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#ncga: Oh, how those things you sign your name to come back to bite you …

Politicians are eager to win votes and please everybody — ALL AT ONCE.  It’s not all that uncommon to see some of those folks coming down on both sides of an issue at the same time.  Some are slippery enough not to leave fingerprints on any…

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AFP, Leftist Tourette’s syndrome & renewable energy

Rob Schofield, Robin the Boy Wonder to Blinkin’ Chris’s Bat-Girl, injects the word ‘Koch’  into his rants so often one might think he is afflicted with Tourette’s Syndrome: What’s he babbling about, you ask? Well, um, THIS: AFP is merely citing NC DENR’s March 2015 “Energy…

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#ncga: PTSDed House leaders relent under pressure from ‘silly fringe websites’

I got word yesterday from a House mole that we’re STILL living rent-free in the brains of state House leadership:  “A directive was sent out in the Republican caucus.  We were not to visit Plott Hound or The Haymaker.  We were not to pay attention…

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#ncga Civitas boss steps into renewable energy debate

A significant force in the state’s conservative political circles is making its presence known in the aftermath of a controversial vote by a GOP-dominated House committee to protect renewable energy subsidies and stymie efforts to reduce consumer power bills statewide.  Francis DeLuca, the boss of…

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#ncga: Chris Millis NOT DONE on renewable energy mandates

State Rep. Chris Millis may have been shot  down in committee  by ONE VOTE (15-16) in his effort to sunset the renewable energy mandates and reduce EVERYONE’s power bills.  But he’s still fighting.  The Pender County Republican fired off THIS email to his colleagues today: From:…

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#ncga: Whores on the corner

That’s a mighty apt take on the current environment on Jones Street, as supplied from one disgusted insider who confided in me.  Judging from yesterday’s events, it appears the Republican majority is in bed with the same radical environmentalists who have spent cycle after cycle spending…

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#NCSEN: A sock puppet fight over climate change

US Senator Kay Hagan (D- NC  NY) — affectionately known in many of these parts as Chuck Schumer’s Sock Puppet™– lashed out at GOP nominee Thom Tillis — recently promoted to the position of Karl Rove’s Sock Puppet™  — as being bad for the environment: Democratic…