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“Tell me, is the man who punched your crotch in this courtroom?”

        A former NC Democrat Party worker at the center of an alleged gay sex scandal at North Carolina Democrat HQ  is suing  his former employer: The staffer whose sexual harassment allegations earlier this year roiled the North Carolina Democratic Party has…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Law & Order Media NC legislature Politics

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…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

“Tom-with-an-H” is all alone on this one

Drip-drip-drip.  The sordid details surrounding Speaker Thom’s staff  are treating Raleigh Republicans to the worst kind of Chinese water torture.  They took power in 2010  promising a different environment than what their predecessors offered.  Considering some of the stories coming out of the speaker’s office,…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NC legislature Politics Thom Tillis

Ex-members of Team Thom hit jackpot on way out the door

        Hmmmm.  Severance pay for resigning from your job.   That’s a new one.  But they’re always breaking new ground, or looking to do so, on Jones Street: State House Speaker Thom Tillis authorized payments equal to a month’s salary for two…

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The real back story on the Parker / state Dems brouhaha: Tax dollars to politicos?

Players in Democratic politics are still scratching their heads over how embattled state Democrat Party chairman David Parker escaped that lynch mob in Greensboro yesterday.  In the wake of the Parmley fiasco, and that disastrous press conference, how could ANYONE remotely connected to the debacle…

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I’m back! I survived! Now, no one can — er, um –TOUCH me.

At first I was afraid I was petrified Kept thinkin’ I could never live without you by my side; But then I spent so many nights Thinkin’ how you did me wrong And I grew strong and I learned how to get along And now…

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Oh. THAT secret legal defense fund

        Well, the NC Democrat Party has finally released the source of the payoff in that alleged gay sex harassment scandal at party HQ in Raleigh.  And — surprise, surprise — it gets dumped to the party’s favorite stenographers on the eve…

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Thom’s Team LUVs lobbyists

The other –um, high-heeled — shoe has dropped. It’s been learned that state House Speaker Thom Tillis has discovered ANOTHER of his employees having a romantic relationship with a registered lobbyist: House Speaker Thom Tillis said Tuesday a second staff member will resign this week…

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Crotch-punching, penis pictures, and the welfare state. (Oh, my.)

      North Carolina Democrat Party Chairman David Parker has confirmed he will not seek reelection to another term next month.  (Gee. I wonder why …. ) Parker has been at the center of a sexual harassment controversy at state party HQ ever since allegations surfaced that…

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Men behaving badly at NC Democrat HQ

      I CANNOT believe what I am reading in The N&O.  (John Frank — who subscribes to us via email, by the way — is so going to get fired.  First, he reports Bev’s lunacy about canceling elections. And now, this.  Relax, John….