Posted in Moore County NCGOP Politics

Thoughts and Prayers Time …

  As we approach this Thanksgiving holiday, please keep former North Carolina governor Jim Holshouser (1973-1977) and his family in your thoughts and prayers.  The governor went under the surgeon’s knife this week, and is resting and recovering at an undisclosed — by me —…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NCGOP Politics

Ok, N&O: Which one is it?

    N&O reporter John Frank may be in danger of losing his job.  He breaks the news about Boss Bev’s “suspend the elections” fantasy, and now he is contradicting in-house wonderboy Rob Christensen.  In the N&O newsroom, EVERYONE knows it is verboten to report…

Posted in Bev Perdue Campaign 2012 Media NCGOP Pat McCrory

Politico paints a bullseye on Boss Bev

          Politico, the DC-based political web site, says the 2012 race for governor is the SECOND most competitive in the nation: Two public polls found Republican Pat McCrory with single-digit leads over Gov. Bev Perdue, who continues to hang tough despite…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Education Media Moore County NC legislature NCGOP

The Pilot parrots state Dem talking points …

        It is ASTOUNDING how much the staff editorials in our thrice-weekly Pulitzer Prize-winning local paper mirror the rhetoric on MSNBC and the spin of the state Democrat Party.  The latest Pilot editorial  beats that dead horse about ‘extreme’ Republican budget cuts:…

Posted in Economy Education Media NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics

NC Teacher Job Loss Misinformation

      The Raleigh-based Civitas Institute has released an interesting study that contradicts the spin from leftists and their media comrades about those mean ol’ Republicans and their state budget cuts: An August 31st   press release by the Department of Public Instruction declared that this fall, the…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Law & Order NC legislature NCGOP Politics

Rep. LaRoque and the latest on the smell test

        The problems keep piling up for state Rep. Stephen LaRoque (R-Kinston) — a close political ally and friend of SpeakerrrrrRichardMorgan™.   According to the left-wing group NCPolicyWatch, a defamation lawsuit LaRoque filed against a political opponent is starting to backfire on…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Law & Order NCGOP Obama Politics Republicans

Oh look, dear. A head on a stick …

  (Yes, that is a severed head on a pike at the Occupy Wall Street ‘event’ in NYC.  More specifically, it is an effigy of Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein’s severed head on a pike.  Isn’t THAT nice AND peaceful?  Boy, Mr. Blankfein, after seeing…

Posted in Bev Perdue Campaign 2012 Democrats NCGOP Obama Politics

Breaking News: The N&O has NO shame!

  Okay.  All evidence shows that the N&O newsroom worked hand-in-hand with the governor’s office to kill the uproar over Boss Bev’s ‘suspend the elections’ speech in Cary.  At first we got told that the N&O reporter who broke the story didn’t understand that the…

Posted in Bev Perdue Campaign 2012 Economy NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics

NCDOT board: More trouble than it’s worth

In this age of dwindling tax revenue and budgets drowning in red ink, I have a few questions for the new conservative majority in the legislature. Why are we still funding a Human Relations Commission?  There are paid full time employees on this commission who…

Posted in Bev Perdue Campaign 2012 Economy NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Phil Berger Politics

State Senate GOP blasts Boss Bev on ‘pay to play’

      The state Senate GOP majority issued a blistering release today attacking our state’s buffoonish governor for antics that cost The Tar Heel State jobs: Today Continental Tire announced the company’s plan to build a $500 million facility in South Carolina, creating at…