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Richard Burr: Barry & Harry’s useful idiot

      Apparently, Richard Burr thinks keeping The New York Times happy IS more important than saving the country.  As the US Senate voted 81-19 to shove a knife in the back of American taxpayers, Richard Burr took one more swipe at people like…

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Lefties attack Ellmers for ditching them on ObamaCare

      Usually, you find Tea Partiers attacking GOP pols for being mealy-mouthed and going back on their previous commitments.  Renee Ellmers — who was FOR defunding ObamaCare before she was against it — finds herself the target of leftists using her anti-defunding words…

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Caldwell Co. GOP offers a tip of the hat to Mark Meadows

    In an era where so many GOP “leaders” are disappointing the faithful outside The Beltway  and The Beltline, one group of North Carolina Republicans is standing up and saluting one particular congressional leader from The Tar Heel State. The Fourth Congressional District’s GOP…

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Memo to media chicken littles:The sky is NOT falling.

If you’ve been paying any attention to the blathering of the mainstream media lately, you’ve seen horror stories — packed in between Beyonce fashion stories and the latest on Kim and Kanye — about the government shutdown complete with countdown clocks and weeping Department of…

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Before you stand up and applaud …

      RedState’s Erick Erickson makes some rather interesting points about the latest angles being pitched by the congressional GOP in the ObamaCare debate: Republicans are attempting two tricks to convince conservatives the GOP is still with them. The first is the Vitter Amendment,…

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Cloture, Smoture: We’ve Been ObamaCared.

Never mind silly things like reports showing North Carolinians being hit hardest by ObamaCare.  Richard Burr and Kay Hagan care more about keeping their party caucus leaders happy.  They and their staffs are getting their 75 percent subsidies.  Their high-dollar campaign contributors are getting their…

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Cloture Time: In case you were wondering, the correct vote is NO.

  Ok, people.  We’ve got a huge milestone in the fight against ObamaCare today.  Dingy Harry is calling a vote on cloture — ending debate on the continuing resolution and moving forward on a vote.  It takes 60 votes to cut off debate and proceed. …

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BOHICA: ObamaCare to hit North Carolina the hardest

We’re less than a week away from the launch of ObamaCare. Nancy Pelosi said that we needed to pass the bill, in order to find out what’s in it.  As we get closer to implementation, we’re finding out the gory details: […] Based on a…

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Ellmers: ‘You can’t just take a law away because you want it to go away.’

    Yep.  That’s our girl — spouting more of her trademark profundity.  Congresswoman Renee Ellmers was quoted making that — and other — statements regarding health care reform at a recent meeting of the UNC College Republicans in Chapel Hill: U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers…

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Speaking until he can no longer stand: Ted Cruz throws down the gauntlet on ObamaCare

      The first shots in the last stand against ObamaCare have been fired: Senator Ted Cruz has fulfilled his election promise to do everything it takes to stop Obamacare.  To that end, he has commenced a talking filibuster against the budget CR, which…