Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics

The GOP establishment and primaries

The GOP ruling class had NO qualms about sticking their noses into Republican primaries at the local, legislative, and congressional levels this year .    However, we had ONE primary — Insurance commissioner, involving a Republican candidate KICKED out of the party — that didn’t see…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Moore County Politics

Primary foe a boon for Mike Causey?

Running for down-ballot council of state races is often a popularity contest based on name ID — a lot like student council races from our school days. Mike Causey,  Republican candidate for NC state Insurance Commissioner, is part of the crowd of candidates fighting for…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NC State Government NCGOP Politics

Oh, hell. Richard’s back. (AGAIN)

    SpeakerrrrrRichardMorgan™ is starting to remind me of Jason Voorhees, the deranged killer in all of those really bad Friday The 13th movies. The heroes in those movies are terrorized by Jason, but they fight really hard to kill him off.  They think he’s…