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The week in review

The first 10 articles posted below on our Home Page on the weekend are ranked according to the most interest generated during the last week....more >>
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Again we are treated to the absurdity that is "fishery management" in North Carolina

It's not about fish. It's about politics. Corrupt politics.

Sam Walker, writing for the outerbanksvoice.com, has what we think is an excellent article on the latest boondoggle from the NC Marine Fisheries Commission. As with the Southern Flounder, they imposed restrictions on cobia without any valid data and against the recommendation of the experts on their staff....more >>

Liberty Belle

Principle 4: "Without religion the government of a free people cannot be maintained."

The fifth installment in the Making of America

Nancy Murdoch continues with the Principles of Liberty series from The Making of America. We would urge you to send a link to your pastor....more >>
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Sheriff releases information re. incident at Washington High School

Beaufort County Sheriff's Office Press Release Contact: Sheriff Ernie Coleman For Release Chief Deputy Charlie Rose May, 24th, 2016 _________________________________________________________________ On Thursday, May 19th at around 1:50pm, deputies and school administrators of Washington High School responded to a classroom after the teacher called for assistance dealing with a disorderly student....more >>
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Facebook confesses...sort of

Fakebook, as Rush Limbaugh calls Facebook, has finally confessed…sort of. The Washington Times reports:
Facebook announced Monday it was sending employees out for retraining and would discontinue some of its practices as it sought to defend itself against charges of political bias against conservatives....more >>
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Obama's a loser. Nowhere is that more obvious than in the courts

We often hear people exclaim that Barack Obama has ignored the Constitution and done what he dang well wanted to do. Actually, that is not only not true, but far from the truth. A number of organizations have stood up to Obama and won....more >>
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Here's proof that males using women's facilities is a real danger

One of the things we keep hearing in this HB2 debate is that it is foolishness to assume men who choose to use women's facilities will do any harm. The Charlotte Observer said "get over it (see a man's private parts…the is no safety threat…" Think again....more >>
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Richard Burr betrays us, once again

The Fourth Amendment provides: The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized....more >>
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NRA endorses Walter B. Jones

Dear North Carolina NRA Member: Please vote for Walter Jones in the Republican primary for U.S. House of Representatives in NC-03 on or before Tuesday, June 7th. Early voting begins Thursday, May 26th and ends Saturday, June 4th....more >>
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D'ya think?

Who's on first?

Who's On First?? We keep hearing about the possibility of some Reps spinning off a third party (conservative) candidate in the upcoming election. I would argue that if you want Hil to be our next Prez, go right ahead....more >>
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HB1023 would give private property more protection from special municipal districts

Nccapitolconnection.com is reporting:
The House approved legislation Wednesday that would allow property owners to petition to withdraw from Municipal Service Districts, or not be included in the districts when they are formed....more >>
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Early voting for June 7 primary is underway

74 people voted opening day

Early voting will begin Thursday (May 26, 2016) in the Congressional Primaries and for the N. C. Supreme Court. The location and hours of early voting in Beaufort County are detailed inside....more >>
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State's leading economic indicators are looking up, but not everywhere in the state

In this instance a "rising tide does not raise all boats." WRAL TV is reporting:
North Carolina's economy is surging with an index of data climbing to its highest point in two years, says NCSU economist Dr....more >>

House blocks Obama/Lynch from withholding federal funds to NC over HB2

Led by conservatives in the North Carolina delegation the House voted Wednesday night (5-25-16) to clip Barack Obama and Loretta Lynch's tail feathers. In a 223-195 vote the House voted to bar Obama from cutting Federal funds to North Carolina over HB2....more >>
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Sen. Bill Cook releases his latest Legislative Update

Sen. Bill Cook has released his latest Legislative Update. You can access it by the link inside....more >>
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Southern Reflections

Off the rabbit trails

Isn't it about time to get off some of these no-end rabbit trails and pick our targets strategically, where it can be effective and hurt them the most. The best way to defeat programs such as Common Core which are never ending and designed to neutralize and frustrate ....more >>
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While Congress has fiddled, Obama has gone wild with more regulations

The Daily Signal reports:
The tide of red tape that threatens to drown U.S. consumers and businesses surged yet again in 2015, according to a Heritage Foundation study we released on Monday....more >>
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Equal protection applied to the transgender issue

The homosexual lobby is fond of arguing that transgender people should be "treated equally." Even Loretta Lynch made this argument recently. But what many who have been indoctrinated by liberal schooling do not realize is that the Fourteenth Amendment does not say everyone is treated equally....more >>
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From The Right

If we all could be what we "feel"

North Carolina has taken a stand against the excesses of the Transgender issues that at least in my mind exceed common sense and trample on the rights of others. In my opinion, the rights of any person should not be abused....more >>
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Will our state give up even more sovereignty to the Federal government?

This DMF proposal to allow the Feds to dictate regulation of our state fisheries should be thrown back

Next week (June 1) will be a significant day if you are concerned about Federal control of our lives. There will be a meeting of an "advisory group" in New Bern to consider whether or not the state should sign a "Joint Law Enforcement Agreement" to impose greater Federal control over the regulation of fishing within the state's waters....more >>
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Sheriff's Office makes arrests in recent home invasion cases

On May 19, 2016 Dominic Jay Robinson age 33 of Wendell, Willie Roy Garcia Rojas age 25 of Zebulon and Wenseslao Garcia Rojas Jr. age 26, also of Zebulon were charged with two counts each of First Degree Burglary, two counts each of Larceny After Breaking and Entering, two counts each of Safecracking, two counts each of First Degree Kidnapping, two counts each of Felonious Restraint and two counts each of Felony Conspiracy....more >>
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Intellectual nudity

Intellectual Nudity on Laughter & Cussing!

Many years ago I was the head coach of a football team. We lost the last game of the season and lost our opportunity to go to the playoffs. As I left the field I was so upset with myself for calling the play that I called....more >>
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Parkinson's Law

Work (and most everything) expands to fill the space created for it

In 1955, the British writer Cyril Northcote Parkinson (1909-1993) published an article in The Economist that has become a classic on bureaucracies, especially government bureaucracies....more >>
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Mass delusion in an age of propaganda and political correctness

How to escape the age of mass delusion--reasoned expression of The Truth

This article at www.federalist.com explains much about what is happening in America, as well as how Barack Obama has transformed American with a mammoth shift in power to the Federal Government. It explains that how he did it was by creating "mass delusion" as the predicate for "government action."...more >>

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