Posted in campaign 2016 Congress Walter Jones

NC-03: National Tea Party leader smacks Griffin over Jones-Iran ad

The political world is buzzing about this ad produced by Republican congressional candidate Taylor Griffin alleging that Walter Jones — of all people — took sides with Barack Obama. It’s succeeded in firing some people up — to the detriment of Griffin.  Here’s Jenny Beth…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NCGOP Politics Richard Burr

Burr, Thilli$ do Obama a solid.

This post in National Review’s The Corner blog sums up the, um, *benefits* of a “Republican Senate” in the Obama era nicely: To nobody’s surprise, the Lee amendment to defund the Obama Administration’s radical Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule (AFFH), (a rule that essentially turns…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncga: “De plane. De Plane.” (…ain’t gettin’a dime.)

Fresh off of getting his spending spree card punched for two more years by his low-information Wake County constituents, “Little Lord” Nelson Dollar one again failed to, um, disappoint. The N&O’s Colin Campbell — apparently taking a break from GAY STUFF !!!!™ — has the story:…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media Politics

We owe, we owe, it’s off to spend we go …

Ever wonder why we keep reelecting politicians who dig us deeper into debt? Conservative author John Hayward may be on to the answer: Perhaps one reason so many American voters tolerate a government drowning in red ink is that the citizens are carrying huge amounts…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NCGOP Politics

Economic development & rallying outside forces to fight North Carolina. (An AG’s work is NEVER DONE.)

Itzhak Perlman?  He ain’t comin.’  And it has Craig Jarvis and Blinkin’ Chris’s special friend Rob Schofield PEEVED.  Since being caught lobbying CEOs to make a fuss over HB2, our lazy, do-nothing, free-loading POS attorney general has decided he needs to change the narrative.  So,…

Posted in campaign 2016 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Richard Hudson

#nc-08: Establishment Puppet.com

My how the worm turns.  In 2012, Richard Hudson moved back to North Carolina and ran for Congress as a “small businessman’‘ seeking to “take our country back.”  Never mind that he was bankrolled by then-majority leader Eric Cantor or that then-speaker John Boehner came…

Posted in campaign 2016 Congress Media NCGOP Politics

Shoving Burr, Thilli$ in the RIGHT direction on racial quotas

Believe it or not, it has actually been a struggle to get our Republican senators — Richard Burr and Thom Thilli$ — to sign on to an effort to defund a HUD program that promotes racial quotas in housing. Here’s the story from Americans For…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media Politics

HB2: Pat travels. Roy fiddles. Binky piddles

Here’s a great primer on how drive-by “news” coverage in our fair capital city works.  First, you get a press release / tweet from a liberal pol / organization, like — oh — this one: Stuff like that makes a beeline for our little buddy…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NCGOP Politics Richard Hudson

NC-08: WWJD? (Certainly not fabricate a portion of his bio)

it’s pretty clear from the Richard Hudson reelection campaign’s mailers and TV ads that they are going to play the Jesus card for the June 7 primary.  Let’s compare the rhetoric of THIS campaign to what happened in 2012: Richard Hudson, the GOP nominee for…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NCGOP Politics

Feds STILL dumping unaccompanied illegal kids in Carolinas

Remember all of that hubbub about Central and South American kids pouring across our southern borders?  Well, it died down after a while. The drivebys had the Kardashians and Bruce Jenner to wax philosophically about.  In the meantime, the federal government has been dumping all…