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NO JAIL for Robin Hayes ?????

    That’s where this appears headed.  If you read the court documents, you will have seen that the former congressman and state GOP chairman facilitated the attempted bribe of the state insurance commissioner:   When recruited in 2018 to help funnel some $2 millions…

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Harnett GOP throws curveball in replacing David Lewis

      He was chairman of the county board of commissioners.  He lost his March primary.  Why not send Howard Penny to Raleigh?   That’s what Harnett Republican leaders did the other night.   Long-time legislator David Lewis shocked the political world with a…

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NCGOP’s Whatley takes on state elections board, proposed “emergency” changes

    Michael Whatley, chairman of the state Republican Party, went before the press today to voice his organization’s concerns about the state board of elections’ “Emergency Order”.   A statement from GOP HQ  said:   “[…] We have grave concerns that the NCSBE surprise orders…

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Cooper torpedoes RNC in Charlotte. Will he do same to NCGOP in Greenville?

      Charlotte has gone from getting the whole multi-million dollar ball-of-wax to possibly a handful of minor “business meetings.”  The state Republican Party’s convention is slated for July in Greenville.  Right now,  the Cooper administration has quarantine rules in place that would make…

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Under siege: The NCGOP HQ

      The riotous rabble found their way – with the help of GPS –  to state GOP HQ yesterday.  Here’s the Facebook notice:       Paper airplanes, eh? Let’s take a look at the two sponsors of the event:  Conrad James I…

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#ncga: House GOP aiding-and-abetting Dem vote-by-mail scheme

      This will be one more example state Republicans can reflect on when they find themselves in the General Assembly’s minority after November.  Democrats and all kinds of liberal special interests have been hollering for more voting-by-mail, and it appears House Republicans are…

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Even DC can see Jones Street’s leftward drift

      We’ve had Republican majorities in the General Assembly since 2010.   However,  we should keep reminding ourselves that the terms “Republican” and “conservative” are becoming more and more mutually exclusive.     The DC-based American Conservative Union (ACU) — always a dependable…

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The ‘mismanagement’ governor

    Folks (like me) who pay close attention to politics should be noticing a developing pattern that could prove quite useful to North Carolina Republicans in November — IF they can extract their heads from the sand in time.   Roy Cooper, despite what…

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NCGOP state convention pushed to July

      So sayeth the party’s big boss in Raleigh:  

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RINO, deny thyself.

      It’s been a while since we’ve been able to invoke the holy sacred name of  Charles Jeter.  If you recall, he’s a Thom Tillis acolyte who held down a NC House seat in Mecklenburg County for two terms.  During those two terms,…