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Folwell to Cooper: Fire your DOT secretary!

      This sounds like something that ought to be coming from the state’s alleged conservative party (if they had a communications office worth a damn) or from someone trying to establish himself as North Carolina’s conservative leader and take Roy Cooper’s job (looking…

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#ncga: From IndyWeek to senator Berger’s staff

  You never thought you’d see an IndyWeek alum speaking for the “Republican revolution” on Jones Street, eh?  Well,  the Republican House is trying to expand Medicaid.  So WHY shouldn’t Phil Berger hire IndyWeek (and McClatchy) alum Lauren Horsch to speak for him AND the…

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Kay Hagan, RIP.

  We wanted to take a break from the usual combat to extend our heart-felt (believe it or not, we do have them) sympathies to the family of former US senator Kay Hagan.    This site disagreed with her 99.9999999999999999999999999 percent of the time.  And…

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The political class CANNOT police itself.

  The state board of elections says its A-OK for Democrats on local boards (like inRobeson and Bladen counties)  to donate to Democratic candidates and campaign for (and with) them.  Substantial pay-to-play allegations against powerful Republican legislators (like David Lewis) disappear into a black hole…

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From overseeing elections to defending Democrats

    Just ONE DAY after leaving his job as general counsel for UNC Pembroke, Joshua Malcolm was actively defending two Democrat activists accused of misconduct:   Complaints against two members of the Bladen County Board of Elections were dismissed by state election officials on…

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#ncga: Top cop targets Jamie Boles

    State Rep. Jamie  Boles may soon be seeing blue lights in his rearview mirror:   In a letter published to the members of the Moore County Law Enforcement Officers Association Thursday, the current President Bob Temme announced he is pursuing election to the…

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#ncga: Solar goons tighten their grip on ANOTHER ONE.

  The Democrat Party isn’t the biggest threat to this country and this state.  It’s deep-pocketed powerful individuals ready to buy off whomever is currently in charge so they can pocket even more of OUR money:   A solar industry group solicited campaign contributions for…

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(We got Mail!) State elections board staff caught lobbying FOR illegal aliens?

        Kelly Tornow is the associate general counsel for the North Carolina State board of elections.  It looks like Jay DeLancy and the team at the Voter Integrity Project have outed her playing lobbyist.  Here’s DeLancy:   From: Jay Delancy [mailto:jay@voterintegrityproject.com] Sent: Wednesday,…

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McClatchy pushes ‘fake news’ to woo investors amid its financial woes ???

  Two of the biggest drive-by stinkers in our state — The N&O and The Charlotte Observer — are owned by the McClatchy conglomerate.  Check out the latest word on what McClatchy is accused of:   It pays to lie. McClatchy, the newspaper chain and…

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Yee-haw! Tilli$ i$ in Texa$! (Gue$$ Why.)

  The two most unpopular US senators — both up for reelection in 2020 — are in San Antonio schmoozing.     Neither one of them — Thom Tilli$$ (R-NC) nor Cory Gardner (R-CO) — represent Texas. But they’re THERE:   The United States Senate…