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Lawyering up on ol’ Roy

  Lt. Governor Dan Forest has apparently had enough of the bumbling by the doofus currently occupying that big house on Blount Street:     “Today, I notified Governor Cooper that, as a member of the Council of State, I will be suing his administration…

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White House alarmed over Cooper mismanagement of pandemic

No matter whether it’s the crime lab or the economy,  the man from Nash County can make it FUBAR.   Even the folks at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in DC are taking notice:   Officials with the White House Coronavirus Task Force are concerned with North…

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Cooper torpedoes RNC in Charlotte. Will he do same to NCGOP in Greenville?

      Charlotte has gone from getting the whole multi-million dollar ball-of-wax to possibly a handful of minor “business meetings.”  The state Republican Party’s convention is slated for July in Greenville.  Right now,  the Cooper administration has quarantine rules in place that would make…

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Cooper admin sends sick inmates to clean state offices

    We told you earlier about Roy Cooper’s burgeoning reputation as the ‘mismanagement’ governor.  Here’s one more doozy to add to the ever-expanding list of supporting evidence  demonstrating the appropriateness of that nickname:   On March 25, North Carolina officials announced that they were…

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Lockdown blowback?

    The folks on the left side of the aisle love to think they are smarter than us — that they know what’s best for us.  Roy Cooper and his team have put the state’s economy in a stranglehold since March — all in…

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Burr steps down as Intel committee chairman

      This Richard Burr-stock market story has grown some legs and really picked up some traction:   U.S. Sen. Richard Burr is stepping down as chairman of the Senate Intelligence committee as a federal probe of his financial activities in the early days…

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OMG: FBI seizes Senator Burr’s cell phone

    If there was ANYBODY who could divert the nation’s attention from the coronavirus,  it would be our senior US senator:   Federal agents seized a cellphone belonging to a prominent Republican senator on Wednesday night as part of the Justice Department’s investigation into…

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Elected statewide leaders criticize Cooper’s handling of COVID-19 lockdown

    The Council of State is composed of the ten popularly elected executive branch leaders in North Carolina state government.  The group includes:  the governor,  lieutenant governor,  attorney general, auditor,  treasurer,  secretary of state,  labor commissioner,  agriculture commissioner,  insurance commissioner,  and superintendent of public…

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#ncga: They’re BAAAAAAAACK!

      While we’re sheltering-in-place, the honorables have once again darkened the halls of that big building one Jones Street in Raleigh. The Congress passed a huge-honking spending bill. So, the honorables in Raleigh felt like they had to get in on the act….

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Different driveby boss, same driveby bias

      While at The N&O, AndyPaul Specht dazzled  us with reporting that made Darren Jackson and Wayne Goodwin jump up and down and clap like jayvee cheerleaders.  Now, he’s graduated to the big leagues — that’s right, WRAL-TV.  The nerve center of the…