Will President Obama kill Carolina oil drilling jobs?
Last Saturday, the federal government approved sales of offshore plots for oil drilling off the North and South Carolina coasts: The Carolinas’ coast is included in areas a federal agency proposed Friday for possible oil and gas drilling. Leases off most of the Atlantic coast could be offered for sale between 2010 and 2015, the Minerals Management Service said in a draft proposal. Ten of | Read More »
Jobs Obama promised to save to go up in (second-hand) smoke?
Originally published by Mike “gamecock” DeVine as Charlotte Law and Civil Rights Examiner for Examiner.com where you may access all links not provided that are referenced in this article. With their latest in the tank for a liberal Democrat mission accomplished, our local dead-tree Drive-By media (Charlotte Observer) announced a post-Inauguration “triple play” war on tobacco, which, if successful, would kill many jobs that President | Read More »
Paging North Carolina Activists
Rep. Mike McIntyre will be in Columbus County tomorrow, January 13th, for townhall meetings. His schedule is as follows: 9:30-11:00 a.m. – Economic roundtable discussion at Southeastern Community College, 4564 Chadbourn Highway, Building T- Room 101, with local business leaders, elected officials, and community leaders. 11:15-12:15 p.m.—Lunch at the Columbus County Economic Development Commission office, Dempsey B. Herring Courthouse Annex, 112 West Smith Street. I’d | Read More »
DeVine examines proposed statewide smoking ban in Tar Heel State
Yours truly was interviewed today by Charlotte’s public radio station concerning a Democrat state legislator’s impending second attempt to pass a statewide smoking ban. Originally published by Mike “gamecock” DeVine as Charlotte Law and Civil Rights Examiner for Examiner.com It seems we have made a name for ourselves (excerpts below) as Law and Civil Rights Examiner in championing the rights of private property owners against | Read More »
Having an anti-arbor, n-word Christmas in N.C.
Originally published by Mike “gamecock” DeVine as Charlotte Law and Civil Rights Examiner for Examiner.com In the wake of the discovery that students had painted racist messages on the campus “free speech” graffiti tunnel walls, UNC President Erskine Boyles is asking a commission to study whether the university has an adequate code of conduct. Apparently, some people were bothered by seeing the N-word emblazoned near | Read More »
Dead-tree Drive-By can’t abide Democrat that won’t raise taxes
Just when you think the civil right to keep the fruits of your labor is safe from elected Democrats, here come the local ink by the barrel buying-liberals playing the class warfare card. Originally published by our Legal Editor, Mike “gamecock” DeVine as Charlotte Law and Civil Rights Examiner for Examiner.com The Examiner reported Mecklenburg County Manager Harry Jones’ statement last week that he doubted | Read More »
Tobacco taxes secure property rights
Property rights ought to trump second-hand smoke, but it may be politicians love for tax revenues that snuff out power plays by non-smokers to impose smoking bans in restaurants. Originally published by Mike “gamecock” DeVine as Charlotte Law and Civil Rights Examiner for Examiner.com “It’s not about personal freedoms. It’s not about businesses’ property rights. This is a health issue bill.” That was House Majority | Read More »
NC-11 Congressional District
NC-11 is North Carolina’s western most district. The largest city is Asheville, (population approximately 75,000) and the surrounding counties are mostly rural. NC-11 The 11th District is represented by Heath Shuler, (D) just elected for a 2nd term by a 62% – 36% margin. Before Mr. Shuler, the seat was held for 16 years by Charles Taylor, (R). Prior to that, the seat switched parties | Read More »
DeVine Examiner declares N.C. for President-Elect
Paint it Blue! North Carolina may Now and only now, be “declared” for the President-Elect. Originally published by Mike “gamecock” DeVine as Charlotte Law and Civil Rights Examiner for Examiner.com Incompetence or subterfuge by the Associated Press in their “reporting” on the counting of the presidential election votes in North Carolina? It’s obvious to this former trial lawyer that a competent cross-examination would find then | Read More »
North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District
North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District is represented by Sue Myrick, who recently won re-election to an 8th term in Congress. Her opponent in the most recent election was one Harry Taylor, who gained a measure of notoriety back in 2006 when he chastised President Bush about the Iraq War and other issues at a Q&A session at a local community college. Despite the amount of | Read More »
Voter suppression in NC
There’s nothing like a little rain on election day to keep the youth vote down. I guess ACORN had to be balanced out somehow. NC Weather on Election Day
The Obama-Frank defense cuts create an opening
My friend and colleague, Patrick Ottenhoff, had an interesting analysis of Virginia back in June that could be on the money: Major federal contractors set up shop in Northern Virginia and, in turn, subcontracted work to technology firms that hired accountants and lawyers. The young professionals who work at those firms in Tysons Corner, Reston and Ashburn are part of Obama’s core constituency. But the | Read More »
Volunteer to Help BJ Lawson Win in NC 4th Congressional Race
BJ Lawson, candidate for Congress in North Carolina’s 4th District, has 20 year incumbent David Price scrambling to save his political skin. BJ Lawson has been described as “…a wonderful young candidate running for Congress in North Carolina’s Fourth Congressional District. B.J. is a medical doctor, family man, Constitutionalist and a fierce defender of individual freedom. We need B.J. Lawson in Congress to stand beside | Read More »
Don’t Give Congress a Blank Check by letting Nancy Pelosi And Harry Reid take Full Control!
All these republican need your help otherwise we just might see a rubber stamp house and a filibuster proof Senate! This would be dangerous! Rep.Michele Bachmann 6th Congressional District of Minnesota Michele is running against Elwyn Tinklenberg(D-MN) U.S. Senator Norm Coleman Norm Coleman is a first Term senator running against Al Franken (D-MN) U.S. Senator Elizabeth Dole Elizabeth Dole is a First Term senator running | Read More »
, North Carolina
Kay Hagan Supports Atheists and Segregationists. Only in North Carolina, Folks.
Yesterday, I pointed out how Kay Hagan and the Godless America PAC are connected. Hagan is running against Senator Elizabeth Dole in North Carolina. To review: Godless America PAC wants to get all references to God off the money, out of the Pledge, and end Christmas as a federal holiday. One of their leaders got Kay Hagan to go up to Massachusetts for a big | Read More »