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Re: “Carolina RailHawks Change Name, Announce Plans For MLS Bid

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Posted by Fred Alsberg Jr. on 12/08/2016 at 5:00 AM

Re: “Raleigh Approves Oak City Outreach Center Funding

That is not SE Raleigh.........

Posted by arthurb3 on 12/07/2016 at 2:44 PM

Re: “In Shock Move, Wake County Commissioner Jessica Holmes Resigns

Politics is the art of the possible. Sometimes the hardest thing for a political neophyte to withstand is only getting 95% of what you asked for. Some people just don't know how to take yes for an answer. I hope Ms. Holmes reconsiders quickly. I would hate to see someone that passionate and effective, throw away a budding political career.

2 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Raymond Voigt on 12/06/2016 at 8:56 AM

Re: “Breaking: Pat McCrory Concedes Governor's Race

I'm honestly surprised. I had expected that he would only accept if the vote flipped.

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Posted by AgentDani on 12/05/2016 at 4:28 PM

Re: “Durham Councilwoman: Why Are Cops Involved in Frank Clark Shooting Still on Force?

Thank you Councilwoman Jillian Johnson for your powerful courage to speak out the truth for us all who do not have a voice and cannot force those in power to listen to us. That's also why you received overwhelming support to win your position. Continue speaking out in truth for us all!

1 like, 2 dislikes
Posted by Mariam Whitelle on 12/05/2016 at 10:14 AM

Re: “The Morning Roundup: Profiles in Courage

Energy Transfer Partners said this changes nothing and they're going to drill anyway -- http://bsnorrell.blogspot.com/2016/12/live…

That General Assembly Special Session could be where McCrory might be planning on packing the N.C. Supreme Court with two extra seats, shifting it from 4/3 pro-Democrat (which would help soon-to-be Gov. Roy Cooper slightly to counterbalance the Republican supermajority in both the NC House of Representatives and the NC Senate) to 5/4 pro-Republican.

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Posted by Jon Howell on 12/05/2016 at 9:11 AM

Re: “Wake County Judge Michael Denning: 'China Wouldn't Be So Bad If It Weren't for All the Chinese'

Impeach Judge Michael Denning. Does anyone find it very odd that Judge Michael Denning has not been impeached as a Judge yet?? He stated during a court hearing "China wouldn't be so bad if it wasn't for all the Chinese." Yet, Judge Michael Denning continues to be a Judge. Is there a shortage of Judges in the United States?? It is disgusting that the Wake County Courts allow Judge Michael Denning to continue to be a Judge when he clearly made a discriminatory comment during a court hearing. His friend and colleague, Judge Christine Walczyk knows about the comment and ignores it. Judge Christine Walczyk is too busy committing perjury and violating the rules of the court to care about her friend and colleague making a discriminatory comment. I personally witnessed Judge Christine Walcyzk lie about what one of the witnesses stated during a court hearing. It is despicable how corrupt Judges, Judge Michael Denning and Judge Christine Walczyk continue to be Judges in the Wake County Court and in the family court. These two individuals have no business being family court judges. Judge Michael Denning stayed on a case where according to the Judicial Code of Conduct he was required to recuse himself. Did he do that?? Nope. Denning just stayed on the case even though he previously worked for people greatly involved in the case, Denning's brother is personal friends with people in the case, he works with people in the case and both he and his brother are very close personal friends with them and Denning's brother used to live with a person in the case. Someone should write a book about this, I think it would become a NY Times bestseller because the corruption of Judge Michael Denning and Judge Christine Walczyk is overwhelming!! Let's not forget about the third corrupt person in this, Judge Robert Rader, whom is the Chief District Court Judge, he has known about Judge Michael Denning making the discriminatory comment and what did he do about it?? Here comes the suspenseful answer, He IGNORED it. Oh and his wife contributed large sums of money to Judge Christine Walczyk's campaign so Rader would never reassign her off of a case no matter what she does and I mean no matter what. Walczyk has already violated a multitude of rules of the Court, committed perjury, she acts like she is out of control at court hearings (there are at least 5 audio recordings to prove this that are made from the Wake County court) and still Rader ignores everything. I am not the Plaintiff or the Defendant in the case but it is horrible sitting in the Court watching Judge Christine Walczyk in action. She is truly a corrupt Judge and stands against what America stands for and supports, which is a fair and impartial court system. I have faith that when all of the facts come out, both Judge Michael Denning and Judge Christine Walczyk will be impeached as Judges.

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Posted by Justice in the Courts on 12/02/2016 at 8:03 PM

Re: “State Board of Elections Throws McCrory a Lifejacket

Of course there was no evidence. We're in a post-fact world, doncha know? And one person saying there could be a problem means that there totally was a problem. If this is to be anything but what it appears to be, they would call for a recount of the entire state. I wonder why they picked just Durham? I can't for the life of me imagine why that county was selected. Hmmm...have to think on that one.
Funny that the GOP is screaming about a recount in WI, MI and PA, but seems to think it's a good idea here.
Oh, while we're at it, let's have a recount of the whole state for the Presidential ballots as well. I can't imagine what will be found.

