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Richard Hudson: Roy Cooper providing “great leadership”

You  know things aren’t going well when the communications director for the opposing party is trumpeting your comments across the media: Hudson, in case you didn’t know, is a Republican congressman representing the 8th district of North Carolina.  He made these comments during a Fox…

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We’ve seen this movie before.

It was 1991.  I was working on the Senate side of Capitol Hill while wrapping up my undergrad studies.  The  big excitement — other than  the First Gulf War — was the confirmation hearing of an up-and-coming conservative jurist to the US Supreme Court.  It…

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[#ncpol] Professor Dave & GK: Investigate the investigation.

Legislators packed the great majority of North Carolina’s kooks who managed to register to vote into three congressional districts. Satan could register as a Democrat and STILL win by 70 percent. The result?  G.K. Butterfield, David Price, and Alma Adams (who struggles with counting). Butterfield…

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Low-info Left not Holding back on George.

The same crowd that gets threatened by statues and thinks the US DOJ is interested in how many of your family members voted for The Evil Pant-Suited One™ in 2016 has got a new one they’re trying out — this time in North Carolina’s Second…

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*Call me CRUSHED. Call my dreams SHATTERED.*

Tim Boyum, the politics guy on that channel that always seems to be playing in  medical office waiting rooms, dropped this political bombshell today:   Just to make it clear — I WILL NEVER RUN FOR PRESIDENT, EITHER. (Just in case anyone was interested.) Thom…

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#ncpol: Just gonna leave this RIGHT HERE …

It’s been interesting to see and hear all of the North Carolina Republican big-wigs tearing Judge James Wynn a new one for his ruling against North Carolina’s congressional districts.  (Case in point, see below.) Of course, we agree with Mr. Blaine on his assessment.  We…

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#ncpol: Like grandpa, like grandson.

If you’ve ever wondered HOW Dallas Woodhouse comes up with some of the things he says and does, look no further than his grandfather, NCGOP chairman Robin Hayes: The chairman of the North Carolina Republican Party faces criticism for comments he made at a recent…

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#nc-09: Country over Party. (Really?)

Dan McCready honored his ROTC commitment.  That’s to be commended.  But this guy is trying harder than anybody since John F. Kerry to get maximum political mileage out of his old service uniform. This was on Twitter today: First, let’s look at the affiliation of…

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#ncpol: Meet John F. Kerry, version 2.0.

In 2004, the Democrats treated us to a presidential candidate who would not let us forget that he had served IN the military AND IN VIETNAM. He had an Ivy League education. He also had a lot of money at his disposal. Fortunately for the…

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#ncpol: Meadows, Budd, Jones still NC’s top 3 conservatives in DC

Congressmen Mark Meadows, Ted Budd, and Walter Jones are holding firm as the top three conservatives from North Carolina in the latest congressional rankings from Conservative Review. Meadows (95%-A), Budd (95%-A), and Jones (86%-B) lead the delegation to DC.  They are followed by Mark Walker…