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Tillis saves crony corporate welfare for Hollywood

If you believe we ought to be cutting unemployment compensation and asking the beleaguered North Carolina taxpayer to subsidize the junk that is coming out of Hollywood these days you will be delighted to know that House Speaker Thom Tillis pushed through an extension of the corporate welfare that the state has been giving to the film industry in the state....more >>
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Standing firm on immigration is the most important issue to Republicans voters.

Brietbart.com reports:
compiled by Tea Party Patriots and provided exclusively to Breitbart News shows that a majority of Republican voters think Republicans standing strong on immigration is more important than repealing Obamacare, getting to the bottom of the Benghazi or IRS scandals—or anything else for that matter....more >>
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American heroes fight Ebola, but they need your help

ABC News had a remarkable story about Americans in Africa fighting the Ebola epidemic. They report:
An American doctor being treated for Ebola in Liberia has "taken a slight turn for the worse overnight," according to Samaritan's Purse, an evangelical Christian Charity based in North Carolina....more >>
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Distrust that Obama would follow the law blocks legislation to deal with illegal alien invasion

Distrust of Obama has stumped legislation to response to the illegal alien invasion. The Washington Times reports: A conservative rebellion forced House leaders to pull their border bill from consideration on Thursday, leaving the GOP in disarray and putting pressure on President Obama to try to handle the situation without any extra money or powers from Congress....more >>
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An open letter to the Beaufort County Commission
from Warren Smith

July 31, 2014 Beaufort County Commissioners 121 W. Third Street Washington, NC 27889 Gentlemen: Earlier last year you began acting on a proposal to fund a new jail at the Washington Industrial Park....more >>
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State Board of Elections needs some training in group decision making process

The State Board of Elections and all county boards of election are controlled, by law, by a majority of members of the same party as the Governor. That means that the party that loses out in the gubernatorial election loses the ability to control the local board of elections decisions and the State Board's decisions....more >>
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Ethanol: The scam of the century

You pay every time you fill up at the pump and every time you go to the grocery store or eat in a restaurant...but we get little or nothing for it.

The problem with many environmentalists is that they have ulterior motives. And those motives often are not protecting or enhancing the environment but rather some other nefarious motive, often as not the collection of political power....more >>
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Abolish DHS, or see our liberties continue to be abused under color of law

If you're not alarmed you don't understand what is going on in this country with the Department of Homeland Security. It is becoming Nazi-like gestapo. The most recent example comes right here in North Carolina (Statesville) and it involves something as mundane as a couple buying a used car....more >>
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O'Neal's walk is working. Here's how the N&O reports it

Belhaven mayor Adam ONeal is trying to call attention to the plight of small, rural hospitals in the wake of the closing of Pungo Hospital in Belhaven. To draw attention he's been on a walk from Belhaven to Washington, DC....more >>
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Now we know what the NCAE's beef with the GOP is

The NCAE (teacher's union)—as distinguished from "teachers"—has been very critical of Republican legislative leaders. What they don't tell you is what their beef really is with the Republicans....more >>
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Are we going to just take it?
Let anyone marry anyone or whatever they wish with the law's blessings?

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled Virginia's marriage law against homosexual marriage to be unconstitutional. They found the right to marriage in the U. S. Constitution, although the word does not appear anywhere in that sacred document....more >>
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GOP budget continues crony corporate welfare just as the Dems did

If you voted for "change" in the Big Wigs using your money to benefit their cronies you've got the shaft

Kenny Rogers had it right. "you never count your money while you sittin at the table, there'll be time enough for countin when the dealin's done." Such appears to be the case on Jones Street as the Legislative leaders leaked a few detail of the budget they expect to pass Wednesday or Thursday....more >>
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Check this story out if you believe the law does not protect the Courthouse Rats

There are many more important stories in the news today, but this is one that should be documented for the record. If you ever have had any doubts about whether the Courthouse Rat Pack protects its own members read this story and disabuse yourself of such doubts....more >>
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Roy Cooper will no longer defend the N.C. Constitution's ban on homo-sexual marriage

WRAL-TV is reporting:
Following a federal appeals court ruling Monday that Virginia's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper said his office would no longer oppose challenges to the state's constitutional amendment outlawing same-sex marriage....more >>
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Daily Haymaker

What's the difference between Tillis and Hagen when it comes to crony corporate welfare?

