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Mr. Forest Goes To Raleigh

  In one of the best election-related pieces of news for North Carolina Tea Partiers, canvassing has confirmed Republican Dan Forest’s victory over Democrat Linda Coleman.    Forest, one of the state’s few major office candidates who ACTUALLY EMBRACED Tea Party activists,  saw his 11,000…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Moore County NCGOP Politics

DID NCGOP mislead grassroots activists?

There is something disturbing rumbling to the surface here in Moore County in the wake of the Nov 6 vote.  The state GOP set up”NC Victory” offices all over the state.  (We got one in Southern Pines, managed by one Eli Schilling — a young…

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Thoughts on the NC House GOP leadership skirmish

State House Republicans are meeting today to decide who will lead them through the next legislative session in Raleigh.  A lot of the current leadership is running again, while a few challengers have jumped in. The GOP added nine seats to their majority in the…

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MSM: Big $$$ for Justice Newby is BAD (No problem with Coleman and SEIU)

Our local paper — which was won multiple  Nobel Prizes and Peabody Awards, despite only publishing thrice weekly — is regurgitating leftist talking points about the Supreme Court’s Citizens United case and its “harm” to the political process.   Here’s another, more balanced perspective on the…

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Congressman-elect Meadows: walking back campaign promises at the speed of light

          Republican Mark Meadows talked a tough, conservative game in his campaign for the 11th district congressional seat being vacated by Democrat Health Shuler.  Now, after the votes have been counted, and he’s been guaranteed at least two years in Washington,…

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Recount?: Dan Forest preps for another fight as SEIU, Linda Coleman lay groundwork

If you thought Governor Bev Perdue had competence issues, wait until you get a load of Lt. Governor Linda Coleman. Coleman, the former  Democrat legislator and state personnel chief, was backed to the hilt this year by the state’s powerful public employees union.  Despite generous…

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Boehner: waving the white flag BEFORE the shooting starts

        Prior to Tuesday’s vote, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid emphatically told the media that he and his crew in the Senate WOULD NOT work with a President Romney.  That’s apparently OK.  However, after the vote, House Speaker John Boehner is telling…

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Vanishing Republicans?

    The movie Atlas Shrugged: Part I — based on the legendary book by Ayn Rand — featured a story line about people disgusted with the state of the country who simply hang it all up and drop out of society.  Part II is…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics

Raleigh’s “conservative revolution” off to an inauspicious start

The economy is in shambles.  We are still coping with record unemployment.  And the political class in Raleigh is FASCINATED with who will be on Pat McCrory’s transition team as well as WHO will be the next speaker pro tem and majority leader in the…

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Wilmington’s vagina wand lady a rising star on the left

        Democrat Deb Butler made quite a bit of news during her recent — yet unsuccessful run — against GOP incumbent state Senator Thom Goolsby.  She starred in a campaign commercial attacking Goolsby — filmed in her kitchen, while she waved around…