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#ncpol: Holly Grange throws a fit

  “Do you know WHO I am ?????”   That’s a question that likely opens a lot of doors for state Rep. Holly Grange in the vicinity of Raleigh’s Jones Street and among Wilmington’s country-club set.  But earlier this week — out among “the real…

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The unholy alliance between abortionists and the enviro-wackos

  This is something that has folks on the left and the right perturbed.  (For different reasons, though.)  One of the more significant money-men behind this political alliance is apparently a North Carolinian named Fred Stanback.   Here’s the story on the moneyed Salisbury resident…

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“Identity Politics” claim puts Dems on defense

  GOP gubernatorial frontrunner Dan Forest denounced ‘identity politics’  during the official kickoff for his campaign.  What was he talking about?  The leftist habit of hyphenating Americans, pigeonholing them, and then throwing something to each group that votes, um, “right.”   Leftists are throwing a,…

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RINO Stampede! (David Lewis & Harnett mafia dump Nee-Nee, gallop to Gebhardt)

  Renee Ellmers is not raising any money.  And that’s mostly what her RINO friends in Wake and Harnett counties care about.  It appears the David Lewis machine is gravitating rapidly toward former Lewis aide, current solar lobbyist, and failed RNC committeeman candidate Greg Gebhardt….

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Lt. Dan launches, N&O foams at the mouth (collectively).

  I swear.  I haven’t seen the newsroom at The N&O this agitated and aggravated since the late, great Jesse Helms prowled the halls of the US Senate.  Lt. Governor Dan Forest has announced his intention to evict Roy Cooper — who did NOTHING for…

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Quite a SWAMP-clearing opportunity in 2020 NCGOP labor commissioner primary

      The Elevator Queen, Cherie Berry (R)  — the lady whose picture you see every time you take a ride — is riding off into the sunset and calling it quits.       Two candidates are out there.  One, state Rep. Josh…

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Does Congress’s budget deal mark the end of the Tea Party?

  That’s what Rand Paul  said on Wednesday:   Sen. Rand Paul, who was first elected in 2010 as a one of the original tea party candidates, declared the movement dead on Wednesday, citing a massive budget deal poised for passage Thursday.   “Both parties…

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The omitted details on the latest entry into the NC LtGov race

Campaign materials are identifying him as  “Iraq War Veteran and current North Carolina National Guard soldier” Greg Gebhardt.  But they left out some other important details: He’s registered with the state as a lobbyist for the solar goons. He was a long-serving aide to House…

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Medicaid expansion? THIS is gonna hurt.

    Duke scholar, Dr. Christopher Conover, Ph.D., lays out a pretty damning case against Medicaid expansion in the January-February 2-17 issue of the North Carolina Medical Journal.   Yet, the liberals, the media and the rest of the political establishment will likely eviscerate HIM…

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#ncga: While we’re on the subject of berating pols for over-the-top rhetoric …

  How about THIS guy?     Yes, that’s James Dawkins, Brunswick County Democrat, blaming state Rep. Frank Iler (R-Brunswick) for being “personally responsible” for deaths he says occurred because Medicaid has not been expanded.   Really?  If you actually talk to people in the…