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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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Greg Murphy for GOVERNOR ???

      I’ve been around politics for a while.  In this game, rumors are as bountiful as pine straw in my neck of the woods.  Though, sometimes they do pan out.   Dr. Greg Murphy of Greenville has been quite the rising star.  He…

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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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Lt. Dan: It’s FBI Time!

    It’s no secret that Lt.  Governor Dan Forest is seeking the governor’s office.     I had a good discussion last week with someone very close to Forest.  I let this person know that it was way past time to back off the…

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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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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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Did Clinton crony have financial interest in Grange family business?

  Opinions seem to differ on that question:   Sidney Blumenthal has repeatedly claimed that he had no financial interests in a company seeking contracts in post-Gaddafi Libya that he pitched to Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state.   But notes from the…

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The ‘Lady Parts’ Brigade sets its sights on the 2020 Governor’s Race

  They got a  Democrat elected governor and a Republican and a Democrat elected senator in North Carolina.  (None of those ended up working out very well.)     They tried to get someone with ‘lady parts’ elected to the Third Congressional District, but THAT…

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N&O troll tries to clothesline Lt. Dan

  I swear.  Being vicious, smarmy, and dishonest must be a written-in-stone requirement for political writers at The money-bleeding, floundering N&O.  The little special-needs Speck boy currently holding down the job seems to keep himself afloat by cribbing from The Internet.  The Speck boy is…

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#ncpol: Oh, look. A PUSH poll.

    We told you earlier about forces very very very very close to Thom Tillis trying to organize a primary challenge to Lt. Gov. Dan Forest in next year’s gubernatorial race.  Well, someone has already gotten  started with a push poll that appears to…