Posted in campaign 2020 Congress Media NCGOP Politics

Yee-haw! Tilli$ i$ in Texa$! (Gue$$ Why.)

  The two most unpopular US senators — both up for reelection in 2020 — are in San Antonio schmoozing.     Neither one of them — Thom Tilli$$ (R-NC) nor Cory Gardner (R-CO) — represent Texas. But they’re THERE:   The United States Senate…

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WHY is Dan Forest in Texas?

The drive by media has all the glorious details from Austin:  North Carolina Lt. Gov. Dan Forest lent his support Monday to Texas officials backing legislation to restrict access to public bathrooms in that state. Forest appeared at a news conference in Austin with his…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

Repeat after me: We – Told – You -So.

“Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.”  — Narcotics Anonymous ———————————————————- We’ve written extensively about the toll road fight in northern Mecklenburg County. Despite all kinds of concerns out there in the public domain, and vociferous protests from area…

Posted in campaign 2014 Congress Media Politics

#NCSEN: Tillis in Texas?

A friend of this site told me about an interesting encounter he had last week at baggage claim in the San Antonio Airport.  While waiting for his bags to come down the carousel, he looked to his left to see — none other than —…

Posted in campaign 2014 Congress Greg Brannon NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

#NCSEN: Wrong on the money

Carter Wrenn — Richard Morgan’s pre-weight loss doppelganger — has surfaced like Captain Ahab’s white whale to do a wee bit of the GOP establishment’s dirty work in a post on his low-traffic, lightly-read web site:  The newspaper reporter asked if North Carolina’s Senate Primary…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Obama Politics Republicans

Meet “The Donkey Whisperer” …

I’m a big fan of Cesar Milian, The Dog Whisperer, and his show on The National Geographic Channel.  I’ve picked up a few tricks from Cesar to help keep my favorite pooch in line. Well, a Texas Republican congressional candidate, Roger Williams, has put out…