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Curiouser and curiouser: The fight to replace David Lewis

    Conservatives in Harnett County got some apparent good news when they heard local party chairman Maggie Sandrock was going to toss her hat in the ring to replace Lewis — the second ranking Republican in the NC House and consigliere to Speaker Timmy….

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Calling the Guv’s bluff: LIVE from Raleigh — It’s The Council of State.

    Most people don’t know much about The Council of State.  It is a state government body composed of all of the state officials who are elected statewide —  governor, lt. governor, auditor, attorney general, secretary of state, DPI superintendent, treasurer, and the commissioners…

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When Dale Folwell says ‘Jump!’ …

    I’m starting to see an interesting pattern here.   State treasurer Dale Folwell  (R) publicly complains about someone or something in the Cooper administration.  A short time later,  Team Cooper responds with an action pretty doggone close to what Folwell wanted fixed.  …

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Antifa, BLM storm, disrupt ‘Back The Blue’ rally in Charlotte

    “Peaceful protesters.”  Let the drive-by liars keep spinning their yarns.   This time, we have exclusive video.  (CAUTION:  THE VIDEO CONTAINS PROFANE LANGUAGE.)   This past Saturday,  a group of activists and some area clergy gathered in Charlotte’s Marshall Park to pay tribute…

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He’s outta here!

    State Rep. David Lewis, arguably the second most powerful member of his chamber,  has announced his “retirement” from the North Carolina House:   On Friday, Representative David R. Lewis (R-Harnett) announced that he will be withdrawing his name from the November General Election…

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NCGOP’s Whatley takes on state elections board, proposed “emergency” changes

    Michael Whatley, chairman of the state Republican Party, went before the press today to voice his organization’s concerns about the state board of elections’ “Emergency Order”.   A statement from GOP HQ  said:   “[…] We have grave concerns that the NCSBE surprise orders…

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Back to School with ol’ Roy

    Well,  Governor Doofus has released his “plan” to get the kiddos back into. school.   And it sounds like his grand plan is being bad-mouthed from all corners — parents, educrats, teachers, and politicians.  The staggered schedules and various options in the Cooper…

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Greg Murphy for GOVERNOR ???

      I’ve been around politics for a while.  In this game, rumors are as bountiful as pine straw in my neck of the woods.  Though, sometimes they do pan out.   Dr. Greg Murphy of Greenville has been quite the rising star.  He…

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Mark Harris is cleared, but ARE Josh Malcolm and state elections officials?

      The hubbub following the 2018 congressional election in NC-09 is now starting to look more like a ruse by a bipartisan cabal unhappy with the election results than a serious offensive against election fraud.  Wild allegations were tossed around, and the drive-by…

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State treasurer tells Gov. Cooper to clean up HIS mess at NCDOT

    Governor Roy Cooper and his cronies have established a pattern of mocking Dale Folwell, but then doing what he tells them to do.    It appears the treasurer has one more important task for Governor Doofus and his pals:   In the interest…