1 like, 1 dislike
Posted by canesfan on 12/02/2016 at 11:25 AM

Re: “Local Lawyer: Officer Who Fired Fatal Shot Has a History ...

Plenty of news about all of the wrong in the DPD, some of which is probably true. When will we get to read about how this community plans to deal with its deep systemic problems, including its tacit support of a convicted felon being in possession of illegal substances and a stolen firearm?
Not that many years ago I took some classes at Durham Tech, and I always did my best never to any further west along East Lawson than I had to. I can only wonder how much crime this neighborhood exports out to the rest of the area.

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Posted by mike_in_nc on 12/01/2016 at 7:31 AM

Re: “Local Lawyer: Officer Who Fired Fatal Shot Has a History ...

"We're targeted."
"It scares me. I become afraid immediately.
They're coming to do something. They comin' to bring harm.
I'm gonna turn around. I'm gonna run. I'm gonna get away from the situation.
It scares the hell out of me."

In August, I asked Chief Davis about some cops jerking their guns out so often
other cops call them "jerk-offs," and that the Durham Police Department does not
document use of force like other departments do, especially against pedestrians,
but that if the DPD required its cops to document it when they
pull a weapon and they do not do so, they can be fired BEFORE
they shoot someone. She said cops aren't gonna tell on themselves, and that
it is the responsibility of civilians to report police force use of force,
and that they can't know what their cops are doing unless we report them;
when I said desk officers don't document complaints taken to them,
she said we should take our complaints to the Civilian Police Review Board;
they're useless, will not take complaints about police misconduct, &
Durham One Call [560-1200] will not take complaints about police misconduct.
She said she wanted to talk to me after the meeting, but then
when I said I've been stopped hundreds of times and searched at gunpoint,
she said: "I wonder why?" and turned her back and walked away.
The next day, at McDougald Terrace [Nat'l "Night Out"], I told her
I wanted to answer her [snarky] question: I said I used to live across the street,
in Lincoln Apartments, worked there and at Durham Tech & NCCU, tutoring kids,
including kids from McDougald Terrace,
and that no one should have trouble with cops because of where they live.
She said: "It's a target area" and turned her back and walked away again,
to smile at children for a 'photo op.
"It's a target area." - That's why 'jerk-off' cops [Like Barkley?] can jerk their guns out
"all the time" like they say in McDougald: people in DPD target areas are targets.

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Posted by Chris Tiffany on 11/30/2016 at 5:34 PM

Re: “Residents: Meeting on DPD Shooting Accomplished Nothing

This comment is relevant to "Meeting on DPD Shooting Accomplished Nothing".
Were targeted.
It scares me. I become afraid immediately.
Theyre coming to do something. They comin to bring harm.
Im gonna turn around. Im gonna run. Im gonna get away from the situation.
It scares the hell out of me.
In August, I asked Chief Davis about some cops jerking their guns out so often
other cops call them jerk-offs, and that the Durham Police Department does not
document use of force like other departments do, especially against pedestrians,
but that if the DPD required its cops to document it when they
pull a weapon and they do not do so, they can be fired BEFORE
they shoot someone. She said cops aren't gonna tell on themselves, and that
it is the responsibility of civilians to report police force use of force,
and that they can't know what their cops are doing unless we report them;
when I said desk officers don't document complaints taken to them,
she said we should take our complaints to the Civilian Police Review Board
they're useless, will not take complaints about police misconduct, &
Durham One Call [560-1200] will not take complaints about police misconduct.
She said she wanted to talk to me after the meeting, but then
when I said I've been stopped hundreds of times and searched at gunpoint,
she said: "I wonder why?" and tuned her back and walked away.
The next day, at McDougald Terrace [Nat'l "Night Out"], I told her
I wanted to answer her [snarky] question: I said I used to live across the street,
in Lincoln Apartments, worked there and at Durham Tech & NCCU, tutoring kids,
including kids from McDougald Terrace,
and that no one should have trouble with cops because of where they live.
She said: "It's a target area" and turned her back and walked away again,
to smile at children for a 'photo op.
"It's a target area." - That's why jerk-off cops [Like Barkley?] can jerk their guns out
"all the time" like they say in McDougald: people in DPD target areas are targets.

3 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Chris Tiffany on 11/30/2016 at 12:58 PM

Re: “Residents: Meeting on DPD Shooting Accomplished Nothing

The November 28, 2016, Chicago Sun-Times, Fran Spielman article: "Black Politicians Unite After Murder of Congressman's Grandson" outlined specifically the exact plan that Todd Elliott Koger has shared with the Congressional black leadership, the "Movement for Blacklivesmatter," Rev. Jesse Jackson, private foundations, and the like. In fact, Mr. Koger had already complained that the Urban League also usurped this proposal.

