Posted in campaign 2016 Media NC legislature NC State Government Politics

#ncga: Teacher screening bill leaves wiggle room for state BofEd, DPI

The honorables in Jones Street’s upper chamber have passed a bill allowing for background checks on prospective public school teachers.   The Asheville drivebys are apparently taking credit for it.  Some in conservative circles are celebrating the bill as the legislators forcing the issue on the…

Posted in Congress Economy Kay Hagan NCGOP Politics

Lefties seem nervous about Kay Hagan’s prospects

    It’s a year before the primary vote to pick a GOP challenger to North Carolina’s “Accidental Senator.”™    No GOP candidate has officially filed for the race.  People are just getting to know Greg Brannon.  Thom Tillis is quietly raising money and holding…

Posted in Law & Order Media NC legislature NC State Government Politics

Lefty contortions and flip-flops on background checks

OK, let’s get this straight.  Big Barry wants tighter background checks on gun purchasers in order to “make it a little harder for our kids to get gunned down.”  Lefties in the NC General Assembly are angry about Senator Jerry Tillman’s  charter school legislation because…