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New Hanover County: voting machine admin password, config info leaked to public

A protest of the results in a county commissioner race in this southeastern county has blossomed into a full-blown PR fiasco for the local and state elections boards. A significant number of absentee ballots were found on one of the county’s computer network servers accessible…

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govt shutdown or amnesty: which one “costs” more?

The DC GOP establishment, and their media puppets on Fox News, are quaking over the idea of a government “shutdown.”  Give the Democrats what they want.  Don’t make Barry mad, or he’ll shut down the government.   The drive-bys have brow-beaten the GOP into backing…

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McCrory on right track re: amnesty. (Now, about those GOPers in Congress ..)

We’ve had our issues with a lot of decisions made by this governor.  But we do have to give him kudos for his positions on illegal immigration.  In 2013, he resisted General Assembly efforts (led by Thom Tillis)  to water down e-verify citizenship requirements for…

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Jim Cain for Governor?

That is the hottest scoop circulating through top-tier GOP circles in the state.  I heard it first-hand from a source whose title includes the word “honorable” today: “Jim’s name comes up a lot in stuff like this.  But I have heard this latest story, in detail,…

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Ferguson riots a GOOD LESSON for Wake County Schools? (Seriously ????)

There must be something in the water in the Triangle.  Those folks keep finding the wussiest left-wing girlie-men possible — cloning them — and electing them to public office.  Think Homer Simpson’s neighbor Flanders.  Think Pajama Boy from those ObamaCare ads.  We told you earlier…

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#ncga: The brave new world of the House GOP (A rightward shift?)

A rightward shift.  That’s how two sources – who both had votes in today’s leadership vote — described the final results to me.  You can read and watch the accounts by drive-bys, but it’s always interesting to hear the inside story from people who know…

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NC-02: Ellmers agrees with Obama, tightens her embrace of the Green crowd

The media describe Renee Ellmers as a darling of the Tea Party. She’s got an overwhelmingly GOP district.  Renee votes to increase spending and the debt ceiling.  She gets reelected with 60 percent of the vote.  She berates her own constituents for criticizing her pro-amnesty…

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#ncga: We don’t need no (new) regulations

We don’t need no education  regulations We dont need no thought control price controls No dark sarcasm  nosy bureaucrats in the classroom  our business Teachers Politicians, leave them kids  folks alone It’s widely accepted that voters in November sent a message loud and clear:  Butt out.  And what…

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Here, Charlotte. Have some MORE tolls!

The folks in North Mecklenburg County protesting tolls  have been dismissed by establishment types for allegedly getting upset over a one-time thing.  Well, surprise, surprise.  Charlotte and Mecklenburg County are getting tolled AGAIN by their “favorite son” governor and speaker US Senator: While a debate…

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#NCGA: House leadership races? (We’ve got the inside scoop.)

The Republican majority will huddle next weekend to pick leaders for the chamber AND for their caucus.  Since they are a majority in the General Assembly’s lower chamber, the Republican picks will be quite the big dogs in the upcoming sessions. The candidates to replace…