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Vinroot & Foxx: Co-Mayors ?????

A letter circulating among political and business movers-and-shakers in the Charlotte area is raising more than a few eyebrows.   Richard Vinroot, former Charlotte mayor and 2000 GOP gubernatorial nominee, and current Charlotte mayor Anthony Foxx (Democrat successor to Pat McCrory) have co-signed a letter…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NC legislature Politics Thom Tillis

NC House district 92 GOPer Jeter: I’m no Thom Tillis puppet!

            Charles Jeter, the winner of the July 17 GOP runoff for NC House district 92,  says he wants to clear the air about his relationship with House Speaker Thom Tillis: “I was not part of the Tarte-Anarella campaign (NC…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Mitt Romney Politics South Carolina

SC media, Dems target Gov. Haley’s 14 yr old daughter

      Presidents Carter, Clinton, Obama and (W.) Bush all moved into 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue with teenage children in tow.  The media and the Democrats made a point of lecturing Republicans about how the Carter and Clinton and Obama children were OFF LIMITS.  (Let them…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Moore County Politics

The Pilot ignores facts, accepts leftist spin on poverty

    Our thrice weekly local newspaper here in Moore County — which some say was first brought down the mountain on stone tablets by Moses — is no stranger to cheerleading for bigger government and MORE government spending. Today, the editorial page is back…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Moore County Politics

Hi-HO HI-HO It’s off to court we go (AGAIN!)

In the wake of the 2011 Pinehurst village council elections, we were promised an end to business as usual at village hall. For years,  standard operating procedure at village hall has been to shove decisions down the throats of village residents.  If anyone objected,  it…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Mitt Romney Politics

Rev. Wright is OFF Limits, but where Romney goes to church is FAIR GAME

The stenographers at the Associated Press are pulling out all of the stops for their beleaguered hero at 1600 Penn.  Check out the headline: Poll: Few Think Romney’s Faith Resembles Their Own. Really?  Why — in these trying economic times — is the mainstream media…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics

Analyzing the Civitas polling for NC GOV

      The right-leaning Civitas Insitute dropped a poll this week showing  Pat McCrory (R) leading Walter Dalton (D) by 47% to 37%, with Libertarian Barbara Howe polling at 5 percent.    (According to the NC state board of elections, Libertarians make up just…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics

Is THIS what we’re going with? Really?

  It seems the NCGOP and the McCrory campaign are going after Walter Dalton on the tax issue. The GOP campaign is taking the Lt. Governor to task for his part in past tax increases and not promising to avoid future tax increases. Well, that…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Moore County Politics

retired teacher: no vote for felons, making people show ID at polls = GOP tiptoeing toward fascism

      If you’ve ever wondered why your kids come home from school spouting leftist nonsense that runs afoul of your family’s values and teachings, a letter from a retired social studies teacher to our thrice-weekly local paper here in Moore County explains A…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Politics

Pundits misread runoff results

I never cease to be amazed at how little understanding the Raleigh political establishment has about life outside of The Raleigh beltline. I was watching the pundits on NC Spin this weekend attempt to Monday-morning quarterback the recently completed runoff elections.  One of the talking…