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Senator Burr: Begging for a Primary

            Washington HAS changed Richard Burr.  At one time, he was a Winston-Salem businessman fed up with the nonsense in DC.  Now, as pointed out by The Madison Project, Burr has a starring role in the nonsense: As Daniel noted…

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A Peek Inside George Holding, Inc. : Mostly smoke and mirrors

George Holding’s background is a campaign consultant’s dream come true.  He’s the scion of the First Citizen’s Bank empire, a former aide to U.S. Senator Jesse Helms, and a former U.S. attorney who presided over high-profile political corruption probes.  Holding is currently trying to capitalize…

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Renee Ellmers: live and in living color

    One of the first people I bumped into at Saturday’s Moore GOP event was our new Member of Congress, Renee Ellmers of Dunn.  Ellmers won a close race in 2010 against a 14 year Democrat incumbent thanks, in large part, to the work…

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Renee Ellmers getting back to her Tea Party roots

          Congresswoman Renee Ellmers has re-discovered her Tea Party roots just in time for the 2nd congressional district’s GOP primary.  Many political observers say the work of The Tea Party was CRUCIAL in her 2010 upset of incumbent Bob “Boom Boom”…

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How Rush SHOULD have done it

    The MSM is abuzz over El Rushbo’s apology to the Georgetown law student who wants us all to pay for her birth control pills.    Some video (h/t to Treacher & VodkaPundit) illustrating how El Rushbo should have done the whole “apology” thing…

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STST: SAVE THE SEX TAPE !!!!

  John Edwards — AKA “The Breck Girl” and “The Pride of Robbins, NC” — has asked the judge in his corruption trial to NOT destroy a sex tape purportedly featuring himself and mistress Rielle Hunter.  Why — you ask — would Pretty Boy do…

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GOP sellout on ObamaCare?

      The Tea Party worked hard to give Republicans a majority in the U.S. House and a larger caucus in the U.S. Senate in 2010.  How did DC Republicans repay this small-government grassroots movement?  They worked with BarryO to raise the federal debt…

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Ellmers slams state’s I-95 toll proposal

  Can I get an Amen? My congresswoman and I are singing from the same sheet of music on this issue of tolls on I-95.   I dealt with these things when I lived in Virginia in the 70s and early 80s.  There was such…

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Ellmers sets her sights on ObamaCare

          Congresswoman Renee Ellmers — an RN married to an MD — has got a true insiders perspective on American healthcare and government bureaucracy’s effect on it.  She  recently penned an op-ed on BarryO’s health care voodoo: When the Constitution and…

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Study: No connection between fracking and groundwater pollution

        North Carolina is looking at a potentially enormous economic boom with fracking.  North Dakota is already booming. The energy industry believes that The Tar Heel State has great untapped energy resources and wants to start fracking to get them out of…