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  • Donald Trump Thunders at Media for Trying to Smear His Supporters after Bomb Scares

    10/27/2018 8:36:42 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 27, 2018 | Charlie Spiering
    President Donald Trump denounced the media on Friday for trying to pin the recent bomb scare on him and his supporters. “We have seen an effort by the media in recent hours to use the sinister actions of one individual to score political points against me and the Republican party,” Trump said. The president commented on the news at his rally in Charlotte, North Carolina after authorities apprehended the Florida man suspected of sending pipe bombs to prominent Democrats. Trump condemned political violence and called for an end to the politics of personal destruction, especially from the media. “Political violence...
  • Bomber Won’t Stop Trump Crowd in Charlotte From Chanting “CNN Sucks!” (VIDEO)

    10/26/2018 7:11:34 PM PDT · by Proud White Trump Supporter · 52 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | October 26, 2018 | Jim Hoft
    CNN also received a bomb-like package earlier in the week. But this did not stop the crowd on Friday night from chanting, “CNN sucks!”
  • LIVE THREAD - TRUMP MAGA RALLY CHARLOTTE, NC (7:00 PM EDT)

    10/26/2018 7:35:05 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 34 replies
    Trump MAGA rally tonight at 7:00 PM EDT from Charlotte, NC.
  • Man in custody after GOP volunteer says he was threatened at Charlotte polling place (NC)

    10/24/2018 9:02:31 PM PDT · by Ravi · 20 replies
    News and Observer ^ | 10/24/18 | doran and marusak
    Early voting nearly turned violent in Charlotte on Wednesday, when a Republican volunteer was confronted by a man who showed a gun at a Mecklenburg County polling place, police said. Derek Partee, who is black, said three white people angrily approached him at the Steele Creek polling place, which is southwest of Charlotte near Carowinds. Partee posted photos of the three on Facebook, including a photo in which one heavily tattooed man can be seen openly carrying a pistol in a hip holster. Partee said he called the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department and filed a report. In a news release late...
  • President Trump heading to Charlotte (NC) for campaign rally next week

    10/19/2018 6:30:54 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 24 replies
    WBTV.com ^ | October 19, 2018 | WBTV Web Staff
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV Web Staff) - President Donald Trump is coming to Charlotte next week to campaign for Mark Harris. He plans to visit Friday, October 26. Trump visited for whirlwind trip in August to raise money for Republicans Mark Harris of the 9th District and Rep. Ted Budd of the 13th. [ Whirlwind trip to Charlotte puts Trump in the middle of 2 competitive NC races ] Trump is expected to rally at 7 p.m. at Bojangles Coliseum, located at 2700 E. Independence Boulevard. Doors will open at 4 p.m. Those interested can register for tickets here.Both Budd and...
  • Board: N Carolina lawmaker didn’t disclose $140K in activity

    10/18/2018 9:13:27 AM PDT · by Libloather · 10 replies
    AP News ^ | 10/17/18 | GARY D. ROBERTSON
    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s elections board sent to prosecutors Wednesday the case of a state House member whom investigators allege failed to report over $140,000 in campaign contributions expenditures over several years. The elections panel voted unanimously to send their findings involving Democratic Rep. Rodney Moore of Charlotte and his campaign to the Mecklenburg County district attorney for possible charges. The board decided there is “clear and convincing evidence” that false campaign reports were signed while treated under oath as complete and correct, as well as that unlawful spending of campaign contributions occurred.
  • Anti-toll movement may upend North Carolina’s first transportation P3

    10/12/2018 1:07:10 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    The Bond Buyer ^ | September 12, 2018 | Shelly Sigo
    North Carolina officials are trying to figure out how to unwind parts or all of a 2014 public-private partnership that is building managed toll lanes on a Charlotte-area highway.Ever since the ink dried on North Carolina’s first transportation P3 contract, the plan to relieve severe congestion in the Charlotte region has generated controversy.Public opposition remains just as fierce today to the project that will add express lanes on Interstate 77, even though more than one report says the deal with I-77 Mobility Partners LLC, a consortium led by Cintra Infraestructuras S.A., was properly authorized and permitted.The 26-mile-long project is designed...
  • Eric Reid takes a knee during national anthem in first game as Carolina Panthers player

