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#ncsen: Burr, Dems kill fed spending cuts

For all of you who argue we need to stick with every R through thick and thin, we submit one Richard Mauze Burr as Exhibit A in our rebuttal argument: Senators voted Wednesday to block President Trump’s $15.4 billion spending cuts package, with lawmakers saying…

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Aaaand the nominees ARE ….

The newly-minted Constitution Party of North Carolina held its nominating convention this weekend.  Joe Guarino, a friend of The Haymaker and the boss at The Triad Conservative, is the new party’s treasurer.  He has identified on his blog the TEN candidates who have received the…

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NCGOP’s Nix: We are NOT the “conservative” party!

Many of us on the right have seen the GOP running as fast as it can from conservatism over recent years.  (*And why not?  It only encouraged a ton of people to bolt the Democrat Party and turn the NCGOP from an afterthought to a…

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Meadows, Budd, Jones top NC conservatives on Capitol Hill

That’s what the good folks at Conservative Review say.  Meadows tops the delegation with a 98% rating, followed by Budd’s 95% and Jones’s 88%. (Meadows is tied for second in the overall conservative rankings for the House.  Budd is tied for 5th overall, while Jones…

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#ncga: The “sore loser” shenanigan

As predicted, the “honorables” moved to protect themselves from the “scary” Constitution Party.  Here’s the relevant passage in that same bill that appears to reward David Lewis’s buddy: The underlined verbiage is what got added during the sausage-making process.   It’s amazing how this concern…

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Is your church showing The Round Rev some love?

The plate gets passed every Sunday.  Money is dumped in there, and is sent off to pay for stuff within and outside of the church.  Do you really have any idea where it’s going — in terms of those outside projects? That bloated cheri-curled jackass…

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“Far” right, far left — AND FAR WRONG !

That reanimated fossil Rob Christensen is at it again in The N&O newsroom.  I still don’t understand WHY people think he is such a political Svengali.  He doesn’t have a clue.  Here he is on last Tuesday’s vote: North Carolina’s primary on Tuesday reflected two…

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“Houston, we HAVE a choice.”

Conservatives have been told time and again to suck it up and get behind weak, spineless big government candidates.  “Where else are you gonna go?”  the RINOs sneer at us. Well, it appears right-thinking folks fed up with the NCGOP now have an option.  It…

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Walter Jones to Scott Dacey: ‘See You in Court.’

The bloody primary for the 3rd congressional district GOP nomination is over. But it sounds like there will be further discussions, involving lawyers and judges, between two of the campaigns involved. Congressman Walter Jones was on Wednesday’s “Tom and Sadie” radio program talking about the…

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Shu’s very bad, horrible Election Day.

North Carolina has an abundant supply of people calling themselves “political consultants” who really don’t have much of a clue.  Unfortunately, the NCGOP has more than its fair share of that surplus.  I, for one, am incredibly frustrated by quality candidates going down in flames…