Posted in Media NCGOP Politics

Beaufort GOP straw poll: Cruz, Brannon, W. Jones

There’s not a whole lot of polling out there to gauge the public’s mood.  I can tell — from listening to people of all political stripes — that there aren’t many content, satisfied individuals out there. We told you about Wake County’s GOP straw poll…

Posted in Media

The Establishment Strikes Back: Beaufort County edition

Beaufort County has become quite the microcosm for the civil war between the GOP establishment and The Tea Party.  We’ve written extensively about some of the controversies there previously on this site.  This week we learned that Beaufort elections board member Delma Blinson had been…

Posted in Media NCGOP Politics

Beaufort county commissioner has choice words for NCGOP and Chairman Pope

      County commissioners Stan Deatherage and Hood Richardson have fought a lot of good fights for the GOP in Beaufort County.  They’ve locked horns with the Basnight machine and can be credited with a significant amount of the GOP’s success on the ground…

Posted in campaign 2014 Media NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics

Beaufort County, TOO ???? (The ABCs of meddling)

I am sensing a pattern here :   Beaufort, Craven, Davidson.    (You folks in Edgecombe, Forsyth, Franklin, Granville and Guilford better get ready.) Controversy between a county GOP organization and the state GOP has been becoming quite common.  It now appears to be rearing…