BullCityBrian | Indy Week

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Re: “Justin Timberlake is very popular, but has he ever done anything of substance?

@David: the people who are prime age for absorbing pop music (i.e., much younger than me, and I assume, you as well) will absolutely remember Taylor and Justin in 50 years. And they will "remember" the Beatles in more or less the same terms I remember Glenn Miller.

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Posted by BullCityBrian on 08/22/2016 at 8:57 AM

Re: “Durham Ponders Possible Pot Enforcement Priorities with Push From FADE

If DPD gave the same amount of attention to simple possession as it does to stop sign, crosswalk, and school zone violations, that'd be about right.

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Posted by BullCityBrian on 08/12/2016 at 9:49 AM

Re: “Charges Dropped in Controversial Durham Marijuana Bust; One Arresting Officer No Longer with DPD

You don't have to weigh the harms of legal MJ (or any other drug) against a standard of no harm. You just have to weigh them against the harms of drug war, which are manifold.

Further, you don't have to support legalization of MJ (though I do, personally) to consider the routine use of military tactics and overwhelming force to serve drug warrants a bad thing.

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Posted by BullCityBrian on 08/02/2016 at 8:45 AM

Re: “Pat McCrory Has Lost It

I've always thought of Pat as more of a Smithers to Art Pope's Mr. Burns.

Though he looks like Milhouse.

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Posted by BullCityBrian on 07/22/2016 at 3:33 PM

Re: “Pit Bulls May or May Not Be Dangerous. But Bronwen Dickey Can Attest That Writing About Them Definitely Is.

@Ms. Lathrop--A quick Google search of your name + "pit bulls" indicates that you are an extraordinarily prolific and ubiquitous internet commentor on this subject. If you feel so strongly about this and are willing to devote so much time to it, why not write your own book, and lay off the (frankly creepy) fixation you seem to have on Ms. Dickey?

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Posted by BullCityBrian on 07/20/2016 at 2:00 PM

Re: “This Durham 'Day of Rage' Rumor Is a Bunch of Fearmongering

@ladylaw: you're citing an email that no one mentions anywhere else in local media that I can find (explosive devices stashed in and around government buildings is generally considered newsworthy) and your account was created the day you started posting this stuff. Please forgive us if we regard your claims as bullshit pending independent verification.

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Posted by BullCityBrian on 07/16/2016 at 9:15 AM

Re: “With Donald Trump Leading the GOP, N.C. Dems See an Opening

Nice talk and all, but the NC Dems aren't even fielding candidates in 1/4 of the state legislative races.

Posted by BullCityBrian on 07/15/2016 at 3:09 PM

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