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Campaign 2012: crotch-punching returning to center-stage?

This year’s gubernatorial campaign is looking more and more like an economic stimulus program for members of the state bar association. We’ve got the Pat McCrory campaign retaining lawyers to go after a Democrat PAC and WTVD NewsChannel11.  We’ve got the Democrat PAC — led…

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The real back story on the Parker / state Dems brouhaha: Tax dollars to politicos?

Players in Democratic politics are still scratching their heads over how embattled state Democrat Party chairman David Parker escaped that lynch mob in Greensboro yesterday.  In the wake of the Parmley fiasco, and that disastrous press conference, how could ANYONE remotely connected to the debacle…

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I’m back! I survived! Now, no one can — er, um –TOUCH me.

At first I was afraid I was petrified Kept thinkin’ I could never live without you by my side; But then I spent so many nights Thinkin’ how you did me wrong And I grew strong and I learned how to get along And now…

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“I just got punched in the crotch, and BOY do I feel Grrrrrrrrreat!”

Should I stay or should I go? —  The Clash North Carolina Democrats are meeting AS YOU READ THIS in Greensboro to decide whether or not to accept the resignation of embattled state party chairman David Parker.  Even after the humiliating Jay Parmley news coverage…