Monthly Archives: September 2016

Wednesday is 9/11 retribution day

Congress is set to adjourn this week and not return until after the election. President Obama has officially vetoed the bill allowing lawsuits by families of 9/11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia for its role in funding … Continue reading

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Food prices ARE going down

Dropping food prices isn’t my overactive imagination or a local competitive price war. Bloomberg reports that retail food prices have dropped 5%. While some of that is due to increasing competition, it is mostly due to energy being a major … Continue reading

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American Cultural History pop quiz

While out and about in pursuit of pokemon, I risked being shot by police to take this picture Maria’s Mexican Restaurant used to be an iconic chain restaurant on former US 21. The sign over the building is original, but … Continue reading

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Hello Henry! Hello Henry!

Found on the memorabilia wall at Zack’s Hamburgers “Hello Henry” is in Stereo! Henry Boggan was AM radio the way it used to be. WBT-AM is a Class A 50,000 watt station in Charlotte that suffers from poor grand conductivity, … Continue reading

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The really big deal about Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank owes $14 billion to the United States for its role in 2008 mortgage fraud crisis. The bank says it was thinking $3-4 billion and it won’t pay. The reality is it can’t pay even if it wanted to. … Continue reading

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“The” debate

Hofstra University on LonGuyland New York will be the scene of the “debate” that may well decide the 2016 election. Hofstra has lots of contacts with the TV Networks and proximity to Manhattan. Is it worth college tuition? Hard to … Continue reading

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CMPD releases a video

Charlotte Observer To some degree, the video shows the limits of body cams. You aren’t aiming the camera and there are limits to image stabilization. The audio has been removed, which makes me trust it less. The wife’s video though … Continue reading

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Mecklenburg County

Since the AP is geographucally challenged The brown areas are the part of the county not inside the city limits. The pointy area on the Southwest side is South Carolina. There has been a dispute about where the state border … Continue reading

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Correcting the AP

As carried by Fox *cough* News “Move outside the city’s core and there are neighborhoods like the one where a white police officer shot and killed a black man, ” The apartment complex is in the University Park area, a … Continue reading

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The actual people arrested in Charlotte

No, they were not out of state paid George Soros agitators. The FOP guy was lying to CNN. Unformately Zerohedge and Drudge picked this up and it is bouncing like crazy around the right wing nut-o-sphere. People accused of a … Continue reading

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