Archive: Sat Jan 2013

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    In Other Matters –

    Miscellany: There have been too many stories of late on parents demanding or schools getting more armed officers to save kids from something that already happened somewhere else. Even so, yet another story emerged about another imperfect police officer. Local governments across the state are extending a brotherly arm…
    Leslee Kulba, January 12, 2013
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    Woo-oo-hoo!

    The federal government’s supply of funds for food and shelter assistance outstripped demand, so now the government wants to give the unused portion to overhead agencies, so they can pass what’s left after the rake to people who don’t need it. “The money is allocated based on unemployment in…
    Leslee Kulba, January 12, 2013
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    New at CJ Online: McCrory sees promise on Main Street

    Carolina Journal’s Barry Smith covered the inaugural ceremonies of Gov. Pat McCrory is this news report.
    Rick Henderson, January 12, 2013
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    Meanwhile down in Georgia

    Public funding for a new stadium for the Atlanta Falcons may not be a given. As the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: Amid stiff public resistance to partial public funding of a new Atlanta Falcons stadium, top state leaders say the team needs a better game plan if it expects…
    Michael Lowrey, January 12, 2013
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    Time For Proud Leftist Bill Maher To Put His $5 Million Where His Mouth Is

    After radical leftist Bill Maher publicly insulted Donald Trump’s family with his usual vulgarity, Trump met Maher’s challenge and now wants Maher to pay up, as detailed in a letter. “Attached hereto is a copy of Mr. Trump’s birth certificate, demonstrating that he is the son of Fred Trump, not…
    donnamartinez, January 12, 2013
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    Liveblogging Gov. Pat McCrory’s inauguration

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    Barry Smith, January 12, 2013
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    Kay Hagan’s weasel words on gun control

    Here is the response Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan sent to a constituent urging her not to support gun-control measures in the wake of Sandy Hook. It balances on a thin political line better than Karl Wallenda, with all the appropriate concern for the kids of Newtown…
    Locker Room contributor, January 12, 2013