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STILL kicking the late senator Helms

  Our very own state Republican Party downplays the memory of Jesse Helms — despite the fact that HE was a tremendous force in making the GOP a power player in eastern North Carolina.  The vile knuckle-draggers in  the N&O and Charlotte Observer newsrooms did…

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L’affaire Farr: Tim Scott? Down with the struggle. Burr / Tillis? Useless /MIA.

We’re starting to learn a valuable lesson here.  If  a DC Republican wants to nominate you for something, BEWARE.  The minute leftists say the slightest negative thing about you, your Republican brethren on The Potomac will drop you like a hot potato and hang you…

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The REAL Helms legacy

Jesse Helms was arguably the man who made being conservative AND Republican cool in North Carolina.  His televised editorials opened a ton of eyes and stimulated a lot of deep thinking among the North Carolina electorate.  He helped set the tone that led to the…

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Earmarks, the Helms way.

Somebody recently shared this letter-to-the-editor in The Wall Street Journal by Wayne Boyles, a former coworker during my Capitol Hill days: Rep. Mark Walker is correct (“GOP Maps a Road to Nowhere in November,” op-ed, Jan. 16. If Senate and House Republicans allow for the…

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The Round Rev takes his B.S. national

Jesse Helms has been dead and buried for TEN YEARS now.  But that hasn’t stopped North Carolina’s most notorious sloppy, snake-oil peddling, jheri-curled jackass from stomping on his grave in a nasty NY Times op-ed that looks seriously cribbed from a column posted earlier on…

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From Helms v. Kennedy to McConnell v. Warren: Massachusetts senators STILL won’t follow the rules

There’s been a lot of hubbub about the US Senate Republican takedown of Elizabeth Warren the other night for her smear of Jeff Sessions.  A friend and fellow Jesse Helms alumnus sent me the following — reminding us of Massachusetts’s long and proud tradition of…

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Hey, drive-bys! Your dishonesty is showing.

You know, it’s really something to read reverential treatment of the late great Jesse Helms in the pages of that miserable, dying propaganda rag on Raleigh’s McDowell Street.  Those cretins spent decades viciously smearing the man. They questioned his intelligence, mocked his personal appearance, and…