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#ncga: While we’re on the subject of berating pols for over-the-top rhetoric …

  How about THIS guy?     Yes, that’s James Dawkins, Brunswick County Democrat, blaming state Rep. Frank Iler (R-Brunswick) for being “personally responsible” for deaths he says occurred because Medicaid has not been expanded.   Really?  If you actually talk to people in the…

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Poll: A Tillis collapse

  The Garland Tucker campaign has released internal polling showing that Thom Tillis is undergoing  a “spectacular” collapse in support among Republican voters:   You see it once every thirty or forty years in politics: An incumbent Senator collapsing in his own primary.   Garland…

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Did Clinton crony have financial interest in Grange family business?

  Opinions seem to differ on that question:   Sidney Blumenthal has repeatedly claimed that he had no financial interests in a company seeking contracts in post-Gaddafi Libya that he pitched to Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state.   But notes from the…

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Benghazi. Hillary. And the Grange Family Business.

  In the upcoming primary for governor, we’re sure to hear a lot about Dan Forest and a guy named Eric Lindberg.  It’s only fair that we also get the straight story about the Grange family business and its relationship with the Hillary Clinton State…

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Polling: Tillis the MOST UNPOPULAR Senator in DC

  The Democrat the media and the GOPe helped in Alabama is actually faring better than Our Thom.  Robert Menendez (D-NJ), who barely escaped going to federal prison on corruption charges, is doing better than Thom.       Morning Consult runs quarterly polls in…

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The ‘Lady Parts’ Brigade sets its sights on the 2020 Governor’s Race

  They got a  Democrat elected governor and a Republican and a Democrat elected senator in North Carolina.  (None of those ended up working out very well.)     They tried to get someone with ‘lady parts’ elected to the Third Congressional District, but THAT…

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#ncga: Things that make you say “WHAAAAAAAAAAA ….????”

  Um, Ms. Grange? Holly? Um, ma’am?  I don’t think THIS is what the gals had in  mind when they came up with the hashtag #METOO:     There are very strong indications that forces aligned with senator Thom Tillis are guiding state Rep. Holly…

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Will ‘Lady Parts!’ become the rallying cry for the GOPe in 2020?

  (I always thought ‘lower taxes’ and ‘less government’ and ‘kill the bill’ were more effective at election time. But, I digress.)   The drive-by media and their Democrat handlers have long championed the importance of quotas and the compartmentalization of people.  The GOP supposedly…

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Hospital exec to Folwell & co.: ‘Burn in Hell!’

  This, um, “discussion” over transparency in the state health plan is getting a wee bit overheated.  State treasurer Dale Folwell, who has a constitutional mandate to administer the health plan, sees an urgent need to reform it and get costs under control.  The state…

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$1.4 million. Lady parts, and forty percent of the vote.

  Yep.  That pretty much sums up how the Third District GOP runoff election went yesterday.  The RNC, the House Republican leadership,  and the rest of the Republican-registered swamp in DC invested $1.4 million in the candidacy of Joan Perry.  They have , as have…