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Huckabee endorsement of Hudson in NC-08 part of larger spat between Huckabee and The Club for Growth

    The News & Observer did a great job today taking dictation — dutifully transcribing a release from Republican Richard Hudson’s congressional campaign office.  Hudson and  Scott Keadle face off in the July 17th GOP runoff for the right to challenge 8th district congressman…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Moore County NC State Government NCGOP Politics Renee Ellmers

More on AFP & Renee

Apparently, some well-connected readers of this site voiced their displeasure to Americans For Prosperity’s North Carolina state chapter for their embrace of congresswoman Marie Antoinette Ellmers.™   AFP-NC had a big “Hands off My Health Care” event in Raleigh on Saturday — and Her Majesty took…

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John Locke, AFP, and NCGOP: Devaluing conservatism in North Carolina

      There are an awful lot of people who make the mistake of equating being “Republican” with being “conservative.” Look at our alleged conservative majority in the North Carolina General Assembly. The Republican majority leaders in the state House push hard for taxpayer-funded…

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The fallout from today’s ObamaCare ruling at The Supreme Court

So, despite what Barack Hussein Obama & co. told us, ObamaCare was found to be basically a big ol’ tax increase. The imbeciles in the mainstream media are talking about this in terms of the political horse race —  how the votes broke down on…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Politics South Carolina

In SC, yet another Democrat primary surprise

  Remember Alvin Greene — Jim Demint’s underfunded surprise Democrat challenger in 2010 who shocked the country by knocking off the party establishment’s well-funded favorite? Well, it appears something similar is happening again in The Palmetto State’s 7th congressional district Democrat primary: Gloria Bromell Tinubu…

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Endorsements: Thom Tillis gets ONE, Obama LOSES one

The country club Republicans are on the march. It’s being reported that Ed Broyhill, scion of the furniture empire, is rallying people around the idea of state House speaker Thom Tillis mounting a 2014 challenge to US Senator Kay Hagan. Yes, the family that gave…

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Republicans for McIntyre

The Wilmington Star News has an item about a coalition of Republicans from “all across Eastern North Carolina”  supporting the reelection of  Seventh District congressman Mike McIntyre (D). Funny.  NCGOP HQ tells those of us on the right, out here in the grassroots,  to be…

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AP & rest of MSM hoping for a successor to Obamacare

            The AP is running with a story today touting a poll they say shows “vast support” for new federal health care legislation if — as expected — The Supreme Court tosses out Obamacare: […] A new health care bill…

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Hey, South Carolina: Wanna Trade?

    Every time we start to give up on those people in Washington, U.S. Senator Jim DeMint comes along and gives us a little hope. For many conservatives, it’s quite easy to bash social welfare programs put forth by Democrats.  But how consistent are…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Democrats Economy Media Mike McIntyre NCGOP Politics

Talking conservative, voting liberal (with other people’s money)

    In 2010, the nation overwhelmingly rewarded GOP candidates for Congress who promised to cut federal spending, cut taxes, roll back regulations, and restore some sanity to our nation’s government. The Club for Growth, a conservative political action committee, does an excellent job of…