Posted in Media NCGOP Politics

Why so skeered-a ALEC?

I mean — look at their incoming chairman.  Jason Saine was on unemployment when he got appointed to the state House in 2011.  He’s got a clear record of not being able to manage his personal finances — much less his campaign finances.  Yet, he’s…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncga: Even more ALEC-Jason Saine goodness

The Haymaker is EVERYWHERE, folks.  I mean: EVERYWHERE.    I was contacted yesterday by a very plugged-in source from our nation’s capital.  This source was expressing some interest in our item about state Rep.Jason Saine and his big-spending re-election campaign in an off-year. Many of…

Posted in campaign 2014 Congress Media NC legislature NCGOP Thom Tillis

#NCSEN: ALEC ponies up for Speaker Thom

The American Legislative Exchange Council seems to be catching it from both sides in American politics. Leftists see the group as a conservative bogey-man ready to erase the big-government “gains” achieved in the 60s and 70s. ALEC was founded by movement conservatives in 1973 to…

Posted in Democrats Economy Media NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics Republicans

Legislators listening to business people about policies that affect businesses. Oh, the horror …

According to the N&O, and other liberal mouthpieces, the fact that NC state legislators and businesspeople are getting together to talk about legislation means SOMETHING sinister is going on: The American Legislative Exchange Council is holding its annual conference in New Orleans, on the heels…