Posted in campaign 2016 Congress David Rouzer George Holding Mark Meadows Media NCGOP Patrick McHenry Politics Renee Ellmers

The omnibus: Bleeding us dry. Lying to our faces. Killing our country.

It’s $1.1 trillion dollars.  It’s 2009 pages.  It was written by FOUR lawmakers and a bunch of lobbyists.   Politicians like Renee Ellmers want to sell it as a great “tax cut”’ package.  (But there are credits, not cuts. And ObamaCare-related taxes are postponed a…

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What WILL the GOP stand and fight FOR?

One again, we’re hearing talk from our grand majority in Washington about surrendering before the battle even starts: A top House leader predicted Monday that Washington will avoid stumbling into a government shutdown next week over a tea party-backed drive to take away Planned Parenthood’s…

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*Breaking News!* More federal spending = More local and state spending

It always cracks me up to hear politicians and bureaucrats tell voters: “It won’t cost you a thing! We swear.  The feds are picking up the tab.” Yeah.  And WHERE pray tell do the feds get the money to pick up said tab? The good folks at…

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Education spending: Surrendering on the Mo’ Money meme?

Liberals preach the gospel of spending more money to save the world and take care of EVERYONE.  The alleged conservative party in this country has a platform that suggests it favors spending less, letting people keep more of their money, and nurturing freedom. Debate coaches…

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#ncga: TABOR terror

TABOR.  (No, not the city in Columbus County.)  I mean:  Taxpayer Bill of Rights.   The very mention of it to liberals has the same effect as a crucifix or sunshine on vampires.  Colorado passed one.  Big government types have been chipping away at it…

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#ncga: Getting to the left of Michaux AND McCrory

AFP-NC’s Donald Bryson has  labeled the House’s action on the budget as  “reverse Robin Hood.”   I think this tweet best sums up House action thus far on the state budget: Yes, that’s right.  Mickey Michaux — the liberal lion of the House — thinks…

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(*SIGH*) GOP looking to lift spending caps

Translation:  Them thar’ Republicans want to spend even more of our money.  Politico, the Bible of the DC establishment, has all the glorious details:  GOP congressional leaders are racing to approve a budget blueprint for the coming year that abides by strict spending limits, determined…

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NC’s Jones, SC’s Mulvaney stand strong on spending, while rest of US House GOP folds like cheap suit

“And the beat goes on … ” — Sonny & Cher ——————————- The drive-bys have been calling last week’s vote on the 2016 federal budget in the GOP-controlled US House as ”conservative.”   Seventeen members of the House GOP caucus would beg to differ with that…

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#ncga: An ORGY of taxing & spending breaks out amid the ‘conservative revolution’

It seems the folks on Jones Street have kicked off one heck of an orgy — apparently in honor of the box office success of ’50 Shades of Grey.’ Let’s do some tallying, shall we?  The Republican-controlled state Senate says we don’t have enough money…

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The Lyin’ Queen: Amnesty, gay marriage, govt spending, late-term abortion, ObamaCare and Renee Ellmers

Is she unbalanced?  Is she a pathological liar?  Or is she merely just not as skilled in the art of deception and flim-flammery as the rest of her colleagues are?  Those are just some of the questions being posed by the angry and perplexed constituents…