Posted in campaign 2016 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Renee Ellmers

#nc-02: Weekend at Nee-Nee’s

The N&O was hard at work this weekend with a puff piece propping up Renee Ellmers a lot like those two idiots in “Weekend at Bernies” propped up and carried around their dead boss.  According to that money-bleeding, slowly-dying McClatchy property, Renee is saving small…

Posted in Congress Media Politics Renee Ellmers

House OKs expensive Boehner-Pelosi deal on Medicare

I just want to say to the American people, don’t look now but we’re actually governing.” — Renee Ellmers ————- Barry Obama likes it.  Renee Ellmers likes it.  John Boehner LOVES IT.  So does Nancy Pelosi.  (We should ALL be worried.)  We’re talking about the…

Posted in Congress Media Politics Renee Ellmers

Beware Congress’s Medicare SGR replacement

The Club for Growth doesn’t like it.  Congresswoman Renee Ellmers appears to LOVE it.    The “it” I am talking about is Congress’s plan to replace the “Sustainable Growth Rate” formula for Medicare.  (I’ve been pretty happy with the Club For Growth’s record on fighting big…

Posted in Economy Law & Order Media NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Pat McCrory Politics

McCrory / Wood presser: kudos for calling out Medicaid waste, but new questions raised

      Gov. Pat McCrory is getting kudos among the general populace for his tough comments on the state Medicare program at a Thursday press conference.  Auditor Beth Wood is also getting a tip of the hat for a tough audit that found tons…

Posted in Economy Law & Order NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Obama Phil Berger Thom Tillis

NC Senate stands up to ObamaCare. (Mr. Tillis? Mr. McCrory? Who’s NEXT ???)

        The Republican majority in the North Carolina Senate has put its money where its mouth is and introduced legislation allowing the state of North Carolina to “opt out” of the implementation of ObamaCare: North Carolina Senate leaders introduced legislation Wednesday to…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Politics

Missouri and Medicare. The STUPID PARTY rides again

Many years ago, columnist George will coined the phrase “The Stupid Party” to describe the GOP establishment and its stupefying habit of taking a situation — tailor made for the party’s success — and turning it into a disaster. The Stupid Party is back —…