Posted in campaign 2014 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

#NCSEN: Tillis skipping WRAL debate

Yep. That’s what Binky says.   Heather Grant, Greg Brannon and Mark Harris have all committed to appear on the station’s April 23 broadcast. I am NOT understanding this.  We’ve got the — alleged — most brilliant, best prepared candidate EVER, and he won’t demonstrate…

Posted in campaign 2014 Congress Media NCGOP Politics

NC-02: The Frank & Binky Show (Where’s Renee?)

WRAL’s “On The Record” television program tried to provide a well-balanced look at the upcoming 2nd district primary.  Jim Goodmon, Inc. had David Crabtree, Laura Leslie and Binky decked out in their Sunday best to try and get to the bottom of the whole thing….

Posted in campaign 2014 Congress Greg Brannon McClatchy Media NCGOP Politics

#NCSEN WRAL’s Binky cribs from his Mother

WRAL owner and Democrat super-donor Jim Goodmon appears to be trying to replicate the mess the Daniels family made at The N&O.  Screw reporting the facts.  Twist those facts to make socialism look good and capitalism look bad.  Goodmon’s majordomo in this effort is Mark…

Posted in Congress McClatchy Media Politics

Binky & The Shih-Tzu: Keepin’ it (Un) Real

There have been some great comedic pairings throughout history  — Laurel & Hardy, Abbot & Costello, The Smothers Brothers, and now John Frank & Mark Binker.  There is one real distinct difference between the first three pairs and the last one — the first three…

Posted in Media NC legislature Politics

State Rep. Larry Pittman gets ‘binkered’

DC has ‘borking’.  Raleigh has ‘binkering.’   Both terms relate to especially sleazy forms of smearing political opponents. The latter is named for WRAL’s Mark “Binky” Binker — the station’s alleged reporter (and man-purse carrier) who loiters around the halls of the legislative building in Raleigh. …

Posted in Media NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics

“Witch”-Gate: Binky & WRAL got some ‘splainin’ to do

Who Killed JFK?  Who shot JR?  DID Martin Nesbitt really call Aldona Wos a witch? WRAL’s  Mark “Binky” Binker — Cagney to Laura Leslie’s Lacey — has had the North Carolina political world atwitter over his reporting about DHHS Secretary Aldona Wos’ recent appearance before…

Posted in Media Politics

Gunga Din APPARENTLY moonlights at WRAL!

      Miss Laura and “The Bink”  over at WRAL are helping their comrade John Frank bashSenate leader Phil Berger and carry that ObamaCare water.  Their headline screams: ”Docs bash Berger’s ObamaCare petition.”  (It’s amazing it takes TWO OF THEM to write this stuff.)…

Posted in Law & Order Media NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics

The latest from the ‘It Needed to Be Said’ Department …

          The “rules” of political correctness suggest that white folks are to merely sit back and TAKE whatever nonsense scam artists like Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, and NC’s very own William “Jabba The Hutt” Barber dish out.  State Rep. Michael Speciale…

Posted in DENR Media Moore County NC State Government Politics

Skvarla @ DENR: So far, so good

      The developments so far  at DENR — and the ensuing reaction of the loony left and its media allies — are starting to give me some hope for Team Pat in Raleigh. John Frank at The N&O is sounding the alarm about…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Politics

Grassroots NC gives WRAL a taste of its own medicine

  Grassroots NC, a gunowners rights group here in the state, is a wee bit upset about WRAL-TV’s decision to publish on its web site a searchable database of homeowners with concealed-carry permits. The group sees it as a violation of the homeowners’ privacy, and…