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Today is one of those days I’m glad I’m in politics.   I went to the groundbreaking for the James B. Hunt, Jr. Library on the Centennial Campus at N.C.State.   There were tributes to Hunt and his contributions to

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Over in Beijing Governor Perdue’s taking a break from her stressful junket to China to teleconference with reporters back home and say it’s just awful, terrible and cruel and her feathers are all ruffled because twenty murderers are about to

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If you’ve bought the line there’s a budget crisis in state government – here’s proof you may have been sold a bill of goods.   The State Department of Agriculture ordered 9,000 camel-colored t-shirts to give away at the state

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A few days ago American Spectator published a story about fireworks erupting in a caucus of Republican Congressmen when conservatives asked Representative Pete Sessions, head of the National Republican Campaign Committee, why on earth he was pouring half a million

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“The War Room” has a sequel. There is now a film about the 2006 election – “HouseQuake” to go with the classic documentary about Bill Clinton’s 1992 campaign.   (I am compelled to insert here that I have a brief

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… couldn’t get any worse, it did. Her popularity dropped again.   According to a poll last week an astonishing 63% of North Carolinians disapprove of the job Perdue is doing as Governor. She’s lost the support of Moderates, Conservatives,

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Public Policy Polling did a poll that seems obvious: Fox viewers don’t like Obama, and MSNBC viewers do.   But the point was reinforced last week by Jason Kilar, CEO of Hulu (and UNC grad), in a talk in Chapel

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Recently I was subjected to a speech by columnist-commentator George Will.   He courageously took on Washington’s big spending. His implication was that President Obama is the culprit.   To his credit, Will did acknowledge that George Bush’s prescription drug

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The answer in a nutshell is Republicans in Washington.   The other morning ole Newt Gingrich, who talks the talk and has gotten himself anointed as ‘conservative thinker’ numero uno turned his attention from Washington to Lake Placid, New York

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Most of my political conversations these days are about investigations, not elections.   Especially about John Edwards and Mike Easley.   This can’t be good for Democrats.   But maybe the party can find shelter from the fallout. Try this:

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