    10/07/2018 1:53:43 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 40 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 07, 2018 | Katherine Lam
    Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid took a knee during the national anthem before Sunday’s game against the New York Giants in Charlotte, North Carolina. Reid was the only player to kneel during the “Star Spangled Banner,” continuing the protest he began while playing for the San Francisco 49ers. He was the first Panthers player ever to kneel during the national anthem. Sunday also marked Reid’s return to the NFL after signing with the Panthers on Sept. 27. He and Kaepernick filed a grievance against the league alleging teams colluded against signing him during free agency because of the kneeling controversy....
  • 3rd person charged in murder of North Carolina mayor, wife

    09/09/2018 1:00:37 PM PDT · by House Atreides · 79 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | September 9, 2018 | Katherine Lam
    A woman and two men were charged after the mayor of a small North Carolina town and his wife were found murdered in their home, police said. Dakeithia Nesha Andrews, 30, was the third person arrested in connection with the deaths of Leggett Mayor Gary Skelton and his wife, Jackie Skelton, The Charlotte Observer reported. The Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday that Andrews was charged with conspiracy robbery with a dangerous weapon and is being held on $100,000 bond. Keith Earl Williams, 25, and Mitchell Brinson, 18, were charged with first-degree murder on Friday.
  • Trump in North Carolina 8/31

    09/04/2018 3:55:46 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 8 replies
    You Tube ^ | 31/8/18
    Standard speech, subdued cheering
  • MARINE WEEK - By Air. By Land. By Sea. By Charlotte. September 5-9, 2018 | Charlotte, N.C.

    09/04/2018 3:23:05 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 2 replies
    US Marine Week ^ | September 4, 2018 | USMC
    About Marine Week Join the United States Marine Corps in Uptown Charlotte this September for a celebration of Community, Country and Corps. From Sept. 5 – 9, Marine Week Charlotte will feature hands-on displays, live demonstrations, time-honored Marine Corps traditions, musical performances and other events to showcase the history, military capabilities and community involvement of the Corps.
  • Republican leaders officially name Charlotte as host city for 2020 RNC

    07/20/2018 4:38:00 PM PDT · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 25 replies
    wsoctv.com ^ | July 20, 2018 | Joe Bruno
    AUSTIN, Texas - Charlotte City Council Member-at-Large James Mitchell raised his fist in the air, and then hugged Councilman Ed Driggs. The crowd rose to its feet. The Republican National Committee, on Friday, officially named Charlotte as the host city for the 2020 Republican National Convention.
  • 2020 Republican convention goes to Charlotte, the lonely and reluctant bidder in age of Trump

    07/20/2018 4:24:51 PM PDT · by lionstar · 79 replies
    latimes.com ^ | Jul 20, 2018 | Noah Bierman
    As Americans fought in recent weeks over whether restaurants should refuse to serve top aides to President Trump, an entire city has been debating what it means to host his convention for reelection. Charlotte won the rights to the 2020 Republican National Convention on Friday. But that's largely because it faced little serious competition. And even before the victory was announced in Austin, Texas, this thriving, progressive urban island in the Trump-friendly South was suffering some buyer's remorse. Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles, a Democrat, says the decision to host the convention was the hardest she has tackled — "not just...
  • Violent Left: North Carolina Democrats Threaten ‘Civil Unrest’ if 2020 RNC Held in Charlotte

    07/10/2018 4:58:04 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 45 replies
    The Young Democrats of [Mecklenburg County] North Carolina issued a press release threatening violence if the city is selected to host the 2020 Republican National Convention. “Any potential claim to an economic impact from the Convention will undoubtable be outweighed by the civil unrest and reputational harm we would recieve [sic] from welcoming Trump’s divisive rhetoric to our community,” the release says.
  • Charlotte councilman posts video asking citizens to weigh in on 2020 RNC bid

