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Campaign 2016: Dudes in the ladies room, religion questions for “refugees”

You gotta love lefties.  *Seriously.* They create a hubbub about something like, say, reaffirming and further codifying the prohibition against men in women’s restrooms as something harsh and radical.  Never mind it’s been SOP for aeons.  Now they’re howling about Donald Trump’s proposal to question…

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Hillary, Death and Taxes

One of Donald Trump’s key issues this year has been abolishing the death tax.  Republicans in DC have paid this lip service before.  Democrats attack the idea as a cozy gift for Park Avenue and Beverly Hills. Actually, it crushes the dreams of a lot…

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It’s getting’ all FREE up in here

The Cato Institute — the flagship think tank for the nation’s libertarian movement — has some good things to say about the Tar Heel State in its most recent “Freedom in the 50 states” report.: North Carolina is a rapidly growing southern state with a…

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Pay to play, the Clinton way

One thing is for sure about Hillary and Bill Clinton:  They are in this politics thing for the CA$H. For nearly four decades, they’ve developed a track record of using their governmental connections to help out people who have very recently paid them a lot…

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#ncga: Hager, OUT!

This is yet another occasion where we hate to have been right.  It appears that state Rep. Mike Hager (R), the current majority leader and unofficial leader of House conservatives, will be stepping down from his seat: North Carolina House Majority Leader Mike Hager (R-Rutherford)…

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Jeter-gram for Mr. Haymaker!

Oh, look.  Once, again — I’ve got mail:  Date: August 11, 2016 To: Mecklenburg County Republican Party Executive Committee From: Claire Mahoney, Chairman In accordance with the Mecklenburg County Republican Party Plan of Organization, Article V.C.2 notice is hereby given that a special meeting of…

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NBC August poll: Clinton, Cooper AND Ross up in North Carolina

Oh, the hits just keep coming. NBC and Marist conducted a poll of North Carolina adults from August 4 to August 10.   According to those folks, November is going to look very good for the Democrats. Before I hit you with the numbers, let’s…

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Washington Post: #NCSEN among Top 10 seats most likely to change party in 2016

Granted, it is Pravda-on-The-Potomac talking here.  But here’s what they say:  […] 10: North Carolina (Republican held): Colorado comes off our list and on comes North Carolina, where Democratic candidate Deborah Ross narrowly outraised two-term Sen. Richard Burr (R), though he still has doubled Ross…

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Art Pope: Trump like George Wallace, will kill GOP down-ballot

The guy who called government borrowing millions and billions of dollars “fiscally conservative” flew out to Colorado to sip chablis with THOSE Koch brothers and shove one last knife into Donald Trump’s back:  The lakeside restaurant at dusk seemed the perfect place to end what…

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(*SIGH*) ANOTHER political resignation?

Dr. Megan Davies is being heralded by leftists activists, Democrat pols, and their comrades in the drive-by media for her courage in resigning her state job over Pat McCrory and the boys pollutin’ all the drinkin’ water.  There has been all kinds of hollering about…