Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Politics

Selectively protesting preachers

Well, the sore loser crowd is at it again.  Once again, the folks on the losing end of the marriage amendment vote are in The N&O  whining about a sermon by some preacher no one outside of his town has heard of. Shortly before the…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

Eastern NC Tea Partiers hunting RINOs, slapping Morgan & NCGOP

        Over on The Outer Banks, we’ve got YET another case of NCGOP trying to force one of their handpicked cronies down the throats of voters.  Truth or Dare, a conservative blog based in The Outer Banks, has the details on a…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NCGOP Politics

GOP Candidate unloads on NCGOP’s heavy-handed approach to 2012 GOP primaries

        Former state senator Fern Shubert has never been one to mince words. She came in a close third place in the May 8th GOP primary for state auditor.  Greg Dority and Wake county school board member Debra Goldman were slated to…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Moore County Politics

Getting to know the GOP candidates for Insurance Commissioner

      Anyone looking to learn more about the GOP candidates in the state Insurance Commissioner runoff on July 17 should click on THIS LINK.    Somebody has done an excellent job of putting together a primer on former Moore County legislator and current Insurance…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

“Tom-with-an-H” is all alone on this one

Drip-drip-drip.  The sordid details surrounding Speaker Thom’s staff  are treating Raleigh Republicans to the worst kind of Chinese water torture.  They took power in 2010  promising a different environment than what their predecessors offered.  Considering some of the stories coming out of the speaker’s office,…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Moore County Pat McCrory Politics

Guilt By Association? (Stones in glass houses, anyone?)

          I need ol’ Richard to clarify something for us. On his Facebook page,  Richard Morgan instructs visitors  to “stop our go along with Obama insurance commissioner.” O-kay.  Richard — you formed an alliance with Jim Black  (who went to federal…

Posted in Campaign 2012 NCGOP Politics

NCGOP’s heavy hand comes down hard in auditor primary

              The mental giants in NCGOP leadership are forcing yet another one of their cronies on us: Greg Dority, who came in second in this month’s GOP primary for state auditor, announced Thursday that he would not seek a…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Moore County NCGOP Politics

Has Richard been hacked?

              I had to do a double-take after reading this quote posted on Insurance Commissioner candidate Richard Morgan’s  Facebook page: Richard T. Morgan Yesterday near Raleigh, NC via mobile Another day – so let’s get going and approach it that before the day…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Politics

City of Charlotte seeking legal advice on same-sex benefits for city workers

        In the wake of the overwhelming approval last week of the marriage amendment to the state constitution, the Democrat-dominated Charlotte City Council is taking it slow and cautious on benefits for city employees in same-sex relationships: The Charlotte City Council appeared…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy NC legislature Politics

TVs on death row. Really? Seriously ???

Watch your wallets.  The North Carolina General Assembly is back in town. The state’s economy is in freefall.  We’ve got an outrageously high gas tax.  And what are the honorables focusing on?  Getting TVs off of death row in state prisons.  Actually, having TVs on…