Monthly Archives: October 2017

FBI: Bill Clinton accepted bribes from Russia for Uranium

The Hill reports Before the Obama administration approved a controversial deal in 2010 giving Moscow control of a large swath of American uranium, the FBI had gathered substantial evidence that Russian nuclear industry officials were engaged in bribery, kickbacks, extortion … Continue reading

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Fake news – KRACK

The method to break WPA2 on your wifi connections is real, but the hype (and inevitable radio ads to scare you into identity protection contracts) is not. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KRACK In order to compromise your Wi-Fi connection, the attacker has to be … Continue reading

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Cheap lakefront lots for sale

While I was away, I received a snail mail solicitation to purchase a fabulous lakefront “dockable” lot down in South Carolina for a mere $59,500. Arizona has its oceanfront property, so I expected this was a similar quality opportunity. There … Continue reading

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College radio, Catawba style

It was January 1977 when WNDN-FM (Indian Radio) was launched, spreading its 10 watts over most of the sprawling college campus. The Speech professor did the leg work of applying for the FCC license. The station lasted until at least … Continue reading

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Lexington BBQ

My roommate’s former wife went to Catawba and they lived most of their adult lives in Lexington N.C., the self-proclaimed pork BBQ capital of the world. After the last of the 40th reunion activities were over, we headed for Lexington … Continue reading

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Another day in the big city

WSOC TV: Surveillance video shows shootout before bullet hits Charlotte school bus

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President Trump threatens broadcast licenses

President Trump let NBC know he’s mad about fake news. He tweeted this today around 10 AM With all of the Fake News coming out of NBC and the Networks, at what point is it appropriate to challenge their License? … Continue reading

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Buying Local

Last Sunday (October 8th), the Countess and I did some exploring – the temperature was more moderate and we have things fixed up and we’re ready to enjoy being with each other. First, we went to the Jewish Community Center … Continue reading

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Can you decipher this?

This is a portion of a drawing the Countess has in a keepsake frame.  The women in the picture appear to be Chinese of some variety. I know several readers have spent time in Asia and/or have close acquaintances that … Continue reading

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1st annual radio haiku contest

The haiku contest is inspired by the Countess and I watching this video of Robin Palley, who the Countess worked with at newspapers in Philadelphia. Robin went on to be one of the early participants in WebMD during the late … Continue reading

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