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#ncga: Leadership on ethics NEEDED in Senate

The House is a lost cause.  The ruling cartel in that chamber circles the wagons and protects each other.  I’ve long seen the Senate as the last best hope for conservatism and good government. Though, some recent revelations have me rethinking that. Jerry Tillman.   This…

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#ncga: Brent Jackson gets his day in court. (And it doesn’t sound like it was fun.)

I don’t know how this one slipped by us.  But this comes courtesy of a leftist union web site called “Payday Report”: North Carolina State Senator Brent Jackson (R-Sampson), the powerful co-chairman of the state Senate Appropriations Committee, has settled out of court with seven…

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#ncga: Term limits for Timmy?

This one — HB 182 — ought to be fun to watch: A BILL TO BE ENTITLED  AN ACT TO AMEND THE NORTH CAROLINA CONSTITUTION TO LIMIT THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE OF THE SENATE TO SERVE FOR…

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#ncga: Tax trickery for the solar goons?

They dump tons of money on legislators. In return, they get all kinds of cash for planting unsightly solar panels across the countryside and pumping up our utility bills.  Now, thanks to Jimmy Dixon, John Bell, Brenden Jones, and Pat McElraft, the solar goons are…

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HB2 sellout: BOHICA!

In the spirit of Thom Tillis, we’ve seen some “bi-partisanship” in the North Carolina House: New legislation filed by Republicans in the North Carolina House of Representatives seeks to make changes to House Bill 2, commonly referred to as the “bathroom bill.” The new bill,…

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#ncga: Lee County’s tax-and-spend-and-spend RINO rides again

John Sauls is no stranger to the North Carolina House.  The Lee County Republican previously served in the House a  decade ago.  The highlights of his tenure then included sponsorship of  a sales tax increase for his constituents and support for financial aid for community college…

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#ncga: circling the wagons, trying to pass off cronyism as “conservative”, giving the A/E cartel a “pass”

Senate Rules Committee chairman Bill Rabon took a hit from WBTV’s Nick Ochsner — the only member of the capitol press corps worth a damn — and Bob Rucho was not happy: First of all, it’s a shame that Rucho has taken the four-year old-on-the-playground…

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Weekend at Rob’s

Can you believeThe N&O’s Rob Christensen is still alive and breathing and pounding out his nonsense? (I am convinced that Colon Campbell and Joe Murasak are running around holding him up “Weekend-at Bernie’s” – style.) Here’s Rob — doing what he does best — pounding…

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Biting the hand that feeds you

Have you ever heard so much whining from people who make six figures a year and work — maybe — 12 hours per week?   THAT is the liberal majority on the University of North Carolina faculty:  A UNC system faculty group has told a…

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#ncga: Ooooh, that smell ….

[…] Ooooh that smell Can’t you smell that smell Ooooh that smell The smell of death surrounds you […] — Lynyrd Skynyrd _______________   We told you earlier about the sketchy doings of one Chad Barefoot and one Fletcher Hartsell.   Now, thanks to ace reporter…