Monthly Archives: October 2017

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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Alphabet to the rescue

83% of cell towers in Puerto Rico are still not functioning. Details are sparse, but logical reasons for lack of service are destruction of the tower, no electricity, no backhaul (the way your phone and cell data reach the Internet … Continue reading

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The final days of CMLS

NASDAQ has made its determination that Cumulus Media no longer qualifies to trade as a NASDAQ listed stock. Not only did the reverse stock split fail to keep the stock above $1 a share, the capitalization (price x #shares) is … Continue reading

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SimState: the end of property rights

SimCity is a video game that goes back to 1989 that appears to have become the primary influence on urban planners. In the game, you start with empty land, and you control the development of the growth of the city … Continue reading

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The coming German food war

If you haven’t heard yet, another German supermarket operator is invading America, joining Aldi’s and Trader Joe’s (founded by brothers but split apart by the second generation over whether or not to sell cigarettes) The new retailer is already a … Continue reading

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Multiple choice slavery test

Historical research on African-American families during slavery shows that: A) Family ties weren’t important in African cultures where the slaves ancestors’ originated; consequently, family bonds were never strong among slaves. B) Two-parent families were extremely rare during the slave period. … Continue reading

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