What led Democrats to massive electoral defeats in North Carolina


The Democrats were warned by the people time and again over the last two years and did they listen or care? The answer is NO they did not and the people used their votes to make their voices heard! Democrats do you hear us now?

A faltering economy, steady unemployment and the reaction to a federal government controlled by Democrats all contributed to the sweeping gains made by North Carolina Republicans last week. For the first time in more than a century, the GOP will control both houses of the General Assembly, ending an unprecedented era of Democratic rule. Some have opined that this represents a long-over due switch for a conservative Southern state in line with Republican principles more than Democratic philosophy. SOURCE

I don’t know a tomato from a cucumber


Our North Carolina agriculture commissioner Republican Steve Troxler letting the Democrat Gov. Bev Perdue know that he will protect the interest of the Farmer. 

I agree the Farmers has been cut enough and there are other programs to cut!

It’s being reported today that North Carolina’s agriculture commissioner, Steve Troxler, says he’s not going to work with Gov. Perdue. READ MORE

First time in 112 years, the Republicans have taken control of the North Carolina General Assembly

For the first time in 112 years, the Republicans have taken control of the North Carolina General Assembly.
One issue Republicans will control is redrawing election maps for state House and Senate and congressional districts.

The process occurs every 10 years. North Carolina is special because state law doesn’t grant Democratic Gov. Bev. Perdue veto power over the maps. SOURCE

Pledged to close a potential budget gap of more than $3 billion without raising tax rates.

North Carolina State GOP candidates who won a majority in the General Assembly on Nov. 2 have pledged to close a potential budget gap of more than $3 billion without raising tax rates. They also promised to act fairly on redistricting. SOURCE

Maybe now we will see a change for the better in North Carolina and lower taxes so we can draw in more companies which will create jobs.