Posted in campaign 2020 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

The Swamp pulling out all stops to save Tilli$$$

  Apparently, it’s SOP in DC GOPe circles to get all hard-nosed and mafioso on consultants who dare to work for primary challengers to congressional incumbents.  (Especially those incumbents who are in good standing with leadership and the lobbyists.)   Here’s one example that touches…

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Jones St. drive-bys: Somebody took our “office” space away. (Call a waambulance!)

  Laura Leslie –– who should be unemployed due to the foul social media screeds she posted against conservatives and Christians a few years back — is miffed.  House leadership apparently evicted the lazy drive-bys from their alleged “work” space — where they awaited news…

Posted in campaign 2019 Congress Media NCGOP Politics

NC-03: Murphy returns from DC confab with Meadows, Freedom Caucus; unveils TV and radio ads highlighting his relationship with them

  GOP candidate Greg Murphy  wants Third District voters to know that, in most House debates, you’ll find him alongside Mark Meadows, Jim Jordan and the rest of The House Freedom Caucus.  The Freedom Caucus is known as one of the most loyal groups to…

Posted in campaign 2020 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

Tilli$$$ 2020: Feel The Love

  You post an innocuous piece of pro-Trump propaganda and get blasted with 345 (and counting) nasty comments.  A handful of them appear to be liberals.  But quite a few look and sound like betrayed supporters.   Let’s go to Facebook, shall we? :  …

Posted in Congress Media NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

Pro-LGBTQ. IS he? Or ISN’T he?

  I can remember the good old days when we had at least ONE US senator representing us who you KNEW — without a doubt — where he stood on an issue.  Now, we’ve got gay rights activists arguing over whether Thom Tillis is with…

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The myth of a surge in right-wing hate crime

    AOC and her crew have had hearings on it.  Lefties on and off university campuses have used this  myth to defend moving (or tearing down) Confederate monuments.   (*And it’s all apparently Donald Trump’s fault.*)   I came across this piece in Reason…

Posted in campaign 2020 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

Tillis’s co-honorees at LGBTQ fundraiser help usher sweeping LGBTQ rights bill through US House. Will Thom help in Senate?

  Remember how we told you about senator Thom Tillis being honored at a Tuesday night fundraiser in DC as a  “pro-LGBTQ Republican member of Congress”?   In drive by media reports, organizers of the fundraiser stressed the importance of passing “The Equality Act” through…

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#hayesscandal: NCGOP vice-chairman candidate cites ROBIN HAYES as her role model

  And she DID IT on Facebook 24 hours before he got slapped with five criminal indictments.  (Talk about timing.)     Mrs. Reidy-Jones (Oh, it is sooooo hard to avoid saying “Rodham-Jones” there.) is vice-chairman of the hapless, disastrous Mecklenburg County GOP. I believe…

Posted in campaign 2020 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

Tilli$$$, LGBTQ, and “The Equality Act”

  Most of the shock from this week resulted from Thom Tillis “coming out” as a gay rights activist.  But there is an even bigger angle to the story about his “coming out” party at that DC law firm.     The organizers seemed to…

Posted in campaign 2020 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

An interesting take on Garland Tucker

  Then hysterics of the Tillis campaign  AND the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC aka “The Incumbent Protection League”) have to somewhat intrigue you about this guy.   RealClearPolitics is out with an interesting piece on the Raleigh businessman-turned-candidate:   Where does an insurgent conservative…