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#ncgop: *Ooof.* What we have here is a Charlie Foxtrot. (Dallas, is this YOU?)

It’s good to see NCGOP getting aggressive against the Democrats here at election time. But, guys, if you’re going to do that, get your facts straight:  A North Carolina Republican Party mailer accusing Democratic state Senate candidate Andrew Barnhill of lying about his role as…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncga: Weeeeeeell, THAT didn’t take long.

We reported to you earlier about the announcement of New Hanover County school board member Tammy Covil’s intention to run for the NC House seat currently held by retiring Rep. Rick Catlin.  Covil, a Tea Partier, has drawn heat from the gaystapo and other members…

Posted in campaign 2014 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#NCGA: Did state senator hit-and-run?

Wow.  Talk about bad timing.  Two days before the primary elections, a  state senator from coastal southeastern North Carolina is drawing scrutiny that could end up in a courtroom. WWAY-TV out of Wilmington has the details: […] The crew of a movie shooting on Princess Street…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NC legislature Politics

Campaign 2012: What’s cooking in Deb Butler’s kitchen?

        *I am sure that the voters of one New Hanover County-based state senate district were looking for a deep, detailed discussion of gynecological practices during this campaign season.* During the evening news, Democrat Deb Butler has been introducing area voters to…

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NC Campaign 2012: The Battle of Wilmington

    Well, the two empty suits topping the tickets for each of the state’s two main parties — Walter Dalton and Pat McCrory — faced off in Wilmington on Saturday. The mainstream media was shocked — SHOCKED — that Dalton came out swinging at…