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Meet the “new” guy at Civitas

    Confirming what I’ve been hearing for months now,  the little cartoon character who entertained us for years at NCGOP HQ has made a career move.     Yeah.  That’s one of those cute little reminders that LinkedIn sends out.  I had to go…

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STILL playing politics with The New Flu

    Two gospel truths about liberals:  (1)  They can make ANYTHING political, and (2)  they have absolutely no shame in regard to doing it.   Once again, let’s look to the nimrods at Progress NC Action,  a leftist wacko non-profit run by  a former…

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#ncga: WHAT in tarnation did Kelly Hastings do to his desk?

  While so many of us Jones Street watchers are preoccupied with the big health story,  I believe there is one hell of a story (with an even better BACK-STORY) that we’re missing.  State Rep.  Kelly Hastings — notorious for shady listings on his campaign…

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CEO, Thom Tillis hit by same, um, “disease”

    Those of you with great memories — like us — will remember way back in 2014 when US senator Thom Tillis was busted for trying to mislead us on where he went to college.  All kinds of documentation, including the then-House speaker’s official…

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Lobbyist led cheerleading for Boles during primary

    If Jamie Boles tries to tell you he’s “one of us” and is fighting “for the folks back home,”  — don’t buy it.  Lobbyists and operatives from Raleigh saved Tom McInnis’s skin two years ago,   and they did it for Boles this…

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Wednesday Morning Quarterback

  Well, the smoke has cleared.  The damage has been done.  Some people have celebrated.  Some are sobbing pitifully.  We’d like to take a few moments to recap Tuesday’s action and talk about what it may or may not mean for the future:   PRESIDENT:…

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NC-11: Still looking like Bennett v. Davis (But Driscoll on the rise?)

  The race to succeed Mark Meadows in the 11th district out west has been rough-and-tumble (to say the least).  A gaggle of Republicans piled into the primary to try and succeed Mark Meadows — the conservative hero and Trump confidante.  Meadows is retiring at…

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Thoughts about Tuesday (UPDATED!)

    A lot of you have already run to your polling places to cast your votes.  Good for you.  Now,  what do you do if the pol you voted for: (a) says or does something really stupid between the time you voted and Tuesday;…

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Our goofy guv and his broke DOT brought the circus to town

  The NCDOT is a financial mess.  It’s gone to the General Assembly for bailouts.  In October,  a McKinsey report revealed that the state Department of Transportation had spent nearly six times what it was budgeted for in 2019.  Treasurer Dale Folwell openly called for…

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Mailing List Mayhem

  It was about time for a little drama to pop up at NCGOP HQ:         I confirmed the authenticity of this memo with a senior party official.  According to my source,  this complaint has been thoroughly investigated since it was first…