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The Second Coming of John Edwards

Those of us who are old enough remember the 1998 US Senate race.  Incumbent Republican Lauch Faircloth was facing off against a blow-dried, relatively-unknown ambulance chaser from Raleigh named John Edwards. Faircloth ran a horrible campaign.  Edwards, of course, was coddled by the drivebys, who…

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AG race VERY IMPORTANT for Lt. Gov. Dan Forest

Anyone with half-a-brain can see that Josh Stein is viewing the attorney general race as a stepping-stone to the governor’s mansion. If Roy Cooper goes down in November, and Stein is successful, the Stein for Governor 2020 campaign officially kicks off.  (If Cooper AND Stein…

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#campaign2016: Josh Stein FINALLY comes out

Yes, ladies and gentlemen.  The WORST kept secret in Raleigh — and believe me there are a lot of contenders for that title — was splashed across the headlines this week.  State Senator Josh Stein (D-Wake) informed his buddies in the drive-by media that, yes,…

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Josh Stein & The Democrats’ Dix Disinformation

Democrats’ last minute sweetheart deal to hand over Dix hospital property to the city of Raleigh is collapsing, and boys are those lefties upset.  The political party that equates capitalism with the work of the devil is piously lecturing us all on the “sanctity” of…