Michael Lowrey


Posts by Michael Lowrey (page 243)

  • "And the dogs are our best TSA employees."

    Some very good information on CLT is included in a June presentation airport head Jerry Orr gave to the airport advisory committee. Orr’s talk was accompanied by a PowerPoint presentation which isn’t available on line; a transcript of his speech is though here (select “June 2006”; Orr’s comments…
    Michael Lowrey, July 8, 2006
  • Cleveland and Charlotte: Separated at Birth?

    Let’s see: Cleveland is famous for spending $81 million for the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame and having its river catch on fire. And on the day NASCAR announces its $137 million Hall of Fame will be built in Charlotte… a green substance starts oozing out of the…
    Michael Lowrey, March 6, 2006
  • Live from Government Center

    The baseline CMS Task Force proposal does involve substantial reforms, and will be extremely controversial on several fronts. Highlights: Have a CEO superintendent overseeeing 4 or 5 area superintendents, 3 or 4 of these area superintendents would oversee geographic subdistricts of 30k – 45k students. The remaining area superintendents would…
    Michael Lowrey, December 14, 2005
  • Bill would be proud of this word usage…

    Seems that the Charlotte zoning folks have been taking lessions in you to abuse the English language from Bill Clinton. The word in question is “facade” and the idea was to keep Town & Country Ford from keeping its fooftop sign via a misdefinition of the word. The zoning board…
    Michael Lowrey, November 18, 2005