Jon Sanders

Director of Regulatory Studies

Posts by Jon Sanders (page 168)

  • Block Dick Vitale from a broadcast? It’s AWESOME, baby!

    Ironically, this idea came from Duke fans: If you are sick and tired of listening to Vitale, and you are fortunate enough to have access to an audio receiver + surround sound speakers, here is an easy and 100% effective way to eliminate Vitale and Patrick from your viewing…
    Jon Sanders, December 9, 2006
  • Remarks Connected to NC State

    Today the NC State News Service put out the following: Kambon, Remarks Not Connected With NC State More than one year ago, inflammatory remarks made by Kamau Kambon [link] received widespread coverage on various websites, blogs and in the media. It was incorrectly reported that Kambon was…
    Jon Sanders, December 7, 2006
  • What’s “dirty” to the academic Left: grant money given voluntarily

    Two years ago the Pope Foundation tried to give UNC-Chapel Hill money for a curriculum in Western Civilization, and the tenured socialists put a temporary halt to their perennial wailing and gnashing of teeth about how woefully small the university budget is and threw a collective tantrum…
    Jon Sanders, December 5, 2006
  • All-time best reality TV show is coming to Raleigh

    I’m talking about Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, a refreshing television show that showcases voluntary charity, promotes community togetherness, highlights fraternal love, and celebrates serving those in need. It’s the only reality-based “reality TV” show, let alone the only one that doesn’t rely on people making abject fools of themselves…
    Jon Sanders, November 30, 2006
  • The difference between sports reporting and political reporting

    Embattled NC State athletics director Lee Fowler made this acknowledgment, when asked by NC State’s Technician what was the biggest issue facing NC State athletics: It’s probably the message boards on the Internet. There is so much negative stuff coming off the boards, and I think that drives the…
    Jon Sanders, November 30, 2006
  • Just in time for NC State: generic college FB coach application

    No need to “reinvent the wheel” rolled out by DJ Gallo on ESPN.com Page 2. Some highlights: What is your expected annual salary? a) Approximately double the budget of the university’s arts program b) I am flexible, but it must have at least six zeroes in it…
    Jon Sanders, November 29, 2006
  • Favorite news story today: 4-year-old “Power Ranger” saves his sister, runs off thieves

    Get a load of this: … Two men had approached Jennifer Long’s boyfriend and his son Friday night as they stood outside the apartments she helps manage, according to a police report. The strangers asked for pot, and then a cigarette, and as the son went to get…
    Jon Sanders, November 29, 2006
  • Yay! More race-based mess from Barry Saunders

    Saunders—who performs the same role for the liberal-white-guilt-ridden News & Observer that hair shirts did for Catholic monks: inducing severe mortification for the sake of penance—is incredulous, this time about UNC-Chapel Hill’s apparently not knowing that new football coach was part Cherokee before they hired him. The Rev.
    Jon Sanders, November 28, 2006