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    Two dozen Democrats, most of whom will end up deeply disappointed

    Jim Geraghty of National Review Online looks into the many candidates seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. Every presidential primary ends with one winner and a lot of losers. Some might argue that one or two once-little-known candidates who overperform low expectations get to enjoy a form of…
    Mitch Kokai, May 24, 2019
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    Quick review of ‘All in the Family’ reboot

    In case you missed it, last night ABC ran a reboot of the classic 1970s TV shows”All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons.” Norman Lear–creator of both shows—endorsed the remakes, and the 90-minute live special began with Lear–sitting in Archie Bunker’s famous chair–giving a somber speech on “how…
    Sam Hieb, May 23, 2019
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    Greensboro scraps glass recycling

    WFDD reports the City of Greensboro will no longer accept glass at its recycling facilities, effective July 1. The City Council voted to make the move at last night’s meeting. The reason—Greensboro would soon start paying its recycling service to handle glass, instead of the other way around:…
    Sam Hieb, May 22, 2019
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    News release: Guilford County sheriff will do his job

    Incredible news release from Guilford County Sheriff Danny Rogers: Sheriff Rogers has met with several groups regarding immigration both formally and informally. He has issued statements regarding his position on immigration matched with that of public safety. Some members representing the immigrant community have asked the Sheriff to…
    Sam Hieb, May 22, 2019
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    Greensboro’s historic ‘Hoarders’ house loses zoning battle

    I wrote earlier this month about the zoning battle involving Greensboro’s historic Julian Price Mansion, which was featured on an episode of the A&E show “Hoarders.” The owners were requesting a special permit from the City of Greensboro to operate a bed an breakfast in the mansion, a request…
    Sam Hieb, May 21, 2019
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    Panthers move to S.C.—a primer on ‘jock taxes’

    Pretty good article in the Charlotte Observer on the impact the Carolina Panthers’ proposed move to South Carolina will have on the players. The bill that would give the Panthers $115 million in tax breaks if the team moves its headquarters and practice facility Rock Hill is expected to…
    Sam Hieb, May 20, 2019
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    Venezuelan socialism makes impact comparable to war

    John Sexton at HotAir.com highlights new information about the destructive nature of Venezuela‘s socialist regime. Democratic socialism is working in Venezuela. It’s working to make everyone miserable and hungry. The sign in the photo above reads: “Maduro is hunger.” The NY Times reports the economic decline Venezuelans are…
    Mitch Kokai, May 20, 2019
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    Leonard Pitts says Mike Pence’s Liberty University speech was right on…..

    Headline of Leonard Pitts column as it appears in the Greensboro News & Record: Mike Pence was right in his Liberty University speech This I had to read, because I knew the shoe was waiting to drop. Pitts is addressing Vice Mike Pence’s commencement address at Liberty University where…
    Sam Hieb, May 16, 2019