Posted in Media NC legislature Politics

Coastal NC storm damage raises EVEN MORE questions re: solar farms

    Solar goons and their bought-and-paid-for politicians (like Bob Steinburg and Bobby Hanig) like to tell you there’s nothing to fear from all these state-subsidized solar farms being erected all over the countryside.  A little poking-around by Currituck County commissioner Paul Beaumont is telling…

Posted in Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncga: From IndyWeek to senator Berger’s staff

  You never thought you’d see an IndyWeek alum speaking for the “Republican revolution” on Jones Street, eh?  Well,  the Republican House is trying to expand Medicaid.  So WHY shouldn’t Phil Berger hire IndyWeek (and McClatchy) alum Lauren Horsch to speak for him AND the…

Posted in Congress Media Politics

Kay Hagan, RIP.

  We wanted to take a break from the usual combat to extend our heart-felt (believe it or not, we do have them) sympathies to the family of former US senator Kay Hagan.    This site disagreed with her 99.9999999999999999999999999 percent of the time.  And…

Posted in campaign 2020 Dan Bishop Dan Forest Media NCGOP Politics

Pro-Forest PAC. Charlotte Dems. (Hmmm…. )

  The Truth & Prosperity PAC made headlines some time back for taking a lot of money from Eric Lindberg,  a Durham businessman currently under indictment for bribery-related charges.  The PAC was set up,  we were led to believe, to pave the way for a…

Posted in campaign 2019 Media Moore County NCGOP Pinehurst Politics

Moore County GOP cheerleading for BIGGER government in Pinehurst

    A lot of folks have been working very hard to reduce being Republican to little more than having an (R) next to your name on the ballot.   Platform be damned!   We’re seeing it all over the state.  And we’re getting a…

Posted in Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

The political class CANNOT police itself.

  The state board of elections says its A-OK for Democrats on local boards (like inRobeson and Bladen counties)  to donate to Democratic candidates and campaign for (and with) them.  Substantial pay-to-play allegations against powerful Republican legislators (like David Lewis) disappear into a black hole…

Posted in Congress Greg Murphy Media NCGOP Politics

NC-03: Murphy shows off his inner Meadows

  You might have seen coverage in the drive-by media about a band of Republicans who crashed pencil-necked Adam Schiff’s secret closed-door impeachment hearings — demanding to hear the “evidence.”   That band of Republicans marched into the hearing room and held a press conference…

Posted in campaign 2019 Media Politics

Pinehurst 2019: I told you so …

This bunch trying to gain entry onto the Pinehurst Village Council have got regulation and limitation of property rights on the brain:   The thorny issue of regulating short-term home rentals in Pinehurst in a way that does not run afoul of state laws could…

Posted in Media NCGOP Politics

From overseeing elections to defending Democrats

    Just ONE DAY after leaving his job as general counsel for UNC Pembroke, Joshua Malcolm was actively defending two Democrat activists accused of misconduct:   Complaints against two members of the Bladen County Board of Elections were dismissed by state election officials on…

Posted in campaign 2020 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncga: Top cop targets Jamie Boles

    State Rep. Jamie  Boles may soon be seeing blue lights in his rearview mirror:   In a letter published to the members of the Moore County Law Enforcement Officers Association Thursday, the current President Bob Temme announced he is pursuing election to the…