The 2014 Senate: The Races Thus Far, Part 5
Due to the large number of states with senatorial elections in the South in 2014, this region is being split into two parts to do the current state of the races justice. This is the largest growing region of the United States. Thus, the political clout is moving south and west. For example, Texas gained four seats in the House in 2001 while Florida gained | Read More »
NC House Speaker Thom Tillis to Announce Run for Senate
Sources in Raleigh are confirming that NC House Speaker Thom Tillis will be announcing a bid for the United States Senate some time tomorrow. The potential for Tillis to run has been rumored for some time, enough so that a Super PAC, Grow NC Strong, recently filed paperwork in anticipation of his announcement. The announcement will likely wet the appetites of Democrats in DC ready | Read More »
NC NAACP President Compares Republicans to George Wallace (A Democrat)
On yesterday’s edition of “All In with Chris Hayes” we were greeted with narrative creation at its finest as host Chris Hayes attempted to define the arguments in favor of Voter Identification laws in North Carolina as merely the spoils of victory as opposed to any type of actual reasoned position. HAYES: If a skeptical person looks at what’s going on in north carolina and | Read More »
Blueprint NC Disavows Memo Calling For The Evisceration of State Republicans
Last Thursday, a memo from Blueprint NC was leaked to the press, which stated they intended to ‘eviscerate, mitigate, litigate, cogitate, and agitate’ the North Carolina Republican leadership. Blueprint is an ACORN-afiliated group, and its list of partners represents the core of the American far left. Since their dirty little secret was revealed, the organization has disavowed the memo. Mark Binker of WRAL.com wrote yesterday that: “The email from | Read More »
Blueprint NC: How A Shadowy Left-Wing Hydra Plans A Targeted Attack On NC Republicans
As part of a two-year plan to “Eviscerate, Mitigate, Litigate, Cogitate, and Agitate,” the memo outlines a strategy to target Republican Governor Pat McRory and other conservative leaders
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Is the next Rand Paul in North Carolina?
Karl Rove made some news over the weekend when he said the GOP needed more Rand Paul’s instead of more Christine O’Donnell’s. Sincere or not, Karl Rove is absolutely correct. Candidates that are for Constitutional government and package together conservative and libertarian values are the future of a successful Republican party. These candidates must be articulate in their message and principled to back up their rhetoric. | Read More »
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Govs. Haley, McDonnell & McCrory Urge Drilling the Atlantic Offshore
In the end, there’s either oil and gas is the Atlantic OCS or there’s not. If there’s not, there’s virtually no environmental risk in drilling.
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Federal Losses, Local Victories?
Last week, I mentioned Willmoore Kendall’s observation that, for some reason, conservative ideas tend to do better in smaller constituencies (giving us an advantage in congressional races), while liberal ideas tend to do better when put to a nation-wide vote (giving them the advantage in presidential races). Therefore, I argued, maybe it’d be smarter for us to prioritize and focus first on gaining and maintaining control | Read More »
“Consider This!” Podcast, Episode 28
The latest episode of the “Consider This!” podcast is out; let’s talk politics in 10 minutes or less. A federal judge ruled in December that a North Carolina plan to offer license plates that say “Choose Life” is unconstitutional, saying the state cannot issue the plates without offering a similar product for the opposing viewpoint. So are they going to now have “Choose Death” plates? CNN would | Read More »
5 Days to Election Day: North Carolina
When discussing North Carolina, there is only one important number- 21,000. That was Obama’s margin of victory in 2008. One cannot see him replicating anything near that performance this year. Obama’s approval ratings in the Tar Heel State are stubbornly in the mid 40s range while their economy is showing a slower-than-average rebound. The Democratic Party in the state is weakened and in disarray. In | Read More »
Obama’s Hubris Will be His Undoing
Barack Obama has lost North Carolina and Florida. His ground game is at near parity in early voting with the GOP, the GOP is more energized, and he is going to lose both. But he will not stop spending money in those two states and redirect the resources to Ohio, which is now a must win state for him. He will not do it because | Read More »
Youth and the Presidential Candidate Contrast
I run into people often who say that Obama is the ‘youth choice’ and he will be the better choice for our nation’s young voters. I find that odd enough…sure there was a lot of hype back in 2008, but many have seen reality now– for one thing they may be out of a job or under-employed! The unemployment rate for young adults 16 to | Read More »
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Attention NC Voters: Remember the judges!
In NC this year, amid all the attention given to Romney-v-Obama, McCrory-v-Dalton, and a slew of legislative and Council of State races, are 4 races at the bottom of the ballot which could have more of an impact on North Carolina for the next 10 years than all the other races combined: the races for NC’s appellate judgeships. Conservatives in NC who care about following | Read More »
Some helpful reminders to progressive protesters at Charlotte.
I thought that I’d be useful and walk the slave’s flatteries and child’s imitations that are the modern Left protest movement through what’s expected of them this week at the Democratic convention in Charlotte, as well as what their betters will tolerate from said protesters. I know, I know: some of the folks on my side feel that one should not give those people any | Read More »
Romney leads in North Carolina as Democrat convention begins
As the delegates to the Democrat Convention gather in Charlotte, North Carolina, they are greeted with a discouraging headline in the Charlotte Observer, “As DNC begins, Romney Gains in N.C.” The headline is a reference to the new Elon University/Charlotte Observer Poll shows the GOP presidential candidate leading President Barack Obama 47 percent to 43 percent among likely voters in North Carolina.The poll found the women vote almost evenly split on their support 45 percent for Obama 44 percent Romney. So much for the gender gap.
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