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Re: “The Loyal White Knights of the KKK Plan a Cross-Burning in Asheboro. Sorry, People of Color, You’re Not Invited.

Someone should forward this invitation to the White House.

4 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Chris Tiffany on 03/16/2017 at 8:41 PM

Re: “SBI Completes Investigation into Frank Clark’s Shooting, Case Is Now in Durham County District Attorney’s Hands

Thank-you, indyweek,
for the Autopsy report - misquoted (during "sunshine week")
in some OTHERS' reports
(indyweek gets it right, and has covered this story
better than perfunctory reporting by others.)

Contrary to what others are suggesting, it was
NOT a mere scalp wound, but rather
"Entrance: scalp without soot, but with possible stippling"

[looks like shooter was standing over Clark
when shooting him in the head;
gun about two feet from scalp]:

From the Autopsy of Frank Clark
Gunshot wounds of head & right thigh.
A. Penetrating gunshot wound of head.
1. Entrance: left parietal scalp without soot, but with possible stippling
[Suggesting gunshot from a distance of between 12" and 36" (i.e. roughly 2 feet)
"When a shooting occurs at close range (up to 36 inches), gunshot residues
may be deposited on the surface of the victims skin.
Some of the [gunshot] debris associated with this 'stippling' phenomenon are
in pitting or indentation marks in the skin..." Soot occurs up to 12"
and the classic star-burst pattern
would indicate a contact gunshot,
although there was a "crescent-shaped margin"
"a 3/8 x 5/16" elliptical defect with a crescent-shaped margin of abrasion
... up to 3/16" at its maximum span."]
2. Fragment lodgements underlying scalp.
3. Bullet base lodgement: posterior neck inferior to skull base.
4. Fragmented bullet recovered.
5. Path: Perforation of skull and brain.
6. Direction: rightward, downward, and slightly backwards.

[Poorly written rewriting of the autopsy report that Frank Clark
"was shot on the left side of his scalp"
is like saying someone shot through the heart was shot on the skin.

The fact that the FEMUR was shattered from behind with no soot or stippling,
with slight downward trajectory,
and the trajectory and close range
of the head-shot [not a mere scalp wound] suggests that the deceased was
downed by the 1st strike
and then executed
- shot to the top back of his head
when he was down on his face ("dead men tell no tales."]

1 like, 3 dislikes
Posted by Chris Tiffany on 03/16/2017 at 8:34 PM

Re: “N.C. Fishers Face a Policy Battle Today That Will Affect Our Local Seafood Options

Find out how to promote your fishery business: case study of fishery creation - new article of Cleveroad company. If you are interested in IT technologies in fishing - you should read that

Posted by Yulia Ye on 03/16/2017 at 5:49 AM

Re: “Wake County Principals, Leaders to Seek Solutions Following Race-Driven Incidents

Well that's one way to get a typo fixed. Thanks, Funky Stu. Stay funky.

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by David Klein on 03/15/2017 at 3:32 PM

Re: “Wake County Principals, Leaders to Seek Solutions Following Race-Driven Incidents

What the fuck is a united from? These reporters get shittier by the day.

0 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Funky Stu on 03/15/2017 at 2:55 PM

Re: “The Loyal White Knights of the KKK Plan a Cross-Burning in Asheboro. Sorry, People of Color, You’re Not Invited.

Well, we know a place to find a group of unarmed bigots...

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Posted by mrdave on 03/12/2017 at 1:43 PM

Re: “Racially Charged Incident Videotaped in Wake School

I love how the black student's name wasn't protected but the anti black anti Jewish anti Hispanic people who were white were protected most likely because they are just kids ( sarcasm) while the black person got suspended. So everyone should in theory just do what they want. The minority will always lose... so fight back if nothing is ever going to happen and when you do you're going to get reprimanded anyway. This system is so terrible.

7 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by I just watch on 03/12/2017 at 10:20 AM

Re: “Former Rolesville SRO Won't Face Criminal Charges

It always amazes me to see how those in power to make change will allow abuse to happen to someone Else's child before they are willing to do something about it. But let it be a child of theirs' and the hammer will come down on the perpetrator. Someone please explain this lack of empathy to me.

Posted by Right Side Of History on 03/09/2017 at 4:01 PM

Re: “Breaking: Representative G.K. Butterfield Calls for Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s Recusal from Trump-Russia Investigation “At Minimum”

GK Butterfield should be the one stepping down. He is a do nothing member of Congress who represents one of the poorest areas of Eastern NC. In all these years of being in office what has changed? Whatever happened to the NCCAR facility built as a research facility to entice GM, Ford, Toyota and others to use to the tune of 14million dollars under the guise it would bring jobs to the area? It currently has no tenants and one employee and is being rented out for motorcycle racing to ( hobbyists) not from the area. So who is this benefiting? Why isn't there an investigation into misappropriation of funds regarding this boondoggle.
Some answers are needed regarding this issue.

1 like, 1 dislike
Posted by Fj Rice on 03/08/2017 at 9:41 AM

Re: “Photographs of the Rally to Support President Trump

such stylish characters

1 like, 1 dislike
Posted by terryboo on 03/07/2017 at 10:05 AM

Re: “Sorry, President Trump, But Your Raleigh Supporters’ Rally Was Definitely Not the Biggest of Them All

300 Trump Supporters ahowed up. Pathetic joke! His base is clearly dwindling and fellow Republicans are becoming exhausted with the daily Trump Drama that he creates. Insane Trump is on a golf outting every week, hiding from his Russian scandal he cant shake! Answer? Lets go on Twitter tyraid and attack Obama and Arnold Schwarzenegger like some crazy person we would unfriend on Face Book..but wait it is our National joke of a President! Talk about Sad!

