Posted in campaign 2020 Media NCGOP Politics

RINO hunting season in full-swing

  We’ve told you about Supreme Court candidate Tamara Barringer– the former state senator once tied to a PAC whose mission was to primary conservative critics of Jim Black and Richard Morgan.  We’ve told you about the Moore  County D.A. candidate , running as a…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NCGOP Politics

NCGOP chairman runner-up gets appointed to District Court by McCrory

Some people get cheese products or over-the-counter pain medicine as consolation prizes.   Come in second in the race for NCGOP state chairman?  You win A NEW JOB: Governor Pat McCrory has selected Craig Collins of Gastonia to fill a district court vacancy in Gaston…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Moore County Politics

Campaign 2012: The man behind the anti-Wilkins PAC shows himself

According to the official ballot, area voters will be choosing this year between incumbent Rob Wilkins and challenger Jane Redding for a District Court seat.  But media accounts from Randolph County suggest the race is more of a grudge match between Judge Wilkins and Randolph…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Law & Order Media Moore County NC State Government NCGOP Politics

Democrat NC SPIN-ster behind stealth attack on GOP judges?

    For months, voters in this area have been bombarded with propaganda from a group called Citizens For A Competent Judiciary blasting  District Court Judges Skipper Creed and Rob Wilkins.  Both men are registered Republicans and run their courtrooms in a conservative-leaning manner. Randolph…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Moore County Politics

A little insight into those judge ratings …

I pulled a little piece of nastiness out of my mailbox this week with a headline that screamed “Judge Rob Wilkins has been ranked one of the worst judges in North Carolina.” Really?  Well, I decided to dig a little deeper into the matter.  The…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Moore County Politics

District Court race features a super PAC, bare-knuckled rhetoric and verbal combat

    Judicial races in North Carolina tend to be quiet, gentlemanly affairs that occur below the radar.  Not this year.  Not in our neck of the woods. Randolph County attorney Jane Redding is trying to unseat incumbent Judge Rob Wilkins, also of Randolph County,…