Posted in campaign 2018 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncga: TWO MORE justices?

I am hearing from sources inside and outside the legislative building in Raleigh that the GOP super-majority will attempt to use its last days in power to ram through an expansion of the state Supreme Court’s membership.  Word is they will try to add TWO…

Posted in campaign 2018 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics Uncategorized

For Everybody else …

What’s left — beyond local races — are the legislative, congressional, judicial, and amendment decisions.  Fasten your seatbelts as we hit you with our two cents: NC Supreme Court.  A victory in this race for Anita Earls (D) in this race would make the wildest…

Posted in campaign 2018 Congress Media NCGOP Politics

#ncpol: Just gonna leave this RIGHT HERE …

It’s been interesting to see and hear all of the North Carolina Republican big-wigs tearing Judge James Wynn a new one for his ruling against North Carolina’s congressional districts.  (Case in point, see below.) Of course, we agree with Mr. Blaine on his assessment.  We…

Posted in Media NCGOP Politics

Monkey Business Report: Grandpa & Dallas edition

We get a lot of lip service about bottom-up governance coming out of Raleigh, but end up getting an awful lot of heavy-handedness from up above.  Case in point, THIS proposed resolution being circulated among NCGOP party leadership: Resolution Respect NCGOP Judicial Endorsements In Statewide…

Posted in Media NC legislature Politics

#ncga: New maps. (Hmm …. )

The honorables have floated some new proposed districts for the state’s court system.  My first thought:  The districts are so nice and neat and contiguous.  WHY can’t we do this for the legislature and the Congress? Here are the proposed prosecutorial districts.  Here are the…

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UNC’s $437,000 Man crosses swords with Jones Street leaders

Talk about biting the hand that feeds you.  Mark Merritt is the general counsel for the UNC system.  He makes A LOT of money for being on the government payroll.  More than Dan Forest and Roy Cooper combined.   He’s also the president of the North…

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Thilli$$$, Burr, Senate, dragging their feet on approving Trump judge picks

Here in North Carolina, we’ve seen the tyranny and mayhem out-of-control leftist judges can wreak FIRST-HAND.  We’ve got a great opportunity to remake the federal judiciary.  We have a GOP Senate (the chamber which approves all presidential nominees).  We have a senator, one Thom Tillis,…

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FORCED to run as a DEMOCRAT ???? (Boo-freakin’-Hoo.)

If you thought the driveby media coverage of HB2 ran from the sublime to the ridiculous, get a load of what this same crowd is doing on the next “outrage” on the list.  Break out your tissues and brace yourself for THIS driveby sob story:…

Posted in campaign 2016 Congress Media NCGOP Politics

Obama-appointed federal judge critical of NC counties’ voter list clean-up

We told you earlier about The Round Rev’s lawsuit in federal court over efforts in some North Carolina counties to clean up their voter lists.  Well, it’s in court, in front of an Obama-appointed (and black) judge, who is not happy with the counties:  North…

Posted in campaign 2016 Congress Media NCGOP Politics

#NCSEN: Burr and his liberal judges

We keep getting told about the importance of keeping a Republican Senate so all of those leftist judges can be kept off the bench. (I am told that by the end of the first term of President Rodham-Clinton, two-thirds of the federal judiciary will be…