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Thanks to a TAPster who remembers the 1980s for this one:     “(North Carolina Congressman) Patrick McHenry is listed as an organizer of a new joint fundraising committee named – drum roll – Whip It Good PAC.  At first

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After capturing the capital the rebels are now hurtling toward Aden.        The President’s fled. No one knows where he is. Or if he’s in the country.   And the rebels have put a $100,000 bounty on his head.

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We’re going to have to start thinking before we hit Send, Share or Post.   Hillary Clinton’s campaign has spent a couple of weeks wallowing in a media mudbath over her State Department emails. Jeb Bush pounced on her. Then

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Folks who vote in Republican primaries, if asked, will tell you they’re Conservative and most will firmly add they’re Very Conservative as opposed to A Little Conservative.   In the uncompromising depth of his conservative beliefs, Ted Cruz is their

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Sometimes in politics you have to rise above principle.   Republicans vow to resist fight President Obama’s “redistributionist” economic policies. Then GOP legislators plot to redistribute sales tax revenues from urban (Democratic) to rural (Republican) counties.   Senator Ted Cruz

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Yesterday in Mosul, the New York Times reports, a man and woman were handcuffed then stoned by ISIS for adultery.   Later in the day ISIS took three young men from their uncle’s home and beheaded then in a public

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With the Irish Prime Minister sitting beside him, Obama said Republicans are against education. Infrastructure. Research. The things needed to create jobs. National defense. And the middle class.   Then having thrown down the gauntlet, and concisely summed up how

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Ex-Congressman Barney Frank suggests this slogan for Democrats: “We’re not perfect, but they’re nuts.”   Take the GOP’s hard-line opposition to Loretta Lynch’s nomination as Attorney General. On one of Sunday’s talk shows, a Republican said the Senate shouldn’t even

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Pat and Phil don’t gee and haw.   Awhile back, after the Coal Ash Spill, Pat went to work cleaning up the mess, then Phil  passed a bill to have a Commission take over the job – which got Pat’s

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Going back to the days of Terry Sanford and Jim Hunt, Young Democrats were a breeding ground for extraordinary leaders. But the current crop may become the best ever.   I spent several hours in Chapel Hill Saturday morning at

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