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#NCGA #NCGOP: Has the O-Care sellout begun?

A few weeks ago, a leader of congressional Republicans told us we need to get over our ObamaCare angst because that monstrosity is here to stay.   We’ve received word out of the NCGOP platform drafting committee that some Tea Party sacred cows — amnesty, ObamaCare,…

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#NCGA: Lights, camera — Cronyism !!!

Um, BOHICA,  We’ve got a $445 million revenue shortfall at the state level. The honorables on Jones Street are getting ready to hit us with toll roads on top of the outrageously high gas tax we already pay. We’ve been told that we don’t have…

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#NCGA: The weather vane strategy on govt meddling in health care

Ask any Republican legislator in Raleigh — or any Republican serving in the Congress — and they will tell you they don’t like that BAD ObamaCare and they want it to go away.  (Never mind how so many of them — like Renee Ellmers, Robert…

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#NCGA: They’re BAAAACK !!! (Let the scams begin!)

The so-called legislative short session kicks off on Jones Street Wednesday.  The N&O has already started smooching Phil Berger’s posterior.  Makes sense.  He IS the BMOC now — thanks to visions of The Potomac dancing in Speaker Thom’s head. Speaker Thom has said he will…