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He’s outta here!

    State Rep. David Lewis, arguably the second most powerful member of his chamber,  has announced his “retirement” from the North Carolina House:   On Friday, Representative David R. Lewis (R-Harnett) announced that he will be withdrawing his name from the November General Election…

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NCGOP’s Whatley takes on state elections board, proposed “emergency” changes

    Michael Whatley, chairman of the state Republican Party, went before the press today to voice his organization’s concerns about the state board of elections’ “Emergency Order”.   A statement from GOP HQ  said:   “[…] We have grave concerns that the NCSBE surprise orders…

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Campaign polling ???????

    Yes, indeed.  Perhaps it’s time to interrupt the wall-to-wall COVID talk to remind ourselves there is a pretty big election coming up in a few months.  Cardinal Point Analytics of Raleigh conducted some phone polling of likely North Carolina voters between July 13…

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Back to School with ol’ Roy

    Well,  Governor Doofus has released his “plan” to get the kiddos back into. school.   And it sounds like his grand plan is being bad-mouthed from all corners — parents, educrats, teachers, and politicians.  The staggered schedules and various options in the Cooper…

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State treasurer tells Gov. Cooper to clean up HIS mess at NCDOT

    Governor Roy Cooper and his cronies have established a pattern of mocking Dale Folwell, but then doing what he tells them to do.    It appears the treasurer has one more important task for Governor Doofus and his pals:   In the interest…

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(Ruh-Roh.) Pro-Stein radio ad (accidentally?) slams Cooper

  Looks like Gov. Doofus might be taking some, um, “friendly” fire.  Several folks called my attention to this ad over the last several days.  I finally got the chance to hear it myself.   The ad praises incumbent state attorney general Josh Stein (D)…

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Lawyering up on ol’ Roy

  Lt. Governor Dan Forest has apparently had enough of the bumbling by the doofus currently occupying that big house on Blount Street:     “Today, I notified Governor Cooper that, as a member of the Council of State, I will be suing his administration…

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*You must be thinking of that OTHER Roy Cooper.*

    Amidst his efforts to ruin the state’s economy,  our bumbling, undistinguished governor has promised to team up with Attorney General Josh Stein and Chief Justice Anita Earls to eliminate all of the racism that purportedly infests North Carolina law enforcement.      …

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Tillis 2020 re-elect campaign lifts strategy from failed 2017 VA GOP governor effort

    Hey, if you’re going to copy someone,  make sure it’s someone who suffered the worst beat-down in the state’s political history:   Sen. Thom Tillis’ (R-NC) campaign spokesman acknowledged on Friday that he had copied large portions of a general election strategy memo…

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White House alarmed over Cooper mismanagement of pandemic

No matter whether it’s the crime lab or the economy,  the man from Nash County can make it FUBAR.   Even the folks at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in DC are taking notice:   Officials with the White House Coronavirus Task Force are concerned with North…