Posted in campaign 2016 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Renee Ellmers

The New “McCarthy”-ism (As the establishment spins)

If you believe the drive-bys, it’s Walter Jones’s fault.  It’s THAT GOP donor’s fault.  It’s the Tea Party’s fault. Washington is all abuzz and in turmoil over a story that has been sitting out there FOR YEARS.  But listening to the drive-bys — and the…

Posted in campaign 2016 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Renee Ellmers

#ncpol: McCarthy, um, PULLS OUT. Ellmers lawyers up.

The all-but-anointed speaker of the House is now outta  there:  House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA)has dropped out of the race for the Speakership of the House moments before members were set to go behind closed doors to nominate a GOP candidate on the…

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Elevating McCarthy to fill Boehner’s shoes FIXES NOTHING.

The Orange Man has fallen — albeit FOUR YEARS too late.  The House weasel caucus is already scrambling to fill the speaker’s spray-tan and tear-stained shoes.  It is infuriating to hear that these people in the House are seriously looking to replace Boehner with his…

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Kevin McCarthy? Seriously?

We’re seeing all kinds of trial balloons about the rebels seeking to oust John Boehner reportedly warming to the idea of Speaker Kevin McCarthy.  Seriously?  As Majority Leader, McCarthy (R-CA) has a voting record that puts him to the left of EVERY North Carolina Republican…

Posted in Congress Renee Ellmers

A (bottle blonde) political bombshell?

  In 2009, The National Enquirer broke an explosive story about an up-and-coming North Carolina politician.  Supporters of said politician dismissed the report saying: “Hey, it’s the Enquirer.” (And where is John Edwards now?) Now, another controversial media outlet — the web site GotNews.com — has…

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Cyber political hit-man has his sights on Ellmers, McCarthy

I saw this interesting little tidbit in my Twitter feed yesterday:   Not familiar with Johnson?  Let the good folks at the leftist Politico fill you in:  Charles C. Johnson might be the most hated man on the Internet, and that is the secret to…