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  • Senate races tightening up in North Carolina and Wisconsin

    10/19/2016 1:14:30 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 19 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | October 19, 2016 | Charlie Mitchell
    Senate Republican leaders on the homeland security and intelligence committees — the key panels with cybersecurity jurisdiction — continue to face extremely tight races for re-election just less than three weeks before Election Day. Based on independent analysis and recent polling, Senate Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., and Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Chairman Ron Johnson, R-Wis., are in toss-up races, with Burr maintaining a slight lead in his campaign while Johnson appears to have closed to within a few points of his challenger after trailing by double-digit margins for months.
  • Here Are 3 New Cases of Voter Fraud. Governments Must Ensure Vote Integrity as Election Day Looms.

    10/18/2016 8:52:52 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 10 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | October 17, 2016 | Jason Snead
    As Election Day looms large, Americans are as divided as ever on the future direction of the country and many of our most pressing issues. One issue that ought to unite the country, however, is the need for election integrity. After all, it is through the ballot box that voters will select our local, state, and federal leaders. It is imperative that the vote accurately reflects the will of our citizens. Many on the left, however, are unconcerned with the protection of each individual’s vote. They quickly dismiss voter fraud as a myth meant to justify voter suppression. Perhaps progressives...
  • Trump campaign outspending Clinton on TV

    10/18/2016 1:21:37 PM PDT · by SpeedyInTexas · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/18/2016 | Reid Wilson
    Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is finally spending more money than Hillary Clinton’s. Trump’s campaign will spend almost $11.7 million on television ads set to run in eleven states this week, topping Clinton’s spending on ads for the first time. The Clinton campaign is spending $10.5 million on advertising in seven states.
  • Dems help reopen a NC Repub office

    10/16/2016 8:30:43 PM PDT · by oblomov · 56 replies
    Go Fund Me ^ | 16 Oct 2016 | GoFundMe
    On October 16, a North Carolina headquarters of the Republican Party was firebombed , and an abhorrent threat was painted on its outside wall As Democrats, we are starting this campaign to enable the Orange County, North Carolina Republican office to re-open as soon as possible. Until an investigation is undertaken, we cannot know who did this or why. No matter the result, this is not how Americans resolve their differences. We talk, we argue, sometimes we march, and most of all we vote. We do not resort to violence by individuals or by mobs. So, let's all pitch in...
  • GOP office firebombed in North Carolina, swastika spray-painted nearby

    10/17/2016 6:37:19 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 29 replies ^ | Oct 17, 2016
    GOP office firebombed in North Carolina, swastika spray-painted nearby updated October 17, 2016 at 7:37 AM A firebomb burned the inside of a local Republican Party headquarters in Orange County, N.C., on Saturday night, and someone spray-painted a swastika and a warning for GOP members to leave town, police and party officials said Sunday. The town of Hillsborough, N.C., where the headquarters is located, said in a statement that police were investigating the incident, along with the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. No damage estimates were available Sunday, and authorities did not identify any suspects.
  • Attorney for ‘Bird-Dogging’ Victim: Assault Charges a ‘Hoax’ (Shirley Teeter EXPOSED!!!)

    10/17/2016 11:31:50 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 17, 2016 | Joel B. Pollack
    An attorney for Richard L. Campbell, the man accused of punching a protester outside a Donald Trump rally in Asheville, North Carolina, last month tells Breitbart News that a new video produced by James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas showing a Democratic consultant claiming responsibility for the incident should exonerate her client. “Mr. Campbell never assaulted anyone,” attorney Ruth Smith told Breitbart News via e-mail. “He went to a political rally as was his Constitutional right. “As a result of Ms. Teter’s hoax, he and his wife have been tarred and feathered in the media and he has been charged as a...
  • O’Keefe Video Sting Exposes ‘Bird-Dogging’ - Democrats’ Effort to Incite Violence at Trump Rallies

    10/17/2016 10:32:08 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 43 replies ^ | 10-17-2016 | JOEL B. POLLAK
    O’Keefe’s extensive video investigation reveals that the Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee (DNC) are involved in “bird-dogging” and other provocative tactics through a web of consultants led by Robert Creamer, a veteran Chicago activist and convicted felon who is thought to have planned Democrats’ political strategy during the push for Obamacare in 2009 and 2010. Creamer is also the co-founder of Democracy Partners, a consulting group that, according to Project Veritas videos, apparently contracts directly with the Hillary Clinton campaign and the DNC, and that works with an array of super PACs and consultants to organize, film...
  • Tight races remain in three battlegrounds: Nevada, North Carolina and Ohio

