NC Unemployment Cuts: A Necessary & Difficult Change
Yesterday, North Carolina became the first state in the country to forfeit federal long-term unemployment benefits. As her state budgets continued to balloon and unemployment remains uncomfortably high, the Republican
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
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
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
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
Blueprint NC: How A Shadowy Left-Wing Hydra Plans A Targeted Attack On NC Republicans
On Thursday, the Charlotte Observer ran a story about a leaked confidential memo released by a below-the-radar shadow group called Blueprint NC. The confidential memo revealed a left-wing plan to
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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.
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Govs. Haley, McDonnell & McCrory Urge Drilling the Atlantic Offshore
Sally Jewell is CEO of REI, Inc.*, and President Obama’s choice to replace outgoing Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. In anticipation of Senate confirmation hearings, the Republican governors of three coastal
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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
“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
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 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
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
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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
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