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05

Wasn’t it great to see the Big Dog back again?   There was Bill Clinton – out of the doghouse and back in the limelight he so loves. Grinning. Biting his lip. Hugging Al Gore!   Bubba looked great. White

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05

I’ve got a bad feeling about this.   My hair’s standing up on my neck the way it did early in 1994. But four months earlier this time.   Obama is struggling to keep control of the agenda. August will

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04

The most audacious woman ever to draw breath in North Carolina has now outdone herself and passed into the annals of political lore;—no one knows exactly how Mary Easley lit a fire under her easy-going husband but it’s a fact

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04

Richard Burr probably didn’t want to be running for reelection to the Senate next year. He hoped to be sitting in John McCain’s Cabinet. Or maybe presiding over the Senate as Vice President.   Why else did he campaign in

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03

A few days ago up in Washington the President got a visit from the Chinese; it seems China is holding $800 billion in U.S. government bonds (which basically means they’ve been loaning us the money to finance our national debt)

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03

Carter blogged last week that he was shocked that there were terrorists in Johnston County.   Hell, Carter, Johnston County has a long history of terrorists. They were called the Ku Klux Klan.   Well into the 50s – maybe

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31

Recently I blogged that, if Elaine Marshall gets in the Senate race, her candidacy should give pause to Ken Lewis and Cal Cunningham.   The reverse is also true.   Yes, Lewis and Cunningham are both unproven unknowns. But don’t

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Good Lord: There’re terrorists in Johnston County. They’ve been sitting down there around a local fish pond for three years planning to go to Israel and blow someone (and themselves) sky high.    In the old days Johnston County was

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30

It’s a fact: One hand in Governor Perdue’s administration doesn’t have a clue what the other hand is doing. The Governor’s out telling everyone who’ll listen that if she doesn’t raise taxes a billion dollars she’s going to have to

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29

Barack Obama brought his health-care reform campaign to Raleigh just as polls suggest support is slipping for reform.   As always, Washington and the media are poised for a rerun of history. They see the story in terms of the

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