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Charlotte paper endorsing ALL DEMS for Council of State (with one exception)

    The Charlotte Post bills itself as “the voice of the black community” in Charlotte.   And like most black voters in the state,  its staff tends to lean Democrat.  But this headline caught my attention (and that of a few other people): Hmmm….

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Drive-by media silent on Laura Leslie’s social media, but ALL OVER Mark Robinson’s

  It’s been four years since we caught WRAL’s Laura Leslie blaming Christian conservatives for mass murder in a Florida gay night club.  (It was actually perpetrated by a Hillary-loving Muslim.)  She railed against “Crazy MFers with guns” and Sean Hannity.  Meanwhile,  WRAL lets her…

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The Replacements

    NCGOP leadership has compiled a list of candidates to replace the party’s two members who recently resigned from the state board of elections:   State law says Governor Doofus gets to pick one name from each list to serve on the board.  …

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Senator Berger tosses in his two cents on the Stein-Cooper election deal

        The state Senate’s top dog penned a pretty good review of the scam being perpetrated with absentee ballots by the  Cooper-Stein crowd:   Sen. Berger: “If approved, this action undermines any confidence in the Board of Elections’ intent to fairly conduct…

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Monkey Business Report: The Tale of The Resignation Letters

`   Well,  the NCGOP now has no representation on the state Board of Elections.  Both Republican appointees to the board have resigned.   And here we are,  a little over a month before a big election.  Let’s see what the GOPers had to say:…

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If drag queens can tell stories, I guess it’s OK for Speaker Timmy.

    There are indications that Raleigh Republicans are getting a little nervous about the possibility of holding the state House seat vacated by now-congressman Greg Murphy and currently held by appointee Perrin Jones.  (A significant chunk of the district is Greenville and Pitt County.)….

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Harnett GOP officially rebukes David Lewis

    He’s being sued over some alleged debts.  He’s pleaded guilty to federal charges.  Now, David Lewis finds himself rebuked by the folks who know him best:

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The House Majority Leader has a new job. (um, thanks, Timmy?)

    Business NC has all the details:   Rep. John Bell, R-Wayne, the majority leader of the N.C. House of Representatives, has joined Rise Capital, a private equity business formed over the last year by Greenville businessman Harry Smith. Rise Capital now controls four…

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Former Dem candidate now aiding Harnett Republican campaign

    Joe Langley really wanted to go to Raleigh.  He tried, as a Democrat, to knock off now-former state senator Ron Rabin(R) in 2014.  In 2012,  he tried, as a Democrat,  to knock off state Rep. David Lewis(R).   In 2020,  it appears that…

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Tillis, Burr, and other NCGOPers push for MORE migrant workers

      We get ads from NFIB claiming Thom Tillis is “fighting to save North Carolina jobs” and then we hear THIS:   A few months before mass joblessness hit the United States, spurred by the Chinese coronavirus crisis, a number of House and…