Posted in Education Media NC legislature NC State Government Politics

$17 million worth of Dee-versity!!! (Um, yay?)

We’ve got yet another nugget for you to feast on and seethe over the next time some pointy-headed edu-crat tries to tell you there just isn’t enough of other people’s cash to “educate” all of those young skulls-of-mush: Public universities in North Carolina spend nearly…

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#ncga: Hey, here’s a thought. GIVE IT BACK.

It must have been quite a spectacle on Jones Street yesterday listening to all those honorables lecturing the Democrat administration about ethics. ( *Because we ALL KNOW that pay-to-play, sleazy backroom deals, and shakedowns for cash in exchange for favors never, never, never, never, ever,…

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#ncpol: Lawyer tied to House leaders, NC Dems’ Goodwin INDICTED

The saga swirling around Raleigh attorney Mark Bibbs appears to prove that political corruption IS bipartisan: […] Raleigh attorney and lobbyist Mark Bibbs faces ten criminal charges stemming from an investigation by the North Carolina Secretary of State’s Office that was prompted by a WBTV…

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#ncga: Um, “mystery” solved?

    The drivebys and their Democrat buddies are in quite a tizzy.  Legislative Republicans are heading back to Raleigh, and some liberal spidey-senses are a-tinglin’.  Colon “Toilet Boy” Campbell — (AND a co-author !!!) — ponder the GOP’s “mystery agenda in today’s N&O.  Senator…

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BIGGER not always better

We’re really getting soft-pedaled and spun about the UNC Health Care / Carolinas Medical merger.   I, for one (and as a former patient with both), don’t see much good for consumers in the deal. When was the last time something getting BIGGER benefited you as…

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EVERYBODY loves Donald

The drivebys want to tell you President Trump is despised, hated, loathed in all corners.  Yet, you’re getting big business types — well-known suckups to Dems — praising our CINC.   The State of the Union speech last night got a 75% approval rating in a…

Posted in campaign 2018 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

Popping the “Blue Monday” bubble

  Well, the state Democrat Party has rolled out more challengers for incumbent Jones Street Republicans.  One that threw me for a loop was Lowell Simon of Moore County challenging Jamie Boles. If you read up on Simon, he sounds like quite an impressive fellow. …

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#ncga: ACLU goons targeting Dare’s Boswell

Republican Beverly Boswell captured a very competitive seat from the Democrats last time around.  She ticked off the GOPe and the Left simultaneously.  She’s an outspoken, tell-it-like-it-is conservative. So, all that makes her a marked woman. Well, another election cycle is approaching.  So, it was…

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#ncga: New maps. (Hmm …. )

The honorables have floated some new proposed districts for the state’s court system.  My first thought:  The districts are so nice and neat and contiguous.  WHY can’t we do this for the legislature and the Congress? Here are the proposed prosecutorial districts.  Here are the…

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#ncga: “Let Jimmy try it.”

Remember the old,Life cereal commercials  where the kids get ol’ Mikey to be the first to try the strange new cereal?  I’ve come to believe that Jimmy Dixon is the Mikey for the House leadership. The N&O busted Dixon for obtaining an earmark of $830,000…