    07/06/2018 7:01:13 PM PDT · by Libloather · 21 replies
    Wave3 ^ | 7/02/18
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Charlotte City Councilman Braxton Winston posted a video on Facebook Monday asking citizens to weigh in on the possibility of the Republican National Convention coming to the Queen City in 2020. As of Monday, Charlotte and Las Vegas were the final two cities in the running to host the 2020 RNC. In his Facebook post, Winston says it is "all but guaranteed that Charlotte will be selected" to host the event. **SNIP** "We would be asking the people of Charlotte to host a celebration for a brand of politics that has been highly divisive and some...
  • Wendy's worker accused of shooting customer's car after argument

    06/22/2018 5:00:42 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 51 replies
    WSOCTV.com ^ | June 22, 2018
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Police arrested a fast food worker after they said he fired shots at customers who had just ordered food in the drive-thru of a north Charlotte Wendy's. Channel 9 crews were the first on the scene at the Wendy’s on Sunset Road around 2 a.m. A bullet hole could be clearly seen on the right side of a red Dodge Charger. Investigators told Channel 9 two female customers from Florida had gone through the drive-thru and were waiting for their food in the parking lot. A female employee brought the food out to them, but the customers...
  • American Airlines carrier cancels hundreds of flights leaves thousands stranded (trunc)

    06/15/2018 7:51:28 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 33 replies
    Fox News/MSN ^ | 6/15/2018 | Fox News
    Thousands of passengers scheduled to fly out of Charlotte Douglas International Airport, in North Carolina, on an American Airlines-operated carrier became stranded on Thursday night after the airline suddenly canceled all remaining flights. PSA Airlines, a regional carrier for American Airlines, reportedly experienced a “technical issue” that led to the cancellation of 275 flights on Thursday and 400 on Friday, a representative for the airline confirmed to Fox News. “Our team, in coordination with PSA, is working hard to resolve the issue as quickly as possible,” said American in a statement. “PSA plans to resume their operations at 12 p.m....
  • City councilwoman's tweet compares police to terrorists

    05/17/2018 7:35:14 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 16 replies
    WSOCTV ^ | May 17, 2018
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Several police officers have contacted Channel 9, upset about a tweet from Charlotte City Councilwoman Lawana Mayfield. The tweet was posted in March but it’s getting more attention during National Police Week. "Being black in America under number 45 has created homegrown terrorist wearing blue uniforms," the tweet read. The tweet was posted after an officer-involved shooting in Sacramento. An officer shot and killed an unarmed black man while responding to a call about break-ins. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department officers said the tweet from Mayfield was inappropriate, especially as they are asking the City Council for a pay...
  • Pit bull goes on rampage in Charlotte elementary school, bites 7 children

    03/20/2018 3:51:39 PM PDT · by george76 · 60 replies
    The Charlotte Observer ^ | 3/20/2018 | Mark Price
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Seven children were bitten Monday afternoon after a stray male pit bull got into a southeast Charlotte elementary school and began chasing students as they fled for cover. ... Investigators said the stray dog first came into the school's playground area while the children were outside playing. School staff escorted children into the school as a precaution. However, the dog managed to get inside the school, ... The dog's owner was contacted by the school using information on the animal's collar tag. The owner picked up the dog and left the school prior to the arrival of Animal...
  • Director Michael Moore Was Russian Pawn In Anti-Trump Protest At Trump Tower (VIDEO)

    02/17/2018 3:55:39 PM PST · by Brown Deer · 36 replies
    The Blunt Force Truth ^ | February 17, 2018 | Joshua Caplan
    On Friday, the office of special counsel Robert Mueller announced that a grand jury indicted 13 Russian nationals, along with 3 Russian entities, accused of “supporting the presidential campaign of then-candidate Donald J. Trump … and disparaging Hillary Clinton.” Investigators also found the Russians organized rallies against Trump in New York City and Charlotte. According to court documents, “At the same time, Defendants and their co-conspirators, through another ORGANIZATION-controlled group, organized a rally in New York City called “Trump is NOT my President” held on or about November 12, 2016. Similarly, Defendants and their co-conspirators organized a rally entitles...