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Cooper-appointed judge charged with DWI

    District Court Judge Tim Smith already had a tough primary race.   Events in recent days are likely to make the race even tougher:   A District Court judge from the area was charged Friday in Jones County with driving while impaired, according…

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#ncpol: The March of the RINOs

  Judicial races typically come in under  the radar in political news coverage.  But we’ve all seen the damage some of these folks in black robes can do. (For instance, using personal political ideology to overturn laws that were overwhelmingly popular with the general public.)…

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#NC11: Wayne King claiming Trump and Meadows mantle. (But neither appear to be supporting him.)

  The Breitbart website can be counted on  at the drop of a  hat to take dictation for congressional candidate and former Mark Meadows aide Wayne King.   They’ve done it again.  This time,  it’s a glowing release about Wayne’s coming ad blitz and his…

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Showing ID at the polls STILL “racist”

  Apparently,  the OK sign is racist.  (But the Democrat governor of Virginia wearing blackface is NOT.)   In the 1950s and 60s,  liberals got all bent out of shape because people were justifiably labeling them  as Marxists and communists and so forth.  It was…

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Mark Meadows, Sandy Smith aaaaaaaaand — PAUL WRIGHT ?????

  Mark Meadows threw us all for a loop by announcing his retirement from the US House.  The big  money is on Meadows being named the next White House chief of staff. (There has been plenty of talk in the driveby media about a soon-to-happen…

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With Tucker OUT, Walker back to “exploring” a Tillis challenge

    Congressmen Mark Walker (R) and George Holding (R) both got royally screwed by the new congressional maps.  They are now sitting in majority Democrat districts.     Holding has been quoted in the driveby media today saying that he would not run against…

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“Identity Politics” claim puts Dems on defense

  GOP gubernatorial frontrunner Dan Forest denounced ‘identity politics’  during the official kickoff for his campaign.  What was he talking about?  The leftist habit of hyphenating Americans, pigeonholing them, and then throwing something to each group that votes, um, “right.”   Leftists are throwing a,…

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NC-09: NC Public Radio labels NeverTrumper a “lifelong conservative,” uses him to lynch Bishop

  Evan McMullin was a Romney / Boehner GOPe acolyte who ran for president in 2016 with the hope of sabotaging Donald Trump and throwing the race to Hillary.  Yet, North Carolina Public Radio thinks it’s kosher to label him a “lifelong conservative.”    …

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Tillis finally cuts Tom Farr loose

  President Trump is nominating a new candidate for a federal judgeship covering the Carolinas:   President Donald Trump nominated UNC-Chapel Hill law professor Richard E. Myers on Wednesday to fill the longest federal judicial vacancy in the country.   Trump had twice nominated Raleigh…

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Poll: A Tillis collapse

  The Garland Tucker campaign has released internal polling showing that Thom Tillis is undergoing  a “spectacular” collapse in support among Republican voters:   You see it once every thirty or forty years in politics: An incumbent Senator collapsing in his own primary.   Garland…