Our Republican friends keep telling us how important it is that Thom Tillis replace Kay Hagen in the U. S. Senate. We keep looking for the differences between the two and trying to figure out what difference it will make who represents North Carolina....more >>
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Washington and Belhaven to sell their electrical generating capacity to Duke Energy

Washington Electric Utilities as well as Belhaven's is going out of the business of generating the electricity it sells to customers in Beaufort County. They, along with the other municipalities in the N....more >>
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Bonus Deal

The Oath of Enlistment. What does it mean?

Two years ago Chief Master Sgt. Joseph Romeo penned the following article on the Langley Air Force Base website. It is still as relevant today as it was the day he posted it. Here what he said:
9/14/2012 - LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va....more >>
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D'ya think?

Constitutional convention

Constitutional Convention--We hear a lot of folks pressing for a change in the Constitution to incorporate a "Balanced Budget Amendment". The argument is based on the belief that such an amendment would force the Congress to rein its profligate spending habits....more >>
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From The Right

Are we living out Orwell's book "1984"?

Nancy Pelosi states we have no borders and we are all Americans since we live in the same hemisphere. Russia is dominating Europe both economically and physically. China is making its presence known though out the Far East....more >>
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Are first responders collecting intelligence for the government when we call them?

Google "National Incident Management System" and pick any of the first few articles and you will learn that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has set up a system whereby they can control virtually any and all emergency response functions anywhere in the nation....more >>
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D'ya think?

Whose side are we on?

Whose Side Are We On?? The White House (whoever that is) is quoted as telling all the world that restraint needs to be exercised by "all parties" to the unpleasantness between Israel and the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip....more >>
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Bonus Deal

Bergdahl gets Army desk job

Army Sgt. Bergdahl has been given a desk job at a Texas military base while he awaits the outcome of an investigation that could lead to disciplinary charges, Pentagon officials said Monday....more >>
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From The Right

Would the world be a better place without the U. S.?

I recently had the opportunity to view Dinesh D'Sousa's new movie "America- Imagine the World without her". It was excellent and I strongly recommend everyone see it especially our children to counter act the message from the liberals being taught in school....more >>
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Warren Smith to the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners

The circus that is the Gang of Four's ridiculous attempts to rush the building of a new jail before the election just got even more ridiculous with a decision that they would proceed via using financing that would drastically increase the annual cost of the project, thus adding even more of a tax increase. Warren Smith, who has stepped forward numerous times to offer some sanity to this group has once again given them a sound and rational explanation for why their ideas are so foolish....more >>
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Daily Haymaker

This just doesn't happen

This just doesn't happen in North Carolina politics. Especially North Carolina Republican politics. The hand picked establishment candidate is supposed to waltz into office. How dare a grassroots, poorly funded upstart think for a minute that he/she can upset the Way Things Are Spoze To Be....more >>
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We The People will determine whether a jail will be built or not

If you, like many, have not been paying very close attention to the debate over whether to build a new jail you may have missed the major nuance involved in that issue—that is, the timing of the decisions....more >>
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D'ya think?

So who's on first?

So Who's on First?? When we hear references to the President of the United States we frequently hear that the person occupying that position is the most powerful person on earth. Like a lot of other things about the current Administration, that turns out to be not quite true....more >>
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Teacher's Desk

Teachers need tenure, but the public needs for them to have it even more

Every person in Beaufort County (or North Carolina for that matter) who is interested in public education should have been at the Conservative Republicans Club Thursday (7-10-14) night....more >>
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From The Right

Reflections on the 4th

Reflections on the 4th July 4 is the day we celebrate the birth of a nation founded on freedom and the thought people should have the chance to better themselves. As I ate my customary hotdogs and hamburgers, I counted the blessings for having been born and raised in this great nation....more >>
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Why you should remain silent

Jul. 5, 2014 | Issue 22 Dear Friends, In this newsletter, we are going to rejoice in "silence" and the right to remain the same. Why do you invoke the right to remain silent? Why invoke your right not to be questioned without your lawyer present? In a nutshell, the answer to this question is: What you say and do is evidence, what your attorney says is not....more >>
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The militarization of law enforcement--A case of the cure being worse than the disease.

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 >>
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