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Lt. Dan: It’s FBI Time!

    It’s no secret that Lt.  Governor Dan Forest is seeking the governor’s office.     I had a good discussion last week with someone very close to Forest.  I let this person know that it was way past time to back off the…

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Pro-Forest PAC. Charlotte Dems. (Hmmm…. )

  The Truth & Prosperity PAC made headlines some time back for taking a lot of money from Eric Lindberg,  a Durham businessman currently under indictment for bribery-related charges.  The PAC was set up,  we were led to believe, to pave the way for a…

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Lt. Dan launches, N&O foams at the mouth (collectively).

  I swear.  I haven’t seen the newsroom at The N&O this agitated and aggravated since the late, great Jesse Helms prowled the halls of the US Senate.  Lt. Governor Dan Forest has announced his intention to evict Roy Cooper — who did NOTHING for…

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Benghazi. Hillary. And the Grange Family Business.

  In the upcoming primary for governor, we’re sure to hear a lot about Dan Forest and a guy named Eric Lindberg.  It’s only fair that we also get the straight story about the Grange family business and its relationship with the Hillary Clinton State…

Posted in campaign 2020 Media NCGOP Politics

The ‘Lady Parts’ Brigade sets its sights on the 2020 Governor’s Race

  They got a  Democrat elected governor and a Republican and a Democrat elected senator in North Carolina.  (None of those ended up working out very well.)     They tried to get someone with ‘lady parts’ elected to the Third Congressional District, but THAT…

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#ncga: Things that make you say “WHAAAAAAAAAAA ….????”

  Um, Ms. Grange? Holly? Um, ma’am?  I don’t think THIS is what the gals had in  mind when they came up with the hashtag #METOO:     There are very strong indications that forces aligned with senator Thom Tillis are guiding state Rep. Holly…

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Lt. Dan takes on The N&O. “Special Needs” Speck is miffed.

  I’ve watched the N&O for a long time.  It’s changed ownership, but the paper still has an amazing talent for trolling j-schools and scooping up smarmy, arrogant tools and dropping them into the politics beat. (Rob Christensen was, by far, the worst of these.)…

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N&O troll tries to clothesline Lt. Dan

  I swear.  Being vicious, smarmy, and dishonest must be a written-in-stone requirement for political writers at The money-bleeding, floundering N&O.  The little special-needs Speck boy currently holding down the job seems to keep himself afloat by cribbing from The Internet.  The Speck boy is…

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“Gunning” for Lt. Dan?

  She’s only been in big league politics since 2015.  But SOMEONE — reportedly associates of senator Thom Tillis —  is promoting a gubernatorial run by state Rep. Holly Grange (R-Wilmington.)     In her first race — a special election — Grange was hit…

Posted in campaign 2020 Congress Media NCGOP Politics

#ncpol: Oh, look. A PUSH poll.

    We told you earlier about forces very very very very close to Thom Tillis trying to organize a primary challenge to Lt. Gov. Dan Forest in next year’s gubernatorial race.  Well, someone has already gotten  started with a push poll that appears to…