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The way things are going, Pat McCrory will have to change North Carolina’s new branding slogan from “Nothing Compares” to “Nobody Comes to NC.” While the Governor and his media minions are freaking out over the Hate Bill 2 media

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A close examination of newspaper ads shows why newspapers are dying: Those of us who get the print edition are about to die. Here, in order, are the ads on one random day: A half-page ad about reverse mortgages for

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If you’re not mad at Pat McCrory about the pick-on-LGBT-people bill, try this: Over Easter, his administration has ordered state troopers to ticket people going 56 in a 55 mph zone or 71 in a 70 mph zone. Forget about

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After a year of pummeling the Washington Establishment and vilifying Washington Politicians Donald Trump, at last, dangled a carrot: If he is the nominee, Trump said, he will be happy to raise money for the Republican Party. It was a

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Pat McCrory is like the schoolboy who knows it’s wrong for the bullies to pick on the weak kid. But instead of standing up, he goes along with the bullies. It is an absolute failure of moral leadership. Republicans can spin

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Republican “leaders” have been too cowardly and too inept to take on Donald Trump. Not Hillary Clinton. She’s the one person in American politics today who has the toughness, the fortitude and, yes, the balls to stop the gold-plated Manhattan

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Talk about a politician doing an about face. And another about face. And a third about face. Six years ago when she was elected to Congress, Renee Ellmers ran as an Outsider. But after she arrived in Washington, wooed by

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Good ol’ Harry Reid gave the Republican Party hell last week for creating its Trump Frankenstein monster. Reid just didn’t go far enough. In a Washington speech, “Give ‘em hell” Harry said GOP leaders who now denounce Trump are to blame

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Last Monday, the day before the Presidential Primary, Congresswoman Renee Ellmers spent the day campaigning and tweeting and posting photographs of herself (speaking at events) on Facebook then returned home to Dunn for the night. Up in Washington, the same

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President Obama’s Supreme Court move was brilliant. He put Senate Republicans in a box the very day they faced up to the prospect of a Trump electoral disaster in November. The Republicans can either confirm Merrick Garland, a mild and

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