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#ncpol: NO Preference?

There have been quite a few races in recent years where I wish I had that choice on the ballot. But, according to the recently released sample ballots for May, we will have that choice for the GOP presidential primary. What gives, you ask?  Why…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

The next chapter

There is a lot of anger and resentment bubbling out there as a result of the heavy-handedness at Saturday’s NCGOP meetings. Most reasonable observers see it putting the party in a precarious position just months before a big election. So, Dallas Woodhouse – incredibly —…

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#ncga: Solar goons backing Burr’s primary foe

We’ve been documenting the fight over crony capitalism for solar farms within the NCGOP.  We’ve got folks who think tax breaks and subsidies for solar panels is a more important fight than, oh, the size and scope of government, taxes, the economy.  *Minor stuff like…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NCGOP Politics Richard Burr

#ncsen: “Good things” about O-Care and other ,um, “wisdom” from Dick Burr

i would hate to be Tricky Dick’s press rep.  I foresee a lot of stress migraines and nights of hard drinking ahead for that individual.  SOMEBODY recently let the lawnmower man a little too close to the TV cameras:  Sen. Richard Burr, a Republican running for…

Posted in campaign 2016 Congress David Rouzer George Holding Media NCGOP Patrick McHenry Politics Renee Ellmers

#ncpol: Who voted to keep funding ObamaCare? THESE GUYS !!!!

We’ve got all kinds of incumbent congressional critters running around claiming they struck a fatal blow to ObamaCare.  We’ve got information that says OTHERWISE.  On October 23, the GOP-CONTROLLED HOUSE  took an interesting vote:  The Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act (H.R. 3762) would not…

Posted in campaign 2016 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Renee Ellmers

#nc-02: Even the Ellmers campaign’s fact-checking is full of crap

Big Government Barbie™ has added a section on her campaign web site called Truth.   And if THIS is what Truth looks like, I suuuuuuure would hate to see what constitutes LYING in her world.  The page starts off with this snarky statement published, I’m sure,…

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The RINO question

What IS a Republican?  Is it merely someone who marks an ‘R’ on their voter registration card? Is it someone who seeks to protect the common people from the excesses of government bureaucracy? THAT is a question that has been debated ferociously for decades on end.  In…

Posted in campaign 2016 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Renee Ellmers

Paul & Renee’s big FAT Lie

In the real world, if you mislead people in order to get them to hand over their money to you — It’s a crime.   In Raleigh and DC, it’s dismissed as business as usual.  Our nation is teetering on a precipice.  These people we…

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#nc-07: Former NCGOP official primarying Rouzer

For Mark Otto, his decision to challenge rookie congressman David Rouzer is both business AND personal:  […] “Conservative voters are finding our stockings stuffed with coal this Christmas, courtesy of Nancy Pelosi, Paul Ryan and the establishment Republicans in congress. […] I feel completely betrayed. Despite…

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#ncpol: Outsiders jumping into GOP races for Secretary of State, Agriculture Commissioner

It appears the #DaoudCrowd is going to have some company in the GOP primary for secretary of state. Durham businesman Michael LaPaglia (R) is tossing his hat into the ring for the opportunity to take on ‘Occupy Elaine’ in November. LaPaglia is a consultant for…