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Forest sees potential monkey business in state elections board request

    Lt.  Gov Dan Forest sounded the alarm today.  And the way he tells it, things don’t sound good:   “Tomorrow, the Democrat-controlled State Board of Elections will ask the Rules Review Commission for unprecedented power to alter election rules to their benefit. If approved, these measures would let…

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Even DC can see Jones Street’s leftward drift

      We’ve had Republican majorities in the General Assembly since 2010.   However,  we should keep reminding ourselves that the terms “Republican” and “conservative” are becoming more and more mutually exclusive.     The DC-based American Conservative Union (ACU) — always a dependable…

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Lockdown blowback?

    The folks on the left side of the aisle love to think they are smarter than us — that they know what’s best for us.  Roy Cooper and his team have put the state’s economy in a stranglehold since March — all in…

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Voting watchdog detects potential monkey-business in on-going pursuit of McCrae Dowless

    In the wake of the 2018 race for the 9th congressional district, we were bombarded with drive-by reports and caterwauling from Democrats and GOPe types alike about how one McCrae Dowless nearly single-handedly stole the election for Republican Mark Harris.   Harris and…

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Burr steps down as Intel committee chairman

      This Richard Burr-stock market story has grown some legs and really picked up some traction:   U.S. Sen. Richard Burr is stepping down as chairman of the Senate Intelligence committee as a federal probe of his financial activities in the early days…

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OMG: FBI seizes Senator Burr’s cell phone

    If there was ANYBODY who could divert the nation’s attention from the coronavirus,  it would be our senior US senator:   Federal agents seized a cellphone belonging to a prominent Republican senator on Wednesday night as part of the Justice Department’s investigation into…

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The ‘mismanagement’ governor

    Folks (like me) who pay close attention to politics should be noticing a developing pattern that could prove quite useful to North Carolina Republicans in November — IF they can extract their heads from the sand in time.   Roy Cooper, despite what…

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All In The (Burr) Family?

    We told you earlier about our senior US senator’s stock market transactions right at the start of this whole coronavirus brouhaha.  Folks from both sides of the aisle called for a probe into Richard Burr’s activities.   Now, it’s being reported that the…

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Elected statewide leaders criticize Cooper’s handling of COVID-19 lockdown

    The Council of State is composed of the ten popularly elected executive branch leaders in North Carolina state government.  The group includes:  the governor,  lieutenant governor,  attorney general, auditor,  treasurer,  secretary of state,  labor commissioner,  agriculture commissioner,  insurance commissioner,  and superintendent of public…

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NCGOP state convention pushed to July

      So sayeth the party’s big boss in Raleigh: