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Now, I may not have all the numbers exactly right on this one. It’s received some coverage, but not enough. So bear with me.   Apparently, the Obama administration cut a secret deal with Big Pharma under which the drug

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My grandmother used to say one bad act leads to another. Here’s an example: Up on Wall Street the Masters of the Universe got so wrapped up in their own greed, like Midas, they ruined themselves. Then the dominos started

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Raleigh is full of characters and one of them is our local newspaper editor John Drescher, who’s done more to put a stop to corruption than anyone in sight, except George Holding our United States Attorney; Drescher puts the underhanded

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Memo to Congressman Brad Miller and all congressional Democrats: Stop ducking town meetings on health-care reform.   Open the doors wide. Invite everybody – opponents included. And let them rant and rave if that’s what they are determined to do.

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Whenever a lady starts a sentence by saying with perfect politeness, I just wanted to point out…well, any male who’s dealt with southern women knows he’s in deep trouble.   A very nice lady called from state government the other

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This may be the single craziest thing the United States Government has ever done. The President and the Congress – Democrats and Republicans alike – decided it was a good idea to go out and buy a billion dollars worth

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Why is the President’s popularity holding up – while Governor Perdue’s has collapsed?   Back in the old days Jim Hunt and Jesse Helms cut a broad swath through our neck of the woods; they were political heavy-weights and it’s

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Wasn’t it great to see the Big Dog back again?   There was Bill Clinton – out of the doghouse and back in the limelight he so loves. Grinning. Biting his lip. Hugging Al Gore!   Bubba looked great. White

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I’ve got a bad feeling about this.   My hair’s standing up on my neck the way it did early in 1994. But four months earlier this time.   Obama is struggling to keep control of the agenda. August will

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The most audacious woman ever to draw breath in North Carolina has now outdone herself and passed into the annals of political lore;—no one knows exactly how Mary Easley lit a fire under her easy-going husband but it’s a fact

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