Posted in campaign 2020 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

News Flash: The Internet is FOREVER.

  Try scrubbing a certain piece of information from cyberspace.   Good luck.  There are so many screenshots, links, and the like out there.  The minute you type something into a web browser, or a email program or chat program (and hit send)  it’s OUT…

Posted in campaign 2020 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

Bob Steinburg. (*Pure Class.*)

    He’s picked fights with opposing candidates and staff.  He’s threatened the Dare County DA.  Now, he’s reportedly crashed an elementary school faculty meeting and verbally abused some of the staff.   From what I hear,  senator Bob Steinburg (R) is doing a bang-up…

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As the elections board turns ….

        It would seem that the biggest excitement from Campaign ’20 is emanating from within the walls of the North Carolina State Board of Elections.  The GOP members of the board have resigned in protest.  The rules for  absentee ballots got changed…

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The Replacements

    NCGOP leadership has compiled a list of candidates to replace the party’s two members who recently resigned from the state board of elections:   State law says Governor Doofus gets to pick one name from each list to serve on the board.  …

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Senator Berger tosses in his two cents on the Stein-Cooper election deal

        The state Senate’s top dog penned a pretty good review of the scam being perpetrated with absentee ballots by the  Cooper-Stein crowd:   Sen. Berger: “If approved, this action undermines any confidence in the Board of Elections’ intent to fairly conduct…

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Bishop joins the elections fray

    Ninth district congressman Dan Bishop, himself elected in the wake of allegations of ballot mischief, is following Dan Forest’s lead in seeking help from DC:   Congressman Dan Bishop (NC-09) issued the following statement on the ‘settlement’ announced yesterday among Democrat litigants to…

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While we’re talking elections ….

    Apparently,  the folks at the state elections board are putting up a fuss trying to block some grassroots activists (people like us) from inspecting the official registry of absentee ballot requests.  One lady (with extensive knowledge of election law) from the Elizabeth City…

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Forest: Feds need to intervene in NC’s election fiasco

      The lieutenant governor (and the hopefully-soon-to-be-governor) of North Carolina has waded into the hot mess over at the state board of elections:   The Honorable William Barr Attorney General of the United States Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC…

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Monkey Business Report: The Tale of The Resignation Letters

`   Well,  the NCGOP now has no representation on the state Board of Elections.  Both Republican appointees to the board have resigned.   And here we are,  a little over a month before a big election.  Let’s see what the GOPers had to say:…

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If drag queens can tell stories, I guess it’s OK for Speaker Timmy.

    There are indications that Raleigh Republicans are getting a little nervous about the possibility of holding the state House seat vacated by now-congressman Greg Murphy and currently held by appointee Perrin Jones.  (A significant chunk of the district is Greenville and Pitt County.)….