    10/17/2016 9:26:55 AM PDT · by Timpanagos1 · 30 replies
    CNN ^ | 10/17/16 | Jennifer Agiesta
    (CNN)Across three critical battleground states, the race for president remains tight, according to new CNN/ORC polls in Nevada, North Carolina and Ohio. The polls find Hillary Clinton inches ahead of Donald Trump in North Carolina and Nevada, but continuing to trail the Republican Party's presidential nominee in one of the biggest electoral vote prizes on the map, Ohio.
  • UNBELIEVABLE: CNN Host Blames Trump for Bombing of GOP Office (VIDEO)

    10/17/2016 7:35:43 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 38 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/17/16 | NR Staff
    CNN host Brian Stelter blamed “overheated rhetoric” — pointing to Donald Trump as the key instigator — for the fire-bombing of a North Carolina GOP office this weekend.
  • Clinton and Trump had 2 very different reactions to the firebombing in North Carolina

    10/16/2016 6:17:11 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 63 replies
    The Business Insider ^ | October 16, 2016 | Mark Abadi
    Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump issued two contrasting responses to the vandalizing and apparent firebombing of a Republican Party headquarters in North Carolina on Sunday. A graffiti message reading "Nazi Republicans leave town or else" was left on the building, and the blaze inflicted extensive damage to the office, according to a statement from Hillsborough police. No one was hurt in the incident, and police are now investigating. Clinton condemned the incident on Twitter Sunday evening. "The attack on the Orange County HQ @NCGOP office is horrific and unacceptable," she said. "Very grateful that everyone is safe." Meanwhile, Trump was...
  • CNN’s Stelter Blames Firebombing of NC Republican Office on Trump's 'Over Heated' Rhetoric

    10/16/2016 4:56:54 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 57 replies ^ | October 16, 2016 | Nicholas Fondacaro
    Horrible news broke Sunday afternoon as details emerged of the vicious firebombing of the Orange County GOP Head Quarters in North Carolina. Nobody was killed in the attack, which is being described as a “political terrorism,” although the office itself was lost. According to authorities “Nazi Republicans get out of town or else” was spray-painted on a building close to the attack, but that didn’t stop CNN’s Brian Stelter from concluding Donald Trump’s “over heated the rhetoric” was what caused the attack. During a segment on CNN’s Newsroom, the panel Stelter was on was discussing the recent series of death...
  • North Carolina GOP headquarters firebombed

    10/16/2016 3:39:22 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 31 replies
    Fox news ^ | October 16, 2016
    A Republican Party headquarters in North Carolina was firebombed and a nearby building was vandalized on Saturday night and police were hunting for those responsible on Sunday. The inside of the Orange County Republican Party headquarters in Hillsborough was severely damaged and an adjacent building was marked with spray painted graffiti reading “Nazi Republicans get out of town or else,” The Charlotte Observer reported. “The office itself is a total loss,” state GOP Executive Director Dallas Woodhouse said. “The only thing important to us is that nobody was killed, and they very well could have been.” A bottle of flammable...
  • Republican HQ in Orange County firebombed, vandalized, police say

    10/16/2016 12:46:04 PM PDT · by oblomov · 87 replies
    WNCN ^ | 16 Oct 2016 | CBS North Carolina
    HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (WNCN) — The Republican Party headquarters in Orange County was vandalized and firebombed overnight, Hillsborough Police said Sunday afternoon. The building at 347 Ja-Max Drive was hit with graffiti and “flammable material” was thrown through a window starting a fire inside, police said in an email. Graffiti that said “Nazi Republicans leave town or else” was spray painted in black paint on the side of a building next to the Republican headquarters, according to police. That graffiti, which was also at 353 Ja-Max Drive, included a swastika and was discovered before 9 a.m. by a nearby business owner,...
  • NC Absentee Voting Data 10/15

