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Burr’s committee targets Trump, Jr.

  The seemingly endless competition to see who can out-awful the other rages on between the two doofuses we elected to the US Senate.  Richard Burr — who ironically chairs the Intelligence Committee — has his committee subpoenaing Donald Trump, Jr.  It seems Burr and…

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#hayesscandal: “the defendant” is STILL throwing his weight around at NCGOP HQ

  You would think Robert Cannon Hayes would have more pressing things on his mind these days — you know, with his face still stinging from being slapped with FIVE criminal indictments.   Yet, I’m being told Hayes is still bullying his way around behind…

Posted in campaign 2020 Congress Media NCGOP Politics

#ncpol: Oh, look. A PUSH poll.

    We told you earlier about forces very very very very close to Thom Tillis trying to organize a primary challenge to Lt. Gov. Dan Forest in next year’s gubernatorial race.  Well, someone has already gotten  started with a push poll that appears to…

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#ncpol: Thom, meet Garland.

  We told you about this some time ago.   Now, it appears the big moment is upon us.  Retired Raleigh financier Garland Tucker is stepping forward this week as a GOP primary challenger to special-interest-cash-whore Thom Tillis.     The Tucker campaign has acquired…

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The ‘Swampetition’: NCGOP chairman candidate Whatley’s firm lobbies FOR solar

  Supporter of NCGOP chairman candidate Michael Whatley like to pass their guy off as just another proponent of offshore drilling.  Well, there’s more to the story:   […] Having interviewed principals at CfA and EPI, I circled back to the Consumer Energy Alliance, hoping…

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#ncpol: Thom Tillis trying to thwart Dan Forest’s gubernatorial bid?

  That’s the skinny coming from behind several POWERFUL closed doors in DC and Raleigh.  (As if we needed ANOTHER reason to HATE Thom Tilli$$$$.)   Why, you ask, would this amoral, unprincipled *genius* be attempting something like this?  I’m told that Tillis and his…

Posted in Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncga: Moore County leaders blast legislative meddling in local issues

    Since the advent of the alleged “conservative revolution” in Raleigh, we’ve gotten a lot of lip-service about “local control” and reducing Raleigh’s influence on people’s lives.     We’ve got a Republican-controlled General Assembly.  Moore County’s county and municipal governments are all pretty…

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NCGOP: $4K in the bank. $800 monthly cable bills. And Dallas gets a contract.

  And, oh, yes, the NCGOP was still paying for the monthly fill-up of Robin’s airplane right up to that, um, “unpleasantness” in April with the US attorney.  And — according to the report — they’re STILL paying Catherine Whiteford to run for some basically…

Posted in campaign 2020 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

Thom Tillis 2nd-most unpopular GOPer up for reelection in 2020. (Um, SURPRISE !!)

  Things have been busy around here. You know, with Robin Hayes getting indicted, two congressional races, and the usual nonsense from Jones Street.  Thom The Therrible has gotten a wee bit of  a break from our usual spanking.       Alas, something has…

Posted in campaign 2019 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

Report: Pay-to-play, the Jason Saine way.

  A non-profit watchdog that has bedeviled Speaker Timmy in recent months and years has now set its sights on a certain tubby little parasite from Lincoln County.  The Campaign for Accountability (CfA) has issued a report detailing the rather interesting timing between campaign contributions…