12 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by Dean Naujoks on 03/05/2017 at 9:14 AM

Re: “Sorry, President Trump, But Your Raleigh Supporters’ Rally Was Definitely Not the Biggest of Them All

I have lost respect for this reporter. She approached me and my husband. Definitely not the person she portrayed. There will be more of these rallies. We need to be aware of these snakes in the grass!!

6 likes, 22 dislikes
Posted by Toni Harris on 03/05/2017 at 7:53 AM

Re: “Sorry, President Trump, But Your Raleigh Supporters’ Rally Was Definitely Not the Biggest of Them All

Clearly Grayson Haver Currin used fraud to take a Trump supporter's donation.

This is illegal and should be investigated. Currin knowingly took money from a Trump supporter after deliberately causing that Trump supporter to think his donation was going to an effort that Trump supporter believed in.

That's the very definition of fraud.

Currin could have given the money back and explained what he was doing, but chose not to do so, and pocketed the money himself.

That's the very definition of theft, too.

If I went to a pro-abortion rally or some Democrat campaign event and portrayed myself as someone working on behalf of that issue or that organization and took donations from people I misled then I would be guilty of fraud and deserve prosecution.

It is very telling that when a former Indy editor and liberal does it, the Indy Week proudly publishes and applauds it. Sounds like they think it's okay to victimize people so long as the people you take advantage of are Trump supporters.

And they wonder why the country is so divided.

I'll be contacting the Wake County D.A. on this issue.

4 likes, 30 dislikes
Posted by BHO on 03/05/2017 at 5:43 AM

Re: “Sorry, President Trump, But Your Raleigh Supporters’ Rally Was Definitely Not the Biggest of Them All

I REALLY wish this had been advertised. I never heard a word about it. I did hear there would be rallies, even asked our local RNC chapter, They even said they had not heard of any. I surely would have been there and I'm certain there are others who would have as well.

6 likes, 17 dislikes
Posted by Cyndi on 03/04/2017 at 9:47 PM

Re: “The blues of Randall Bramblett's career-long cult status—and the promise of his new Devil Music

Small crowds like the one in Utrecht The Netherlands where I was with my 7 year young daughter may be humbling to RB but in real terms this is freaking absurd given the quality of his music, his musicians, every song he has written and every song he has played Holland he was not even picked up by Paradiso Amsterdam but played The Helling a small venue in Utrecht....I have been playing his music to every visitor who entered my house ....over 500 in some 8 couchsurfer hosting years .... great music everybody acknowledges his stuff I will promote him until my last breath A real Southerner to be proud of.... Wish I would live in Georgia just to see him on a regular basis not once in a lifetime (so far)

Posted by George Hendriks on 03/04/2017 at 3:42 PM

Re: “Two N.C. State Reps Want to Label Some Disruptive Protesters Economic Terrorists, Criminalize Blocking Streets During Protests

I wonder if it's too late to include making legislators who vote for giant tax cuts also subject to the economic terrorist felony statutes. And for good measure, let's throw in lying about solar farms and trying to circumvent approved solar projects as economic terrorism, as well.

22 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Bill Ward on 03/02/2017 at 7:19 PM

Re: “Here’s How N.C. Politicians Are Responding to the Breaking Sessions Scandal

The Republicans lie, constantly and consistently! Which is why Sessions cannot remember anything. Burr is a total failure - his conduct in ignoring the need for investigation of Trump-Russia cannot be explained by anything but cowardice, ignorance and disdain for his constituents. Walker is too dense to understand the issues and is very poorly qualified to comment, or anything else for that matter. He is too bound up in serving his evangelical base to give a damned about the larger constituency of the 6th District. The entire Trump cabal is a total clown show and should be cancelled forthwith. As for ACA, they have no replacement and will become the death panels they warned about as they sabotaged Obama as he tried to set ACA up. And, they sabotaged everything else during his tenure. They are not public servants, but serfs to the rich sponsors of America's decline and demise. Bring some of these idiots, like Sessions, up on charges of treason.

Posted by wafranklin on 03/02/2017 at 3:33 PM

Re: “Here’s How N.C. Politicians Are Responding to the Breaking Sessions Scandal

Mark Walker's constant concern about "tension" is so cheesy and obnoxious. This is the same guy who complained that Bruce Springsteen was being a bully for cancelling a concert in Greensboro over HB2.

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Nate on 03/02/2017 at 12:11 PM

Re: “Theater Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Lights Up the Mathematics of the Mind

When discussing this play, you need to be cautious not to imply that it's an accurate depiction of autism. Mark Haddon admits to knowing nothing about the condition, and many autistics hate his story for spreading misleading stereotypes about it. The best thing I've ever read on this situation was a review written by Elizabeth Bartmess for the blog Disability in the Kidlit. You can find other autistic opinions at, which I swear isn't a press release, or at least not a professionally written one.

Posted by Curio Onscreen on 02/25/2017 at 4:31 PM

Re: “Rolesville Viral Video Triggers Panel on School Policing

You might want to get the name of the town right.

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Rob G. on 02/25/2017 at 1:31 AM

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