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STILL fleecing the taxpayers @ UNC

We already tipped you off about the sweet, sweet $$$$ deal extended to F.O.T (Friend-Of-Timmy) Clayton Somers. It seems like all that was just the tip of the seedy, smelly, stinky polluted iceberg: A dozen administrators from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill…

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Raise legislator pay? (Better idea: limit their time in session, scope of influence)

Colon Campbell has escaped from the men’s room (AND the dungeon-like N&O newsroom) to fill the shoes of the late Mark Binker over at The Insider. He’s starting off by brown-nosing the hell out of Speaker Timmy and the boys: A fellow reporter and I…

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#ncga: Nelson Dollar wants MORE dollars out of YOUR WALLET

Poor Nelson.  He apparently believes he’s not getting paid enough to hang out on Jones Street every day spending OUR MONEY.  He, Pat Hurley and Rayne Turner have introduced HB 71 entitled AN ACT TO INCREASE LEGISLATOR SUBSISTENCE AND TRAVEL ALLOWANCES TO MATCH THE 2017 FISCAL…