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Pittenger + ROVE

Yes, the horned one from the hot place down below is showing himself within the confines of our pristine state once again. This time Karl Rove  appears to be trying to save THE MOST LIBERAL Republican representing North Carolina in the US House from the grasroots…

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Rove: Repeal the 2nd amendment

Some people really don’t know when to shut up and melt into the background.  We so did not need to hear from this guy: Republican strategist Karl Rove said on “Fox News Sunday” the only way to stop gun-related violence, like the Wednesday massacre at Emmanuel…

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#ncsen: Dallas says NO Rove tie. We beg to differ.

We must have struck a nerve at Carolina RIsing HQ with our earlier post regarding Crossroads Media.  Dallas Woodhouse, the boss at Carolina Rising, sent us this note: As a Conservative I thank you for your work. However you post about or organization is simply…

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#ncsen: Oh, look. Carolina Rising sending BIG $$$ to Karl Rove.

We’ve all seen those ads from Carolina Rising touting the “success” of Gov. Pat McCrory and Speaker Thom Tillis (curiously, no mention of Senate president pro tem Phil Berger or Lt. Gov. Dan Forest or any other elected Republican in Raleigh). A check of FEC…

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#NCSEN: Rasmussen, Rove conspiring to create illusion of Tillis momentum?

Rasmussen Reports — a polling firm with close ties to Karl Rove and the Bush political organization — has released their “latest” polling on the North Carolina US Senate race.  It purports to show Republican Thom Tillis at 45 percent, Kay Hagan at 40 percent,…

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#NCSEN: Tillis gives Rove credit for primary win

After the May primary, details started trickling out about how important a multi-million dollar advertising buy from American CrossRoads — Karl Rove’s PAC — was in securing Thom Tillis’ victory. Media reports indicated that even his internal campaign polling showed him suffering in terms of…

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#NCSEN: Rove “adjusts” Tillis position on ObamaCare

The shih-tzu reports in this morning’s Morning Memo about supervillain Karl Rove’s efforts to protect his candidate in the GOP primary for US Senate in North Carolina: A super PAC supporting Thom Tillis’ bid for U.S. Senate is airing a new television commercial that subtly…

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Media: Tea Party upset with Rove because he “Wins”?

  You have really gotta *love* the remnants of the mainstream media.  Check out this piece of reporting by John Drescher’s shih-tzu: […] House Speaker Thom Tillis of Cornelius, meanwhile, hosts a noon fundraiser at Bank of America Stadium with former White House adviser Karl…

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Thom & Karl are throwing some parties. (We’re not invited.)

    Fasten your seatbelts, folks.  Our state House speaker, Thom Tillis, and the Tea Party’s arch-nemesis, Karl Rove, are embarking on a three-day fundraising marathon to capture a second US Senate seat from North Carolina for the GOP establishment.  Tillis went to a Rove…

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#NCSEN BFFs: Thom Tillis + Karl Rove

It’s becoming more and more clear that House speaker Thom Tillis is throwing himself into the loving embrace of the DC Republican establishment.  He’s already signed on with campaign consultant Paul Shumaker — considered an arch-enemy by many Tea Party and grassroots activists. Fellow Shumaker…