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Bob Steinburg on the radio: (1) attacks GOP colleagues, (2) channels Elizabeth Warren, (3) lets his inner craziness out for a potty break

  You never know what you’re going to get when senator Bob Steinburg gets in front of a camera or mike and opens his mouth.   Steinburg took to the Greenville-based Henry Hinton radio program on Monday (start at the 31;50 mark) to baffle us with…

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Jones St. drive-bys: Somebody took our “office” space away. (Call a waambulance!)

  Laura Leslie –– who should be unemployed due to the foul social media screeds she posted against conservatives and Christians a few years back — is miffed.  House leadership apparently evicted the lazy drive-bys from their alleged “work” space — where they awaited news…

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#ncga: Steinburg preaching alt-energy gospel of renowned climatologists Shumaker and Stewart

  Bob  Steinburg works hard for his money.  When he’s not shaking down people he represents for “investments” , he’s defending that tax $$$-gobbling scam known as “alternative energy. ”         The saddest part of all this?  The “experts” he is citing…

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Tilli$$$ to be honored as a ‘Pro-LGBTQ Republican member of Congress”

    Yessirree.  In fact, a reception is even being thrown in his honor to celebrate that designation:         Wow.  And not a conservative rating ABOVE 50 in the whole bunch.     (Looks like the cheap seats start at just under…

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#ncga: Steinburg hits up Currituck AGAIN for basketball $$$$$

  We wrote extensively on last year’s Steinburg-sponsored debacle in Asheville.  In his rookie outing as a basketball promoter, then-Rep., now-senator Bob Steinburg promised all kinds of benefits for Currituck County.  For the “cheap” price of $50,000.  (It didn’t hurt that now-Rep. Bobby Hanig —…

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NCGOPe battles to save state elections board’s Lil’ Kim from mean ol’ Roy

  THIS right here, is akin to an  endorsement from  Thom Tillis right now:     Great competence?  She and her staff have ignored a whole lot of misbehavior on both sides of the aisle on Jones Street.  That’s ONE big reason why THIS GUY…

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#ncpol: DUMB -DA-DUMB-DUMB

  There’s nothing like having  someone young enough to be your daughter, with 1/100th the life experience and 1/1000th the business experience, tell you that what you’re saying is dumb.  Especially when this particular teenager is a “policy analyst” for Civitas,  allegedly the leader in…

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#ncga: Seriously. HOW is this good news?

  Exhibit A:   That is Speaker Timmy’s chief spokesman cheering the “over-collection” of revenue by the state to the tune of $700M. Now here’s Speaker Timmy doing the same in Exhibit B:     Sooooo — the “conservative revolution” thinks it is a good…

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Folwell calls Jones Street’s bluff, advances transparency for state health plan

  Legislators and the deep-pocketed paymasters in the hospital lobby tried to tie state treasurer Dale Folwell’s hands on reforming the state health plan.  They succeeded in getting HB184 through the House, but there has been  no action in the Senate.     Meanwhile, Folwell…

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#ncga: Moore County leaders blast legislative meddling in local issues

    Since the advent of the alleged “conservative revolution” in Raleigh, we’ve gotten a lot of lip-service about “local control” and reducing Raleigh’s influence on people’s lives.     We’ve got a Republican-controlled General Assembly.  Moore County’s county and municipal governments are all pretty…