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Betrayed

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We’ve just passed the ninety day mark since the November elections and by now it should be clear what was sold to Republican voters during the campaign season is out of sync with what is getting delivered. Any casual observer can see a pattern of behavior that hardly deserves commendation.  In 2010, we start with […]

March 11, 2015 | Posted in House Guests,House Specials,National | Read More »

The Ridenhour – Cotham Townhall Meeting

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Last night, for what I believe is the first time ever, two Mecklenburg County Commissioners from different Political Parties held a joint town hall event at Morrison Regional Library. District 5 Republican Matthew Ridenhour and At-Large Democrat Pat Cotham spent roughly ninety minutes discussing issues and answering questions.  The duo was joined by the two Republican Charlotte […]

March 5, 2015 | Posted in Char-Meck Beat,Christian Hine,House Specials | Read More »

Duke Chapel, The Adhan and Tolerance in 2015

This is the Duke Chapel, Not the Duke Minaret!

From the moment it was announced that a weekly Muslim call to prayer was going to be sent out over an amplified sound system from the top of Duke Chapel at Duke University last week, you knew it was going to be controversial. After all, Duke University used to be Ground Zero for the training […]

January 19, 2015 | Posted in Carolinas,House Guests,House Specials | Read More »

Bridenstine and Massie Call For Reinstatement of Boehner Foes

Congressman Jim Bridenstine

The backlash against conservative House Representatives who participated in the failed coup against Speaker John Boehner began almost immediately after the vote. Congressman Daniel Webster (FL-10) and Richard Nugent (FL-11), who voted against Boehner,  were removed from the powerful House Rules Committee.  Webster was the leading alternative to Boehner, receiving twelve votes of the 25 […]

January 8, 2015 | Posted in Christian Hine,House Specials,National | Read More »

Charlotte Hurts Banks for Boosterism

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Banks are forced to deal with bankruptcies and bad debt on a regular basis. It isn’t irregular for a bank to write-off bad debt as an uncollectible loss on it’s tax returns. Essentially, the bank stops considering the unpaid bills as assets on the books. While this may have negligible impact on the profit and […]

January 7, 2015 | Posted in Char-Meck Beat,Christian Hine,House Specials | Read More »

Obamacare Destroying Lives in NC

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Two of Pattie Curran’s three sons have rare bone marrow failure syndrome combined with a secondary mitochondrial disease. Life’s been tough, but they’ve made it work. Until Obamacare. From the description of a new video produced by Nicole Revels (published below): this Piedmont-Triad family “has witnessed their family’s insurance coverage slip away as premiums, deductibles, and […]

September 12, 2014 | Posted in Christian Hine,House Specials,National | Read More »

NC Constitutional Amendment to be on the Ballot in November

Should you be able to opt out of a jury trial?

Consider this a public service announcement for PunditHouse readers. How many of you were aware there was going to be a constitutional amendment on the ballot this November? I only found out about this amendment referendum in early April of this year so don’t feel bad if you answered in the negative. I have asked […]

July 14, 2014 | Posted in Carolinas,House Guests,House Specials | Read More »

Post Primary Depression: So You Lost, Now What?

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If you’ve ever felt the rush of emotions that having your team in the “big game” can bring, then you have an idea of what campaign season is like for political activists…with a few exceptions. Imagine if the Super Bowl lasted for eight months, the fans played the game, and neither side knew the score […]

May 14, 2014 | Posted in Carolinas,Christian Hine,House Specials,National | Read More »

Senate Race Brings Controversy to MeckGOP Fundraiser

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A controversy is brewing within the Mecklenburg County Republican Party. On March 15, the Party’s annual Lincoln Reagan Dinner will be held at the Carmel Country Club. This event is the single largest fundraising opportunity held every year for the County Party, which is by and large responsible for it’s own funding. It has not […]

March 7, 2014 | Posted in Char-Meck Beat,Christian Hine,County Beat,House Specials | Read More »

N.C.’s Antiquated Sunday Closing Laws

Let them drink beer!!

North Carolinians should be allowed to purchase alcohol at the grocery store before noon on  Sunday. You can’t, however, because of the state’s “Sunday Closing Laws” outlined in N.C. General Statute 18B-1004(c) which states, “It shall be unlawful to sell or consume alcoholic beverages on any licensed premises from the time at which sale or consumption must […]

December 31, 2013 | Posted in Carolinas,House Guests,House Specials | Read More »

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