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The REAL STORY behind the War on Art Pope

              Why are BarryO’s useful idiots in the alleged mainstream media, academia, and the unions so worked up over Raleigh businessman Art Pope?  There has been a high-profile hit piece in The New Yorker. Now, in Raleigh, we will…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Politics

Boozing it up — on the clock — on Capitol Hill

        The latest dispatch from “The NW Daily Marker” — a Seattle based political blog — is giving Seattle area congressman Rick Larsen (D) a perpetual migraine.  The blog has come across some tweets — messages on social media platform Twitter —…

Posted in Bev Perdue Campaign 2012 Economy Media NC legislature

NCSU economist: North Carolina faces long road to recovery

          NC State University economics professor Dr. Mike Walden painted a bleak picture of the state’s economic future during December 1 testimony before the General Assembly’s Joint Economic Committee.  WRAL’s Laura Leslie had the story: State lawmakers looking for ways to…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Obama Politics

For BarryO & the gang, GAY is OK as the word of the DAY

  The economy is in the the toilet.  Our troops are at war.  Political chaos is popping up all over the globe.  BarryO, “Dingy Harry” Reid, and Miss Nancy are focused on gay rights.   First, BarryO and Hillary tell us that the promotion of…

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Remembering Pearl …

    I hope everyone had the opportunity to stop and reflect on that terrible tragedy that struck our forces in Hawaii 70 years ago.   A foreign enemy launched a horrific, unprovoked surprise attack on our nation.  For the most part, the American people…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Moore County NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics

NC voter registrations: UNA giving DEM and REP a run for their money

    The Raleigh-based  Civitas Institute has released an interesting county-by-county analysis of recent voter registration trends.  Their analysis appears to show that registering as “unaffiliated” is one of the hottest things going right now. The analysis shows that — in reliably Republican Moore County…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Economy Media Politics

One More Time: Government DOES NOT CREATE JOBS

          Economist Paul Gregory has an excellent piece on Forbes.com  slapping down the notion put forth by BarryO and his allies that MORE government spending is needed to turn the economy around: Bill Keller, the former editor of the New YorkTimes, has…

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Renee Ellmers: THERE she is …

      Renee Ellmers is beginning to give a lot of ‘street cred’  to those blonde jokes. I watched a recent floor speech by the 2nd district congresswoman dealing with concealed carry  legislation.  It was such a rambling, incoherent mess.  I thought — for…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Media Obama Politics

The unemployment rate game

        We’re heading into the holiday season at the end of another tough year.  BarryO and his mainstream media allies realize they are a mere 11 months away from a devastating electoral defeat of historical proportions.  They NEED some good news. Well,…

Posted in Bev Perdue Campaign 2012 Law & Order Media NC State Government NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics

Surprise! State BOE opens probe of 2008 Dem complaint against McCrory

          News hit this week about campaign operatives for Boss Bev 2012  being indicted on campaign finance law violations. At the end of the week, we get news that the state Board of Elections is finally getting around to investigating a…