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‘Round Rev’ giving ‘Black-face’ Northam a PASS ?

  To those of you who try to argue that Bill Barber is more than just a ‘Stepin’  Fetchit’ -style mouthpiece for George Soros, Wayne Goodwin and the boys, get a load of this: Seriously?  Is he shrugging off Virginia Governor  Ralph Northam’s (D) admission…

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#ncga: ‘Pay As You Go’ or ANOTHER BOND ISSUE? Jones St. GOPers divided on paying for school construction

  An awful lot of school facilities across this state are in rough shape.  One elementary school here in the Pinehurst area looks A LOT LIKE it probably did when it was a high school in the 1920s and 1930s.  Raleigh politicians have promised the…

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NC-03: Yet ANOTHER ONE?

  It appears the Jacksonville area and Onslow  County will be well-represented in the campaign to replace retiring US Rep. Walter Jones in 2020. Vanessa Sapp of Sneads Ferry has released a video and website announcing the formation  of an exploratory committee for a congressional…

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NC-09: Dallas & Gramps make “an exception” for Mark Harris

  This email hit inboxes this week: Dear Friend — This is an important message. As policy, the NCGOP does not engage its list of donors and supporters to solicit donations to individual candidates and causes. We don’t do this because of the financial needs of…

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Pick a gender! (ANY gender !!!)

  That’s right.  Roy Cooper’s Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has made it about as easy to “change” your gender as it would be to change your mailing address: […] The DMV has begun using a new “sex designation form” that includes a section where…

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‘Electioneering’ rule bites Democrat recommendations for SBoE

  Democrats got two NCGOP nominations for the state board of elections thrown out, and it appears Republicans are returning the favor.   Wake County elections board member Greg Flynn (also a liberal activist and blogger), and Valerie Johnson have been knocked out of consideration…

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Currituck leaders defend payments to Steinburg, Steinburg Invitational

The VisitCurrituckOBX.com Battle in The Blue Ridge college basketball tournament happened in Asheville over Thanksgiving.  Nobody broadcast the games on television.  (ESPN didn’t bother streaming it on its  ESPN+ service.) We covered the debacle from its conception to its finale.  Then-state Rep. Bob Steinburg (now…

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NAACP’s challenge to NC Voter ID running out of gas (and/or CASH)????

That’s what one could be led to think from reading this filing submitted to the federal court hearing this case by the high-powered, high-dollar law firm repping the NC NAACP. Why would this Big Dog firm be bailing on this case which really just got…

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Dark Money PAC coming after Dale Folwell

  This is the sad part about politics.  You get into government, make an honest attempt at doing some good to benefit the taxpayers, and a bunch of anonymous leeches on the government teat compile a bunch of  special interest money to finance turning you…

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Retired Raleigh financier eyeing primary challenge to US senator Thom Tilli$$$?

  THAT is the word on the street.   Garland Tucker III is the retired CEO of Raleigh’s Triangle Capital Corporation.   He’s a Harvard Business School grad and a senior fellow at The John Locke Foundation and board member at Civitas.  Tucker is an author whose…