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Re: “Theater Review: Three Shakespeare Plays Are Pared Down to a Ninety-Minute Game of Dramatic Chess in Henry VI

Great review! Since it was out in previous paper, how do we get this in print? Possible to order it?

Posted by RobU on 08/08/2016 at 11:09 AM

Re: “The Morning Roundup: The Wake BoE Has An Opening, Let's Just Give It To Dallas Woodhouse's Cousin

Thanks Jerry! I'll add this to the post.

Posted by pblest on 08/08/2016 at 11:02 AM
Posted by Jerry Wayne Williamson on 08/08/2016 at 10:06 AM

Re: “Charges Dropped in Controversial Durham Marijuana Bust; One Arresting Officer No Longer with DPD

This isn't about weed! This is about the corruption and tactics used by law enforcement. Their God mentality...they think they're untouchable, regardless of what they do. They manipulate the laws that are supposed to protect society and flat out fabricate lies to protect their own criminal behavior. Our "Government" is the real Mafia. ~Peace

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Posted by njsfoods on 08/04/2016 at 9:59 AM

Re: “Charges Dropped in Controversial Durham Marijuana Bust; One Arresting Officer No Longer with DPD

wow daily homicides in Durham and the PD concentrates its efforts on stoners crashed on the couch

crazy

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Posted by Fritx on 08/03/2016 at 9:06 AM

Re: “Charges Dropped in Controversial Durham Marijuana Bust; One Arresting Officer No Longer with DPD

You don't have to weigh the harms of legal MJ (or any other drug) against a standard of no harm. You just have to weigh them against the harms of drug war, which are manifold.

Further, you don't have to support legalization of MJ (though I do, personally) to consider the routine use of military tactics and overwhelming force to serve drug warrants a bad thing.

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Posted by BullCityBrian on 08/02/2016 at 8:45 AM

Re: “Charges Dropped in Controversial Durham Marijuana Bust; One Arresting Officer No Longer with DPD

I guess Queso is so narrow minded that he does not realized all the negatives he referenced are direct results of it being illegal in USA! There are some negatives to legalization, and stats from Colorado show increases in certain accidents and children injesting but small compared to benefit IMO. An honest discussion is important to craft responsible legal weed regs to end stupid incidents like in this article.

Posted by Bef on 08/02/2016 at 8:10 AM

Re: “Charges Dropped in Controversial Durham Marijuana Bust; One Arresting Officer No Longer with DPD

Yeah right gran, the gangs "south of the border" don't exist because we cede the duties of production, distribution, quality control and enforcement of age restrictions to them. You disagree? How about if we get together for a friendly discussion over a glass of bathtub gin at your local Capone's Speakeasy? Shoot me an email to set it up, hey, I'll pick up the tab!

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Posted by Duncan20903 on 08/02/2016 at 6:02 AM

Re: “Charges Dropped in Controversial Durham Marijuana Bust; One Arresting Officer No Longer with DPD

To each his own, I guess. I will never understand what's so great about getting high. Is life so bad that we have to alter our environment to find it enjoyable. I wouldn't brag about being able to grow contraband because that is what it is. This myth that marijuana doesn't hurt anyone...well let's take a trip down to the border and speak with victims of the gangs and cartels pushing weed and other drugs across the border. We can sometimes be selfish and narrow-minded.

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Posted by Gran Queso on 08/01/2016 at 8:25 PM

Re: “Charges Dropped in Controversial Durham Marijuana Bust; One Arresting Officer No Longer with DPD

As a Colorado resident with 24 legally growing plants I am miffed by what is happening in the southern states. Each day I read about people getting charged with felonies for a few plants. Police invading homes over small amounts of marijuana. Three productive law abiding citizens live in my home including myself. We hurt no one, still go to work, obey the law, pay our taxes. Why continue this policy of going after cannabis consumers. Not to mention all the money it costs.
I just don't get it.

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Posted by Robbie Freeman on 08/01/2016 at 5:20 PM

Re: “North Carolina Voter ID Law Is Discriminatory, Federal Appeals Court Rules, Striking It Down

i'm sure there's other redundant protocols in place at the state level - we're quite good at that.

