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The Pilot’s op-ed page keeps up the scare tactics

  Our thrice weekly local paper — whose first edition was reportedly brought down the mountain on stone tablets by Moses — does a nice job of scaring its readers while utilizing very few facts and doing little, if any, investigation. They did it on…

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Movies don’t kill people. Troubled people kill people.

    In the wake of that horrible, horrible, horrible event at the midnight screening of the new Batman movie, we have ALL kinds of politicos stepping forward to use the tragedy to benefit their various agendas. Of course, the gun control people are leading…

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Look, Mom. I made The N&O!

  (And it’s NOT the police blotter!) *Sigh.*  I guess you’re right.  THAT is not much of a big deal. Anyway, The N&O newsroom is pouncing on the gift Tom-with-an-H has given them.  The lefty scribes there smell blood, and are going in for the…

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Guilty conscience wreaking havoc in The Pilot’s newsroom?

I guess South Carolina congressman Joe Wilson finally got to the fiction-peddlers in The Pilot’s newsroom. Here we are — one week before the vote — and we finally get our local paper here in Moore County (affectionately known as Pravda-on-Pennsylvania) to PRINT the text…