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NC-09: NC Public Radio labels NeverTrumper a “lifelong conservative,” uses him to lynch Bishop

  Evan McMullin was a Romney / Boehner GOPe acolyte who ran for president in 2016 with the hope of sabotaging Donald Trump and throwing the race to Hillary.  Yet, North Carolina Public Radio thinks it’s kosher to label him a “lifelong conservative.”    …

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Public Official ‘A’ : fanning the flames, stirring the pot, doing The Left’s dirty work

  He got elected promising to not vote for John Boehner in the speaker’s race. He did it anyway. He has publicly refused to support deportation of people already in this country illegally. He’s even admitted to being “Public Official ‘A’ ” in the indictment…

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NC Supreme Court: A right to privacy for sex offenders?

  Elections have consequences.  And, yes, the last two for our state’s high court have had significant ones — like THIS:   Sex offenders have rights, too, and in some cases the state has been violating those rights, the NC Supreme Court ruled on Friday….

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Lt. Dan launches, N&O foams at the mouth (collectively).

  I swear.  I haven’t seen the newsroom at The N&O this agitated and aggravated since the late, great Jesse Helms prowled the halls of the US Senate.  Lt. Governor Dan Forest has announced his intention to evict Roy Cooper — who did NOTHING for…

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Tillis finally cuts Tom Farr loose

  President Trump is nominating a new candidate for a federal judgeship covering the Carolinas:   President Donald Trump nominated UNC-Chapel Hill law professor Richard E. Myers on Wednesday to fill the longest federal judicial vacancy in the country.   Trump had twice nominated Raleigh…

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It’s always “special” when Dallas is in the (Wood)house.

  Just when you thought Civitas was coming to its senses,  it does THIS:     Now,  that IS special.  Landing the guy who oversaw the near collapse of the GOP majority in Raleigh, who left the state party with a $500K budget hole, and…

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Quite a SWAMP-clearing opportunity in 2020 NCGOP labor commissioner primary

      The Elevator Queen, Cherie Berry (R)  — the lady whose picture you see every time you take a ride — is riding off into the sunset and calling it quits.       Two candidates are out there.  One, state Rep. Josh…

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Whittling away our rights one ‘red flag’ at a time

  We’ve had some more mass shootings.  Both in retail stores in Texas and Ohio.  The left, foaming at the mouth, wants to blame it all on Donald Trump.  That’s kind of like blaming the Oklahoma City bombing (1995) and Columbine (1999) on Bill Clinton….

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Grab your umbrellas. (Watch for falling drive-by crocodile tears.)

  During the Richard Morgan-Jim Black reign of terror in the North Carolina House (2002-2006) it was quite common for “enemies” of House leadership to be assigned to windowless, out-of-the-way, tiny offices.  Conservatives — like Frank Mitchell, John Blust, and John Rhodes — were usually…

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A financial investigation at NCGOP?

  That’s what one line item in the state party’s financial report appears to indicate:     Here’s the website for Wilmington’s Financial Forensic.     According to the website, here is some of the stuff they do:  business and financial misconduct investigations, opportunity and risk…