Posted in Media Politics

MSM ramping up war on Second Amendment

        The hottest trend these days among mainstream media-types is to publish names and addresses of people who have concealed-carry permits.  WRAL and a newspaper in NY tried it — and got burned.    The blowback on those two media outlets included…

Posted in Media NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics

MSM: WAANH!! Pat won’t talk to us!

    The remnants of the mainstream media in The Tar Heel State are throwing a bit of a tantrum.  The state’s new GOP governor and his staff are NOT dropping what they’re doing and immediately answering their questions.  *GASP* I first saw this from…

Posted in Media Politics

NC’s MSM: seething over GOPer’s Facebook, yawning over Elaine M’s video of love for OWS

OK. Let’s see if we an follow this “logic.”  Someone who dares to question the current system of government-funded day care is unfit to serve in any capacity related to said subject in state government.  But a senior state official, caught on video, praising the…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Media Moore County Politics

The Pilot’s op-ed page keeps up the scare tactics

  Our thrice weekly local paper — whose first edition was reportedly brought down the mountain on stone tablets by Moses — does a nice job of scaring its readers while utilizing very few facts and doing little, if any, investigation. They did it on…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Politics

Movies don’t kill people. Troubled people kill people.

    In the wake of that horrible, horrible, horrible event at the midnight screening of the new Batman movie, we have ALL kinds of politicos stepping forward to use the tragedy to benefit their various agendas. Of course, the gun control people are leading…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Moore County Politics

Look, Mom. I made The N&O!

  (And it’s NOT the police blotter!) *Sigh.*  I guess you’re right.  THAT is not much of a big deal. Anyway, The N&O newsroom is pouncing on the gift Tom-with-an-H has given them.  The lefty scribes there smell blood, and are going in for the…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Moore County Politics

Guilty conscience wreaking havoc in The Pilot’s newsroom?

I guess South Carolina congressman Joe Wilson finally got to the fiction-peddlers in The Pilot’s newsroom. Here we are — one week before the vote — and we finally get our local paper here in Moore County (affectionately known as Pravda-on-Pennsylvania) to PRINT the text…