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The latest attempt to betray the Republican voter base by a corrupt and out of touch "Republican" legislative leadership, specifically Senate President Phil Berger and House Speaker Tim Moore is to surrender to leftwing Governor Roy Cooper on the Obamacare Medicaid Expansion.  This follows closely Berger and Moore surrendering to Cooper and pushing the Green New Deal through the legislature, which will cost NC electric ratepayers a bundle, and taxpayers, too.  The whole surrender monkey routine by Berger and Moore started with the repeal of HB2, the bathroom privacy law.

What is happening now is that Berger and Moore are trying to buy off Republican legislators who oppose the Obamacare Medicaid expansion with pork barrel, just like the swamp in Washington, DC operates.  They are apparently working hand in glove with Cooper on that corrupt enterprise.

Not only are our "Republican legislative leaders" pushing very left wing Democrat legislation for Cooper, but they have blocked bills Cooper does not like, such as bills to reduce the emergency powers  that Cooper has abused during the pandemic.  Other states have already moved to end or reduce governors' emergency powers, but the "Republican" legislative leadership will not let such bills advance in North Carolina.

Phil Berger and Tim Moore are Roy Cooper Republicans and that makes them and their leadership teams Benedict Arnold Republicans who need to be replaced if we want Republican principles to prevail in Raleigh.  Whether they are willing collaborators with the enemy or just craven cowards, North Carolina Republicans cannot continue this backstabbing version of legislative leadership.

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( October 19th, 2021 @ 8:37 pm )
It's disappointing that Republican legislative majorities in both the House and Senate have delivered the NC Green New Deal to Comrade Cooper. Games games games. What we got next?
( October 19th, 2021 @ 11:31 am )
I was at a political gathering last night. One of those present had recently talked to Rep. Keith Kidwell and said Keith had been approached about what he would take for his vote in favor of Medicaid expansion and that Keith had replied "Roy Cooper's resignation as governor". Now, that's a deal that might be worth making!

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