    10/16/2016 11:41:16 AM PDT · by rb22982 · 8 replies
    NC SBE ^ | 10/16/2016 | NC SBE
    Party Requested % ttl Rep 64,317 40.5% Dem 49,886 31.4% Una 44,605 28.1% Party Returned % ttl Rep 16,331 39.0% Dem 15,108 36.0% Una 10,488 25.0%
  • LIVE Stream: Donald Trump Rally in Charlotte, NC 10/14/16

    10/14/2016 2:51:26 PM PDT · by jennychase · 10 replies
    RSBN Youtube ^ | 10/14/2016 | RSBN
    LIVE Stream: Donald Trump Rally in Charlotte, NC 10/14/16
  • Early voting offers positive signs in key states for Clinton

    10/14/2016 6:41:19 AM PDT · by MplsSteve · 35 replies ^ | 10/14/16 | MplsSteve
    Advance voting shows positive signs for Hillary Clinton in two states that could help her lock up the presidency, North Carolina and Florida, as the election enters a critical, final stretch. There are encouraging signs for Donald Trump in Ohio. That's a vital state for the Republican presidential nominee, but a victory there would be only one of many steps he would need to win. The latest data, representing at least 758,000 ballots cast — and millions more requested — highlight Trump's difficult path to the White House. And these numbers may understate his problems: The figures don't yet reflect...
  • LIVE:Two Trump Rallies 10/14/2016 Greensboro, NC @ 2pm and Charlotte, NC @ 7pm ET.

    10/14/2016 2:50:42 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 647 replies
    Friday, October 14, 2016: Live stream coverage of the Donald J. Trump for President rally in Greensboro, NC at White Oak Amphitheater. Live coverage begins at 2:00 PM ET. White Oak Amphitheater Friday, October 14, 2016: Live streaming coverage of the Donald J. Trump for President rally in Charlotte, NC at;PNC Music Pavilion. Live coverage begins at 7:00 PM ET. PNC Music Pavilion
  • Teen killed father, hid body before installing stripper pole and hosting parties in home

    10/13/2016 5:36:24 PM PDT · by digger48 · 38 replies
    WISH ^ | October 13, 2016 | WCMH Staff Reports
    MAGGIE VALLEY, N.C. (WCMH) — A North Carolina woman now faces murder charges in the 2014 death of her father. Police say Crystal Brooke Howell, now 20, admitted she killed her father when she was 17. She pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and multiple other charges. Howell told police she shot her father in the head with a shotgun while he was taking a nap and then hid his body for a month inside a plastic container, WYFF-TV reports. Howell then began hosting parties at the home while her father’s body was hidden away in a storage shed. “Miss Howell...
  • Trump's Campaign Is 'Pulling Out of Virginia'

    10/12/2016 11:45:18 PM PDT · by Anti-Hillary · 130 replies
    NBC ^ | 10-12-16 | ALEXANDRA JAFFE and ALI VITALI
    Donald Trump's campaign is "pulling out of Virginia," a move that stunned staff in the battleground state, three sources with knowledge of the decision told NBC News. The decision came from Trump's headquarters in New York and was announced on a conference call late Wednesday that left some Republican Party operatives in the state blindsided. Two staffers directly involved in the GOP's efforts in Virginia confirmed the decision. The move to pull out of Virginia shows Trump is "running essentially a four state campaign," with the focus now shifting to battlegrounds critical to his chances in November: Pennsylvania, Florida, North...
  • Congressional Black Caucus head: Trump's shackles tweet was 'reckless'

    10/12/2016 4:58:27 AM PDT · by kevcol · 52 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | October 11, 2016 | Gabby Morrongiello
    A tweet posted by Donald Trump on Tuesday, in which the Republican presidential nominee said he had been removed from "shackles," was met with criticism by the head of the Congressional Black Caucus. "The moment an African-American hears the word 'shackles,' it's reminiscent of the era of slavery," Democratic Congressman G.K. Butterfield said in an interview with The Hill. "We're at a point now where Donald Trump is out of control. We don't know what's next."
  • Early Voting Could Hand Election to Clinton Well Before Nov. 8

    10/11/2016 1:05:48 PM PDT · by detective · 71 replies
    MSN News ^ | 10/11/16 | JEREMY W. PETERS
    With early voting already underway in many of the states that will decide the presidency, Hillary Clinton is beginning to reap the benefits of years of Democratic efforts to target and register voters, even as Republicans steadily close their disadvantage in party registration. The first wave of data from states like Florida and North Carolina shows preliminary signs that Mrs. Clinton was building a slight edge even before the revelation that Donald J. Trump had bragged about sexual assault roiled the race.
  • Early voting trends favor Hillary Clinton in Fla., N.C.

