Posted in campaign 2014 Congress Economy Media ObamaCare Politics

Heritage: Raise the minimum wage? O-Care has ALREADY done it.

    The mainstream media has been dutifully regurgitating the lefty press releases demanding that the minimum wage be doubled immediately.  We even got PR events showing the paltry Thanksgiving meal that can be purchased on a minimum wage salary.  The really smart folks at…

Posted in campaign 2014 Congress Economy Media Moore County NCGOP Politics Renee Ellmers Republicans

She was FOR it, before she was AGAINST it. (Just like John F. Kerry — who served in Vietnam)

It’s sadly no surprise to hear of a Washington politician coming down on both sides of an issue. But it is surprising when you find out it we’re talking about Renee Ellmers, and the IT is the defunding of ObamaCare. The Second District Congresswoman —…

Posted in Congress Media NCGOP Politics

ObamaCare to impact Fido’s vet bill TOO

      If you think ObamaCare is going to jack up medical costs for you and your family,  wait until you get a load of the potential impact on your pets’ bills for veterinary treatment.   The folks at The Heritage Foundation have come across…

Posted in Congress Media Politics

Jim DeMint moves on

    US Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) caught us all off guard with his announcement today about resigning his seat and taking over the presidency of The Heritage Foundation.   For years now, DeMint has been THE VOICE of common sense conservatism in The US…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Moore County Politics South Carolina

Heritage Foundation paints less conservative picture of Ellmers

Some time back, National Journal released rankings showing congresswoman Renee Ellmers as the most conservative U.S. House member from North Carolina.  (She has been touting that news in her campaign advertisements.) Heritage Action, the political wing of the conservative Heritage Foundation, has released rankings —…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Economy NC legislature Politics

Two great weapons for debating economics with lefties

        I’ve stumbled across two great resources — both available for free online — that provide great info, in layman’s terms, for defending capitalism and the free market from the liberal hordes.  First, is the 2011 Budget Chart Book published by the…

Posted in Congress Economy Kay Hagan Media Politics

Hagan’s tax holiday: not a job creator, but a sweetheart deal for lobbyist pals

      The News & Observer, busy with rehabbing our buffoonish governor, is going to work to prop up our junior U.S. senator Kay Hagan, a Democrat — of course — from Greensboro: North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan Thursday introduced a bipartisan bill to…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Politics

He’s so poor that he ONLY has two flat-screen TVs!

BarryO and his zombie followers like to repeat this mantra about “the rich getting richer, and the poor getting poorer.” The BarryO-ites like to preach about the poverty rate exploding (thanks to those mean Republicans).  We’ve even been hit by reports about an explosion in…