Posted in campaign 2016 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

Even MORE ncgop convention Monkey Business?

Email is a wonderful thing.  Especially in the world of politics, where lies and double-talk are, unfortunately, the norm instead of the exception. Anyway, I digress.  The state GOP’s resolutions committee was hard at work last night trying to meet a deadline for the upcoming…

Posted in campaign 2016 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Richard Burr

#ncsen: Burr WON’T back challenge to Obama’s amnesty for illegals

Twenty-six states are challenging before the Supreme Court Barry Obama’s policy of granting amnesty to illegal aliens.  Republicans in the US Senate are getting in on the action as well:  Many Senate Republicans are offering their support to the 26 states challenging the president’s executive…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NC State Government Politics

Freeloadin’ Roy getting a free pass

Not long after winning a new term in 2012 — unopposed — attorney general Roy Cooper announced he was running for governor.  No, he wasn’t going to step down and run full-time.  He was going to keep drawing his government check AND campaign (at the…

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Hasan-gate really nothing more than Karl Rove shenanigans?

That sulfuric odor you smell may not be just a coincidence.  Amid the turmoil currently embroiling the North Carolina Republican Party, sources tell me there are signs Karl Rove may have slithered up from purgatory to work his black magic this election year. Says one…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NCGOP Politics

Hasan says: No April 9 meeting. (I’m traveling.) And there BETTER NOT be an April 30 meeting.

Most voters out there can’t ID Hasan Harnett, Dallas Woodhouse, or Joyce {“Ma”) Cotten.  But they’ve seen and heard enough to understand the GOPe and The Tea Party are having a major Fort Sumter moment.  If you’re a regular reader of this site, you are…

Posted in campaign 2016 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Richard Hudson

Hudson: More fed action needed on pediatric care

Yep.  THAT is our new “conservative” congressman’s position.  The same guy who tells us, with a straight face, that he opposes the meddling that IS ObamaCare wants the Congress AND the federal bureaucracy digging deeper into pediatric health care:  […] As parents, the health and…

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Tea Party groups targeting Ma Cotten

Leaders of two of the largest, most active Tea Party organizations have issued releases announcing their intention to protest at the NCGOP 2nd congressional district meeting in Sanford on Saturday, April 9.  Moore Tea Citizens and the Asheville Tea Party issued the following statement: […] It…

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NCGOP outpaces NCDP in 2016 Q1 fundraising

There is a lot of talk about fundraising at the state Republican Party these days.  According to documents on file with the state board of elections, the Republican Party outraised — however slightly — the state Democrat Party for the first quarter of 2016. Records…

Posted in Congress Media NCGOP Politics Richard Hudson

Hey, everybody. Meet Rich.

Thanks to the redistricting mess, we here in Moore County are losing Renee Ellmers.  Yes, the double-talking, ill-tempered, contemptuous, um, *sweetheart* is moving on to greener pastures and a new bunch of voters suckers  constituents. We appear to be inheriting a new district — the…

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A Woodhouse family affair

Dallas Woodhouse is up to his beady eyes in Raleigh’s Hasan-gate.  But his brother Brad, a prominent Democrat strategist, is involved in a larger-scale attack on a much better-known black Republican:  A political accountability group backed by Hillary Clinton supporters this week filed a complaint…