Category Archives: North Carolina

WBT-AM sold to Beasley

WBT-AM is a nighttime clear channel 50 kW station on 1110 kHz based in Charlotte and that has a directional signal that aims up the I-85 corridor, but because of low ground conductivity (and being at a higher frequency) has … Continue reading

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Praise Allah at the K&W

Deonte Lanier claims to be a Moorish citizen and not subject to the laws of Christians. He was accused of a murder in Charlotte in 2012. Drug related, of course. https://www.northmyrtlebeachonline.com/news/kw-murder-victim-has-ties-nc-shooting-trial His white girlfriend initially talked to police, but when … Continue reading

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Rorschach test

Crime rate (the Darker Blue, the safer the area) % population who identify as black Downtown has a lot of robberies – it has a mix of rich people, alcohol and public transit. Crime stats can also skew the area … Continue reading

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Pepsi wants naked men in your daughter’s shower

PepsiCo CEO joins growing list of companies calling for LGBT law repeal You may have heard that the legislature of North Carolina rushed into special session after the City of Charlotte passed an ordinance 7-4 to require businesses to allow … Continue reading

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Chaos in North Carolina

The governor of North Carolina is calling the Legislature into special session to vote on delaying North Carolina’s primary, currently scheduled in Mid March. The reason is the Voting Rights Act – a Federal Court threw out the existing maps … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 election, North Carolina | 13 Comments

The day of the big event whose name may not be mentioned is here

The Carolina® team that plays a sporting event with a pointy ball are expected to win the once a year contest watched by thousands of Americans around the world. The Rand Corporation reports it is theoretically possible North Korea will … Continue reading

Posted in America Loves Sports!, North Carolina, War in Asia | 6 Comments

Yale defeats North Carolina

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A Picture is worth 1000 cases of Ramen noodles

If you’re around Sumter, it doesn’t matter if you live on a hill or not. The ground cannot deal with 15″ of rain. The Coastal plain is sand and quickly absorbs surface water, although it still has to go somewhere. … Continue reading

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My Free Google T-Shirt

The fact that a 2XL T-shirt easily fit in my condo mailbox gives a hint at just how flimsy the material is, unless maybe it is carbon nanotube fibers. Time Warner has generously offered to let me remain a customer … Continue reading

Posted in Dead Things, North Carolina | 3 Comments

14″ of rain

The Governor of North Carolina is preparing for the worst, and hoping for the best. The “drought” that has Duke Power’s series of dams on the Catawba River at alarmingly low 93% of capacity is likely to end, possibly with … Continue reading

Posted in Art's Big Adventure, North Carolina | 2 Comments