Posted in Media Moore County NCGOP Politics Uncategorized

Moore County: Saul Alinsky. Screaming Mommies. School funding. (And Quis is RIGHT.)

Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton would be proud of the tactics being utilized by Moore County superintendent Bob Grimesey and his subsidized six-figure salaried bureaucratic army during this year’s budget talks with the Moore County commissioners.  Teachers and students are being hauled out to civic…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NC legislature NC State Government Politics

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…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NC State Government NCGOP Politics

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…

Posted in Education Moore County Politics

FOR THE CHILDREN: In Moore County, school board wages political disinformation war to gouge the taxpayers

  Facts can be inconvenient things. Especially when your own in-house records contradict the spin you are peddling to the public. Moore County schools superintendent Aaron Spence and the members of the county school board have been all over the place — local radio, speaking…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Moore County Politics

NYC direct flights in the cards for Moore County Airport?

I had an interesting discussion the other day with a local business community mover-and-shaker who is also in-the-know on economic development.  Our subject turned to Moore County’s Airport and the minor controversy surrounding recent government funding of runway renovations. My source tells me that AT…

Posted in Media Moore County Politics

Pinehurst govt dives into the performing arts

          Well, it looks like Queen Nancy and her court at Village Hall are putting us — the taxpayers — on the hook for a new performing arts center.   Village taxpayers will pick up the WHOLE $33,500 tab for a…