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#ncga: Millis targets ConnectNC scam

Our own money was used in March to con us out of even MORE of our own money.  The ConnectNC bond referendum was initially pitched as a transportation fix, but ended up being a whole lot of pork that has NOTHING to do with transportation…

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Monkey Business Report: ConnectNC bond ballot language edition

The GOPe and the rest of the Raleigh cartel have just now finished their high fives and victory laps after successfully conning the people of North Carolina out of TWO BILLION DOLLARS.  But, as one astute observer pointed out to us this week, there may…

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Gov. Pat, THOSE “politicians” and free stuff

Yes, on this very election day, our fearless governor has taken to social media: You mean, like, if some politician tells you that voting for a bond issue WON’T mean a tax increase, even though it did the last time one got approved? That kind…

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ConnectNC: pro-bond campaign a feast for consultants

Some of the parasites who regularly feast on our political and governmental process are “chowing down” on the PR campaign for the multi-billion dollar bond issue on the March ballot. From the ConnectNC campaign finance reports, we found the following: Cornerstone Solutions of Raleigh has…

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No Tax $$$ to promote ConnectNC? (I don’t think so.)

Proponents of the ConnectNC bond issue are hitting us with a BUNCH of lies.  No tax increase.  No tax money being used to promote it.  We’ve already trashed the first one.  The ConnectNC committee’s finance report on file with the state board of elections does…

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Pinehurst. pork-barrel. Politicians. (Oh, and NICOLE REVELS !!!!)

Nicole Revels took a break from her starring role in Jeff Tarte’s nightmares to come to Moore County Thursday night and drop some knowledge on us about HOW BAD this ConnectNC bond issue really is.  Here’s the video. ( It’s two hours long.  If you…

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ConnectNC: a flaming bag of poo left on our front porches

The final project list is out.  And, as we suspected, the bond issue on the ballot for March 15th is less about road repair and more about passing out pork that individual legislators didn’t have the guts to put their name on and vote on. …

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#ncpol: Opponents connect dots, say N-O to ConnectNC

Among the multitude of things we’ve got on the March 15th ballot is Gov. Pat’s $2 billion ConnectNC bond issue.  Initially presented as a road construction effort,  the governing class ended up turning it into the nastiest piece of pork since Barry Obama’s stimulus. Gov….

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#ncpol: The Connect NC con

I have acquaintances who own a small business called ConnectNC.  I am sure they don’t appreciate the nomenclature attached to the latest attempt by The Raleigh cartel to lighten our wallets.   Despite being the beneficiaries of a conservative revolution in state government, we are STILL…