Posted in campaign 2020 Media Moore County NCGOP Politics

Meet Mike Hardin, GOP candidate for Moore-Hoke DA

    Moore County has had its own judicial district for the longest time.  Now, we’re paired with Hoke County to the south of us.  Maureen Krueger, Moore County’s incumbent prosecutor, is not seeking reelection.  She’s hand-picked a potential successor and brought him onto her…

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Thoughts on the new map

  I don’t know how SOME of these new districts will pass muster in court.  I’ve had problems with the current districts.  What do people in Johnston County have in common with people in Brunswick County, issue-wise?  It was well known at the time of…

Posted in campaign 2020 Congress Media NCGOP Politics

New map: A dilemma for ‘Public Official A’?

    One milestone most people in politics TRY to avoid is getting mentioned in indictment documents — federal or otherwise.  In  his short career in DC,  congressman Mark Walker has already achieved JUST THAT.   Drive-by reports indicate that the new congressional maps definitely…

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#NC-03: Wannabe Murphy aide causing confusion, giving congressman’s team a headache

  Sometimes, folks get so enthusiastic about the candidates they support that they cause more problems than they solve.  That appears to be the case with GOP activist Dianne Layden and rookie congressman Greg Murphy.  Media and political types all over the NC political universe…

Posted in campaign 2020 Media Moore County NCGOP Politics

Caught giving $$$ to Obama, Adam Schiff? Man Up, and blame it all on the women in your life.

    That’s the path nominal Republican Arthur Donadio —  lame duck incumbent DA Maureen Krueger’s hand picked successor — appears to have taken.  And his “explanation” appears to raise  more questions than it answers:     In 2012,  Barack Obama was running for president….

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Dan The Man.

  Bishop, that is. One of our two newest Members of Congress is demonstrating he won’t be shy about coming out swinging:   While  Richard Burr snivels and cowers and lets Mark Warner (D-VA) run his committee,  congressman Dan Bishop is taking Adam Schiff’s impeachment…

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Mark Johnson for, um, LtGov?

  I’ve met Department of Public Instruction superintendent Mark Johnson ONCE.    What most struck me was the campaign contribution he got from Michael Bloomberg during his inaugural run for the DPI slot.   Johnson made a big deal of his background on the Forsythe…

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Tillis: MORE Green cards for Indian workers to take jobs from Americans

    All of those “America First”  and “I love Trump” ads don’t appear to match what our junior senator — up for reelection next year — is saying and doing in DC:   GOP Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) is championing legislation to reward Indian…

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(*SIGH*) Once again, Richard Burr aids Left’s anti-Trump efforts

  It looks like our senior US senator is once again giving cover to Democrat shenanigans in DC:   Senate Intelligence Committee ChairmanRichard Burr (R-N.C.) said on Thursday that he does not think the identity of the whistleblower at the center of the House impeachment…

Posted in campaign 2020 Media NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics

#ncga: Boss Phil executes a PERFECT full ‘Timmy’

    NC PolicyWatch and The N&O are collectively soiling their Pampers over a story that senate leader Phil Berger has been using campaign funds to purchase some choice Raleigh real estate.  (Hey, at least he didn’t take envelopes of cash in  a restaurant men’s…