Posted in campaign 2020 Dan Forest Media NCGOP Politics

Forest: Effort to Reopen NC needs more info, cooperation from Cooper

    Lt.  Governor Dan Forest is a fan of getting NC’s economy up and running again ASAP.  But he says the leaders of that effort need a lot more information and cooperation from the Cooper administration: While elected officials and healthcare leaders across the…

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Lawsuit demands North Carolina clean up its voter registration lists

    Judicial Watch,  which rose to fame as a thorn in Bill and Hillary Clinton’s sides, has gone to court to force Roy Cooper and Josh Stein to do their jobs:   Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a lawsuit against North Carolina…

Posted in Congress Media NCGOP Politics Richard Burr

ANOTHER Richard Burr stock market scandal?

    We all know about the stock sales just before the coronavirus lockdown crashed the economy.   This time,  it apparently involves a Dutch fertilizer company:   The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Richard Burr, sold off almost $47,000 dollars worth of shares…

Posted in campaign 2020 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Richard Burr

Anger “building” in DC over Burr coronavirus investing

  Some people are dismissing the hubbub as pro-Trump forces paying our senior senator back for giving the Democrats so much help during the Russian collusion hoax.   Some are dismissing it as liberals and Democrats trying to score points on a hapless GOP incumbent….

Posted in campaign 2020 Media NC legislature Politics

Making election-stealing EASIER

      The public schools crowd is doing their thing to take advantage of the current crisis,  and so — it appears — are the Raleigh politicians and elections officials.  Here are some highlights from  a memo about the upcoming 2020 general election from…

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Outside help coming to protect NC elections, DO Josh Stein’s job FOR HIM

  You might remember J. Christian Adams.   He is the former US Department of Justice attorney who raised a fuss about the Black Panther voter intimidation efforts in the 2008 presidential election.  He got shut up and shut down by the newly-minted Obama Administration…

Posted in campaign 2020 Congress Media NCGOP Politics

What IF Richard Burr’s Senate seat were to become vacant?

  With various folks in the conservative media calling for our senior senator’s resignation and prosecution for insider trading,  all kinds of questions are being raised.  One big one for politicos appears to be:  What happens if Burr resigns or is removed from his seat?…

Posted in campaign 2020 Congress Media NCGOP Politics

#ncpol: Did Richard Burr get RICHer thanks to inside info on the coronavirus?

    Some are out there making the case:   Soon after he offered public assurances that the government was ready to battle the coronavirus, the powerful chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Richard Burr, sold off a significant percentage of his stocks, unloading between…

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Wednesday Morning Quarterback

  Well, the smoke has cleared.  The damage has been done.  Some people have celebrated.  Some are sobbing pitifully.  We’d like to take a few moments to recap Tuesday’s action and talk about what it may or may not mean for the future:   PRESIDENT:…

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NC-11: Still looking like Bennett v. Davis (But Driscoll on the rise?)

  The race to succeed Mark Meadows in the 11th district out west has been rough-and-tumble (to say the least).  A gaggle of Republicans piled into the primary to try and succeed Mark Meadows — the conservative hero and Trump confidante.  Meadows is retiring at…