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Re: “After an Incident at Rolesville High, Activists Wonder if Schools Need Cops

When, in the name of god and all that is holy, WHEN is the time when you are supposed to see this in high school [from the story above]:
a young African-American girl in a pink shirt rises above her classmates before she's thrown like a rag doll to the floor
Was she killing someone? Did she have an AR-15 rifle, or sawing off a head with a tree saw? Because if she wasn't, that is the most onerous over-reaction I have ever witnessed.
First show children love and respect. After they are 18, start in on America's institutionalized racist "justice system" where 1 in 3 African American males will go to prison, 1 in 20 whites.
Should we start this injustice in Kindergarten? Lock those little black babies up when they misbehave!
God help us. This is insanity. I wish they'd let me help out at these schools with these bad kids, but since I WAS a bad kid, I would never be allowed, just like the only people who know what it means to be sentenced to prison--a convicted convict--is never allowed to serve on a jury, after I answer the mandatory "have you ever been convicted of a felony?" question, I'm usually 100% so far, out of the running to help any children. Even though it's been 25 years since I've committed a crime, I've since helped to raise a wonderful PhD daughter, and gotten my master's degree, and lived a good taxpayer's life. I was scared straight, but I'm not allowed to show anyone with whom i am not related by blood the lessons I have learned. Don't lock up children. #1

Posted by Shawn1960 on 02/12/2017 at 7:37 PM

Re: “The Five Dumbest Things Pat McCrory Said on Meet the Press

I disagree with Trump's refugee ban, and with former governor McCrory, if he likes banning refugees and says they were not properly vetted, prior to Trump.
I do not believe that President Trump knows anything about National Security, or about vetting immigrants, or that he knows "more about ISIS than the generals". I believe he knows how to cheat on his taxes. Beyond that, I believe he's an idiot, in every way.
Prior to his ban on refugees, immigrants to America were vetted more than any other populations entering any other countries. http://www.cbsnews.com/news/60-minutes-syrian-refugee-crisis/

Posted by Shawn1960 on 02/12/2017 at 6:18 PM

Re: “NAACP Estimates More Than 80K Turned Out to Protest Trump at the Moral March on Raleigh

First Moral March was 4 years ago. This was the 11th year for the HKonJ.

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Posted by Bree Kalb on 02/12/2017 at 8:39 AM

Re: “No More Free Rides, Kids: Parking Meters Coming to Downtown Durham

People going to DPAC events Monday-Friday who have been parking for free on streets to avoid the garages... beware.

Posted by ct on 02/11/2017 at 10:05 AM

Re: “Despite Protests, Raleigh Mayor Nancy McFarlane Says the City Never Planned to Put a Police Station on the Shaw University Campus

The President's name is Dr. Tashni-Ann Dubroy. Not Natasha.

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Posted by Nicole Freespirited Bowman on 02/11/2017 at 12:37 AM

Re: “Durham City Council Rejects Mayor Bell’s HB 2 Compromise

Hooray for a bold and righteous Durham! Fairness and humanity trump the flow of economic benefits, in my book, and there's no reason to see them as mutually exclusive.

I'm so proud of and grateful for elected officials like Jillian Johnson, Charlie Reese and Don Moffitt for keeping their eyes on the prize. Thanks, too, to Mike Woodard for representing Durham so well in the General Assembly. So glad you're still there, Mike!

History will remember how these leaders moved Durham and North Carolina on the path to fairness for all.

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Posted by lanyashapiro on 02/10/2017 at 10:25 AM

Re: “Durham City Council Rejects Mayor Bell’s HB 2 Compromise

Indy staff: I think you left out an important word in the paragraph on the bill just introduced at the legislature. "... as well as CREATE a statewide nondiscrimination ordinance."

Posted by lanyashapiro on 02/10/2017 at 10:13 AM

Re: “Durham City Council Rejects Mayor Bell’s HB 2 Compromise

"Woodard, along with two other senators, filed a bill today that would fully repeal HB 2 as well as a statewide nondiscrimination ordinance. "

Perhaps this sentence could be rewritten to explain that the statewide nondiscrimination ordinance would be enacted under this bill, not repealed?

