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Campaign 2012: “No Turn Left Un-Stoned” @ Moore County LWV candidate forum

Listening to politicians making campaign speeches is tough  — especially for two hours straight.  But THAT is what your fearless blogger did for you Thursday night in Pinehurst at the Moore County League of Women Voters candidate forum.  While you folks did much more productive…

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Renee Ellmers and those “spending cuts”

          Carolina Journal recently put together  a profile of the race for North Carolina’s Second Congressional District.  The profile mentioned that there has been some recent — ahem — conservative criticism of incumbent Renee Ellmers: […] She also attracted criticism from…

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2nd district Democrat Wilkins gets some national publicity, raises some eyebrows

    Steve Wilkins, a Moore County Democrat seeking to replace Renee Ellmers in Congress this year, was featured in a June Time magazine column.  In the article,  Wilkins made some statements that could make one wonder if he has a good grasp of what…