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Doofus v. Dan: The great debate of 2020

    Last night,  you got your only chance to see the two main candidates for governor, Roy Cooper and Dan Forest, in the same room answering questions and stuff.       I watched it with two political pro friends (who have no dog…

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Judge bucks Forest, backs Cooper on coronavirus executive orders

      Lt. Governor Dan Forest has made quite a bit of hay over Roy Cooper’s unilateral decisions to lock down and strangle the state’s economy.  Forest expressed a belief that Cooper should have to consult, oh, The Council of State, or The General…

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Calling the Guv’s bluff: LIVE from Raleigh — It’s The Council of State.

    Most people don’t know much about The Council of State.  It is a state government body composed of all of the state officials who are elected statewide —  governor, lt. governor, auditor, attorney general, secretary of state, DPI superintendent, treasurer, and the commissioners…

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When Dale Folwell says ‘Jump!’ …

    I’m starting to see an interesting pattern here.   State treasurer Dale Folwell  (R) publicly complains about someone or something in the Cooper administration.  A short time later,  Team Cooper responds with an action pretty doggone close to what Folwell wanted fixed.  …

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Back to School with ol’ Roy

    Well,  Governor Doofus has released his “plan” to get the kiddos back into. school.   And it sounds like his grand plan is being bad-mouthed from all corners — parents, educrats, teachers, and politicians.  The staggered schedules and various options in the Cooper…

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State treasurer tells Gov. Cooper to clean up HIS mess at NCDOT

    Governor Roy Cooper and his cronies have established a pattern of mocking Dale Folwell, but then doing what he tells them to do.    It appears the treasurer has one more important task for Governor Doofus and his pals:   In the interest…

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Cooper, Stein lectured by Folwell, local leaders on importance of paying bills

      Elizabeth City is a Democrat stronghold.  It also supplies electricity to its people.   But fellow Democrat Roy Cooper has issued an executive order OKing consumer non-payment of electric bills.  And THAT is causing quite a fiscal (and literal) headache for small…

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Lefties, solar goons and Roy Cooper kill Atlantic Coast Pipeline

      It would have provided more options for consumers and producers of energy.  It would likely have kept costs down on all sides.  It would have likely created jobs and economic development in eastern North Carolina.  But thanks to Roy Cooper and his…

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(Ruh-Roh.) Pro-Stein radio ad (accidentally?) slams Cooper

  Looks like Gov. Doofus might be taking some, um, “friendly” fire.  Several folks called my attention to this ad over the last several days.  I finally got the chance to hear it myself.   The ad praises incumbent state attorney general Josh Stein (D)…

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Lawyering up on ol’ Roy

  Lt. Governor Dan Forest has apparently had enough of the bumbling by the doofus currently occupying that big house on Blount Street:     “Today, I notified Governor Cooper that, as a member of the Council of State, I will be suing his administration…