The guys in the OCCC (Ole Codgers Coffee Club) have finally figured out why Al Klemm is leaving the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners. Try as he might, he could not figure out a way to make the VOA site into an industrial park....more >>
D'ya think?Green Energy
The money we spend on our pursuit of so called "green energy" seems to know no bounds.
Are you ready to be outraged?? If so, read on...
In April 2011 The Department of Energy announced a $1....more >>
From The RightAny government elected official is only as effective as his or her word. Develop a pattern of deception or outright lying to the Public and you have lost your ability to effectively govern....more >>
Southern ReflectionsTaking Care of Business at Home
Recent election results have riveted our attention on the national scene. What with the threat of ISIS, 5 Million illegals being added to our employment roles, NSA using fake towers to spy on our cell phones and an assortment of other government orchestrated scandals, students of politics should be having a busy and interesting season....more >>
Brant Clifton has the "inside story" of the election of a new NC House Leadership team:
A rightward shift. That's how two sources – who both had votes in today's leadership vote — described the final results to me....more >>
ObamaCare is headed back to the Supreme Court. Many legal scholars expect the outcome this time to be different. Michael Dorf, writing at Justia Verdict has an interesting, albeit esoteric for Legal Eagles, discussion of the issues that will be presented to the Court and how it may handle them....more >>
Even Obama said it was illegal...before he had a reason to ignore that factSen. Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) writes in USA Today:
Americans defeated President Obama's disastrous amnesty plans both in Congress and at the voting booth. Tonight, President Obama defied an entire nation and declared that he will impose his rejected amnesty through the brute force of executive order....more >>
There are changes happening at North Carolina's premier conservative "think tank," the John Locke Foundation. Here's the recent press release announcing those changes:
As the John Locke Foundation prepares to celebrate its 25th anniversary with new programs and initiatives, the free-market think tank is also announcing the promotion of Executive Vice President Kory Swanson to the post of president and CEO....more >>
The video gaming/gambling business in North Carolina lost a big one Tuesday (11-18-14) when the Court of Appeals ruled 3-0 that two operators' conviction of violating the recently revised state law were valid....more >>
Peter Wehner, writing at commentarymagazine.com offers the following on Obama coming Executive Order on immigration:
The president will present his case on behalf of his forthcoming executive order on amnesty tomorrow at 8 p....more >>
The following Open Letter was sent to us by Warren Smith upon his submitting it to the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners:
The Pew Trust anticipates a 1% decrease in NC prison inmates over the next 4 years....more >>
There was a changing of the guard at the regular monthly meeting of the Beaufort County Republican Executive Committee November 18, 2014. Proctor Kidwell tendered his resignation as County Chairman and the Committee elected Keith Kidwell to replace him....more >>
The civilized world has been horrified by the video of Muslim extremists beheading Americans and other nations' citizens.
Moreover, anyone who has kept up with what has happened to our service men and women who have fought in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as those who fought in Vietnam know that Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Syndrome is a very real artifact of modern warfare....more >>
N. C.'s Republican Senator Richard Burr voted against reigning in the NSA spying on Americans.
Here's how Roll Call.com reports yesterday's (11-18-14) action
An effort backed by the Obama administration to overhaul the NSA's controversial surveillance activities died in the Senate Tuesday....more >>
Matthew Boyle, writing at Brietbart.com reviews the developing story of how the Republicans may try to block Obama's Executive Action Amnesty. He reports:
A clearer picture of the strategy Republicans in both the House and the Senate will use to stop President Barack Obama's planned executive amnesty in government funding bills is beginning to emerge....more >>
Charles Lipson, writing in the Chicago Tribune says:
The viral video of the week, at least among policy wonks, shows one of Obamacare's key architects saying that the health care law passed only because the administration deceived the public....more >>
Meanwhile, disgruntled faculty whine about those Terrible RepublicansThe State Auditor's Office has released its 2014 financial audit of East Carolina University. You can review the entire report by ...more >>
From the Washington Examiner we have confirmation of what we have been saying for the last few years….our personal liberties are being stolen from us, one bit at the time. Now a new study confirms it....more >>
Andrew McCarthy, writing in National Review.com, explains why Barack Obama should be impeached:
In writing Faithless Execution: Building the Political Case for Obama's Impeachment, I had a purpose: Explain that the capacity of Congress to oust a lawless president is central to the Framers' design of our governing system....more >>
There is strong opposition to the approach Barack Obama is planning to take on immigration. It is coming from none other than….well, Barack Obama. Only a year ago.
The New York Times is reporting:
President Obama is poised to ignore stark warnings that executive action on immigration would amount to "violating our laws" and would be "very difficult to defend legally....more >>
The elections are over. Now the fun begins, if you can call it fun. Observers of the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners are watching to see how the board changes. Here's how we see things shaping up....more >>
When we talk about government waste, it's important to remember that some of this state spending is about attractive projects … that nevertheless aren't core functions of government, and that can and should be supported by voluntary patrons and donors....more >>
Burke Beu is a pretty ordinary American. He holds no high office. He works as a counselor in a social service agency. Read that as he is, at his core, a liberal. He is a lifelong Democrat....more >>
This article is an older post (2-18-14) that has gone viral on the internet. On 5-9-14 it was ranked 77 of 268,000 articles on the topic by Google. It has been viewed over one million times, most of which came after it rolled off our home page, indicating that the traffic was being driven by links from other websites. Most of those websites are gun related websites. Clearly this topic generates a tremendous amount of interest, both in linked-to's and in page views....more >> |