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Ron Paul’s lesson for the GOP

    New polling shows Texas congressman Ron Paul pulling ahead in the GOP presidential horse race. The Ruling Class is perplexed. ( How could you NOT see the Mittster as the perfect president?  He has great teeth, nice hair, and THOSE eyes …. ) Paul…

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Ok, N&O: Which one is it?

    N&O reporter John Frank may be in danger of losing his job.  He breaks the news about Boss Bev’s “suspend the elections” fantasy, and now he is contradicting in-house wonderboy Rob Christensen.  In the N&O newsroom, EVERYONE knows it is verboten to report…

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Some thoughts on tonight’s Wofford Debate

        First, CBS News must be ecstatic about the ratings boon this will be.  I bet tonight’s broadcast will get the most viewers EVER for CBS.  (I mean, does ANYONE under 75 normally watch CBS News?) The alleged mainstream media is pretty…

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The lies about the debt ceiling increase start to fall apart …

How do you tell when a politician is lying? When their lips are moving.  A lot of politician lips have been flapping during the recent debt ceiling debate — resulting in a lot of lies being broadcast as gospel.  The politicians said we needed to…

Posted in Democrats Economy Howard Coble Larry Kissell Media Mike McIntyre Moore County Politics Renee Ellmers Republicans

Trillions more in debt is GOOD for you. Trust US.

I have to give rare kudos to Democrats Larry Kissell and Mike McIntyre, who voted against the U.S. House deal to raise the federal debt ceiling — even if it might have been for the wrong reasons. Sixth District Republican congressman Howard Coble, who represents…

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Our “leaders” cheer trillions in new debt …

Disgusting.  Just disgusting.  The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives approved a historic $2.4 trillion increase in the federal debt ceiling.  The “honorables” proceeded to applaud and cheer the vote results.  I never thought I’d see the day where the North Carolina General Assembly was more…

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Not playing the fool on the debt ceiling “deal” …

The Washington politicians have reached a deal on the federal debt ceiling, and — just like Erick Erickson of Redstate.com — I am NOT playing the fool: There are a lot of Republicans tonight willing to play the fool for the GOP in this debt ceiling…

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Some sanity amid the debt ceiling hysteria …

El Rushbo appears to be THE ONLY ONE out there making sense on this debt ceiling debate: The Republican leadership is operating out of fear.  I want you to think, to transfer that to your personal life, and I want to ask you to consider: …

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A mixed review for Tuesday’s legislative session …

The conservative majority in the state legislature continued their beatdown of Madame Governor in Tuesday’s business — overriding her vetoes of bills limiting the payment of unemployment benefits and installing a waiting period for abortions in the state.  Supporters of the override said it was…

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The Left frets over debt ceiling …

The N&O reported this morning on a “non-partisan” discussion on the federal debt ceiling debate, which was hosted by Democrat U.S. Senator Kay Hagan and held in The People’s Republic of Chapel Hill. The event featured hedge fund types and venture capitalists from North Carolina,…