Posted by barry on 02/10/2017 at 10:09 AM

Re: “How the Religious Right Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Libertine Adulterer Donald Trump

. . .Countless churches should lose their tax-exempt status and / or be prohibited from federal programs because their church pastors and leaders (intentionally or not) refuse to provide economic opportunities to some of the very people who are being used as commodity for federal dollars. Also, (via BOGUS NONPROFITS) too many church leaders and pastors are involved in: deceptive trade practices / undisclosed identity-of-interest relationships, transactions, and collusion / federal contract procurement non-compliance / illegal nepotism / catching the poor (Psalms 10:9) / and unlawfully refusing to extend jobs to people in need instead of creating careers for their families and friends. Hocus-Pocus Religion, Politicized Churches and Federally-Funded Oppression @ http://www.lawgrace.org/2016/11/28/hocus-pocus-religion-politicized-churches-and-federally-funded-oppression/

*Also: CHURCHES AND HOMELAND SECURITY https://shar.es/19sZbP

. . . federal programs and grants awarded to churches for addressing social poverty, and other maladies are not intended for accomplishing sealed and rigged bidding, and non-competitive businesses and careers for pastors families. Reiteratively, federal programs and funding are not to be transformed into private, family-owned church companies. Federal procurement statutes require government funding recipients to take affirmative steps to give economic opportunities to individual and small businesses.
*ENTIRE article at: http://newsblaze.com/usnews/national/churches-and-homeland-security-unite-to-re-victimize-katrina-victims_71439/

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Posted by Barbara Ann Jackson on 02/09/2017 at 9:35 PM

Re: “Durham Spots Like Roy's Kountry Kitchen Are the Enduring Soul of a Wildly Developing City

Is Blue Coffee still trying to come back? Northgate has emerged as an option for entrepreneurs...

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Posted by Lindsey 1 on 02/09/2017 at 2:02 PM

Re: “Durham Spots Like Roy's Kountry Kitchen Are the Enduring Soul of a Wildly Developing City

What a fantastic article!!!
Kudos to the staff at Roy's Kuntry Kitchen! Whenever my daughter and I are in town, we look forward to having Saturday morning breakfast at "the restaurant." It's wonderful having a staple in the community that embraces you with such hospitality. Although the salmon cakes, biscuits and fruit punch are my fav, this article has expanded my palette to consider trying the Obama drink on my next visit. Not sure if the fruit punch has a name..maybe you all could consider calling it Kasey Juice!
~A.Jackson
Annapolis, MD

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Posted by Lishabobby on 02/08/2017 at 7:49 PM

Re: “27 Reasons We Love the Triangle Right Now

#26. Anne Tyler most definitely did NOT win the Nobel Prize.

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Posted by Lewis Beale on 02/08/2017 at 6:00 PM

Re: “Will the NCAA’s Threat Force the Legislature to Reconsider HB 2?

Hit em where it hurts: their balls.

Posted by Jon Howell on 02/08/2017 at 5:52 PM

Re: “An Epilogue for Unexposed Microcinema's Bold, Meaningful Year of Holding Down a Stable Venue for Experimental Film

I'd keep an eye on the Facebook page and expect to see events there as they finish reshuffling, but if they come out with a new website, we'll update.

Posted by Brian Howe, INDY managing editor for arts & culture on 02/08/2017 at 5:36 PM

Re: “Is Emerald City a Nuisance to Its Lakewood Neighbors, Or Is It Just in the Way?

The article poses a question: "Is Emerald City a Nuisance to Its Lakewood Neighbors, Or Is It Just in the Way?"

The article provides a clear answer: "There have been nine assaults and 104 fights or disturbances reported, eight instances of shots being fired, and thirty-five reports about intoxicated people or drivers."

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Posted by Spindy on 02/08/2017 at 4:43 PM

Re: “An Epilogue for Unexposed Microcinema's Bold, Meaningful Year of Holding Down a Stable Venue for Experimental Film

sorry i missed these events. how do I find out about future ones? Web link is dead. FB/Twitter links appear dormant.

Posted by Geoff Dunkak on 02/08/2017 at 2:14 PM

Re: “Why Wake County Judge Abe Jones lost

Abe Jones has no business running for another public office. Period. He has a serious personal ethics problem and there is no way to repair this.

Karma has a way of catching up.

Posted by Nicole Murphy on 02/08/2017 at 10:34 AM

Re: “Durham Spots Like Roy's Kountry Kitchen Are the Enduring Soul of a Wildly Developing City

Luv this spot! Sending luv to the crew at Roy's from Houston.

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Posted by Shandra MyTime Robertson on 02/08/2017 at 10:32 AM

Re: “Durham Spots Like Roy's Kountry Kitchen Are the Enduring Soul of a Wildly Developing City

Thank you Indy Week we truly appreciate you all, y'all come back and see us soon ya hear lol

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Posted by Kyle Jeffers on 02/08/2017 at 10:03 AM
Posted by Max Jeffers on 02/08/2017 at 9:53 AM

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