Posted in Campaign 2012 Politics

Charlotte says DNC to be an economic boon for downtown. (Chicago’s NATO experience suggests otherwise.)

        Charlotte city and business community leaders sold this year’s Democrat National Convention as a serious potential bonanza for downtown businesses.  Before you folks in downtown get too excited, check out what your counterparts in Chicago are going through during the NATO…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Law & Order Media Politics

Oh. THAT secret legal defense fund

        Well, the NC Democrat Party has finally released the source of the payoff in that alleged gay sex harassment scandal at party HQ in Raleigh.  And — surprise, surprise — it gets dumped to the party’s favorite stenographers on the eve…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Politics

N&O sat on NC Dems’ sex scandal since December ???

    The “Ol’ reliable” slipped up and told the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth — for a change.  Check out this passage in a story that finally appeared on The N&O web site this weekend: The staffer’s firing has caused…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Politics

While NCGOP HQ sleeps, NCDP HQ ‘rides dirty’ …

        Once again, The N&O gets scooped by Civitas and The Daily Caller in their own backyard.   The North Carolina Democrat Party leadership is being rocked by reports of a male-on-male sex harassment scandal and payments of hush money within its…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Moore County Politics

Moore County Democrat chairman needs a lesson on civility, himself

It’s interesting to see the chairman of Moore County’s “small-enough-to-fit-in-a-phone-booth” Democrat Party lecturing Rush Limbaugh AND Moore County GOP Chairman Bob Levy — one of the nicest guys you’ll ever meet — on civility. Chairman Jim Heim writes in our Nobel Prize-winning local paper that Rush…