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Facebook debate on primary meddling pits blogger vs. Thom Tillis

    What started out as a simple  get-out-the-vote message on Facebook from state House speaker Thom Tillis turned into a no-holds barred debate on the merits of the Raleigh establishment meddling in party primaries outside the beltline. The whole debate got started — and…

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The plot thickens in NC House District 6 race?

The race for an open Outer Banks legislative seat has had more twists and turns and intrigue  than your typical daytime soap opera. The May GOP primary race featured three candidates:  Mattie Lawson, a local Tea Party leader; Jeremy Adams, a favorite of the local…

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Speaker Tillis behind Walter Jones endorsement of ex-Democrat Arthur Williams?

        Congressman Walter Jones (R-3) has endorsed former Democrat legislator Arthur Williams in the July 17th GOP runoff for North  Carolina State House District 6 in the Outer Banks. Williams, who formerly served the area as a Democrat in the General Assembly,…

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Outer Banks Tea Party fight with NCGOP establishment heating up

          The epicenter of the fight between the conservative grassroots and the Raleigh establishment is in The Outer Banks’ House District 6.  A July 17 GOP runoff features the top finisher, a Tea Party favorite, vs. the #2 finisher — a…

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Eastern NC Tea Partiers hunting RINOs, slapping Morgan & NCGOP

        Over on The Outer Banks, we’ve got YET another case of NCGOP trying to force one of their handpicked cronies down the throats of voters.  Truth or Dare, a conservative blog based in The Outer Banks, has the details on a…