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Brannon Wins Conservatives for Guilford County Straw Poll by Wide Margin

Jan 8, 2014   //   by Christian Hine   //   Carolinas, Christian Hine  //  No Comments

On Monday, Dr. Greg Brannon, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, handily won a key straw poll in the U.S. Senate primary at a candidate forum held in Guilford County, a county which has the third largest number of registered Republicans in the state. The Senate candidate forum, hosted by Conservatives for Guilford County, was attended by nearly 300 […]

Tweet-le Dumb or Media Rabbit Chasing

Dec 16, 2013   //   by Christian Hine   //   Carolinas, Christian Hine  //  11 Comments

The Panthers victory over the New York Jets and the Saints loss to the Rams wasn’t the only news being tweeted out across the Twitter-verse yesterday. Appearing on the front page of the Charlotte Observer online today is the story of Senator Bob Rucho’s tweet yesterday morning that has ignited a Twitter war. Depending on […]

Lawsuit Challenges Educational Opportunity

Dec 13, 2013   //   by Christian Hine   //   Carolinas, Christian Hine  //  3 Comments

Two days ago, 25 plaintiffs, including Mike Ward, the former NC Superintendent of Public Instruction, filed a lawsuit in Wake County challenging North Carolina’s new “Opportunity Scholarship” program. The scholarships provide $4,200 to low income families and allow them the chance to attend a private school of their choice.  You can read the full story […]

Generation TEA

Dec 6, 2013   //   by Christian Hine   //   Carolinas, Christian Hine, National  //  42 Comments

The nature of politics is undergoing a radical transformation.  Our two party system is no longer meeting the needs of a growing number of activists.  Historically, the Republican Party was able to represent the interests of right of center conservatives.  With issues becoming more complex, and expectations of activists changing, this is no longer the […]

Call to Action: Be Uncommon. End Common Core in NC.

Dec 2, 2013   //   by Christian Hine   //   Carolinas, Christian Hine  //  19 Comments

**Editor’s note: This email was recently sent out to Tea Party activists across NC.  With the Common Core study committee set to meet in mid-December, now is the time to educate yourself on this issue.   Conservatives across NC oppose Common Core. A broad coalition of groups and individuals are working together to stop Common […]

Obamacare Testimony in Gastonia

Dec 2, 2013   //   by Christian Hine   //   Carolinas, Christian Hine, National  //  10 Comments

Howdy folks. Apologies for the tardiness of getting this online, but I was basically in an illness coma most of last week. As you know, the Gaston County Courthouse was packed November 22 as the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee listened to local testimonies regarding the impact the Affordable Care Act has made on […]

NC GOP US Senate Primary Debate

Nov 25, 2013   //   by Christian Hine   //   Carolinas, Christian Hine  //  3 Comments

Last Thursday, November 21, the Gaston Tea Party hosted the first of what is sure to be a series of debates across the Tarheel State featuring the GOP candidates for US Senate.  With a May, 2014 Primary looming, time is short to build a coalition of support that will be able to defeat incumbent Democrat […]

New AFP Poll Points to Communications Problem with General Assembly

Nov 4, 2013   //   by Christian Hine   //   Carolinas, Christian Hine  //  7 Comments

PunditHouse  just received a press release from Americans for Prosperity that includes the results of a recent poll conducted with 1,000 likely North Carolina voters. The results are pretty telling and speak to a common thread of conversation among conservative activists.   That being: While North Carolinians support the actions of the General Assembly, they […]

Doc Thompson Tour in Charlotte

Oct 30, 2013   //   by Christian Hine   //   Carolinas, Char-Meck Beat, Christian Hine  //  3 Comments

Join CAUTION and PunditHouse.com as we welcome to Charlotte Doc Thompson, the host of The Morning Blaze on Glenn Beck’s Blaze Radio Network and a frequent guest host on the Glenn Beck Program. Charlotte’s municipal elections will have just recently concluded, putting us on a collision course with next year’s important midterm elections. This event […]

Rand Paul Endorses Greg Brannon for US Senate

Oct 16, 2013   //   by Christian Hine   //   Carolinas, Christian Hine  //  14 Comments

Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) announced his endorsement of Dr. Greg Brannon for U.S. Senate in North Carolina. “I enthusiastically endorse Greg Brannon for U.S. Senate because he’s a true constitutional conservative who will join me in fighting against business as usual in Washington.” “Americans are looking for leaders who will honor their oath of office by fighting to ‘protect and defend’ […]