Meet Renee Elmers, scourge of the Burlington Coat Factory Mosque and so much else: Tea Party activist Renee Ellmers defeated Democratic Rep. Bob Etheridge by less than 1% of the vote in North Carolina’s second district. A self-declared “product of the tea party,” Ellmers ran on an anti-health care and anti-stimulus platform: she compared President […]
BUMP: Ellmers lost! Add one more to the list of politicians whose careers ended because they supported amnesty for illegal aliens. Original post below. Back in 2010, ultra-liberal Congressman Bob Etheridge (D-NC) was exposed as an ultra-liberal. Show More Summary
Former North Carolina congressman Bob Etheridge became one of the Democratic victims of the 2010 Republican tsunami when he narrowly lost to Renee Ellmers, a nurse. Etheridge helped end his political career when he attacked a student...Show More Summary
With his welcome leadership on public education, it appears Bob Etheridge must be running for something. Anybody got any inside scoop? Lots of bad news below. Decent coverage of Moral Monday. read more
Saturday morning (Feb. 9th)the Harold Ellen Harnett County Democratic Men's Club hosted their annual Groundhog breakfast. David Price who now represents a portion of Harnett County was the keynote speaker and Bob Etheridge was master of ceremonies. Show More Summary
Rumors abound, since Dr Mansfield dropped out of the race for NCDP Chair and Chris Rey said he would not run, that Bob Etheridge would emerge as the last great hope for the folks wedded to the older and losing parts of the NCDP, either because they are older and set in their ways, or younger and used to getting their ways from the older set. Show More Summary
The top 10 entertainment highlights on our gaydar this week: Justin Long wants to be your gay best friend; vintage musicians Bob Mould and Melissa Etheridge release new tunes; Buffalo Bill tucks, kills, and sings; and more. read mor...
This guest editorial is from the Raleigh News and Observer and is written by former Congressman Bob Etheridge. He served on the House Budget Committee with Paul Ryan. Having served with Ryan on the House Budget Committee, I have no doubt he meant this as an earnest compliment. Show More Summary
SEEMING KINDA DEFENSIVE: Senator Sherrod Brown angrily yells at Breitbart.com’s Dana Loesch for daring to ask a question. Channeling Bob Etheridge?
Bobby Brown seems to have a knack for combining his music career with his love life… Back in 2010, the Bob’s aka Whitney Houston's ex hubby proposed to fiancee Alicia Etheridge at his Florida concert, and now he’s fusing a show with a weekend wedding in Hawaii around June 15th. Such a lucky girl… It must be lovely [...]
The latest polling by Public Policy Polling shows Walton now leading Bob Etheridge 36 percent to 26 percent in the battle for Democratic gubernatorial nomination. Bill Faison continues to be a non-factor at 5 percent, so don’t expect a runoff. One reason for Dalton’s recent rise: He has more money to spend on advertising.
We can thank Bob Etheridge for bringing this up: Parents and supporters at several Wake County schools have raised money to pay for teachers in recent years. A News & Observer analysis before the current school year showed that foundations,...Show More Summary
I am not a big fan of this campaign style, I want a candidate to convince me to vote for them based on what they have done not for what their opponent has done or not done. Walter Dalton has taken a shot at Bob Etheridge for a vote Etheridge made while a congressman: In one of the first shots of the Democratic gubernatorial primary, Lt. Show More Summary
In 2010 Renee Ellmers attacked Bob Etheridge for supposedly voting to cut Medicare. Now in 2011, Ellmers is not only voting to cut Medicare, but end the program as we know it. Ellmers wholeheartedly supports the discredited Paul Ryan plan that lavishes even more tax cuts on the wealthy funded by slashing Medicare and turning it into a voucher system. Show More Summary
Another one bites the dust… Rep. Bob “Who Are You?” Etheridge will concede today in the North Carolina House race. A recount this week confirmed that Renee Ellmers won the race in North Carolina. National Journal reported: Rep. Bob Etheridge … Continue reading ?
So what's the poll say? I don't know! Either NRO is crashing or my stupid internet isn't working as usual. But I hear good things. In other news: Remember Jacob Turk, challenging that Cleaver guy in MO-5? No confirmation...
A rabid Obamacare supporter faces the wrath of his conservative district.
The race between Democratic incumbent Bob Etheridge and Republican Renee Ellmers in North Carolina’s 2nd district has garnered national attention thanks to Etheridge’s taped outburst on a Washington D.C. sidewalk. It also has personal significance for me. An interview I had with Ellmers was my very first and my friend and distant cousin, Lorie Byrd, works with [...]
Was talking to a co-worker when this story first hit and I told him that had I been one of these college students, I'd have been arrested for mauling this idiot Congressman. Now this comes along and all I can do is give a big thumbs up to Duke Wayne: With major props to Don Surber for the find. Crossposted at Brutally Honest.