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Renee Ellmers getting back to her Tea Party roots

          Congresswoman Renee Ellmers has re-discovered her Tea Party roots just in time for the 2nd congressional district’s GOP primary.  Many political observers say the work of The Tea Party was CRUCIAL in her 2010 upset of incumbent Bob “Boom Boom”…

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NC’s I-95 tolls to hit MORE than just drivers

          Legislators and bureaucrats in Raleigh are blowing through funds like a drunken sailor on an extended shore leave.  Instead of tightening their belts and trying to control costs, the powers-that-be have found yet another way to squeeze extra dollars out…

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NCDOT: Plenty of $$$$ for Moore County Airport, but not for I-95

    It’s recently hit the news that the “wise” persons in our state government are going to set up tolls on I-95  to pay for much-needed renovations.  So, in addition to paying the highest gas tax south of The Mason-Dixon Line, drivers will be…

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Feds, state attempt to stick it to NC drivers ONE MORE TIME

Federal and state bureaucrats are attempting to add 15 to 20 cents PER MILE of cost to drivers on I-95 in North Carolina.   Tar Heel state drivers are already saddled with the HIGHEST gas tax below The Mason-Dixon Line.     NOW, the bureaucracy…

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Tolls? Really? Seriously?

North Carolina drivers are paying the highest gasoline tax south of The Mason-Dixon Line.  Now, our state government wants to shake us down for what’s left in our pockets by implementing road tolls.  The tolls are reportedly for financing the planned expansion of the portion…