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999? NO, that is NOT the area code for Raleigh

Presidential candidate Herman Cain, currently leading in the polls in North Carolina, is getting a lot of attention for his 9-9-9 tax plan.  (I can just hear the leftists calling it the sign of the beast doing a headstand.) FreedomWorks, an influential think tank within…

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Steve Jobs, Rest In Peace

I agree with the characterization of Steve Jobs as our generation’s Thomas Edison.  Like Edison, Jobs helped spawn revolutionary technology that has had a major effect on our society. iPods and iTunes are pretty much responsible for changing the way we listen to music —…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Politics Republicans

Cain takes aim at rabble-rousers on Wall Street

    Businessman Herman Cain, currently leading in the GOP presidential primary polls in North Carolina, is firing a shot across the bow at the far-left “Occupy Wall Street” protesters in New York: Unemployed Wall Street protesters only have themselves to blame for lacking a job, so…

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Dependence Nation

      This is a stunning headline from our friends at The Wall Street Journal: “Nearly Half of U.S. Lives in Household Receiving Government Benefit.” Families were more dependent on government programs than ever last year. Nearly half, 48.5%, of the population lived in…

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Burr for Whip: Lots for him, little for us

  U.S. Senator Richard Burr (R-NC)  has announced his plan to seek the #2 position in the Senate Republican caucus, once it is vacated by its current occupant, retiring U.S. Senator John Kyl of Arizona: North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr plans to make it official:…

Posted in Campaign 2011 Moore County Politics

Pinehurst 2011: WE’VE GOT CAMPAIGN REPORTS !!!!

  Campaign finance reports tend to be a great indicator of the strength of a political campaign.  People who have more money on hand, from more individual donors, tend to do very well. Well, the latest round of reports for the Pinehurst 2011 elections were…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Obama Politics Republicans

WSJ: Perry “rock” vs. BarryO’s preacher

      Wall Street Journal columnist Dorothy Rabinowitz takes Leftists on head-first regarding their latest attempted smear of the Texas governor: The saga of the painted-over rock on the Perry family hunting grounds will roll on a few more days before it’s displaced by…

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Former U.S. AG addresses leftist whining about “assassination” of terrorists

    Michael Mukasey, a distinguished former federal judge and George W. Bush’s final attorney general, had a great piece in today’s Wall Street Journal tackling whining by Ron Paul, Walter Jones and their comrades about the “assassination” of terrorist mastermind Anwar al-Awlaki: The elimination…

Posted in Campaign 2011 Moore County Politics Uncategorized

Pinehurst 2011: candidate no-shows turn town hall forum into “The John Marcum Show”

Pinehurst mayoral candidate John Marcum says increasing public input into village decisions is a key point in his platform. “This current group in village government makes their decisions, then provides a limited opportunity for the public to comment,” Marcum said at a town hall forum…

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The Left mocks who they fear the most

Rush Limbaugh instructs his listeners often to pay attention to whom the alleged mainstream media is mocking and attacking the most viciously.  “That, my friends, is who they fear the most,” The Great One tells us. Texas governor Rick Perry appears to be the bogeyman…