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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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Tillis teams with Dems to enact race, gender quotas for federal patents

  His campaign is mouthing a bunch of nonsense about how much he love Trump and how conservative he is, but Thom Tillis’s own Senate website tells a different story:   Yesterday, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC), Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property,…

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Tillis leads effort to keep crony capitalist Ex-Im Bank alive & kicking

  The Ex-Im Bank guarantees loans to foreigners so they can purportedly buy US-made goods.  (Though, how much is actually MADE here anymore?)  Conservatives cry foul over the continued existence of the bank, calling it the ultimate  in “crony capitalism.”    The “bank” is less…

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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…

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Polling: Tillis the MOST UNPOPULAR Senator in DC

  The Democrat the media and the GOPe helped in Alabama is actually faring better than Our Thom.  Robert Menendez (D-NJ), who barely escaped going to federal prison on corruption charges, is doing better than Thom.       Morning Consult runs quarterly polls in…

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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…

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‘Draining the swamp’? Officially, now a JOKE.

    With President Trump’s endorsement of the man whose biggest dream upon arriving in DC was chairing the National Republican Senatorial Committee,  we can officially attach a ‘jk’  (just kidding) emoji to Trump’s whole ‘Drain The Swamp meme.   Trump came out with an…

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Tillis: Being ‘Too Conservative’ is HARD.

  You wonder how some people have the gall to claim  what they claim.  Political uber-consultant Paul Shumaker has this template for his clients where they try to hide their ‘Screw Trump’ track record with a bunch of ‘I LOVE DJT’ babbling.  It didn’t work…

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Family Values crowd spooked by Tillis

  The North Carolina Values Coalition, arguably the largest and most powerful  social conservative lobby in the state,  is expressing their concerns about our junior US senator in a recent email blast to supporters:   […] After passage of the so-called “Equality Act” by the…

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#ncpol: ‘Gone Boy ‘. (And off to the Tillis campaign ???)

  The moles are chattering away again. They’re telling us that Dallas Woodhouse was escorted out of NCGOP HQ — on the orders of new party chairman Michael Whatley — prior to the expiration of his contract.       Sources tell us passwords were…