Posted in campaign 2014 Media NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics

The McCrory Duke stock non-story

Chests are being thumped defiantly at Low-T headquarters on Raleigh’s Jones Street.  The McClatchy drive-bys are convinced that they have found Gov. Pat McCrory’s Watergate: Gov. Pat McCrory failed to disclose his ownership of Duke Energy stock this year in two state ethics filings and…

Posted in campaign 2014 Congress DENR Economy McClatchy Media NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics

Blueprinting McCrory, NCGOP on coal ash?

Early in the McCrory era in Raleigh, we learned about a nefarious plot by lefty groups and their media allies to slime and slander and “eviscerate” our new governor and his fellow Republicans on Jones Street. BlueprintNC advertises itself as a warm-and-fuzzy little lefty group seeking…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Politics

Duke Energy, The Democrats & KARMA

        Duke Energy  has dumped a lot of money into the Democrat National Convention effort in Charlotte. Duke boss Jim Rogers has been a very good friend and contributor to Democrat politicians and causes. Now,  the energy giant finds that all it…