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Civitas FOR ‘redistributional welfare’ ?

That’s what our friends from Moore Tea Citizens say:  The NCGA just created a new welfare program and Bob Luebke is promoting it on the Civitas Website. The program uses the NC tax system to take money from North Carolinians with their own financial struggles…

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#ncga Senate opens new front in solar fight

Mr. Apodaca, Mr. Rucho, and Mr. Berger have been toying with things again, and that has all of these alleged “conservatives for clean energy” up in arms.  The folks in the upper chamber basically brought Chris Millis’s language to kill the alternative energy mandates back…

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NC DHHS discourages local DSS workers from reporting suspected illegal aliens

Yes, you read that right. The City of Charlotte is looking at giving EVERYBODY a special city ID that would open the door to receiving government services.   We all know about Barry Obama’s amnesty decree.  We’ve all heard about the “unaccompanied children” crashing our…

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#ncga: GOP leaders passing stuff with Democrat votes

In Washington, House speaker John Boehner has shown he has no issue with pushing legislation that flies in the face of the GOP platform and needs Democrat votes in order to make it through the GOP-dominated House. In Raleigh, rookie Republican speaker Tim Moore is…

Posted in Congress Economy

The U.S.’s coming demographic suicide?

That’s the thesis of an eye-opening essay on The Federalist web site:  President Obama’s most recent budget makes it clear, the Wall Street Journal says, that while Republicans need his signature “to arrest America’s coming fiscal crackup,” they’re “unlikely to get even the back of…

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About those vetoes …

The mainstream media is having a field day setting up the narrative for this special session of the legislature: Republican legislators who helped elect our rookie Republican governor are in the awkward spot of overriding the vetoes of — and embarrassing — said rookie Republican…

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Bring on the sequester !

  The mainstream media and The White House are warning of a coming apocalypse brought on by “draconian” spending cuts in the budget sequester that is to kick in on March 1.  And “draconian” spending cuts at the federal level are a bad thing?  Are…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Media Politics

welfare offices on military bases: a national disgrace

The Fayetteville Observer published this gem this morning: [..] The Women, Infants and Children program office at Fort Bragg has closed. The office has consolidated operations with the Spring Lake WIC office in the Family Resource Center at 103 Laketree Blvd. Fort Bragg clients who…

Posted in Economy Law & Order NC legislature NC State Government Politics Thom Tillis

Alleged MSM trying to take Tillis to the woodshed

  Our state’s alleged mainstream media (MSM) has successfully swept under the rug Boss Bev’s rant (and the supporting audio tape) about suspending elections.  Now, they are focused on beating up state House Speaker Thom Tillis for his remarks on dealing with welfare fraud and…

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Dependence Nation

      This is a stunning headline from our friends at The Wall Street Journal: “Nearly Half of U.S. Lives in Household Receiving Government Benefit.” Families were more dependent on government programs than ever last year. Nearly half, 48.5%, of the population lived in…