Posted in campaign 2018 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncga: House Republican ObamaCare Caucus DOUBLES in size.

Rep. David Lewis (R-Harnett) now has some company: […] State Rep. Nelson Dollar, a powerful Republican budget writer and redistricting chairman who has been an architect of some of the party’s policy priorities, touts his role in boosting teacher pay. In an interview with The…

Posted in campaign 2018 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncga: More evidence of special treatment for Steinburg in Currituck deal?

If you’ve been following this site, you know that state Rep. Bob Steinburg, who represents Currituck County in the NC House and is running to represent them in the Senate,  got $50,000 in county funds with no votes or public discussion on the matter.  The…

Posted in campaign 2018 Congress Mark Meadows Media NCGOP Politics

#ncpol: Meeting & Greeting SOMEBODY ELSE’S voters

This is Congressman Mark Meadows’s Democrat opponent in November. Could someone please provide him with a map?   This guy is running in the 11th congressional district.  The Sheraton Chapel Hill is in the 4th congressional district. Check out the map below and see if…

Posted in campaign 2018 Congress Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

Polls! (Yay.)

A couple of recently released polls may be providing some insight into why certain NCGOPe types are trashing President Trump and, in general, losing it. High Point University has released polling showing the generic ballot matchup, R v. D, for November’s NC House races virtually…

Posted in campaign 2018 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncga: When “special” counsels attack

Well, this didn’t take long. This IS the same person who tried to pick a fight with THIS website a couple of years back. (It appears he’s still trying to go a few rounds with the site in the ring.) Woodcox was convinced then that…

Posted in campaign 2018 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

NCGOPe not so interested in playing nice with conservatives as November looms ahead

The usual post-primary strategy involves reaching out to your former rivals and patching things up as you prep for battle against the other party in the general election.  Some  NCGOPe types are turning that tried-and-true strategy on its head this year. In Moore County,  we…

Posted in campaign 2018 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

Top NCGA GOP staffer: Trump is a ‘buffoon’

Yep.  Another textbook example of what the inside-the-beltline crowd thinks of US and OUR president: Mr. Woodcox, esq. is “special counsel” to the North Carolina General Assembly.  More specifically, He serves as an adviser to Speaker Tim Moore and Senate president pro tem Phil Berger….

Posted in campaign 2018 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncga: Devil in the details …

House Republicans have a group of young guys and gals holed up at NCGOP HQ implementing the caucus campaign strategy (buying ads, issuing press releases, etc.).  Sometimes the individual legislator campaigns take care of stuff.  Here’s one example from Facebook that has some heads all…

Posted in campaign 2018 Congress Media NCGOP Politics

Low-info Left not Holding back on George.

The same crowd that gets threatened by statues and thinks the US DOJ is interested in how many of your family members voted for The Evil Pant-Suited One™ in 2016 has got a new one they’re trying out — this time in North Carolina’s Second…

Posted in campaign 2018 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncga: HD-51’s Sauls about as conservative as his Dem predecessor

Meet The New Boss.  Same as the old boss. Folks in Lee and Harnett counties who thought they were voting for a change in 2016 DID NOT GET much of one.  They traded a Democrat House member, Brad Salmon, for a Republican named John Sauls….