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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…

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

Have you seen THIS man?

          THIS is our lieutenant governor — Walter Dalton.  He wants to replace Bev in that big beautiful house on Blount Street.  Dalton HAS been one of the most low-key top dogs in Raleigh in decades.   A Democrat friend of…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics

NCGOP campaign operatives bring back memories of 2008 GOP disasters

          We’ve got a historic chance to retake the governor’s office in 2012.  The NCGOP is staffing its command center with folks tied to some forgettable campaigns.  Take Pat McCrory’s gubernatorial campaign, for instance: The former executive director of the N.C….

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A lesson from Hoke County’s NUGGET-gate ?

Outrage and disbelief erupted nationally last week over reports that government inspectors have been inspecting pre-schooler lunches.  West Hoke Elementary School –with such poor academic performance that teachers are being bussed in for special after-school tutoring sessions — made national news when it was revealed…

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

Pat must apologize, but Barry does not

          The N&O and its fellow MSM goons are beating GOP gubernatorial candidate Pat McCrory over the head for comments made by a prominent GOP official: The leader of the Republican Party in North Carolina’s second largest county on Friday stood…