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Senator Burr: Having it both ways with BarryO’s stimulus

      U.S. Senator Richard  Burr (R-NC) published a great piece the other day in The Charlotte Observer on the evils of BarryO’s stimulus: Three years ago, President Obama signed the American Recovery and Investment Act, better known as the stimulus bill, into law,…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Moore County Politics Renee Ellmers

Campaign 2012: Confused? Lost?

    Our local paper reported the other day that Congresswoman Renee Ellmers was campaigning in Moore  County.  However, according to her official web site, neither Southern Pines nor Moore  County are part of her district.   (The primary vote for Congress is about two…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Moore County Politics Renee Ellmers

Potomac Fever sweeping Moore County?

    It is looking like we in Moore County could have TWO to THREE of our fellow residents on this year’s Second Congressional District ballot.   Democrat Steve Wilkins has signed on the dotted line for this race, as has Republican Clement Munno of…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Politics

Internal Dem Polling: BOOM BOOM still ‘Top Donkey’ for NC Dems in 2012 race for Governor

  Former congressman  Bobby “Boom Boom” Etheridge  is STILL LEADING in Democrat polls on the NC Governor’s race — even though he has yet to file.  The latest  Dem internal numbers show BOOM BOOM with 42 percent, Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton pulling 25%,  former state…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Economy Jim DeMint Media Politics South Carolina

National Journal: Scott, Gowdy are SC’s most conservative in U.S. House, DeMint ranks 10th in Senate

  If you check National Journal’s conservative effectiveness rankings for the U.S. House, you will find The Palmetto State’s most right-leaning legislators tying for 80th place out of 435.  Republicans Trey Gowdy  and Tim Scott each earned scores of 66 on economic issues, 83 on…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Democrats Economy Howard Coble Kay Hagan Media Mike McIntyre Moore County NCGOP Politics Renee Ellmers Republicans Walter Jones

National Journal: Ellmers is NC’s most conservative Member of Congress

  National Journal, the non-partisan national publication dedicated to daily coverage of the U.S. Congress, has released its annual ideological rankings of Members of Congress.  It appears that the Tar Heel State’s newest Member of Congress, Renee Ellmers (R-2nd) has shot to the top of…

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America’s per capita government debt worse than that of Greece

  U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) has released some research showing that America’s per capita government debt is WORSE than that of Greece. We’re even worse off than those other European economic nightmares, Ireland and Spain. If you’ve been following the news, you know that…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Media Obama Politics

BarryO: High gas prices STILL the fault of Republicans

    When Barry was running in 2008  against Grandpa John “You kids get off my lawn” McCain, he told us we could weather the high gas prices with tuneups, regular oil changes, and keeping your tires properly inflated.    Well — I’ve been doing all…

Posted in Bev Perdue Campaign 2012 Media NC State Government NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics

Stupid IS as Stupid DOES …

                The Wake County GOP chairman’s description of Boss Bev as ‘dumb’,  and Pat McCrory’s subsequent tossing of said chairman under the bus for said comment, has received some national attention thanks to a Daily Caller column by…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Moore County Politics Renee Ellmers Republicans

Renee Ellmers: throwing the Tea Party under the bus, mastering the art of DC double-talk

        You need radar to track the movement of  Renee Ellmers’s positions on the issues.  Elected in 2010 as a grassroots Tea Party populist, the 2nd district Republican congresswoman has spent most of her first term at the right hand of House…