Posted in campaign 2020 Media NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics

#ncga: Boss Phil executes a PERFECT full ‘Timmy’

    NC PolicyWatch and The N&O are collectively soiling their Pampers over a story that senate leader Phil Berger has been using campaign funds to purchase some choice Raleigh real estate.  (Hey, at least he didn’t take envelopes of cash in  a restaurant men’s…

Posted in Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#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…

Posted in Congress Media NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

Phil Berger hops on the Tillis ‘love train’

  How trés disappointing:       “A record of achieving results” ????  Hitler had one of those TOO.  (They weren’t very positive or uplifting results, but he got results.)     “Working WITH Senator Berger” ????   It was actually more like Speaker Tillis…

Posted in Congress Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#hayesscandal: Speaker Timmy, Chairman Costanza, & Berger also huddled with Lindberg. (Timmy & Wayne got some $$$. Phil, apparently, did not.)

  Insurance commissioner Mike Causey has hinted that more indictments are likely on the way in this mess.  Could some new drive by media reporting be pointing us in the direction of where this case goes next?:   Top Republican legislative leaders met repeatedly with…

Posted in Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncga: Why do Berger & co. keep ham-stringing efforts to get non-citizens off NC voter rolls?

  We get a lot of lip service from Raleigh Republicans about supporting border security, election integrity, and President Trump.  So, why has the GOP-controlled Senate blocked THREE TIMES a serious effort to clean illegals off our state’s voter rolls? Perhaps it’s thanks to some…

Posted in campaign 2018 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncga: Berger cheers increased spending

I guess the days of bashing Democrats as “big spenders” are over.  The GOPe appears sold on the concept of spending big. We learned recently that NC House Republicans were bashing a Democrat challenger for favoring offsetting increased spending with spending cuts.  Now, we have…

Posted in campaign 2018 Media NCGOP Politics

Monkey Business Report: Creative campaign finance disclosure

Judge Phil Berger, Jr. must have attended the same campaign finance reporting classes state Rep. David Lewis did.  Both men appear to struggle with the accuracy of donor information.  For instance  — the donor’s business / line of work. A new complaint against Judge Berger…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncpol: Taking money from the hand attached to the mouth that regularly BITES YOU.

We’ve written before about a politically-connected, well-moneyed PAC that has succeeded in orchestrating a leftist takeover of local Lee County political institutions.   They knocked off a conservative legislator and took control of the Sanford city council and the Lee County board of commissioners.  It was…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics

#ncga: Phil Berger and, um — THE TEAMSTERS ????

Don’t you just love it when politicians who know NOTHING about a subject try to lecture people who DO KNOW something about a subject?  Law enforcement and military folks get more than their fair share of it. And so do businesspeople.  MillerCoors has made the…

Posted in Media NCGOP Politics

#ncgop: MORE Dallas mischief?

Holy cow.  I am starting to believe Dallas Woodhouse and Curtis Watkins may be taking political strategy advice from the same person.  (Yet, Watkins had the decency to step down.  Dallas is STILL employed at state party headquarters.)  We’ve all heard about the hubbub regarding…