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Speaking of holding feet to the fire …

You might have a real good chance to give it a try REAL SOON. My old comrade-in-arms Terry Jeffrey, is offering up details suggesting that GOP leaders on Capitol Hill REALLY didn’t understand what we said with our votes last Tuesday: Will the congressional Republican…

Posted in campaign 2014 Congress Media Politics

Not just an election, but a restraining order.

It is absolutely amazing how many people have reacted to the recently completed elections in the same fashion as they would to athletic events.  Yay, Blue Devils! Yay, Panthers! Yay, Thom! The recently completed campaigns were so devoid of substantive content that they honestly became…

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But, but, but BARRY won’t let us throw out ObamaCare!

This is *rich.*  We’re bombarded with ads from Republican candidates telling us incumbent Democrat senators did a bad thing by voting FOR ObamaCare.  (And we agree.) So, does that mean a GOP majority on Capitol Hill will repeal ObamaCare?   (*crickets*) Hmmm.  One more time…

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RNC says YES to cronyism, corporate welfare

Supposedly, the Republican Party is about free markets, individual liberty, and reaping the rewards of hard work.  Yet, we can’t even seem to get the leaders of the party to say NO to the biggest, baddest, most blatant example of crony capitalism and big government…

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The age of apathy: (Not a dime’s worth of difference?)

At the national level, Republicans have surrendered on taxes, debt, gays in the military, ObamaCare and amnesty.  On the state level, the NCGOP is in the midst of surrendering on ObamaCare, taxes, and amnesty. A new poll by the Associated Press reveals that nearly half…

Posted in campaign 2014 Congress Economy Media Obama Politics Republicans

GOP-controlled US House passes debt ceiling lift with almost NO Republican help

The Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed yet another increase in the federal debt ceiling by a margin of 221-201.  Of those 201 NO votes, 199 of them were Republican.  Boehner only managed to coax 28 Republicans to go along with him in doing the dirty…

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WHY NOT treat ObamaCare like abortion?

    The Hyde Amendment has been a valuable tool in the fight against government-funding of abortion: In U.S. politics, the Hyde Amendment is a legislative provision barring the use of certain federal funds to pay for abortions with exceptions for incest and rape.[1]It is…

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Defunding ObamaCare: A modern-day Bunker Hill?

    Imagine if  Samuel Adams had said: “What’s the point to standing up to the British?  I mean, King George is the king.  He’s in control.  He’s got a lot of soldiers with guns.  King George and Lord Cornwallis will never allow us to…

Posted in campaign 2014 Media NC legislature Politics

#MoralMondays coverage: mainstream media bumbling OR sinister conspiracy? You make the call.

    What’s left of our state’s mainstream media has sunk to an all-time low with their coverage of this Moral Monday silliness on Jones Street.   We’re getting a lot of dictation. We’re hiding the affiliations of arrestees and protest spokespeople.  We’re not seeing…

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Drive-by state-run media, Dems bemoan “erosion of local control.” (Seriously. No foolin’.)

      Yes, I had to do a double-take this morning after reading the lastest spin coming out of state-run media.  Granted, the newly-empowered GOP has not done the best job of adhering to conservative principles. I’ve been the first to point that out…