Author Archives: Patrick Henry

About Patrick Henry

"Give me liberty, or give me death!"

How do you know…

when you’re making a difference and getting under the opposition’s skin?  You know when the left despises you so much they can’t shut up about you.  How many times this week have we seen something in the Herald about this blog … Continue reading

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Dear Governette…

I would like to suggest that you tell your Democrat allies in the General Assembly they really shouldn’t be talking about late night deals.  Mr. Hackney is decrying the midnight vote that passed a budget that will help put NC … Continue reading

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The “Deal” and Politics of “Personal Destruction”

If you haven’t read this morning’s paper, please do. Seems our county manager, the “revered”  John Crumpton, the one who got a housing stipend and a raise from the CONSERVATIVE BOC members, the one who we were told does his job … Continue reading

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Liar Liar Pants on Fire!

Jeff “the super” and Shawn “the whiner” Williams have been quoted on WRAL.com.  Here’s how it goes. School jobs ending as state budget moves ahead Posted: 6:17 p.m. today Updated: 6:57 p.m. today Sanford, N.C. — On the same day Republican … Continue reading

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Oh Where Oh where…

will “Boss Moss” cut the budget now that both chambers of the General Assembly have agreed to a budget that, by the way, includes funding for teachers and teacher assistants?  A budget that is almost like the one the Governette … Continue reading

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If it’s Friday….

it’s talking points with the Founding Fathers! A Charge to the Class of 2011! For my 275th birthday  (nice to still be kicking after all these years), a friend of mine gave me a book by Dr. Richard G. Lee, … Continue reading

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If it’s Friday…..

it’s Talking Points with the Founding Fathers… WRAL Headline: Posted: 4:48 p.m. today http://www.wral.com/ Only 2,500 jobs added in NC in last year… Say what? The Republicans have only had control for a few months.  So that leaves me to … Continue reading

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