Archives
Archives
Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Viewing Monthly Archives: April 2008

Search Articles

15

Bev Perdue once called herself ‘the coal-mine’s daughter.’ And there was some truth in it. Her father once worked in a coal mine. But unlike Loretta Lynn’s father he ended up owning it. Several of them. Not long after Mrs.

Actions: E-mail | Permalink | RSS comment feed |

14

Politics is nothing if not full of surprises. First, the Governor’s office said Dempsey Benton fired Debbie Crane. For incompetence. Then Dempsey said he didn’t. And she wasn’t. That, of course, lead the newspaper reporters straight back to the Governor’s

Actions: E-mail | Permalink | RSS comment feed |

14

The News & Observer wrote last weekend what Raleigh insiders have been saying for the last eight years: Mike Easley is – as Senator Tony Rand said – “weird.” Actually, Rand didn’t say Easley is weird. He said his working

Actions: E-mail | Permalink | RSS comment feed |

10

Richard Moore – in his official role as state Treasurer – gave a company owned by a couple of his contributors the inside track to sell dental and vision insurance to state retirees. (He also gave his contributors company, free,

Actions: E-mail | Permalink | RSS comment feed |

10

Well, Beverly Perdue has had enough of negative ads. She’s pulling hers. In an e-mail – unless it’s a hoax – she’s announced for the good of the state she’s pulling her negative ads and it’s all hearts and flowers

Actions: E-mail | Permalink | RSS comment feed |

10

A lot of folks thought maybe the City Council had been out in the sun too long when it up and out of a clear blue sky voted to ban garbage disposals. Well, it turns out taking on the housewives

Posted in: General, Issues, Raleigh
Actions: E-mail | Permalink | RSS comment feed |

10

Bev Perdue’s positive-ad ploy is a blunder that could cost her the nomination. It sounds good today. But she will regret it. Especially if she ends up giving a concession speech the night of May 6. A candidate who unilaterally

Actions: E-mail | Permalink | RSS comment feed |

10

On “Good morning America” Elizabeth Edwards told Diane Sawyer she – and John – are neutral in the Democratic primary – but then, in the next breath, she added Hillary’s health care plan is better than Obama’s. In one breath

Actions: E-mail | Permalink | RSS comment feed |

10

Like many small towns in rural counties Albemarle is not exactly a boomtown. But a local banker and a Stanly County Commissioner have come up with a political grab that makes government funding of the Randy Parton Theatre look like

Actions: E-mail | Permalink | RSS comment feed |

10

All the signs point to a blowout for Barack Obama in North Carolina. More than 100,000 new voters have registered, including a surge of Democrats and African-Americans. Some 5,700 people showed up to see Michele Obama in Raleigh, twice the

Posted in: General
Actions: E-mail | Permalink | RSS comment feed |

Page 3 of 5« First...234...Last »
Copyright (c) Talking About Politics   :   Terms Of Use   :   Privacy Statement