Vernon Robinson's Ridiculous Radio Ad

Vernon Robinson, the self-proclaimed Black Jesse Helms, has launched his first insane radio ad against Brad Miller. Brad Miller provides the audio here.

It looks like Robinson is using lies about immigration and gay marriage to smear Brad Miller:

If Miller had his way, America would be one big fiesta for aliens and homosexuals

To stop these attacks, go to Brad Miller.org and give him your support.

Rove and Fitzgerald Meet with Grand Jury Today

With Mother's Day and my birthday fast approaching, special prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald has taken steps to deliver me the best month of May in recent history. I can tell my husband to cancel birthday plans. Dear, sweet Pat is going to deliver the gifts for him. How thoughtful! And, he doesn't even have to wrap them.

More detail below the fold...

Western NC Republicans Co-sponsor Outer Banks Drilling Bill

Lets slap an OBX sticker on Charlie Taylor's back on his way out the door! Anglico already covered this today, but I thought I'd throw in my two bits...

(Cross posted at the Appalachian Voices blog)

From the WSJounal:

A bill supported by four of the seven Republicans in North Carolina's congressional delegation could open the Outer Banks to natural-gas exploration.

Congressman Taylor Disrespects North Carolina Family of Flight 93 Crew Member

Congressman Charles Taylor has, for three years, blocked the construction of a memorial to those killed on Flight 93 on September 11, 2001. In today's Asheville Citizen-Times, family members of Sandy Bradshaw, a flight attendant on United Airlines Flight 93, speak out against Representative Taylor:

AC-T: "“This man is not being a very good American,” said Virginia Bradshaw, who lives in Banner Elk in Avery County."

Republicans to NC beaches: Screw you



Just when you thought Chuck and Virginia had done just about all the damage they could, the N&O reports this dirty deed:

WINSTON-SALEM - Four North Carolina members of Congress are co-sponsoring legislation to allow natural gas exploration off the state's coast. Reps. Virginia Foxx, Patrick McHenry, Sue Myrick and Charles Taylor, all Republicans, signed onto the bill seeking to lift the federal ban on offshore drilling.

Pray for Raleigh

The poor Raleigh City Council. They have a tough job and can't seem to get their work done without help from god. Which explains why they insist on prayers to open their council meetings - most of which invoke Jesus' name.

RALEIGH - City Council members refused Tuesday to strip Jesus, Buddha, Guru Nanak or any other religious figures from the prayers that open its meetings, bracing for a legal fight with the American Civil Liberties Union. An April 10 letter from the ACLU asked that Raleigh instruct all clergy to steer clear of specific religious references at council meetings.

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