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He’s outta here!

    State Rep. David Lewis, arguably the second most powerful member of his chamber,  has announced his “retirement” from the North Carolina House:   On Friday, Representative David R. Lewis (R-Harnett) announced that he will be withdrawing his name from the November General Election…

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Campaign polling ???????

    Yes, indeed.  Perhaps it’s time to interrupt the wall-to-wall COVID talk to remind ourselves there is a pretty big election coming up in a few months.  Cardinal Point Analytics of Raleigh conducted some phone polling of likely North Carolina voters between July 13…

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Back to School with ol’ Roy

    Well,  Governor Doofus has released his “plan” to get the kiddos back into. school.   And it sounds like his grand plan is being bad-mouthed from all corners — parents, educrats, teachers, and politicians.  The staggered schedules and various options in the Cooper…

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Greg Murphy for GOVERNOR ???

      I’ve been around politics for a while.  In this game, rumors are as bountiful as pine straw in my neck of the woods.  Though, sometimes they do pan out.   Dr. Greg Murphy of Greenville has been quite the rising star.  He…

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Doubling down and Gettin’ all WOKE at Vidant

    (*And there’s not one whiff / ounce of anesthesia involved.*). We told you earlier about the 16 “Bridge-Building Tips” that Vidant Health distributed to their employees.  (*You remember — things like letting “people of color” “cuss you out” and buying dinner for every…

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State treasurer tells Gov. Cooper to clean up HIS mess at NCDOT

    Governor Roy Cooper and his cronies have established a pattern of mocking Dale Folwell, but then doing what he tells them to do.    It appears the treasurer has one more important task for Governor Doofus and his pals:   In the interest…

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Cooper, Stein lectured by Folwell, local leaders on importance of paying bills

      Elizabeth City is a Democrat stronghold.  It also supplies electricity to its people.   But fellow Democrat Roy Cooper has issued an executive order OKing consumer non-payment of electric bills.  And THAT is causing quite a fiscal (and literal) headache for small…

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Problems may be getting BIGGER for Richard Burr

      We’ve told you about the FBI seizing his phone,  the insider trading allegations, and all that.   Now, it appears our senior US senator may be entangled in a possible gambling scandal:   News that Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) may have acted…

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Vidant Health lectures white people on how to behave.

    They’ve cornered the market on most things health care-related in eastern North Carolina.  Now, it appears Vidant Health is tackling the thorny issue of getting those pesky white people to be more respectful and understanding of POC (people of color).   THIS got…

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Lefties, solar goons and Roy Cooper kill Atlantic Coast Pipeline

      It would have provided more options for consumers and producers of energy.  It would likely have kept costs down on all sides.  It would have likely created jobs and economic development in eastern North Carolina.  But thanks to Roy Cooper and his…