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Spermin’ Herman Cain needs to ignore the lamestream media – and the parade of women – and stay in the presidential race.   It will be a sad campaign without him. His entertainment value knows no bounds. What would this

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Monday’s campaign-finance indictments gave everybody something.   Republicans, of course, are chortling over the potential problems for Governor Perdue. Although, notably, Reps. David Lewis and Skip Stam sounded cautionary notes over how hard it can be to interpret campaign laws.

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It sounds like a Seal Team Six operation: “As North Carolina Republicans tell it, the Obama for America volunteers stole in under cover of night and stayed, undetected — noticed belatedly only because of election results across the state.”  

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A year from now, Republicans or Democrats will be celebrating victory in the Presidential race. But a recent breakfast exchange suggests neither side is confident now:   A Republican: “Romney is bound to get the nomination, and he won’t excite

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It’s my favorite holiday. No presents, no carols, no decorating (until you start on Christmas), just food and family. Also, for me this year, some golf and the State basketball and football games.   It’s the quintessential American celebration.  

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Here’s a TAPster’s interesting talk on the flap about how many job layoffs the legislature caused:   “Sometimes it’s hard to tell who has better aim at their feet these days, the Democrats or the Republicans — and whether there’s

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News that the investigation has been reopened into Natalie Wood’s death recalls what might have been.   As a young man, I had a serious case of the hots for Natalie. Some years later, around 1981 or so, she was

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For all my digital-media enthusiasm, I still have one foot firmly planted in the old media world. Especially when I can spend a fine Sunday morning perusing the N&O and New York Times. And especially when it leads to a

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Everybody’s talking about the 99 percent and the 1 percent. I’m interested in the 9 percent: the percentage of Americans that polls say approve of Congress’ performance.   Who are these people? What are thinking?   And what will the

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The country’s up to our eyeballs in debt.   Congress is on the verge of cutting defense spending $600 billion.   And one way or another just about everybody in Washington is looking for ways to cut, cut, cut.  

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