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David Lewis aide seeking to replace his boss as NC’s RNC rep

If you can’t have the job, having someone in place who you can control is just as good.  The ever-so-controversial state Rep. David Lewis announced earlier he was stepping down as one of North Carolina’s two representatives on the Republican National Committee..  He survived a…

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Reading the writing on the wall

I’ve heard a lot about the political prowess of state Rep. David Lewis.  Like Kenny Rogers sang “You got to know when to hold ’em, know when to fold ’em, know when to walk away, know when to run.” Lewis’s announcement that he was not…

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#ncga: House’s Brody seeks to represent North Carolina on the RNC

A Republican state representative from Union County says he wants to represent his fellow North Carolina Republicans on the Republican National Committee.  The RNC allows for two elected committee members from each state — typically one man and one woman.  North Carolina is currently represented…

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ANOTHER attempt to oust Lewis from RNC?

The Third District GOP took a stab at it.  Now, this comes over the transom:   Dear North Carolina Republicans, Please forward this email to any other NC Republican you know. This is a different document than the Articles of Impeachment document that Members of the…

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#NCGOP: RNC official meddling in state party chairman race?

That is the word on the street.  What got the ball rolling here was a rather cryptic post on Facebook by AJ Daoud, the 6th congressional district GOP chairman, who is apparently the focus of a draft campaign for the state party chairman’s post. Sources familiar…

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The GOP: Winning, then surrendering

‘Crazy’ candidates keep GOP from shedding label of Old White Guy Party –– actual McClatchy news story headline   When I read the above headline, I was ready to pound out yet another diatribe against media bias.  But I read into the story, and found…

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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 “lessons” from Tuesday’s votes

Leftists want you to believe that the results show America loves Barry Obama.  The media wants you to believe The Tea Party was soundly rejected.  What was the real takeaway from Tuesday? Voters need to understand there is a real choice.  The mainstream media is…

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LOUD & CLEAR: RNC says DEFUND O-CARE

    The Republican National Committee approved a resolution Friday at its meeting in Boston calling on Congress to do EVERYTHING possible to defund ObamaCare: Part of me wants to cheer this crowd for finally getting some cojones. The cynic in me says this resolution…

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NCGOP pushing ObamaCare defund resolution at August RNC meeting

      The furor over Richard Burr’s “dumbest idea” comment has apparently pushed the NCGOP hierarchy into damage control mode: Today North Carolina Republican Party Chairman Claude E. Pope, Jr., announced that the North Carolina delegation to the Republican National Committee would put forth…