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Posted by theseatree on 12/17/2016 at 4:58 AM

Re: “It's Time for North Carolina Democrats to Fight Fire with Fire

Even better will be a coordinated attempt to disrupt the GOP members' places of business. Google their hometowns and protest them there as well. Hit them where it hurts-none of these clowns will be able to ignore us if we are everywhere. Protest outside of their homes-take the fight to them. Do not meekly stand by and wail about fairness, they do not care. Protest them where they worship, where they shop where they live. if they are entitled to wantonly impose their shit on our lives then they can reap what they sow.

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Posted by dudeoflife on 12/16/2016 at 11:05 PM

Re: “It's Time for North Carolina Democrats to Fight Fire with Fire

The legislature and McCrory should all be indicted with racketeering and subverting the will of the voters.

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Posted by Baruch on 12/16/2016 at 9:57 PM

Re: “Durham Artists Movement Is a Safe Space and a Strong Voice for Artists Who Need It Most

The quotes from the artists read like the vapid gobblygook newspeak of a freshly graduated business consultant. One who, without real world experience, waxes poetic about "...synergizing to maximize strategic metric actualization..."

So, in plainspeak, what does DAM *actually* do? I still don't know.

Posted by ProudlyAfilliated on 12/16/2016 at 8:00 PM

Re: “It's Time for North Carolina Democrats to Fight Fire with Fire

@MX46 - At least Cooper would stack it with intelligent people who care. Not heartless individuals who have outdated agendas. It is 2016, not 1916. We should be moving forward as people, not driving back everything we have worked so hard to change.

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Posted by Raleigh Guy on 12/16/2016 at 3:51 PM

Re: “It's Time for North Carolina Democrats to Fight Fire with Fire

Sorry Indy. You're about 6 years too late on this... While you guys have been sippin' your PBR in your tight pants and too-small t-shirts, the Teapublicans have been ruining the State. But better late than never, I suppose...

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Posted by twatts1000 on 12/16/2016 at 2:18 PM

Re: “It's Time for North Carolina Democrats to Fight Fire with Fire

At least MX46 will agree that Breitbart is awful...

Posted by twatts1000 on 12/16/2016 at 2:16 PM

Re: “It's Time for North Carolina Democrats to Fight Fire with Fire

Anyone who ends a statement with "Sad" is a brainwashed Trumpster.

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Posted by heartNC on 12/16/2016 at 1:33 PM

Re: “It's Time for North Carolina Democrats to Fight Fire with Fire

This editor and the idiots protesting must have short memories. Including Cooper. Sad

http://www.hcpress.com/front-page/ncgop-ca…

The Indy has turned into the local Democratic version Breitbart. It's awful.

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Posted by MX46 on 12/16/2016 at 12:01 PM

Re: “Accused By an Ex-Cop of Excessive Force in 2014, Three Durham Officers Escaped Discipline

100 percent sure there is a bulk of this story missing. officer shows up, says make my day and tased a kid then his partner slams mom for asking why? this is reminiscent of Denzel Washington link to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=27LHUqQiGgA

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Posted by Daryl Mac on 12/16/2016 at 9:09 AM

Re: “Accused By an Ex-Cop of Excessive Force in 2014, Three Durham Officers Escaped Discipline

The print version emphasizes threats;
victims, witnesses,
complainants, and family members of complainants
should not be threatened.
Today is the 225th anniversary of the passage of the Bill of Rights;
Article the 1st, our first right and DUTY
is to "petition for redress of grievances" (i.e. to complain).
[The word "petition" means more than just agreeing with
someone else's written complaint.]

Cops who threaten complainants should be fired, and
threatening complainants should be prosecuted
as civil rights violations, &
the department should be sued.

