Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress NCGOP Politics Renee Ellmers Republicans

If you talk the talk, you better walk the walk

    I hate to say it, but I am leaning toward the N&O on this one.  During the 2010 campaign, U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-Dunn) attacked her opponent, then-incumbent Bob Etheridge, for his use of taxpayer-funded mailings to constituents.  The N&O is reporting that…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Media Moore County Obama Politics

Attacking others’ success to distract from Barry-O’s failures

  Has anyone else noticed the hard left turn of the Democrats’ rhetoric recently?  They’re panicking.  Their big government, redistributionist policies are pushing the country into a bigger, deeper economic mess. Many of the people who fell for Barry-O’s fancy footwork in 2008 are experiencing…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Obama Politics

More taxes for thee, but not for me

  Superstar, super-rich investor Warren Buffett is all over the alleged Mainstream Media (MSM) for allowing his name to be attached to Barry-O’s latest scheme to jack up taxes in this nightmare of an economy.  Mr. Buffett believes that he, and other financially successful Americans,…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics Republicans Thom Tillis

Huh? What? A listening tour?

The campaign silly season is upon us.  Politicians are running all over the countryside kissing babies and telling us how bad the other guys are. Thanks to the Tea Party — which the MSM loves to tell us is so extreme, racist, hated, etc. —…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Obama Politics

Barry HOPEs he can get all of our big bills AND our spare CHANGE

    Record unemployment.  Record home foreclosures.  Record number of personal and business bankruptcies. People are hurting. Barry-O thinks it is a GREAT time to pile on some new taxes and some tax hikes: His plan, which he’ll detail in a Rose Garden address, will…

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….