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Vultures already circling Richard Burr? (TIMMY for Senate ???)

    Things are looking rough for US senator Richard Burr.  The FBI is paying a lot of attention to him.  (They have his iPhone, as well.). He’s lost his committee chairmanship.     If, for some reason, Richard Burr were to leave office early…

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Lockdown blowback?

    The folks on the left side of the aisle love to think they are smarter than us — that they know what’s best for us.  Roy Cooper and his team have put the state’s economy in a stranglehold since March — all in…

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Voting watchdog detects potential monkey-business in on-going pursuit of McCrae Dowless

    In the wake of the 2018 race for the 9th congressional district, we were bombarded with drive-by reports and caterwauling from Democrats and GOPe types alike about how one McCrae Dowless nearly single-handedly stole the election for Republican Mark Harris.   Harris and…

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Burr steps down as Intel committee chairman

      This Richard Burr-stock market story has grown some legs and really picked up some traction:   U.S. Sen. Richard Burr is stepping down as chairman of the Senate Intelligence committee as a federal probe of his financial activities in the early days…

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OMG: FBI seizes Senator Burr’s cell phone

    If there was ANYBODY who could divert the nation’s attention from the coronavirus,  it would be our senior US senator:   Federal agents seized a cellphone belonging to a prominent Republican senator on Wednesday night as part of the Justice Department’s investigation into…

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All In The (Burr) Family?

    We told you earlier about our senior US senator’s stock market transactions right at the start of this whole coronavirus brouhaha.  Folks from both sides of the aisle called for a probe into Richard Burr’s activities.   Now, it’s being reported that the…

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RINO, deny thyself.

      It’s been a while since we’ve been able to invoke the holy sacred name of  Charles Jeter.  If you recall, he’s a Thom Tillis acolyte who held down a NC House seat in Mecklenburg County for two terms.  During those two terms,…

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From Russia — um, RICHARD, with Love

    No, it’s not the title of Daniel Craig’s swan song as the fabled agent 007.   We’re talking about the latest buffoonery from our special-needs senior US senator who has allowed Democrats to hijack the committee he chairs:   In a bipartisan report,…

Posted in campaign 2020 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

Tillis polling worse than in 2014

      Thom Tillis has been sitting in Washington for nearly six years now. But if you look at his polling, it appears the man is — like one Marty McFly — going ‘Back in Time.’   In the 2014 GOP primary, Tillis topped…

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Burr sold DC townhouse to lobbyist same month he co-sponsored lobbyist’s bill

    On his way out the door,  Richard Burr is certainly prompting quite a bit of discussion on ethics and criminal law.   His earlier (questionable) stock market trades have been defended by his team as simply a product of his prowess on Wall…