Posted in Campaign 2011 Moore County Politics

Southern Pines 2011: NIMBY ticket seeks Town Council majority

  We’ve reported on the Village Action Team-endorsed ticket of Cashion, Fiorillo and Parson in Pinehurst.   Now, in Southern Pines, it appears the hardcore anti-development crowd in Southern Pines is rallying its forces behind the mayoral candidacy of Chris Smithson and the council candidacies…

Posted in Campaign 2011 Moore County Politics

Southern Pines 2011: Former mayors endorsing David McNeill

A regular reader of this blog called me today.  This person was doing business in downtown Southern Pines when they came across four former mayors of Southern Pines — Jane Clark, Frank Quis, Mike Fields, and Alex Bowness — posing together for a photograph. With…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Politics

Meet the puppetmasters pulling the strings of the ‘Occupy’ movement

    The allegedly mainstream media has been trying to paint the Occupy Wall Street, Occupy DC, Occupy Raleigh, etc.  movements as spontaneous acts of taxpayer frustration.  The Fayetteville Observer may have screwed up that plan with its coverage of  THIRTY people turning out Thursday…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Politics

Tea Party, meet The Flea Party!

Conservative columnist Ann Coulter’s latest work takes a thought-provoking, hilarious look at the Occupy Wall Street “movement” and the efforts by the alleged mainstream media and the Democrats to compare it favorably to the rise of The Tea Party in 2009: So far, the only…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Mitt Romney Obama Politics

Herman Cain vs. BarryO: consider the possibilities

The left fawned over BarryO’s victory in 2008, describing the event as the coming of a ‘post-racial’ era in American history.   In 2012, we have the distinct possibility of a true post-racial moment in American politics: two black Americans battling it out under the…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Politics

Compromise = Doing EXACLY what the leftists want

Raleigh political consultant John Davis is trying REALLY hard to be taken seriously.  He sends out all of these emails BEGGING you to pay hundreds of dollars for a newsletter that he ends up giving away for free a week later.  Davis is described as…

Posted in Campaign 2011 Moore County Politics

Pinehurst 2011: Dueling attorneys

  If Pinehurst village attorney Mike Newman gets paid by the hour, he is having ONE HECK of a windfall this year.   His latest action involves the controversy over the development of The Village Green and the expansion of The Village Chapel. Newman defended…

Posted in Media Politics

Lessons for us all from yesterday’s elections in Raleigh

One good way to really stoke the wrath of Leftists is to separate them from the government teat. A good example of this is the two-year drama surrounding the Wake County school board.  Since the moment the last vote was counted in 2009, and a…

Posted in Campaign 2011 Moore County Politics

Pinehurst 2011: A mayoral connection?

It appears that — if Nancy Fiorillo and David McNeill are successful in November — The Village of Pinehurst and The Town of Southern Pines will have a very friendly working relationship. Fiorillo worked for McNeill when he was the Moore County manager.  McNeill moved…

Posted in Economy Politics

This post is brought to you by the letter ‘C’