Posted in Campaign 2012 Mitt Romney Politics

Romney, BarryO on same page re: health care?

        MIT economist Jonathan Gruber says health care reform then-Gov. Mitt Romney pushed on Massachusetts is THE SAME THNG BarryO pushed on our country: He credited Mitt Romney for not totally disavowing the Massachusetts bill during his presidential campaign, but said Romney’s…

Posted in Campaign 2011 Campaign 2012 Media Politics

OK. Which one is it, N&O?

      Here they go again.  Our state’s flagship newspaper is at it again — offering readers contradictory information on their page, sometimes within the same day and other times within  week. Last week, chief political correspondent (and newsroom wonderboy) Rob Christensen told us…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Democrats Larry Kissell Mike McIntyre Politics

Congressman McIntyre: Barry who?

Mike McIntyre (D-Lumberton) has represented North Carolina’s 7th District  since 1996.  He’s voted for Democrats for Speaker, but has still managed to get campaign contributions from Republicans in the district.  McIntyre pretty much votes with his caucus, but sides with the Republicans on key issues…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Democrats Politics

A DNC delegate arrives a little early in Charlotte

        First, he realizes he’s about 8 months early for BarryO’s big party in Charlotte.  Then, he makes a horrifying discovery in his hotel room’s bathroom: One man made sure a Charlotte motel was going to pay for him running out of…