Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Media Obama Politics Republicans

The bridges are falling! The bridges are falling!

  Barry-O is flitting around the country spinning a yarn about how EXACTLY 153 bridges will fall if Congress doesn’t approve his “American Jobs Act” – which actually hits struggling American taxpayers with 14 new or higher taxes: There are fourteen new or higher taxes…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Democrats Economy Obama Politics

Barry-O and Little Joe invade Carolina …

  What’s next — plague, locusts? North Carolina has been hit with more of its fair share of misfortune lately.  Not just a hurricane and an earthquake.   This week we got back to back visits from Barry-O and his sidekick “Little Joe.”  Why us?…

Posted in Bev Perdue Campaign 2012 NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics

Pat McCrory and the polls

The folks at the N&O’s Under The Dome column appear a bit giddy over the latest data on the 2012 NC governor race from Triangle-based Democrat consulting firm Public Policy Polling (PPP). “Is McCrory vulnerable to a GOP challenge?”  the headline trumpets: It’s just conventional…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Media Politics Republicans

Cold hard truth re: social security

    While most all of Barack Obama’s prospective Republican opponents are busy pandering to the media over social security, one columnist, Michael Walsh of The New York Post, is telling it like it is: Social Security was long known as the “third rail” of…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Democrats Economy Obama Politics

Celebrating job creation — in Latin America …

We in North Carolina are being blessed with the honor of a visit from the great Barry-O.  He will be speaking to students at NC State University in Raleigh and to workers at a business in Apex. (The Chapel Hill-Carrboro crowd must be beside themselves….

Posted in Bev Perdue Campaign 2012 Economy NC legislature NCGOP Politics

The Tea Party is living rent-free in Bev’s head

The alleged mainstream media (MSM) spends a lot of time and energy trying to tell us that the Tea Party is an extremist fringe who should not be taken seriously. The word “tea” is an acronym for “Taxed Enough Already.”  The activists who align themselves…

Posted in Bev Perdue Campaign 2012 NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics

N&O tries to carry Bev across the finish line

Rob Christensen and the boys in the N&O newsroom appear to be quite excited about a new poll from Colorado-based Magellan Strategies showing Pat McCrory only leading Madame Governor by ONE point. If you go to Magellan’s site and study the survey data, you will…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Law & Order NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics Republicans

A Whole Lotta Sex-Talk in Raleigh

Well, the “honorables” in the North Carolina House have voted overwhelmingly to put the issue of a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage on the May primary election ballot. Of course, this development has sent the Chapel Hill-Carrboro crowd off the deep end.  They tried hard…

Posted in Law & Order NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics

STILL not passing the smell test …

NC PolicyWatch, a Raleigh-based leftist think tank, is ratcheting up its reporting on NC State Rep. Stephen LaRoque (R-Kinston): N.C. State Rep. Stephen LaRoque tapped a federally-funded non-profit he ran to loan his own company money, according to documents filed in the Lenoir County Courthouse…

Posted in Congress Howard Coble Media Politics Republicans Walter Jones

9/11: Why we should never forget. Why we should keep fighting.

The alleged mainstream media (MSM) is beside itself — pretending to be patriotic — as it commemorates the 10th anniversary of the 9/11/01 mass murders in New York, DC and Pennsylvania.  They talk about the event like it was a terrible storm, like Hurricane Katrina….