Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Mitt Romney Obama Politics

Open up and say ‘Aaah.’ (You’ll TAKE your Romney and LIKE IT)

      The country is amid an economic mess.  BarryO has approval ratings worse than Satan’s.  The GOP COULD take this opportunity to present the country with a great case for free-market conservatism.  In business school, you are taught about how differentiation — clearly…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Mitt Romney Politics Republicans South Carolina

Lessons from South Carolina

    The political chattering classes were SHOCKED and SURPRISED about Newt Gingrich’s win in The Palmetto State’s primary.  I wasn’t.  I saw the pre-vote debates, and noted the audience reaction to Newt.  I talked to some people south of the border, and noticed the…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Law & Order Media Moore County NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics redistricting

Game On! Judges refuse to delay NC primary elections

  A three judge panel in Raleigh refused this week to grant a request from Democrats and liberal activists to delay the state’s May primary.  This decision puts into play — at least, for 2012 — the legislative and congressional redistricting plans passed last year…

Posted in Law & Order Media Politics

‘Government Gone Wild’ in Fayetteville

  Fayetteville businesswoman Jackie Pfendler thought she was doing something good for her community.  She bought an old abandoned building in 2009 in a troubled part of town, spent $1 million on the building and renovations, and moved her business in.   Now, The City…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Mitt Romney Politics Republicans South Carolina

SC Primary: Newt Roars Back

  Mitt Romney has learned that he ACTUALLY lost Iowa, and that Rick Perry is dropping out of the race and endorsing Newt Gingrich.  The polls in South Carolina are tightening up, showing Gingrich nipping at Romney’s heels.  Not a good 24 hours for the…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Education Media NC State Government Politics

A DEM rumble for Secretary of DPI

  NC Department of Public Instruction secretary June Atkinson (D) has ended months of speculation by publicly declaring her intention to seek reelection to her post in 2012. That sets her up for a heated primary fight with state Rep. Rick Glazier (D) of Fayetteville,…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media

HANDS OFF of the Internet !!!

You’ve heard a lot of talk lately about the federal STOP ONLINE PIRACY ACT (SOPA).  I’m sure you’ve seen that sites like Wikipedia and Google are going “black” in protest of the legislation pushed by congressman Lamar Smith(R-TX). It is a surprise to see a…

Posted in Bev Perdue Campaign 2012 Democrats Economy Education Media NC State Government NCGOP Politics

Bev & The Big Lie: GOP wrecked public education, so we need to pay more taxes

          North Carolina’s beleaguered boss lady, desperately trying to stop her political career’s slide down the drain, is hauling out every scare tactic in the book.  Bev’s current screed is about how WE — hardworking folks trying to make ends meet…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Howard Coble Media NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics Republicans Walter Jones

McHenry, Jones facing spirited 2012 primary challenges from the right

    Republican congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) is being hit hard by his GOP primary opponent Ken Fortenberry, a retired newspaper journalist and publisher in Lincoln County.  Fortenberry suggests McHenry is talking the Tea Party talk, but is in reality too comfortable with the Washington…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Mitt Romney NCGOP Obama Politics Republicans

National and N.C. Democrats, without any successes to tout, crank up class warfare rhetoric

  If you believe the Democrats, the professional Left, and their allies in the alleged mainstream media (AMSM), a couple of rich guys — who happen to be registered Republicans — are completely responsible for all of the current economic turmoil.  Unemployed?  Blame Art Pope…