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The tale of the campaign report (NCGOP edition)

After scrutinizing Tuesday’s results, a lot of folks from Murphy to Manteo are left scratching their heads wondering “What in the hell did they spend their money on?” Well, let’s see: $330,000 to the Florida GOP.   Nearly $100K in payroll expense for someone named…

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$330K to Florida GOP?

Yep.  According to the NCGOP’s third quarter finance report, that transaction occurred on October 10. Why, you ask, is the North Carolina Republican Party sending $330,000 to the Florida GOP when we clearly had some races that NEEDED the cash HERE? This is not the…

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#ncpol: Grandpa’s election night was rough. How did Jim Womack do?

In the last battle for NCGOP chairman, we were bombarded with commentary about how Jim Womack can’t beat the Democrats and can’t raise money.   This year, we found that Robin Hayes — the victor in the chairman’s race — has extreme difficulty beating Democrats…

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The tale of the campaign report …

One could pick up some interesting insights by examining outgoing Supreme Court Justice Barbara Jackson’s third quarter campaign report: The Jackson campaign reported raising $180,362.80. The campaign’s expenditures totaled $283,353.36. Of that expenditure total, they reported spending $219,451 with an Alexandria, VA-based firm called American Media…

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The Anglin ‘trick play’

For those of you who may still harbor doubts that “Republican” Supreme Court candidate Chris Anglin was a Democrat plant, consider this: Through October 29, Anglin reported spending a grand total of $16,598.83.  Of that amount, $9250 was paid to Democrat consultant Perry Woods.  You…

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#ncga: TWO MORE justices?

I am hearing from sources inside and outside the legislative building in Raleigh that the GOP super-majority will attempt to use its last days in power to ram through an expansion of the state Supreme Court’s membership.  Word is they will try to add TWO…

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EVEN MORE fun with math.

The leftist drumbeat about not winning a lot more at-large statewide vote than the GOP, but not as many seats in Congress or The General Assembly continues.  Let’s explore the lack of logic and plain ol’ sense in their arguments with a few maps (h/t…

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Aaaaand the surrender train keeps rolling on

In the 1970s. a perfect storm of libertarians, Christian conservatives, and conservative Democrats came together to shift the GOP from an afterthought to  a force to be reckoned with in North Carolina. Folks with some things in common — and some NOT — came together…

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A missed opportunity for Barbara Jackson

A bi-partisan group of 58 sitting sheriffs (out of a total of 100) emphatically endorsed the reelection of NC Supreme Court Justice Barbara Jackson the week before the election.  But NO ONE in the NCGOP hierarchy, the Jackson campaign, or the driveby media appeared to…

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Fun with Math

This stupid headline from The N&O illustrates one of the biggest pieces of nonsense were going to hear about from the leftists in upcoming months.  Yet, some UNC-brainwashed activist judge will examine his tea leaves,  chicken bones, ouija board and magic 8-ball and give even…