Posted in campaign 2020 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

Lobbyist led cheerleading for Boles during primary

    If Jamie Boles tries to tell you he’s “one of us” and is fighting “for the folks back home,”  — don’t buy it.  Lobbyists and operatives from Raleigh saved Tom McInnis’s skin two years ago,   and they did it for Boles this…

Posted in campaign 2018 Congress Media NCGOP Politics

Soros, Lies & Press Releases.

Cease and desist.  Those are the golden, melodic, magical words being directed toward the congressional campaign of Indian casino lobbyist Scott Dacey by the reelection campaign of congressman Walter Jones.  What’s this all about, you ask? On Sunday, Scott Dacey (who I hear lobbies on…

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Monkey Business Report: Did NCGA aid strong-arming of state agency for ex-speaker’s lobbying client?

Blinkin’ Chris, Scowlin’ Rob and the crew over at WRAL’s political wing may be on to something here.  Granted, they’re upset from the leftist POV on environmental issues.  Really, the most disturbing part of this story is that, apparently, ex-House Speaker Harold Brubaker felt comfortable…

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#ncga: Solar. Mike Hager was AGAINST IT (before he started lobbying FOR IT)

For those of you sold on the concept of former state Rep. Mike Hager as some kind of principled, rock-ribbed conservative — think again.   Hager established quite a record in the House of opposing various scams of the solar goons.  He even opposed the…

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Charles Jeter: STILL unregistered.

We reported earlier on former Rep. Charles Jeter’s new job as a “government relations coordinator” for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.  While in office, Jeter racked up the most liberal voting record in the House Republican caucus, and ran the caucus’s campaign operation into the ground.  On top…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncga: Speaker, Insurance commissioner ensnared in lobbying scandal?

Two of the biggest headaches for the Raleigh establishment — former legislator Robert Brawley and current TV investigative newshound Nick Ochsner — are working their magic once again in our state’s halls of power: A Raleigh attorney with deep ties to House Speaker Tim Moore…

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A Republican Rumble

*Gosh.  I can’t think of a better way to spend a Saturday afternoon than sitting through a NCGOP Central Committee meeting.*  (Wait.  Did I just say that out loud?)  Actually, I thought sooooo much of it that I had three pairs of eyes in the…