September 2010



Star News Online is reporting that Rusty Carter, owner of Atlantic Packaging, was fined $100,000 today by the State Board of Elections for his illegal campaign donation scheme. Mr. Carter, if you will remember, gave bonuses to his employees with the expectation (more…)


State Senator Marc Basnight is crisscrossing the State in hopes of retaining his power as the President Pro Tempore of the Senate.  As polling increasingly shows that the Republicans will take control of the Senate, Basnight is spending his vast war chest to help incumbent Democrat Senators keep their seats.

A Republican majority in the Senate means new Senate leadership and with it, a marginalized role for Democrats who have controlled that body for over 100 years.  A GOP majority in the Senate could spell doom for Dare County if (more…)


North Beach Sun and OBX.com are posting a five part series on the Basnight/Richardson race for NC Senate District 1.  The candidates answered a series of questions on topics such as spending priorities, transportation and energy.  The candidate’s responses were published (more…)


Congressman Walter Jones, NC-3, does not support HR 4646, which would impose a 1% tax on all banking transactions.  His office advised T0D of his position via email this morning.  (more…)


The Dare County League of Women Voters will host a Candidate Forum in Kitty Hawk on (more…)


Eye on Dare has some interesting commentary on the Dare County Republican Party.  Many of his points are right on.  He scoffs at the turnout of only 40 people at the recent Candidate Forum/GOP Meeting in Avon.  He’s right.  Forty is a sad turnout at a time when there is a conservative revolution taking place in this country.  He takes our Republican Commissioners to task (more…)


The Dare County GOP hosted an event last night in Avon billed as Cookies and Coffee with Conservative Candidates.  It was well attended with about 4o people turning out to hear from the state and local candidates.  If you’re just tuning in to the local elections, now’s the time to start (more…)

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