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Re: “A Reality-Show President Enters the Theater of War

If bombing Syria and Afghanistan boosts Trumps popularityexpect more. Blitzing and shelling is the GOP modus operandi. The Republicans are tied to the military industrial complex. Ronald Reagan went into Lebanon, but lost 241 Marines to a suicide bomb in Beirut. Reagan needed to boost morale. He invaded the little island nation of Grenada purportedly to save 600 American medical students. The UN condemned the invasion as a violation of international law. The list goes on with HW Bush, GW Bush.

Here it is 15 years later and Trump is trying to bully allies into his Cowboy fight in Syria, Afghanistan and possibly North Korea. Are Americans ready for WWIII?
Trump is crazy. Generals love WAR not peace. Boys and military toys will get our kids killed to avoid Russiagate.

Posted by cityfox on 04/14/2017 at 3:20 PM

Re: “Thanks for Calling Durham Hip, Vogue. Please Don’t Ruin It for Us.

It would be a lot hipper if this state woudl wipe out its anti-discriminatory laws.

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Posted by asavicz@yahoo.com on 04/14/2017 at 2:04 PM

Re: “Thanks for Calling Durham Hip, Vogue. Please Don’t Ruin It for Us.

It would be a lot hipper of this state would behave and wipe out its anti-discriminatory laws.

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Posted by asavicz@yahoo.com on 04/14/2017 at 2:03 PM

Re: “N.C. Representative Larry Pittman Calls Abraham Lincoln the “Same Sort [of] Tyrant” as Hitler and We Are Not Even Making That Up

Lysistrata Redux

Ladies, it's come time we band together and pledge NEVER to become intimate with a Republican male. Succumbing to their passion talk, we orchestrate our own demise, where one choice and one choice alone is our fate. There'll be no condom, no rhythm method, no vasectomy, no premature pullout, no morning-after pill, no abortion, no rape kits, no birth control, and no abstinence ( . . . nor orgasm). If necessary, only forced pregnancy, through legislation and entrapment, will be legally allowed by law. Republican males dictate what you do with your body, girls.

The one choice permitted brings with it baby elephants, many baby elephants. Republican males are called to populate the earth in millions of baby elephants. Should mothers come on desperate times, there'll be no welfare, no food stamps, no social services, nor medical benefits. Instead, we'll be forced to work, our baby elephants to be raised by televisions, and our fatherless families to survive, impoverished, on pauper's wages, minimal-sustenance child support, with higher taxes than their fathers pay.

But, for Republican/capitalist/conservative right-wingers, sex and sales are synonymous. Republican men are driven to populate the earth to increase the consumer base, maximize profit, and double their investments, no matter the human costs. A growing population of Americans means a larger army, and an expendable human protective barrier for the Republican elitists. In other words, to deny Republican men sexual gratification is to weaken economic and military effectiveness, according to the conservative male mind-set.

Instead, a wiser solution, women -- mandated Republican castration. After all, its well deserved. Its easy. Its permanent. Its justified. And, it eliminates gene-pool pollution. What better choice? Sterilize and emasculate the suckers at the same time!

So, ladies, its come time we band together and pledge NEVER to become intimate with a Republican male.

--Carol Green (Please repost now!)

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Posted by Carol Green on 04/13/2017 at 10:34 PM

Re: “Raleigh Is the Second-Fastest-Growing Major Metro In the Country. Can It Keep Up?

Great article! I'm a Realtor in the area, and the growth is incredible, but it would be a lot smoother if we could get the 540 loop finished and a few more schools up and running. School caps, and traffic jams in outlying areas are a hassle. I moved here in 1992, and have watched even the outskirt towns blossom. These days buyers are pushing out to Clayton and Johnston County as well, so that Raleigh effect is pretty impressive for Raleigh and all the towns within a 20 mile radius. One thing that is interesting is how quickly we developed our own personality in the area. In a recent blog post, I talked a little bit about how we are very house proud in the Triangle. Buyers from other parts of the country always comment on how pretty our homes are, and how people always present the houses so well when they sell them. It's interesting to see the personality of our area develop so quickly, and in such a positive way. If you want to check out that link to my blog (it's about selling your Triangle house), check it out here at http://www.triangletrusted.com/selling-a-home-in-raleigh-cary-holly-springs-or-fuquay Once again, Thank you again for this article, I'm sharing it for sure.

Posted by Triangle Trusted Realty, Inc. on 04/13/2017 at 7:13 PM
Posted by vidvis on 04/13/2017 at 9:49 AM

Re: “Suicide apparent in shooting death of son of pro-gun rights N.C. Rep.

