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#ncga: Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes in Timmy’s Playhouse

[…] Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes (Turn and face the strange) Turn and face the strain Ch-ch-Changes Don’t have to be a richer man Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes Ch-ch-Changes (Turn and face the strange) Don’t want to be a better man Time may change me But I can’t trace time[…] — David…

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About those AFP ”lifetime” ratings

In a recent interview with McClatchy, senator Thom Thilli$ touted his “lifetime rating” of 100 percent from Americans for Prosperity.  Never mind that, for him, “lifetime” means the calendar year 2015.  (So, crossing the aisle and co-sponsoring stuff with Amy Klobuchar and Babs Mikulski is…

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AFP goes after Ellmers on corporate welfare

Americans For Prosperity (AFP) is targeting a group of 25 Republicans — including our very own Renee Ellmers — who have not yet committed to opposing federal subsidies for wind energy producers.  On her website, Ellmers boasts about being a fan of “renewable energy” (including…

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More on AFP & Renee

Apparently, some well-connected readers of this site voiced their displeasure to Americans For Prosperity’s North Carolina state chapter for their embrace of congresswoman Marie Antoinette Ellmers.™   AFP-NC had a big “Hands off My Health Care” event in Raleigh on Saturday — and Her Majesty took…

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John Locke, AFP, and NCGOP: Devaluing conservatism in North Carolina

      There are an awful lot of people who make the mistake of equating being “Republican” with being “conservative.” Look at our alleged conservative majority in the North Carolina General Assembly. The Republican majority leaders in the state House push hard for taxpayer-funded…