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#ncga: Indicted aide STILL steering Steinburg senate campaign

Bob Steinburg and his crew LOVE to tell you what’s wrong with everybody else. (They’ll even make it up if they have to.) Bob himself doesn’t miss a chance to thump a Bible and utter some variation of “Praise God” in a public forum.  But…

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#ncga: More Steinburg tourney questions

Okay, let’s review.  State Rep. Bob Steinburg — in his rookie season as an event promoter — talked Currituck County into paying him $50,000 to promote a basketball tournament in Asheville.  It appears that a majority of Currituck County commissioners were not informed of this…

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#ncpol: Steinburg’s B-ball tourney ALREADY violating Currituck rules?

Curiouser and Curiouser.  My friends, we learned that state (and state senate candidate) Rep. Bob Steinburg got paid $50,000 by Currituck County to promote an NCAA basketball tournament in Asheville over the Thanksgiving holiday. Here’s what we learned about the payments to Steinburg from the county:…

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The political class CANNOT police itself.

  The state board of elections says its A-OK for Democrats on local boards (like inRobeson and Bladen counties)  to donate to Democratic candidates and campaign for (and with) them.  Substantial pay-to-play allegations against powerful Republican legislators (like David Lewis) disappear into a black hole…

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Stein-ball in Asheville: A not so full house.

There hasn’t been  too much crowing about the inaugural effort of senator-elect Bob Steinburg’s Wolfestein Group.  Steinburg loves to brag about himself and his work.  It’s not like him to go so quiet.  As you know from reading our site, the visitcurrituckobx.com Battle in The…

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A post-mortem on Tuesday. (Look, Ma. We’re goin’ backwards.)

For Republicans and conservatives across North Carolina, there was not a whole lot to cheer about Tuesday night.  Our side got out-hustled, out-strategized, out-raised, out-marketed.  *Out-EVERYTHINGED.* To satisfy the folks who have been nagging me all morning via text and tweets to offer up my…

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#ncga: NC Dems going after ‘Backroom Bobby’

We’ve reported frequently on the Bob Steinburg comedy show in the Outer Banks.  You may have heard about Steinburg’s straight man, Bobby Hanig, the Currituck County commissioner running for the House seat Steinburg is vacating while he runs for the Senate. Well, apparently, the North…

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Of beams and splinters

Hypocrite! First cast out the beam from your eye, and then you will see clearly to cast out the splinter from the eye of your brother. —  Matthew 7:5   We had a sermon based on this verse in church on Sunday.  Basically, it means…

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#ncga: Has Bobby got it in the bag?

(And if so, is it a Donna Karan or Gucci bag?  Inquiring minds want to know.) I’ve heard from more than one Outer Banks voter about the scarcity of Republican US House candidate Bobby Hanig at candidate forums and other public events.  Granted, the guy…

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#ncga: Stein-ball uproar forces changes in Currituck policy

Commissioner (and state House candidate and Bob Steinburg BFF) Bobby Hanig says that, even though the hubbub over The Steinburg Invitational is unwarranted, changes need to be made in the way the county does business: In response to what Currituck County Board of Commissioners Chairman…