Posted in Bev Perdue Campaign 2012 Economy NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics

NCDOT board: More trouble than it’s worth

In this age of dwindling tax revenue and budgets drowning in red ink, I have a few questions for the new conservative majority in the legislature. Why are we still funding a Human Relations Commission?  There are paid full time employees on this commission who…

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The N&O newsroom goes into overdrive to rehab Boss Bev

The newsroom at The Raleigh News & Observer appears to have taken over for Boss Bev’s war-weary Damage Control Team, which has been put through pure hell by their boss over recent weeks. Longtime N&O columnist and Establishment suck-up Rob Christensen chimed in today to…

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Dem hack throws Boss Bev under the bus

I was watching “The Five,” which is the panel discussion show replacing Glenn Beck on Fox News, on Wednesday.  Democrat consultant Bob Beckel, who managed Walter Mondale’s disastrous 1984 presidential campaign, is one of the regular leftist contributors to the discussions. On Wednesday’s show, as…

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Pat McCrory and the polls

The folks at the N&O’s Under The Dome column appear a bit giddy over the latest data on the 2012 NC governor race from Triangle-based Democrat consulting firm Public Policy Polling (PPP). “Is McCrory vulnerable to a GOP challenge?”  the headline trumpets: It’s just conventional…

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The Tea Party is living rent-free in Bev’s head

The alleged mainstream media (MSM) spends a lot of time and energy trying to tell us that the Tea Party is an extremist fringe who should not be taken seriously. The word “tea” is an acronym for “Taxed Enough Already.”  The activists who align themselves…

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N&O tries to carry Bev across the finish line

Rob Christensen and the boys in the N&O newsroom appear to be quite excited about a new poll from Colorado-based Magellan Strategies showing Pat McCrory only leading Madame Governor by ONE point. If you go to Magellan’s site and study the survey data, you will…

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Is it Bo, Moe, Joe, or “No, this really isn’t my dog” …

Gaffes and scandals pop up from time to time in campaigns.  Like the changing of the seasons or the rising and setting of the sun.  They just happen.  But it is truly a shame when a candidate produces and distributes something that leads to embarrassing…