Posted in Congress Media NCGOP Politics

John Hood clique STILL can’t accept that Trump WON (and keeps winning)

  Our senior US senator Richard Burr is being roundly denounced for subpoenaing and harassing the son of President Donald Trump well after the whole Russian collusion thing has been publicly proven as a BIG FAT HOAX.  (Burr’s actions are akin to launching an investigation…

Posted in campaign 2018 Media Politics

John Hood: Take down confederate monuments, but be NICE about it.

(I call this continued-cocktail-party-invitation-insurance.)  “Mr. Conservative” has been tap-dancing around for months now babbling about “civility” in politics.  Here he is begging for some of that “civility” in the fight to wipe all traces of Confederate history from the face of the planet: If critics…

Posted in Media NCGOP Politics

Surgeon General’s Warning: Excessive Tap-Dancing CAN make you cranky

I tuned in on YouTube this weekend to catch the waning days of NC Spin’s run on WRAL.  “Mr’Conservative” — John Hood was there, as usual, along with an old guy from The John Locke Foundation to carry our standard against “Blinkin’ Chris” and “Grandpa…

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“Civility”: All the rage (when Republicans are in charge)

Out here in the real world, when we hear the word “civility” — we think in terms of treating other people like human beings.  How we’d like to be treated.  When liberals and the drivebys and other establishment types start throwing the word “civility” at…

Posted in Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

(Surrender? Compromise? Comp-render?) Tap-dancing in the dark.

Nope, that’s not the Bruce Springsteen tune from the 80s.  It’s what John Hood, Raleigh’s Mr. Conservative and Renfield to one Mr. Art Pope, is doing these days:  Modern American conservatism weaves several strands of thought — constitutionally limited government, free-market economics, time-honored virtues, and…

Posted in Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

John Locke Foundation & Planned Parenthood: A “Winning” Team?

Yessirree, bob.  The John Locke Foundation and their fearless – and tap-dancing, I may add — leader are joining forces with the likes of Planned Parenthood and the AFL-CIO to press their case with those mean ol’ Republicans in the General Assembly. (Personally, I can’t…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NCGOP Politics

John Hood: Trump supporters ‘a motley crew of simpletons, bigots, and cynical manipulators’

Anyone wondering what the hell has been going on at The John Locke Foundation, Civitas, The Carol ina Plotthound, and The Pope Center for Higher Ed, needs to look no further than “Daddy Warbucks” Pope’s consigliérè John Hood.   Hood, who somehow has been proclaimed…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NCGOP Politics

The Hood reign of terror claims a scalp

The tap-dancing, twinkletoed gruppenfuhrer of the Pope Foundation has leveled some huge disrespect toward one of the best-liked, most-respected conservatives in state politics. We’ve been keeping our eyes peeled, and our ears to the ground regarding the on-goings at the John Locke Foundation, Civitas, and…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

Tap-dancing toward an HB-2 sellout?

Are Raleigh’s ‘Mr. Conservative’ and his sugar daddy about to pull a number over on us?   The Magic 8-ball says ‘Quite Possibly.’ I did one heck of a spit-take a couple of weeks ago while watching NC Spin.  Grandpa Tom singled out John Hood…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NCGOP Politics

Guess What? Civitas OWNS Carolina Plotthound.

For those of us who thought something funny was going on at “North Carolina’s go-to political news web site”, a simple search of whois records confirms our suspicions. According to whois records — a database showing the ownership of various websites across the Internet —…