Posted in Campaign 2012 Democrats Politics

A DNC delegate arrives a little early in Charlotte

        First, he realizes he’s about 8 months early for BarryO’s big party in Charlotte.  Then, he makes a horrifying discovery in his hotel room’s bathroom: One man made sure a Charlotte motel was going to pay for him running out of…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Politics Republicans

How many federal agencies would I cut? (How much time do you have?)

      Texas Governor Rick Perry had one heck of a brain freeze during Wednesday night’s GOP presidential debate in Michigan.  The Texan appeared to struggle with naming THREE federal agencies that need to be cut or de-funded.  Feeling rather charitable, we here at…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Politics Republicans

Heeeeeeerrrrrrre’s Herman !!!

    For those of you who may have missed it, GOP presidential frontrunner Herman Cain had a great appearance on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live the other night.  Click HERE to watch.    

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Occupy Politics

City of Raleigh says ‘Nyet’ to Occupy camp-out

  Raleigh city government is displaying a rare burst of common sense: A City Council panel on Tuesday recommended against allowing Occupy Raleigh demonstrators to camp outside City Hall, saying the request poses too many health and legal risks. But the city offered to work…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Moore County Occupy Politics

Occupy Broad Street ??? The freak show comes to Southern Pines

If you are bored on Saturday, November 19, and are looking for something to do, bring the family to downtown Southern Pines to witness a traveling circus-type event calling itself “Occupy Broad Street.”   You and the kids may get to see such oddities as…

Posted in Campaign 2011 Moore County Politics

Pinehurst 2011: All hail the queen!

  Pinehurst voters  made history Tuesday evening by electing the village’s first female mayor (Ginsey was appointed) and the first council member from Pinewild.   From the beginning, mayoral candidate Nancy Fiorillo and council candidate John Strickland had the best fundraising numbers and the best…

Posted in Campaign 2011 Moore County Politics

Southern Pines 2011: Progress Energy, Food Lion and Bo’s can breathe a little easier …

  The NIMBY ticket — and potential startup law firm — of Smith, Smithson and Woodruff went down in flames like the Hindenberg zeppelin on Tuesday.  Southern Pines voters rejected their platform of boycotting grocery stores and reading by candlelight and endorsed the more steady,…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Democrats Economy Politics

Charlotte 2012: Watch what DNC does, not what they say

        After public complaints about non-union local businesses being shut out of business opportunities for the 2012 DNC convention in Charlotte, national and state Democrats promised that non-union local businesses would get a fair shot at providing goods and services to the…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Jim DeMint Politics Renee Ellmers Republicans South Carolina Walter Jones

Senator DeMint: We are STILL not cutting.

    For those of us active in The Tea Party, who thought we really brought change to Washington in November 2010, U.S. Senator Jim DeMint’s (R-SC) article in National Review provides quite a reality check for us: Despite bipartisan promises to cut spending after…

Posted in Campaign 2011 Moore County Politics

Campaign 2011: IS IT OVER YET ??????

    Ah, yes.  This wonderful expression of democracy we’ve been treated to here in the county of Moore for the last few months will mercifully come to an end Tuesday evening.  In case you’ve been busy for the last few months, let me recap…