Posted in campaign 2020 Media Politics

Downtown Chapel Hill an ‘economic opportunity zone’ ?

  President Trump and some North Carolina Republicans were in Charlotte this week celebrating and advocating for economic opportunity zones.     These zones are supposed to be mostly low-income areas.    Federal legislation passed in 2017 created tax breaks and other incentive for people…

Posted in Media Politics

George & Barbara Bush’s North Carolina connection

I had heard about this many years ago.  But D.G. Martin does a nice job of recounting it in the wake of the former president’s passing: […] When Bush turned 18 in 1942, he enlisted in the Navy and was sent to Chapel Hill for…

Posted in campaign 2018 Media NCGOP Politics

Silent Sam vandals now seeking to topple Chapel Hill cop

Just as we’ve been warning you, the statue is only the beginning — the tip of the iceberg: A Chapel Hill police officer has been put on paid leave following questions about a tattoo on his forearm of the Roman numeral three encircled with stars….

Posted in campaign 2018 Media Politics

Never mind the mob violence. Drivebys, Chapel Hill kooks freak over cop’s tattoos.

Leave it to the driveby media and the freak show that runs Chapel Hill to gloss over mob violence and raise a stink over a cop’s tattoo: Chapel Hill’s police chief says he regrets that one of his officers has displayed a controversial tattoo on…

Posted in Media NC State Government Politics

#ncpol: Think UNC’s Gene Nichol is bad? Meet Altha Cravey.

I know. I know. Very similar to “crazy.”   We’ve provided a lot of coverage to the saga of Gene Nichol, the alleged law professor at UNC, who appears to do little more with his six-figure salary than publish articles bashing Republicans. The UNC Board…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Occupy

Carrboro alderman: You gotta love those ‘congenial’ anarchists …

      Until a few days ago, I thought the only good thing about Chapel Hill was the basketball team.  Now, after that beatdown the other day of those flea-infested hippies (and the N&O chick), I HAVE to expand my list to include The…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Occupy Politics

Chapel Hill cops jack up local OWS loonies …

        It just brings tears of joy to my eyes when cops manhandle lefties.  I’ll have to admit that it was a shock to see this happening in our state’s Loony Left HQ: A police tactical team of at least 20 police…

Posted in Tar Heels The ACC

A Carolina-blue coup …

Heads were rolling Thursday in Chapel Hill.   UNC football coach Butch Davis had been dismissed Wednesday in the wake of a year long NCAA investigation of the school’s football program.  At a  Thursday press conference, Chancellor Holden Thorp and Athletic Director Dick Baddour discussed…