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#ncga: Millis targets ConnectNC scam

Our own money was used in March to con us out of even MORE of our own money.  The ConnectNC bond referendum was initially pitched as a transportation fix, but ended up being a whole lot of pork that has NOTHING to do with transportation…

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Monkey Business Report: ConnectNC bond ballot language edition

The GOPe and the rest of the Raleigh cartel have just now finished their high fives and victory laps after successfully conning the people of North Carolina out of TWO BILLION DOLLARS.  But, as one astute observer pointed out to us this week, there may…

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ONE MORE piece of dishonesty uncovered in ConnectNC scam

Hey, what’s ONE MORE LIE between friends suckers fellow human beings um, whatever? Nick Ochsner of Charlotte’s WBTV — the last driveby even pretending to DO HIS JOB — has produced another zinger. Fresh off of getting Gov. Pat McCrory on video denying that he…

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The ConnectNC campaign — Illegal ????

That’s what some legal experts are suggesting in the wake of the truth-mangling pro-bond campaign’s success on Tuesday.  Nick Ochsner of Charlote’s WBTV, apparently the only driveby still doing real journalism, has the low-down:  Governor Pat McCrory, some North Carolina state universities and the state’s…

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Scam Alert: ConnectNC and the National Guard

If the details about ConnectNC haven’t already pissed you off, made you sick to your stomach, or both, check out this latest info from state Rep. Larry Pittman (R-Cabarrus): So, the “honorables” pulled money for the National Guard out of the budget and put it…

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Art Pope: ConnectNC is “fiscally conservative”

Is he speaking in a relative sense?  “Fiscally conservative” in comparison to what?  The federal government?  The act of simply flushing cash down the toilet?  (*How much did he have to drink before granting this interview?*)  This is mind-blowing stuff coming from one of the…

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ConnectNC: pro-bond campaign a feast for consultants

Some of the parasites who regularly feast on our political and governmental process are “chowing down” on the PR campaign for the multi-billion dollar bond issue on the March ballot. From the ConnectNC campaign finance reports, we found the following: Cornerstone Solutions of Raleigh has…

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No Tax $$$ to promote ConnectNC? (I don’t think so.)

Proponents of the ConnectNC bond issue are hitting us with a BUNCH of lies.  No tax increase.  No tax money being used to promote it.  We’ve already trashed the first one.  The ConnectNC committee’s finance report on file with the state board of elections does…

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Who’s funding the ConnectNC propaganda blitz? Oh, the folks who stand to get PAID.

Nicole Revels and the folks at NC Against The Bond are doing yeoman’s work in exposing this sham — this cronyism — for what it is.   (Here are the reports.)     Gosh. We JUST had the chairman of the state Young Republicans, also the…

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Pinehurst. pork-barrel. Politicians. (Oh, and NICOLE REVELS !!!!)

Nicole Revels took a break from her starring role in Jeff Tarte’s nightmares to come to Moore County Thursday night and drop some knowledge on us about HOW BAD this ConnectNC bond issue really is.  Here’s the video. ( It’s two hours long.  If you…