Posted in Law & Order Media

Race Pimps target Fayetteville Police Department

Race pimps are people who — instead of dealing honestly with problems — holler racism, blame whitey, and put together protest marches.  (Think William Barber, The Fayetteville Observer’s Myron Pitts, Jesse Jackson, and Al Sharpton.)  We CAN’T be doing anything wrong.  It must be whitey’s…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media NCGOP Politics

A Peek Inside George Holding, Inc. : Mostly smoke and mirrors

George Holding’s background is a campaign consultant’s dream come true.  He’s the scion of the First Citizen’s Bank empire, a former aide to U.S. Senator Jesse Helms, and a former U.S. attorney who presided over high-profile political corruption probes.  Holding is currently trying to capitalize…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Moore County Politics

Whipping up fears about Amendment One (a/k/a “Be afraid of those simple church people”)

        I see the new editor of our local Pulitzer prize-winning, Nobel-nominated thrice weekly newspaper has already been trained by the Democrat politicos who own and operate said newspaper.   The rookie newsroom boss hit the front page today  with a piece…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Moore County Politics Renee Ellmers

Renee Ellmers: live and in living color

    One of the first people I bumped into at Saturday’s Moore GOP event was our new Member of Congress, Renee Ellmers of Dunn.  Ellmers won a close race in 2010 against a 14 year Democrat incumbent thanks, in large part, to the work…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Moore County NC legislature Politics

John Marcum now a Fiorillo Fan

          I ran into John Marcum, two-time Pinehurst mayoral candidate and 2012 GOP candidate for NC Senate, at Saturday’s Moore County GOP candidate meet-and-greet in Southern Pines.  Judging from Marcum’s  tone, the hatchet appears to be buried with Queen Nancy of…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

The (REAL?) story on the NCGA gas tax relief #FAIL: ‘The Emperor Has No Clothes’

        We’ve vented our frustrations repeatedly on this site about North Carolina’s obscenely high gas tax.  With gas prices skyrocketing, the economy tanking, and the unemployment rate skyrocketing, we thought cutting the state gas tax would be a no-brainer for the conservative…

Posted in Uncategorized

Walter Dalton’s daughter is a registered lobbyist

  Elizabeth Robinson HAS to be one of the best-connected lobbyists in Raleigh.  Mrs. Robinson is the Director of Governmental Relations for The North Carolina Retail Merchants Association.  She’s ALSO the daughter of former state senator and current  lieutenant governor / gubernatorial candidate Walter Dalton….

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Moore County NC legislature NCGOP Politics

Campaign 2012: Richard Morgan, those photo shoots, “the picture girl” and those not-so-subtle threats

“He’s a mental case. He does things no sane person would do.”  — Former State Rep. Frank Mitchell (R-Iredell) , in 2006, on fellow Republican legislator Richard Morgan       Raleigh insiders tell me they saw signs early on that Richard Morgan had plans…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Moore County Politics Renee Ellmers

Renee Ellmers getting back to her Tea Party roots

          Congresswoman Renee Ellmers has re-discovered her Tea Party roots just in time for the 2nd congressional district’s GOP primary.  Many political observers say the work of The Tea Party was CRUCIAL in her 2010 upset of incumbent Bob “Boom Boom”…

Posted in Bev Perdue Campaign 2012 Media NC State Government Politics

Dem Source: White House & unions pushed Bev out

                        I was out at a social event recently when I ran into an old family friend — a former Democrat legislator who is still active in his party.  I asked him for his…