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A tale of two parents

We’re seeing all kinds of sympathetic and heartelt coverage of the parents of a Muslim GI who blasted Donald Trump:  […] The father of a Muslim American soldier killed in Iraq posed a question to Donald Trump: Have you read the Constitution? To rapturous cheers, Pakistan-born…

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#ncga: EVEN MORE on The Granges, Blumenthal, Hillary, and Benghazi

Never before have I encountered a General Assembly matchup with a subplot that sounds so much like an episode of the Showtime series “Homeland.” Republican businesswoman Holly Grange and conservative activist and school board member Tammy Covil are facing off in a Wilmington area GOP primary…

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#ncga: More on Osprey, The Granges, and Sidney Blumenthal

There has been a lot of heated back-and-forth in the nascent GOP primary for a vacant NC House seat in the Wilmington area. Conservative activist and New Hanover school board member Tammy Covil has tied her potential opponent’s business to Sidney Blumenthal, Hillary Clinton and…

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#ncga: The claws come out!

Who’da thunk that the BENGHAZI SCANDAL would become a major issue in a North Carolina House race ???  Well, it apparently HAS:  A day after officially learning she will have at least one opponent in the Republican race for NC House District 20 next year,…