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NC-03: Going really really really really LOW …

  I’ve seen some despicable, low-down things in my time around politics.  But spreading false rumors about the death of someone struggling with a  serious illness ranks right down there with the worst: Some of you may recall that Mr. Parrott was Jones’s 1996 opponent…

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Dallas, Grandpa submit TWO replacement recommends for SBoE

  We told you about Governor Cooper shooting down the previous NCGOP recommendations of Buck Newton and Francis DeLuca as potential members of  the new state board of elections.  Well, the brain trust on Hillsborough Street has come up with two replacement names: David Black,…

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Cooper strikes Newton, DeLuca from NCGOP’s SBoE recommendation list

Governor Roy Cooper has advised Dallas and his Grandpa over on Hillsborough Street to  submit two new names ASAP for consideration for the NCGOP’s two seats on the new five-member state board of elections. NCGOP leadership was initially asked to submit four recommendations for the…

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#ncpol: Chief Justice Martin (R) to resign, solidifying leftist control of state courts for years to come

It’s news like this that makes those electoral losses by Pat McCrory, Robert Edmunds and Barbara Jackson especially painful: North Carolina Chief Justice Mark Martin said Friday he’s leaving the state’s Supreme Court after 20 years to become a Virginia law school dean. The resignation…

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CCCC official: basketball team not protesting, merely showing “unity”

We told you about what we saw the other night during the National Anthem before the Sandhills Community College-Central Carolina Community College basketball game.  The Central Carolina players and their coach locked arms and stood shoulder to shoulder during the singing of the anthem.  No…

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Has Central Carolina Community College basketball gone full-Kaepernick?

Talk about right place, right time. I was in attendance at the Sandhills Community College — Central Carolina Community College basketball game Wednesday night.  As with most sporting events, the national anthem kicked things off. The crowd and the Sandhills players stood, removed hats and…

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FoT (Friend-of-Timmy) @ center of chicken plant complaint got PAID for months after he QUIIT.

It’s good to be a Friend of Timmy.  You can lose your election and still end up having the taxpayers pay you a salary bigger than the governor or lieutenant governor (who had to WIN elections to get their payday). Former legislator and Speaker Timmy…

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NC-09: At SBoE, Malcolm OUT and, um. Woodhouse IN?

It looks like the guy who started this whole fracas that threw the Ninth Congressional District race into limbo won’t be around to make any  more trouble.  Josh Malcolm of Robeson County does not appear to have been  reappointed by Governor Cooper. Malcolm was besieged…

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NC-09: Judge punts on Harris certification request

The drivebys are painting Judge Ridgeway’s refusal to force certification of the Ninth Congressional District race as a defeat for Mark Harris.  Actually, if you read into the judge’s actions and comments, he took every opportunity to get himself out of and away from this…

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NC-09: Robeson Democrat goes dark, still hasn’t filed final campaign report

A Robeson County school board member running for NC Senate in November — who appears to have been a significant vehicle for disbursing payments to GOTV “consultants” — has not communicated officially with the state board of elections since October 30 and has not submitted…