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#ncpol: NCDems give NCGOP a fundraising spanking

We were told North Carolina Republicans NEEDED Robin Hayes.  He’s a fundraising impressario, we were told.  Cash rains down on him. Let’s see how he’s done: The North Carolina Democratic Party has an early fundraising advantage over the state Republican Party thanks to intensive efforts…

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Occupy crowd has a friend in a high place at NC DEM HQ

  When you’re down and troubled and you need a helping hand and nothing, whoa, nothing is going right. Close your eyes and think of me and soon I will be there to brighten up even your darkest nights. You just call out my name,…

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Opening Pandora’s box

Then-speaker Thom Tillis, Skip Stam, the Black Caucus, and The John Locke Foundation were all quite passionate about passing reparations for people sterilized by the state of North Carolina from the 20s to the 70s.  Some of us who were skeptical of that push were…

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With Chavis, NC Dems would take wide left turn, hop on board the crazy train

If North Carolina Democrat Party chairman Randy Voller has his way, his party’s day-to-day operations will  soon be run by a disciple of Louis Farrakhan who got himself ousted amid controversy from the NAACP’s top national post: A day after ousting the executive director, the…

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Peace, Love & Granola at the NC Democrat convention

            Rob Christensen has been SO concerned lately about a “hard right”  turn in the NCGOP. There were no public reports of crotch-punching at the recently completed state Democrat convention.  But it does appear that the Chapel Hill-Carrboro crowd pretty much…

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Campaign 2012: crotch-punching returning to center-stage?

This year’s gubernatorial campaign is looking more and more like an economic stimulus program for members of the state bar association. We’ve got the Pat McCrory campaign retaining lawyers to go after a Democrat PAC and WTVD NewsChannel11.  We’ve got the Democrat PAC — led…

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Room for one more ????

A Hendersonville radio station and a western NC TV station are  reporting that 11th District congressman Heath Shuler (D) is “seriously” considering a race for governor, and should be making an announcement “in a few days.” The 2011 redistricting plan made Shuler’s district more Republican…

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Let the scare tactics begin …

        When liberals realize they can’t win a debate on the issues, they almost always turn to the scare tactics. Lyndon Johnson got the ball rolling in 1964 against Barry Goldwater, running ads depicting Barry Goldwater as a madman eager to start…