Posted in campaign 2016 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Renee Ellmers

*Kasich? (No, Rubio.) Romney? (Lindsey Graham.) No. Trump. Yeah, I’m NOW for Trump.*

The driveby media is reporting THIS: Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-N.C.) said she voted for Donald Trump in her state’s Republican primary on Tuesday. “I think they have a lot to say about the direction they want the country to go in,” Ellmers said, according to…

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Burning down the house

They lost the election for party chairman in June.  But the Craig Collins campaign is trying to “win” it back right now in a style that would make Watergate-era Richard Nixon beam with pride. The in-house propaganda organ for the Raleigh Cartel has broken a…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

Gov. Pat, THOSE “politicians” and free stuff

Yes, on this very election day, our fearless governor has taken to social media: You mean, like, if some politician tells you that voting for a bond issue WON’T mean a tax increase, even though it did the last time one got approved? That kind…

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Anti-conservative Super PAC may be in legal hot water

In an earlier post, we introduced you to the Conservative Future Fund (CFF) which has been hammering conservative candidates — most notably, state Rep. Justin Burr. Records on file with the state elections board identify a $25,000 contribution to the CFF on March 9, 2016…

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“Conservative Future Fund” = Bill Graham, Jay Faison + DEE STEWART

There have been all kinds of shady groups stuffing fliers in our mailboxes, making robo-calls and running ads this election season.  One of the more active groups against conservative legislators in Raleigh has been something called “Conservative Future Fund.” One of their biggest targets has…

Posted in campaign 2016 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Richard Burr

Did Richard Burr confess to a crime?

Albeit a minor infraction.  But, still:  If you have U.S. Sen. Richard Burr’s drivers license, he may not need it anymore. In a Saturday speech to Rowan Republicans, Burr told a brief story of losing his driver’s license when going to vote recently. He speculated…

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#ncga: House majority leader files elections complaint

House Majority leader Mike Hager is stepping in to defend one of his caucus members being savaged by a Raleigh-based Super PAC: To:kim.strach@ncsbe.gov Subject:Conservative Future Fund 527 Ms. Strach, Thank you for meeting with Representative Burr and myself last week. Below you will find a…

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#ncga: Voting Guide for Tuesday (part 3)

In this installment, we’re going to talk about the General Assembly.  Yes, that cesspool on Jones Street in Raleigh.  Corruption is just as rampant as it was under the other guys who ran it for 140 years. We’ve got some cleaning up to do.  And…

Posted in campaign 2016 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Richard Burr

Voting Guide for Tuesday (part 2)

For President. I know this one will gin up some discussion.  I WILL go out on a limb and say Kasich AND Rubio are both unacceptable. (It’s interesting that most of our elected Republicans are supporting one of those two.) If the polling stands up, Trump…

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Your guide for Tuesday’s voting (part 1)

Ok, here it comes.  Lots of people have been asking for my thoughts on the primaries.  Some of this will be preaching to the choir.  Some will spark some debate.  But hey, you know I never have — and never will be — accused of…