Daily Archives: July 26, 2007
A couple is making headline news for desecrating an American flag.Â TheyÂ put markings on it and flew it upside-down to signify that the nation was in distress.Â From my contact with theÂ couple, I surmise the distressÂ has something to do with the CFR and the Illuminati.Â Anyway, according to some reports,Â theÂ couple slammed their door onÂ a sheriff deputy’s hand asContinue Reading
Just heard that on WPTF-AM. They said Prosser, the Wake Forest basketball coach, died while jogging today in Winston-Salem. Emergency medical technicians responded, according to the report, but Prosser died before they got to the hospital. Thoughts and prayers to his family and friends and to all Wake Forest fans.
Lawyers for former N.C. House Speaker Jim Black hope a judge will allow him to delay his federal prison reporting date to August 6. The delay from his current scheduled reporting deadline — this Monday — would allow Black to face sentencing on state charges, then head to the Pennsylvania prison federal authorities have selectedContinue Reading
Corporations do not pay taxes, but it seems that workers bear most of that burden – not investors. That’s what Glenn Hubbard says based on his review of recent research. He concludes, “[W]orkers collectively would be better off if they voted for higher taxes on labor with corresponding cuts in the corporate tax.” Some highlights:Continue Reading
Former Durham DA Mike Nifong apologized to Duke lacrosse players Reade Seligmann, Collin Finnerty and Dave Evans, and admitted that there was never a shred of evidence against them. Better late than never, I guess. Still…..
Good Hope Hospital in Harnett County closed its doors in April 2006 because it could not get a Certificate of Need (CON) to replace its 93-year-old facility that the federal government declared was too dangerous. Nearby Betsy Johnson Hospital, on the other hand, teamed with WakeMed and received a CON to expand its facilities. NowContinue Reading
A new study just released from the Rockefeller Institute says that renewable energy plans could have a devastating effect on land clearing and utilization. An exerpt: Building enough wind farms, damming adequate number of rivers and growing sufficient biomass to produce ample kilowatts to make a difference in meeting global energy demands would involve aContinue Reading
It’s highly unusual that you see an editor of the Letters section on a newspaper’s opinion page provide a defense or explanation in response to letter writers. But in the case of responses to News & Observer columnist Ruth Sheehan’s piece on Wake County Commissioner Paul Coble, it has now happened twice — once toContinue Reading