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Media, leftists depend on voter confusion to battle marriage amendment

At a recent social gathering, I overheard a dear friend comment: “I am voting AGAINST this Amendment One thing.  We cannot have Adam and Steve getting married in the front of my church.  What’s next, Steve and his Pomeranian? ” She was under the mistaken…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Moore County Politics Renee Ellmers

Pants on FIRE: Renee Ellmers and “traditional marriage”

    North Carolina Second District congresswoman Renee Ellmers is airing an ad in the district which claims she fights for “traditional marriage between one man and one woman.” To the folks at the Ellmers reelection campaign:  How does THAT CLAIM square with THIS?   This…

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Grow a pair. If you’re going to say it, put your name on it.

In this brave new world of cyberspace, you see an awful lot of frank, brutally honest commentary being poured out there.  Unfortunately, the most frank commentary tends to come from people who don’t leave their name, or who use an alias. It’s so much easier…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Moore County Politics Renee Ellmers

Keep an eye on Ellmers

        Veteran politicos all over North Carolina’s Second  Congressional District are telling me that the political establishment and the news media could be in for a heck of a surprise on May 8.    One loyal reader, active in the GOP at…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Moore County Politics Renee Ellmers

Gender moves to forefront of NC’s 2nd congressional district GOP race

            DC Republicans are making a huge deal out of female Members of Congress taking the lead on the recently passed “Small Business Tax Cut.”   Second District incumbent Rep. Renee Ellmers, up for reelection in a newly-configured district, is…

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Marcum vs. Tillman: Pot, meet kettle. (Kettle is black.)

        One of our loyal readers — who happens to work in Southern Pines town government — offered up an interesting comment on state Senate candidate John Marcum’s elections board complaint against Jerry Tillman: “If THIS isn’t the pot calling the kettle…

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NC Senate Dist 29 GOP race: campaign signs and election complaints

      Hotly contested races almost always come down to this type of stuff in the end. State senator Jerry Tillman (R-Randolph), that body’s Majority Whip, is running for reelection in a newly configured district against two GOP opponents from Moore County.  (Tillman’s district…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Moore County Politics Renee Ellmers

Lots of interest by GOP activists in NC’s 2nd congressional district

    The 2nd District GOP convention met Saturday in Sanford. Organizers were clearly caught off guard by the large turnout for the first meeting in the newly reconfigured 2nd. Attendees spilled out of the building.  Seating was limited. One of my moles in attendance…

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Retiring NC Senator Blake says Tillman best choice to represent Moore County in Raleigh

          Senator Harris Blake has won a lot of friends and supporters during his long tenure representing Moore County in the state Senate.  Retiring this year, Blake has sounded off about which of the three GOP candidates for District 29 will…

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When leftist editorialists attack ..

Our local paper here in Moore County still won’t print the full text of the constitutional amendment we’re voting on in May.  And why would they?  It makes it so much easier to mischaracterize and JUST PLAIN LIE about the amendment when you keep people…