something like this — coupled with reducing or eliminating some of the confiscatory taxes — might be something…

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#NCGA Sen. Jeff Tarte — respect his authoritah !!!

When we last saw state senator Jeff Tarte he was babbling maniacally ON CAMERA at two constituents who simply wanted to ask him about some legislation he was sponsoring. (He sicced NCGA security on one of the constituents — a young woman accompanied by a…

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Coal Ash kibosh: Screw commissions. Just DO YOUR JOBS !!!

For years, the news has been peppered with stories about politicians setting up study panels and commissions to deal with a certain issue.  A lot of hearings and press conferences are held.  And very little actually gets done.  Can you honestly think of the last…

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#ncga: Sex And The (capital) City

We all remember the hubbub over the chief of staff (and roommate) to then-speaker Thom Tillis getting caught in a tryst with a Jones Street lobbyist.  Then, late last year, the state ethics commission said sex does not count as trading something of value. Now,…

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Meanwhile, the amnesty implementation crowd is staffing up in Raleigh

Jobs are pretty scarce in North Carolina and across the country — thanks to Barry Obama and his fellow statists in DC.  But — good news — some folks are hiring! The US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants has a number of openings in its…

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‘The hard toll of easy guns’

*SIGH*. That’s the headline of the N&O op-ed that is being echoed and cheered by Blinkin’ Chris and his comrades at Goodmon, Inc. Rush Limbaugh used to have an “SUV update” parody segment, where he made fun of various drive-by reports that blamed actual automobiles…

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#ncga: No ID? Give them an absentee ballot and move on.

A group of Democrat senators has introduced a bill calling for JUST that.  Given that the GOP runs the upper chamber, I would lean toward thinking that this bill has no prayer.  But then, I thought there was no chance in hell that a GOP-led…

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Monkey Business Report: Welcome to Madison County!

The politicians in Madison County are showing that they can hold their own with their neighbors in Haywood County.   We’ve received word of some antics during a recent meeting of the Madison County board of commissioners: Commissioners clashed down party lines last Tuesday night as the…