Posted in campaign 2016 Congress Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncga: Don’t like the way the table is set? Turn over the table.

What started out as a mission to tweak a few districts to bring the 1st and 12th congressional districts in line has resulted in radical change for a lot more voters and some political favors (as well as hits). Legislators released new maps detailing their…

Posted in Media Moore County Politics

Lawsuit against Moore County schools administrator moves forward

Edward Pruden was hired in August on an interim basis to fill the vacancy at the Moore County central office left by Kathy Kennedy. According to Wilmington’s Port City Daily, Pruden has some unfinished business from his old job in Brunswick County that will likely involve…

Posted in campaign 2014 Congress Greg Brannon Media NCGOP Politics

#NCSEN: Theaming up with Thom, and Piling On

If you want a good case study for why newspapers — especially those in Guilford County — are failing, check out Doug Clark’s nonsense in the pages of The Greensboro News & Record.  He’s got a lot of anger and resentment bottled up — likely…

Posted in campaign 2014 Media Politics

Roy Cooper: Our ineffective counsel

      McClatchy has been writing gleefully about Attorney General Roy Cooper’s criticisms of the GOP-dominated legislature and Governor Pat McCrory.  Apparently, ol’ Roy is miffed that Gov. Pat has hired outside counsel to represent the state in the US DOJ’s lawsuit against the…

Posted in campaign 2014 Kay Hagan Law & Order Media NC State Government NCGOP Politics

Holder: Black Panther Thugs @ Polls? (*Yawn*) Show ID @ NC polls? SUE !!!!!

Egged on by Kay Hagan — our senior US senator who also, BTW, happens to be Chuck Schumer’s sock puppet — Barry Obama has dispatched his attorney general Eric Holder to sue North Carolina over its new law requiring photo ID to vote in the…

Posted in campaign 2014 Economy Media NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics

NC sits on sidelines while OTHER FOLKS in OTHER STATES take ObamaCare to court

The Competitive Enterprise Institute — an excellent organization based in DC that fights the good fight for the free market — is suing on behalf of some small businesses and individuals to challenge the federal government’s authority to collect taxes from the states to finance…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Law & Order Media Politics

City of Fayetteville continues with thuggish tactics against local businesswoman

Jackie Pfendler is trying to prove the person wrong who said “You can’t fight city hall.”   The City of Fayetteville has stomped all over her Fourth Amendment Rights, and is now going to work on her First Amendment Rights. What’s the problem here?  Well,…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Politics

“Tell me, is the man who punched your crotch in this courtroom?”

        A former NC Democrat Party worker at the center of an alleged gay sex scandal at North Carolina Democrat HQ  is suing  his former employer: The staffer whose sexual harassment allegations earlier this year roiled the North Carolina Democratic Party has…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics

Campaign 2012: Unleash the lawyers!

  Well, as predicted — Pat McCrory’s threat to sue over a Democrat ad against him has kept said ad in the news for ANOTHER day. Now, the Democrats are filing suit against the McCrory campaign. Nice going, guys.  We WERE talking about Jay Parmley,…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Education NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics

SUE: For those “special” times when you can’t get your way via the democratic process

                The state teachers union, in the aftermath of having their cash faucet turned off by the legislature, appears to be calling in the lawyers: Leaders of the state’s largest teachers group said they will claim retaliation when…