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Video suggests apparent RNC hijinks by NC’s Ada Fisher

    Grassroots activists with Carolina Liberty PAC have released a video suggesting that Dr. Ada Fisher — one of North Carolina’s two committee members on the Republican National Committee — has been telling the folks back home one thing while doing something totally different…

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New grassroots video seeks action on 2012 RNC heavy-handedness

    It’s pretty clear that folks across the country — as well as in the Carolinas — are still smarting from the heavy-handed, top-down, DC-centric management of  the 2012 Republican National Convention.  Party rules changes supported by DC and the Romney campaign were rammed…

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STILL WAITING FOR THAT CONSERVATIVE REVOLUTION: NC, national GOP throwing limited government under the bus

In 2010, we were told a conservative revolution was sweeping North Carolina AND the country.  In 2012, we were told conservatism was on the rise — with the election of a new GOP  lt. governor, governor, and expanded majorities in the legislature. Fast forward to…

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RNC missing the boat with its “autopsy”

      The mainstream media is chattering away about this party “remake”  report issued by a group of establishment Republicans.  The report regurgitates a lot of the same things we’ve heard from MSNBC talking heads:  the party offends women and minorities, is insensitive to…

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Open up and say AAAAARRGGH: RNC to give us SOME MORE Reince

        It appears that the DC establishment has worked the rules and played some hardball to guarantee RNC chairman Reince Preibus will run for reelection unopposed.  Brian Doherty from Reason magazine has the details: As I reported here the other week, a…

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Hayes: NCGOP all in FOR Priebus @ RNC

    NCGOP chairman Robin Hayes has proven — once again — that,when the DC establishment needs something handled, he’s THERE for them. The state party chairman has sent out an email to RNC leaders telling them that he and North Carolina’s two voting RNC…

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NC’s RNC committeeman endorses Priebus, responds to grassroots activists

      State Rep. David Lewis (R-Dunn), one of North Carolina’s two voting members on the Republican National Committee, has stepped forward to respond to a resolution put forth by Tar Heel state grassroots activists regarding this coming week’s election in Charlotte for RNC…

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NC Grassroots GOPers seeking change at the top of the RNC

    Charlotte is getting a lot of attention lately.  It hosted Barack Obama and the Democrat National Convention in 2012.  Its former mayor was just sworn in as governor.  On January 25,  The Queen City will be hosting the winter meeting of The Republican…

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Morton Blackwell sounds off on RNC rules change controversy

    Remember the video of Robin Hayes’s temper tantrum at the RNC?  There was an older gentleman in the video who was invited as a guest speaker to explain his concerns with the rules changes.  (Rantin’ Robin gave him quite a sarcastic, disrespectful reception.)…

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Did Rantin’ Robin spark an intra-party rebellion?

  We are still feeling the aftershocks from NCGOP chairman Robin Hayes’s videotaped Tony Soprano-style shakedown of North Carolina delegates at the Tampa convention. I’ve personally heard from numerous activists across the Tar Heel State expressing their frustration on- and off-the-record.  People are demanding actions…