Posted by theseatree on 07/31/2016 at 5:42 PM

Re: “Live: Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa Puff Puff Pass in Raleigh

Last paragraph is just more proof there is a double standard when it comes to justice.

Posted by aburtch on 07/30/2016 at 3:24 PM

Re: “Love never dies, but many terrible musicals have: Sitting through Andrew Lloyd Webber's Phantom sequel.

This show is dreadful. I watched clips of the London production which lacked the wonderful sets in the Australian production. Overall, the story and music are dire. None of the songs have the lasting impact of Phantom of the Opera. It's as if everything that worked before was annihilated.

Posted by mrappleby on 07/30/2016 at 3:09 PM

Re: “The Progressive Case for Hillary Clinton

The trouble with Hillary Clinton is everything. She can't be everything to everybody, yet she tries. People like you, blinded by the truth, and so wanting to press your agenda, disregard the facts. How can a progressive who claims to cut down corporate greed and control, do anything, when she has taken over 100 million dollars from financial companies. The only way, I can see her winning, is by a disportionate number of people that disregard the facts and vote for a liar. It's sad but true, there are more people like you than honest people. That's why we call you sheep. God help us if she wins.

Trump 2016

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Posted by Joe p 3 on 07/29/2016 at 11:17 PM

Re: “North Carolina Voter ID Law Is Discriminatory, Federal Appeals Court Rules, Striking It Down

But what about all those cases of voter fraud? Crickets!

It is heartening that the judges weighed the obvious intent of the odious ID law and struck it down. It's a great day in Carolina.

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Posted by Steve Bocckino on 07/29/2016 at 2:08 PM

Re: “Is the Durham GOP’s New Headquarters Violating Zoning Laws?

The owners of all the other vacant homes (there are currently 5 on this/our block), are possibly waiting for a big pay off that isn't going to come. They all want way more than the home are are worth in their current conditions. We tried to buy 215 as a rental property. For a variety of reasons it didn't work out and fell through over a year ago. However, there wasn't much effort put into at least renting it out either before or after we had a contract.

Posted by Adopter on 07/27/2016 at 7:35 PM

Re: “Is the Durham GOP’s New Headquarters Violating Zoning Laws?

Jim Anthony, who owns the property through an LLC, says above “I figured [the Durham GOP] would take responsibility for whatever permitting or zoning issues they needed to take care of. If they haven’t, then, yes, they’ve got a problem on their hands.”

Jim may soon discover that as the OWNER of the property , HE also has a problem on HIS hands, not just the Durham GOP. Section 15.1.3 Part A of the Durham UDO states "The definition of violator ...means that both tenant and landlord, where applicable, may be in violation and subject to penalties.

And by the way, why has Anthony let the house sit vacant for three years? That can't be very good for the neighborhood either.

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Posted by obie84 on 07/27/2016 at 12:18 PM

Re: “Rejoice, Raleigh: Harris Teeter to Open in Seaboard Station

Good news for the surrounding neighborhoods. Wondering what the site plans are going to look like. Seems like they'll need to significantly change some things (like tearing down some buildings) to fit this into Seaboard.

Posted by Fuzzsonic on 07/27/2016 at 11:06 AM

Re: “Is the Durham GOP’s New Headquarters Violating Zoning Laws?

Hapless? As in unlucky? I live on this block, so I think I know what the neighborhood wants.

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Posted by Adopter on 07/26/2016 at 6:17 PM

Re: “Someone at the DNC Called Our Coward Governor a "Moronic Little Bigot," Get the Tissues

@vidvis - We're in agreement that this was part of it, I covered that aspect for our HB 2 issue a few weeks back; maybe "solely" wasn't the right word to use here. But I think it is telling that they (half-assedly) restored the state cause of action at the end of the session, but didn't touch any of the anti-LGBT parts of this bill.

This is the HB 2 breakdown I wrote, for reference. http://www.indyweek.com/indyweek/heres-wha…

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Posted by pblest on 07/26/2016 at 4:33 PM

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