Rep Pittman is a sad excuse for a 'man'.

I am sorry that his son was troubled, and despondent.

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Posted by Michael Valente on 04/12/2017 at 8:36 PM

Re: “N.C. Representative Larry Pittman Calls Abraham Lincoln the “Same Sort [of] Tyrant” as Hitler and We Are Not Even Making That Up

There were 620,000 casualties, not 800,000.

http://www.civilwar.org/education/civil-war-casualties.html?referrer=https://www.google.com/

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Posted by Lisa Harmon on 04/12/2017 at 6:30 PM

Re: “N.C. Representative Larry Pittman Calls Abraham Lincoln the “Same Sort [of] Tyrant” as Hitler and We Are Not Even Making That Up

The Confederates fired the first shot of the war on Fort Sumpter. Jefferson Davis is responsible for 800,000 deaths

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Posted by Blatantone on 04/12/2017 at 6:12 PM

Re: “N.C. Representative Larry Pittman Calls Abraham Lincoln the “Same Sort [of] Tyrant” as Hitler and We Are Not Even Making That Up

The Confederates fired the first shot at Fort Sumpter. Jefferson Davis is responsible for 800,000 deaths.

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Posted by Blatantone on 04/12/2017 at 6:10 PM

Re: “Sticker Shock: Why Does the Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit Project Suddenly Cost $3.3 Billion?

It's valid to ask how did the price tag get to $3.3B, but the more important question is how much more will it grow.

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Posted by ct on 04/12/2017 at 6:09 PM

Re: “The N.C. Beer and Wine Wholesalers Association Says Craft Brewers Can’t Handle Their Taxes, Shouldn’t Be Able to Distribute Their Own Beer

Yes, bad reporting. This publication should not take the word of an association, do their own digging and come up with its own point of view and facts.

Posted by Andrew 2 on 04/12/2017 at 5:35 PM

Re: “Suicide apparent in shooting death of son of pro-gun rights N.C. Rep.

Radical Christian Terrorism. Pittman spews hate when making laws. I blame him for his son's suicide. I am sure pittman did not approve of his son's interest in atheism and same-sex marriage.

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Posted by Hunter Davis on 04/12/2017 at 5:15 PM

Re: “N.C. Representative Larry Pittman Calls Abraham Lincoln the “Same Sort [of] Tyrant” as Hitler and We Are Not Even Making That Up

"We have reached out to Pittmans office seeking his resignation but have not yet heard back."

FTFY

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Posted by MichyMitch on 04/12/2017 at 4:30 PM

Re: “Thanks for Calling Durham Hip, Vogue. Please Don’t Ruin It for Us.

Whoa, Sarah, are you too young to understand the meaning of "hip"? What's your point and what's your real bitch here? What's wrong with Durham getting the attention it so craves?

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Posted by Barbara 2 on 04/12/2017 at 2:22 PM

Re: “Sticker Shock: Why Does the Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit Project Suddenly Cost $3.3 Billion?

This project is a joke and shouldn't even continue to be considered. We don't need a rail system to run people from Duke to UNC, not to mention the environmental impact. This project, totally supported and pushed by Steve Schewel, will hopefully keep him from winning the Mayoral seat. We don't need our taxes paying for a socialist initiative.

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Posted by Barbara 2 on 04/12/2017 at 2:17 PM

Re: “Thanks to Congress, Telecoms Can Now Mine Your Browser History for Fun and Profit (Mostly Profit)

Clearly this is a tactic to control the lives of the general masses by monitoring each and every activity of their life. The only way to prevent them from getting insights into our daily life is to encrypt our home network through a VPN services such as PureVPN.

Posted by JenniferHudson on 04/12/2017 at 2:08 PM

Re: “Sticker Shock: Why Does the Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit Project Suddenly Cost $3.3 Billion?

You left out the biggest cost overrun - GoTriangle added $935 million in debt which in turn added over $900 million in interest - all payable by Orange and Durham. So the net effect is instead of 25% of $1.4 billion, local citizens will be paying 55% of $3.3 billion - or $1.9 billion.

The Durham-Wake Commuter Rail is NOT funded. Neither is the MLK BRT in Chapel Hill. Oh and planned bus hour expansions have been cut.

So if you cannot afford to live along the corridor and you're not going to Durham or UNC, you'll need a car.

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Posted by Bonnie Hauser on 04/12/2017 at 1:51 PM

Re: “Ominous Growth.

this illustrator seems confused as to his admission

Posted by Ron J Belin on 04/12/2017 at 1:05 PM

Re: “Ominous Growth.

...A RED ONE

Posted by Ron J Belin on 04/12/2017 at 1:04 PM

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