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NCGOP official doubles down on Hasan-gate

We heard some pretty strong language from NCGOP executive committee member, and former Lee County commissioner, Jim Womack regarding the current controversy at NCGOP HQ.  Well, Womack is back:  All;  I suppose most of you received this note from the Raynors, as well as the…

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Hasan, Dallas & the tale of the tape

Audio and video recordings can be quite damning things for people who play fast and loose with THE TRUTH.  I believe we have confirmed at least THREE occasions where NCGOP executive director Dallas Woodhouse has played fast and loose with the truth: The “hit” on Nick…

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Hey, look. A PROTEST!

Some folks in Pitt County are pretty upset about a Pitt County Community College employee’s reported involvement with the on-going, raging scandal at NCGOP HQ: A statewide contingent of Republican activists will gather at Pitt Community College in Greenville Friday to protest the actions of…

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Bathroom brouhaha

It’s interesting that Gov. McCrory is taking heat for the passage of the so-called “bathroom bill.”  He was opposed to the idea of a special session. Nevertheless, the driveby media is busily taking dictation from the radical left regarding HB 2 — which basically ratified…

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As the NCGOPe turns …

The soap opera within the state Republican Party continues to rage on with shamelessness you won’t find on any of those trashy daytime TV programs.  It appears First District GOP chairman Garry Terry has resigned from that post.  Here is his reputed resignation letter, released…

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Anyone up for a probe?

The 1st Congressional District Republican Party will be considering a resolution calling for a formal investigation of the mob seeking to lynch state GOP chairman Hasan Harnett: Resolution Requesting Investigation of NCGOP Central Committee Whereas; On March 20th 2016 the NCGOP Central Committee passed a resolution…

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Hey, everybody. Mama Joyce is ON THE PHONE.

2nd district GOP chairman — for now — Joyce Cotten , a/k/a Ma Cotten, a/k/a (in some quarters) ‘The Mother-In-Law-From-Hell’ , was busy last night rallying the troops to join her in her personal jihad against NCGOP chairman Hasan Harnett.   Ma Cotten presided over…

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Politifact: Community College is NOT THE SAME as college. (Wow. Just … )

Politifact NC COULD have had a field day with all of the lies surrounding the campaign for ConnectNC.  But they decided to stick with their time-tested double-talk nonsense like, oh, THIS:  If it’s not the same as college, then WHY call it college?  What the…

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Mark Harris, back in the political pulpit

A familiar name to many long-time NC politics watchers resurfaced in the filing for the June special primaries.  Charlotte pastor Mark Harris — a surprise last minute entry into the 2014 US Senate GOP primary field — is once again throwing his hat into the…

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ONE US House seat. 17 GOP candidates. (Welcome to campaign 2016.)

Well, filing for the special June primary ended yesterday.  And we here at Haymaker HQ are not envying the Republican voters of the new 13th congressional district.  Apparently, every Tom, Dick,Harry & Kay in the GOP carnival tent has decided he (or she) wants to…