None of the black leadership named in the Chicago Sun-Times article had previously demonstrated any interest for the suggestion until apparently "word got out that Mr. Koger also shared the Plan with Donald Trump." That is, the black leadership named in the Chicago Sun-Times' article has always taken direct issue with Mr. Trump arguing that "BLACKS ARE NOT LIVING IN THE PRECARIOUS SITUATION OUTLINED." Donald Trump was the only one willing to listen to Mr. Koger (blacks have been voting almost 50 years straight Democrat and our situation remained the same or worst).

First Mr. Trump issued an online video that addressed our plight. Next he went to Michigan and then took the message to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Thereafter, Mr. Koger packaged the visual optics and shared Mr. Trump's fight against the status quo with black America to grow an arsenal of black Trump supporters.

When sh*t hit the fan in October 2016 and everyone started to run from Mr. Trump . . . Mr. Koger suggested the need for a new writing for black America to put things back on track. Thereafter, Mr. Trump almost immediately issued a "New Deal For Black America."

Donald Trump owes his victory to "predominately black Democratic strongholds of Pennsylvania" who were convinced to give Mr. Trump more votes than the previous Republican Party presidential candidate. African Americans like Todd Elliott Koger convinced hundreds of thousands blacks in Pennsylvania, Michigan, Wisconsin, and various other states to boycott the traditional "straight" Democratic Party vote.

Mr. Trump's "margin of victory" is realized when you combine this with an increase of "Obama white voters" in Wisconsin and Michigan voting Trump in 2016. Trump won Pennsylvania by 1.1 percentage points (68,236 votes), Wisconsin by 0.9 points (27,257 votes), and Michigan by 0.2 points (11,837 votes). If Hillary Clinton had won all three states, she would have won the Electoral College 278 to 260. She fell short in all three.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dieNd5h_qpw

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Posted by Todd Elliott Koger on 11/29/2016 at 4:11 PM

Re: “Uber Really, Really Doesn’t Pay Very Well, According to a Lawsuit Filed in North Carolina

Uber was great pay when it started in the Raleigh area but it has gotten much less lucrative as time has gone on. Uber has and continues to be using some extremely deceptive practices and does all it can to hide them. Ubers interests and the drivers interests are not well aligned making them bad partners. Uber has slashed rates dramatically claiming it would increase income. That has not come to pass. Instead Uber raised their Booking Fee from $1.00 to $1.80, increasing their revenue per ride by 80 cents and not sharing any of that with the driver. So lower rates by roughly $1.00 a trip, then raise the fee by 80 cents means that Uber is getting .60 more per trip AND drivers make .80 less per trip. This adds up over time. Uber also has started quoting prices as a flat rate which is an estimate that's a little higher than the time and mileage fee that used to be charged but they still reimburse the driver by time and mileage. In most cases this means they pocket a little extra change on each ride. On the few rides where a passenger would remember what rate they paid, Uber was making an extra $1.00 that they were not splitting with the driver per their agreement. Uber wants to get massive volume, to the point of taking passengers away from the bus while the drivers need better rates to make a decent living.
People who leased cars to do Uber when it paid better are stuck now as the floor drops out from under them between lower rates and increased competition. I also don't need to mention how Uber has mislead the public into believing that a tip is included in the rate when in fact that's not the case.

Posted by Marty Dulberg on 11/22/2016 at 4:56 PM

Re: “The Morning Roundup: Go Home, Pat

@Rward: Just fixed that, thanks for the heads up.

Posted by pblest on 11/21/2016 at 11:53 AM

Re: “The Morning Roundup: Go Home, Pat

Melania is staying in New York, so Trump will hire a body double to play the role of first lady. Rumor has it the job will go to Caitlyn Jenner.

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Posted by MichaelEdits on 11/21/2016 at 11:21 AM

Re: “The Morning Roundup: Go Home, Pat

link 1 to N&O actually goes to bismark tribune

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Posted by Rward on 11/21/2016 at 10:09 AM

Re: “The Morning Roundup: Trump’s Making Stuff Up Again, Must Be a Day That Ends in Y

crazy is as crazy does. To expect a government without controversy is like having a ball of string with no tangles. If my pet cat gets involved with the string, it will never get untangled.

Posted by Glenn Maughan on 11/18/2016 at 12:29 PM

Re: “KKK Drops Flyers In Raleigh Neighborhood As Part of Seemingly Coordinated National Campaign

Is true Donald trump feed the white supremacy is not good they will kill the people

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Posted by Luisa Caseres on 11/16/2016 at 11:02 PM

Re: “Will to Live Cautiously Returning? Here's a Few Things to Do This Week.

You stopped the arts coverage to cover the election..... You were probably better off just covering the arts, rather than the elections. Your readership would have went up.

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Posted by Matt Price on 11/16/2016 at 4:21 PM

Re: “Moogfest Announces Joint Pass with Art of Cool for 2017 Festivals

I'm so happy to see this collaboration, and this affordable way to attend both!

Posted by Ruby Sinreich on 11/15/2016 at 5:08 PM

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