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#nc-09: Allegations of partisan political activity rock Robeson election board

  Election Day for the do-over in this congressional district is September 10.  It doesn’t sound like it’s going to end any quieter than the first go-around:   One member of the Robeson County Board of Elections has resigned and two others are targeted in…

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#ncpol: Cooper, his nutty followers side with illegal alien criminals

  It is absolutely astounding that a major political party in this country is openly advocating the obstruction of a federal law enforcement agency’s work.  It’s even more astonishing that Governor Roy Cooper – our state’s most recent past chief law enforcement officer –  is…

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It’s been a while …

    A while since we’ve reminded you about the tip jar over in the left sidebar of this site. (If you’re reading us on a device where the sidebars don’t show up, HERE is a helpful link.)   We’re approaching our ninth year in…

Posted in campaign 2019 Congress Media NCGOP Politics

NC-09: NC Public Radio labels NeverTrumper a “lifelong conservative,” uses him to lynch Bishop

  Evan McMullin was a Romney / Boehner GOPe acolyte who ran for president in 2016 with the hope of sabotaging Donald Trump and throwing the race to Hillary.  Yet, North Carolina Public Radio thinks it’s kosher to label him a “lifelong conservative.”    …

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Did Moore County schools officials ignore 2017 warnings and concerns about Aberdeen school site?

    Construction is underway  on a site off NC 5 between Pinehurst and Aberdeen for a new  Aberdeen elementary school.  The site is located in the vicinity of an environmental superfund site and a number of industrial sites that utilize toxic chemicals.  It came…

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Public Official ‘A’ : fanning the flames, stirring the pot, doing The Left’s dirty work

  He got elected promising to not vote for John Boehner in the speaker’s race. He did it anyway. He has publicly refused to support deportation of people already in this country illegally. He’s even admitted to being “Public Official ‘A’ ” in the indictment…

Posted in campaign 2020 Media NCGOP Politics

NC Supreme Court: A right to privacy for sex offenders?

  Elections have consequences.  And, yes, the last two for our state’s high court have had significant ones — like THIS:   Sex offenders have rights, too, and in some cases the state has been violating those rights, the NC Supreme Court ruled on Friday….

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Lt. Dan launches, N&O foams at the mouth (collectively).

  I swear.  I haven’t seen the newsroom at The N&O this agitated and aggravated since the late, great Jesse Helms prowled the halls of the US Senate.  Lt. Governor Dan Forest has announced his intention to evict Roy Cooper — who did NOTHING for…

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Tillis finally cuts Tom Farr loose

  President Trump is nominating a new candidate for a federal judgeship covering the Carolinas:   President Donald Trump nominated UNC-Chapel Hill law professor Richard E. Myers on Wednesday to fill the longest federal judicial vacancy in the country.   Trump had twice nominated Raleigh…

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It’s always “special” when Dallas is in the (Wood)house.

  Just when you thought Civitas was coming to its senses,  it does THIS:     Now,  that IS special.  Landing the guy who oversaw the near collapse of the GOP majority in Raleigh, who left the state party with a $500K budget hole, and…