Category Archives: NC Politics

Rep. Foxx Is Dead Wrong on H.R. 5 (Update: So Is The Blaze)

Yesterday, Rep. Virginia Foxx penned an Op-Ed at Breitbart about H.R. 5, “The Student Success Act”. Her Op-Ed contains all the same talking points as other co-sponsors of this bill and she’s facing criticism for it on her Facebook page.

Many of the claims Rep. Foxx has made about the bill appear to be false and the main premise of the article was that the bill reduces the ‘federal footprint’ and that “The Student Success Act gets Washington out of the business of running schools.”

No, it doesn’t. In fact, it does the opposite. This bill does not ‘reduce Washington’s federal footprint’, it turns Washington into Bigfoot.

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It Started With A Tweet About The #NCDEMS

I received an email from George Fisher this morning in my inbox. The email pointed me at a tweet:

Things to consider as Democrats: As we embrace HKonJ and also Valentine’s Day: let’s not forget that one of the…

— George Fisher (@GeorgeFisher100) February 14, 2015

That tweet referenced at Facebook post from Mr. Fisher that read:

Things to consider as Democrats:

As we embrace HKonJ and also Valentine’s Day: let’s not forget that one of the first things the new leader of the North Carolina Democratic Party did in her official capacity was to fire a single mother with two children and a pregnant woman. ‪#‎newNCDP‬ ‪#‎ncpol‬ ‪#‎gotyourback‬

Oh my. War on Women?

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Told Ya To Gird That Wallet…

I told folks back in November, with the election of an all Democrat Board of Commissioners in Wake County, your taxes are about to go up.

The day after the election the newly elected Commissioners were already talking about digging into the taxpayer’s wallet.

Now factor in the Commissioners are working hand in hand with the drama-ridden and Democrat held Wake County school board. Here come the tax hikes, here come the bond referendums.

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Civitas Introduces ‘Mapping The Left’

Right leaning think tank, Civitas has unveiled an interesting and useful tool/website: Mapping The Left. Web address:

An Illustration of the Magnitude of North Carolina’s Liberal/Progressive Movement – Mapping The Left #ncpol #ncga

— LL1885 – A.P. Dillon (@LadyLiberty1885) January 23, 2015

After tracking down what seemed to be a never-ending set of spiderweb connections that were exposed along with BlueprintNC’s attack memo, a project like this was bound to come along. And it has.

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NC Atty General Busy Texting During MLK Service

In case you missed it, North Carolina Attorney General, Roy Cooper, was showing his respect for Martin Luther King Day by texting during a service held today.

NC AG Roy Cooper shows his respect at MLK Day service by texting. #ncpol #ncgov

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