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Shubert: Inquiry about signed false DOT letters needs to focus on Perdue aide Pryor Gibson

Former Republican legislator — and conservative stalwart — Fern Shubert says she was disgusted to see two weeping female secretaries dragged in front of a legislative panel. The legislature was looking into who signed letters from a DOT official —  asking for funding for two…

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DC GOP establishment steps up again for Hudson in NC-08

  ‘Another conservative group throws cash at N.C. congressional runoff’  is the headline on the item in Under The Dome.  They’re talking about DC establishment golden boy and GOP congressional candidate Richard Hudson getting some advertising help from an independent DC group.   The N&O…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Moore County NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics Renee Ellmers

NC Campaign 2012: An alliance between libertarians and Tea Partiers for November could be mutually beneficial

2010 was a great year for fans of limited government.  A lot of candidates preaching the virtues of government were swept into office at the state and federal levels. Since that time, things have gone downhill.   Instead of the dramatic downsizing and restructuring of…

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Racial Justice Act rearing its head again, thanks to lawyers for convicted cop killers

Tilmon Golphin — convicted for the 1997 murders of two North Carolina lawmen — is appealing his death sentence via The Racial Justice Act of 2009.  (For the record, the two officers he helped murder were Native American and white.  Golphin is black.) Golphin went…

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2nd district Democrat Wilkins gets some national publicity, raises some eyebrows

    Steve Wilkins, a Moore County Democrat seeking to replace Renee Ellmers in Congress this year, was featured in a June Time magazine column.  In the article,  Wilkins made some statements that could make one wonder if he has a good grasp of what…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Moore County NCGOP Politics Renee Ellmers

Frustrated with Renee Ellmers? Well, you do have options in November.

    In May,  U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers  (R-NC02) had a rather underwhelming primary victory against three relatively unknown (and poorly funded) challengers.  She lost Randolph County, and had a rather underwhelming performance here  in Moore County. Since the election, we’ve received more information on…

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Civitas poll should set off alarm bells for NCGOP, McCrory campaign

            The latest poll by North Carolina’s Civitas Institute shows Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton (D) trailing GOP candidate, and former Charlotte mayor,  Pat McCrory (R) by only 2 percent.  Libertarian Barbara Howe — according to the poll — is drawing…

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Red Light, Green Light: The Pilot labels Democrat’s “mistake” a GOP dirty trick

The Democrat machine operatives who own — and control the editorial content of — our thrice-weekly Emmy Award-winning, Nobel Prize-nominated local newspaper are at it again: stretching the truth and twisting the facts to protect Bev Perdue, Barack Hussein Obama and all things leftist. This…

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Moore GOP chairman out in left field on runoff elections

Bob Levy is one of the nicest guys you’ll ever meet.  He’s been a real peacemaker here in Moore County since Richard Morgan and his cronies were pretty much deposed from power within the county party. Recently, our local thrice-weekly Nobel Prize-nominated, Oscar and Pulitzer…

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From the ‘It Needed to Be Said’ Department, Jones Street division …

  Well, the honorables on Jones Street hashed it out over global warming  this week, and the arrogance and elitism of the granolas — still smarting from their banishment to the back benches –was on full display. Environmentalists and the Democrats want to use Al…