Posted in campaign 2018 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncga: We’ve got legislator rankings!

Granted, they’re from Civitas and the American Conservative Union.  Granted conservatism is in the eye of the beholder.  One man’s conservative is another  man’s liberal.  But, here we go. For 2017, now-former Rep. Chris Millis was the only House member to get a perfect conservative…

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EVERYBODY gets a 100 ! (Wait. What’s Renee still doing here?)

Over at Civitas, they’re handing out perfect conservatism scores to Jones Street legislators like Halloween candy.  (The place has been anything BUT conservative this session.  *Corrupt, maybe.*) Uncle Art and Lil’ John must really be worried about hurting some feelings over on Jones Street —…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncga: Talking small govt, voting big govt

Talk is great, but it’s always good to see it backed up with action.   Civitas Action has released their 2016 conservative effectiveness rankings.     Here are some of the more interesting findings:  The closer you are to Speaker Tim Moore, the less conservative…

Posted in campaign 2016 Congress Media NCGOP Politics

Heritage Action: Jones top NCGOP conservative in DC; Ellmers, Tillis and Burr most liberal NCGOPers in Congress

Heritage Action has updated (as of October 10 their Congressional score cards.   For the North Carolina delegation, Walter Jones is on top with a conservative ranking of 89 percent.  George Holding is a close second with 88 percent.  He is followed by the two…

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Club For Growth: Foxx, Meadows, Jones MOST conservative NCGOPers in House for 2014

Each year, you have all kinds of groups ranking members of Congress according  to their voting records.  The Club For Growth, for instance, champions the concepts of limited government and fiscal conservatism.  That organization ranks members of the House and Senate from 1 to 435…

Posted in campaign 2014 Congress Media Politics

Club For Growth grades our folks in DC for 2013

The Club For Growth — a DC-based PAC that emphasizes support for lower taxes and free market measures — loves to hold the feet of politicians in both parties to the fire.  A lot of groups issue ratings.  National Journal, for instance, evaluates your conservatism…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Politics

Club for Growth ranks Congress on free market friendliness

  The Club for Growth, a DC-based political action committee focused on free-market economic policies, has added to the growing list of congressional rankings. Its 2011 rankings show congressman Patrick McHenry– with a #57 out of 435 and 86% rating —  as the most conservative,…