Posted in Campaign 2011 Moore County Politics

Marcum: Pinehurst village government a lot like D.C.

Pinehurst mayoral candidate John Marcum told potential supporters at an in-home meet-and-greet Friday night that Pinehurst village government has been engaging in budget-busting and a lack of transparency akin to what we’ve been seeing in Washington. Marcum told his audience that Pinehurst’s passion for forcibly…

Posted in Campaign 2011 Media Moore County Politics

Pinehurst Village Govt: Who’s in Charge?

This is how it is supposed to work: We elect a mayor and council to oversee the work of  local government staff to ensure staff is (1) acting in accordance with good ethics and the law, (2) making wise use of taxpayer money, and (3)…

Posted in Bev Perdue Campaign 2012 Media Politics

Dem hack throws Boss Bev under the bus

I was watching “The Five,” which is the panel discussion show replacing Glenn Beck on Fox News, on Wednesday.  Democrat consultant Bob Beckel, who managed Walter Mondale’s disastrous 1984 presidential campaign, is one of the regular leftist contributors to the discussions. On Wednesday’s show, as…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Media Obama Politics

‘Soak The Rich’ is drying up

Warren Buffett and his pal BarryO have tried to sell Americans on this concept of jacking up tax rates for upper income Americans.  Here in Moore County, local leftist gadfly Dusty Rhoades tried hard to do the same in his regular column for our thrice-weekly…

Posted in Bev Perdue Campaign 2012 NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Phil Berger Politics Republicans

Berger: PLEASE don’t cancel 2012 NC Gov election

        I am sure North Carolina Republicans are sitting back and enjoying some rare bad publicity for Madame Governor.   State Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) put out this gem in a statement Wednesday: “In light of Gov. Perdue’s support…

Posted in Bev Perdue Campaign 2012 Democrats Politics

So, now we’re going with “out-of-context”?

    It appears that Madame Governor keeps her press office in a constant state of turmoil.  Back when we had all of those tornadoes, her damage-control team could not decide whether she was IN RALEIGH solving problems or enjoying A HORSE RACE IN KENTUCKY….

Posted in Bev Perdue Campaign 2012 Media

And now a word from the CEO of the EIB Network

  The Great One, the maha-Rush-ee himself,  delivered this piece of wisdom on Madame Governor and her totalitarian fantasies on his Wednesday radio show: The Drive-By Media spends a lot of time and a lot of effort trying to make Sarah Palin, Michele Bachmann, the…

Posted in Bev Perdue Campaign 2012 Media Politics

She said WHAT ????????

I am sure Madame Governor’s remarks to the Cary Rotarians are giving her damage-control team migraines.  Suddenly, other bizarre statements straight from The Boss Lady’s Mouth are coming over the transom.  Surprisingly, this one is from The News & Observer: When Perdue is off script,…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Mitt Romney Politics Republicans

Raising Cain in GOP race for WH

  The “conventional wisdom” in the GOP presidential race is that Georgia businessman Herman Cain is an “also-ran” who has no chance at the nomination or — for that matter — backing the moving truck up to the front door of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.  …

Posted in Campaign 2012 Democrats Obama Politics

Only $3 to grab a bite with BarryO!

      Politico —  The N&O’s partner in port side sycophancy on the national level  — is reporting on a Real Bargain being offered up by BarryO’s main squeeze: The emails from the Barack Obama reelect about winning a dinner with the president as a randomized…