Monthly Archives: December 2017

Overcoming

If you spend sleepless nights listening to “fringe” radio stations, you may have heard of “The Overcomer Minustry”.   It is hosted by an 84 year old preacher in South Carolina. https://www.postandcourier.com/… He had previously plead guilty to activities similar … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Greetings to all of our readers in Asia and Europe  

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Christmas Shopping – no returns

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Elon Musk sending Tesla car into orbit around Mars

No, it is not April 1st https://www.space.com/39195-elon-musk-tesla-roadster-falcon-heaavy-photo.html It is going along in January as a test payload for the huge “heavy” rocket

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Random Pictures

A requirement now for a car dealer waiting room: A phone charger Merry Chevymas! Windows makes a great impression Across from SouthPark Mall (sorry for the jitter) Walk in, strut out  

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Ken Hamblin has surfaced

Former syndicated talk show host Ken Hamblin (“the black avenger”) has surfaced! I have mentioned my confusion as to why he vanished overnight with no trace or explanation. He is suddenly posting clips on a youtube channel (2003) https://www.youtube.com/user/klh102240 https://www.facebook.com/ken.l.hamblin … Continue reading

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Charlotte has a new planning director!

http://wfae.org/post/after-3-years-interims-city-picks-taiwo-jaiyeoba-planning-chief Taiwo Jaiyeoba has a master of science in urban and regional planning and a bachelor of science in geography from Obafemi Awolowo University (Ife University) in Nigeria. The city says Jaiyeoba has more than 25 years of planning industry … Continue reading

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KQV-AM to shut down

http://triblive.com/local/allegheny/13078377-74/kqv-pittsburghs-oldest-all-news-station-to-go-off-air-jan-1 KQV-AM, which is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is shutting down at the end of the year. This is one of only two radio stations with a three letter “K” call sign located East of the Mississippi River, which gives … Continue reading

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Amtrak’s new “high speed” train derails on first day

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/12/18/amtrak-train-derails-near-seattle-onto-the-i-5-freeway.html The high speed (79 mph) trainset built by Siemens (similar to the Acela) crashed down onto I-5 https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/Rail/Operations.htm https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/train-derails-from-bridge-onto-interstate-5-near-olympia/

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Charlotte, the global city

The people who wanted to punish Charlotte because of HB2 never took the time to understand the culture of Charlotte and North Carolina. Because Charlotte’s economy is largely based on banking and insurance, and we have a world class airport, … Continue reading

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