Archive: Thu Jul 2007

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    Wave your flag and kick liberty in the teeth

    A couple is making headline news for desecrating an American flag. They put markings on it and flew it upside-down to signify that the nation was in distress. From my contact with the couple, I surmise the distress has something to do with the CFR and the Illuminati. Anyway, according to some reports, the couple slammed their…
    Leslee Kulba, July 26, 2007
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    Skip Prosser has died

    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.
    Locker Room contributor, July 26, 2007
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    Black seeks extra week of freedom

    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…
    Locker Room contributor, July 26, 2007
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    To raise wages, cut the corporate tax rate

    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…
    Locker Room contributor, July 26, 2007
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    Nifong’s apology

    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…..
    Locker Room contributor, July 26, 2007
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    What’s wrong with mental health and the rest of health care

    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…
    Locker Room contributor, July 26, 2007
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    SB3 Could Wreck the Environment

    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…
    Locker Room contributor, July 26, 2007
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    Hey N&O: Balance your brush-offs

    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…
    Locker Room contributor, July 26, 2007