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Posted by Chris Tiffany on 12/15/2016 at 7:51 PM

Re: “Amy Adams’s Authenticity Elevates Tom Ford’s Glam Pulp Fiction in Nocturnal Animals

4 Stars for NOCTURNAL ANIMALS? What a joke! The unnecessarily explicit -- and ultimately pointless -- opening scene of nude, grotesquely fat women trying to gyrate provocatively at an art opening will have many members of the audience reaching for the barf bag or walking out altogether. That stomach-turning scene doesn't connect with anything else in the movie -- it's inserted simply for its shock value -- and it makes an otherwise riveting revenge story unrecommendable, IMHO. Only a Tom Ford fan boy, such as Glenn McDonald, would send his unsuspecting readers to such a deeply flawed film, without warning them that they might not make it through the first five minutes without tossing their cookies.

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Posted by robertm748 on 12/15/2016 at 6:05 PM

Re: “Special Session Part II: "This Is as Serious as It Gets in North Carolina"

OK, so please provide concrete things we can do to stop them.

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Posted by Jill C. on 12/15/2016 at 2:42 PM

Re: “Special Session Part II: "This Is as Serious as It Gets in North Carolina"

Coup d'State !
NC Senate leader Vladimir Putin Jr and House Speaker Boris Badenov plan their catchall gum up all bill Governor's Operating Powers Stolen, Taken Or Prevented (GOPSTOP) bill, saying it proves your vote means nothing if it's not counted for a right wing Republican.

George W

Posted by George W on 12/15/2016 at 10:37 AM

Re: “Here's What Happened at the General Assembly Yesterday, and What Might Happen Next

This GOP legislature shows disdain for democratic institutions. It wants power and takes it by any means necessary. Gone are the good of the people, public service, bipartisanship, decency, and fair play. I'm so sad to see my chosen state destroyed like this.

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Posted by chappa hillian on 12/15/2016 at 9:27 AM

Re: “Stay Tuned for Shenanigans: The General Assembly Just Called Another Special Session

This is the most unethical team of legislatures In decades.

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Posted by Jake 1 on 12/14/2016 at 7:13 PM

Re: “If Durham and Orange County Want Light Rail, They’ll Have to Pay Up

So many empty buses running all over the place, and they think we need a train? Another big feel good waste of taxpayer money. The state said "no" and these folks just can't seem to take no for an answer. I hope Durham wises up before it is too late and says "no" also.

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Posted by John Trololo on 12/14/2016 at 12:44 PM

Re: “Accused By an Ex-Cop of Excessive Force in 2014, Three Durham Officers Escaped Discipline

This is very reminiscent of some stories in an episode of John Oliver's "Last Week Tonight" on police accountability: Link to the summary (or view the whole thing): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zaD84DTGUL…

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Posted by JE on 12/14/2016 at 12:20 PM

Re: “If Durham and Orange County Want Light Rail, They’ll Have to Pay Up

The $240 million assumes that the state funds at the maximum 10% - and is the tip of the iceberg.

The project is now estimated to cost over $2 billion - and its still in planning stages. If the counties assume 40% (or more) of the risk, what is their risk for project overruns? 40% or more? Oh - and we wont see the first train before 2028 - when we're going to need a lot more service than a train running between Duke and UNC.

Increased financing costs (interest expense) are likely to be in the tens of millions. That's because the feds have slowed their reimbursement rates -and GoTriangle doesn't have a credit rating. Then there's inflation - and all signs are pointing to higher interest rates in the future. Don't forget compounding.

Thanks to Mr Reece and others who are genuinely concerned about the future and want to bring robust, high quality transportation Durham and Orange County. Shame on those who continue to represent that DOLRT is an alternative to roads and congestion. With all the park n rides and at-grade crossings in downtown, DOLRT is likely to make things a lot worse. A transit-oriented community needs a lot more than an expensive train in 2028.

Wake County will have 140 miles of high speed/high frequency transportation throughout the county, long before the first DOLRT train leaves the station. Here's what Wake is planning. Worth considering.
http://www.waketransit.com/wp-content/uplo…

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Posted by Bonnie Hauser on 12/14/2016 at 11:34 AM

Re: “December 7 crossword

This is last week's puzzle.

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Posted by Bob Rosen on 12/14/2016 at 11:15 AM

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