January 2010

Senator Marc Basnight raised a total of $332,016 in the second half of 2009. This is less than what he raised in the same period in 2007, (more…)


In an email to all of their members today, Moveon.org urged them to pony up money to support  Walter Jones’ Fair Elections Now Act as well as for a Constitutional Amendment to limit campaign contributions.  Cool, huh?  Like it when your Republican Congressman has support for his bill from MoveOn.org?

When he introduced the bill last year, Jones said “Legislators’…views should not be influenced by special interests and campaign fundraising.”  I suggest three things here, Congressman Jones.  First, (more…)

Congressman Jones wants to limit your campaign contributions to $100. He sponsored the Fair Elections Act (HR 1826) in the House in 2009.  HR 1826 is now getting renewed attention due to the recent Supreme Court decision. This measure is supported by Moveon.Org and the SEIU and many other progressive organizations.   It’s other sponsors include:  House Democratic Caucus Chairman John Larson (D-CT),  Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL), Senator Arlen Specter (D-PA).  Senator Durbin proudly boasts of this bi-partisan bill on his website but oddly, it is nowhere to be found on Jones’ website.

This is a blatant attempt by Progressives to rig the system in their favor.  Obama used (more…)

A diverse group conservatives from across Dare County met last weekend to discuss the future of the local TEA Party movement. In order to promote the conservative principles of limited government and personal liberty locally, we determined that we can have the most effect by focusing on a few core objectives. The first is to identify and recruit conservatives for local office. The second is to get our message out to they youth. The third objective is to educate and motivate.

The 2010 local elections are right around the corner.  Visit the 2010 Elections Page to see what offices are up for election.  There are some seats more than others that we’d like to see a change including a couple of School Board seats and District 1 County Commissioner seat.

I won’t profess to know everyone on this list personally.  There are a few Democrats listed who are rumored to be Conservative.  At not all Republicans (more…)