Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Economy Media Moore County Politics

Regulating Mother Nature

      Nothing coming out of Washington surprises me anymore.  Thanks to our thrice weekly Pulitzer Prize winning local paper here in Moore County,  I learned that the EPA punishes businesses if the exhaust from their operations blows across state lines.  Seriously? Should an…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Economy Jim DeMint Politics Republicans South Carolina

DeMint stands alone against ‘pandering’

No one can accuse South Carolina’s U.S. Senator Jim DeMint of being a typical Washington politician — wetting his finger and holding it up to see which way the wind blows: You can accuse U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint of being Scrooge, but you can’t accuse him of…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Democrats Economy Media Politics

DIAPERS FOR EVERYONE! D.C. Dems propose Pampers stimulus

        The Einsteins in Congress are at it again.  We have a $17 trillion federal debt, two wars, record  unemployment, and a devastating recession.  These geniuses think they have the answer to fix the country’s economic woes:  federal subsidies for purchasing diapers….

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Howard Coble Politics Republicans

Congressman Howard Coble: My promises have time limits

      Congressman Howard Coble (RINO-Greensboro) is in the midst of his SECOND consecutive attempt to SCREW his constituents. (The first being his endorsement of Joan “Distant Third behind John Marcum” Thurman for Pinehurst mayor.)  The Hill reported this week that Coble is one…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Jim DeMint Politics Renee Ellmers Republicans South Carolina Walter Jones

Senator DeMint: We are STILL not cutting.

    For those of us active in The Tea Party, who thought we really brought change to Washington in November 2010, U.S. Senator Jim DeMint’s (R-SC) article in National Review provides quite a reality check for us: Despite bipartisan promises to cut spending after…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Politics South Carolina

First it’s Kotter. Now it’s Bauer. (Welcome back, Andre?)

          Former South Carolina lieutenant governor Andre Bauer appears to be trying for a political comeback by running for Congress in 2012: The race for who will represent the new Horry County-anchored 7th Congressional District is starting to take shape, seven…

Posted in Congress Jim DeMint Politics Republicans

Jim DeMint: Common sense’s lone voice in the U.S. Senate

    For North Carolinians like me who appreciated Senator Jesse Helms — and are dismayed by what we now have representing us in the Senate,  South Carolina’s Jim DeMint gives us some hope for the future. Like Helms did in his day, DeMint rejects…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Moore County Politics Renee Ellmers

Ellmers anticipating GOP primary challenge for 2012

        The New York Times has an article up today about nationwide voter anger, and how it could affect the job security of many congressional incumbents.   U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers, a Dunn Republican likely to be representing Moore County in 2012,…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Economy Politics

The ‘Occupy Movement’ : Democracy vs. Mob Rule

Dr. Thomas Sowell, an economist at Stanford University, is one of the wisest people I know of when it comes to business and the economy.  He has some particularly interesting insights on this ‘Occupy’ movement in his latest nationally-syndicated column: In various cities across the…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Moore County Politics Renee Ellmers

Q & A with Renee Ellmers

        I am sure you were sitting around wondering what the favorite dessert of  our soon-to-be congressional representative is. If that question, and others like it, were eating away at you, check out Roll Call’s quickie interview with the Dunn Republican: Every…