    10/11/2016 11:26:30 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 96 replies
    UPI ^ | 10/11/16 | Eric DuVall
    Democratic voters in Florida and North Carolina are requesting mail-in ballots at a significantly higher rate than they were at this point in the 2012 campaign, a promising sign for Hillary Clinton in what could be two of the closest swing states in the country.
  • Google Consumer Surveys has Trump +3 in Ohio, Trump +2 in North Carolina and Tied in Florida.

    10/11/2016 6:21:09 AM PDT · by SpeedyInTexas · 36 replies
    10/11/2016 | self
    Google Consumer Surveys has Trump +3 in Ohio, Trump +2 in North Carolina and Tied in Florida. Surveys are partially post-tape and pre-debate.
  • Governor: Matthew blamed for 10 deaths in NC, active rescues in Lumberton

    10/10/2016 6:46:32 AM PDT · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 15 replies
    WTVD-11 News - ^ | October 10, 2016 | Assorted Reporters
    RALEIGH (WTVD) -- Governor Pat McCrory said Monday there have been 10 deaths in North Carolina from Hurricane Matthew. Five people are still missing. Officials say most of the dead died when rushing flood waters swept their cars off roads. During a news conference, the governor also said a levee has breached near Lumberton and some 1,500 people are stranded. There are active rescues using helicopters and boats.
  • Say what? Owner of tower rides out storm in middle of ocean

    10/10/2016 6:19:18 AM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 25 replies
    WTOP News (Washington DC) ^ | October 8, 2016 9:34 pm | AP
    ON THE ATLANTIC OCEAN, N.C. (AP) — Talk about braving the storm. A North Carolina man and his fiancee rode out Hurricane Matthew on top of an old Coast Guard light station more than 30 miles off the Atlantic coast. Richard Neal is the owner of Frying Pan Tower , a platform that is about 100 or so feet above the ocean, only reachable by helicopter or boat. While the 360-degree views of sunsets and sunrises are amazing, there’s no land in sight.
  • Trump New Voter Registration Soars: 2 Million Door Knocks in a Week and a Half

    10/07/2016 2:24:24 PM PDT · by Quicksilver · 51 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 6, 2016 | Patrick Howley
    The Republican National Committee provided new voter registration numbers to Breitbart News: Florida Net:  +261,715 Iowa Net:  +38,913 Nevada Net:  +12,720 North Carolina Net:  +173,785 Pennsylvania Net:  +223,552 The Pennsylvania number is especially significant. Republicans signed up 30,000 people there in September alone. The Trump campaign in Pennsylvania is fired up but did not want to go on record at this time, in part because Generals MacArthur and Patton would not telegraph to the enemy their next moves. Absentee ballot requests are going up for the GOP Florida: 335,000 more requests for absentee ballots among Republicans Iowa: The Iowa Trump...

    US National Weather Service Jacksonville The storm poses an imminent threat of tropical storm and/or hurricane conditions to SOME PORTION of the Warning area. Heed the advice of Local officials. Be careful about rumors, erroneous social media posts and unwarranted speculation. Major Hurricane Matthew Briefing Situation Overview ...THIS IS NOW A WORST CASE STORM SURGE SCENARIO... Catastrophic Damage is Anticipated for Coastal Areas. Major Hurricane Matthew is still expected to move DANGEROUSLY CLOSE the Florida First Coast and Southeast Georgia Coast Friday through Friday night into Saturday with catastrophic impacts expected along and near the coast. A major hurricane...
  • Hurricane Matthew Live Thread II

    10/06/2016 4:10:09 AM PDT · by NautiNurse · 1,516 replies
    NOAA/NHC ^ | October 6 2016 | NOAA/NHC
    Hurricane Matthew is big, bad and just downright scary, with iminent and sustained impacts to U.S. mainland. Florida Governor Rick Scott issued a state of emergency for all of Florida and disaster operations are activated. More than 1.5 million Floridians reside in current evacuation zones. Governor Scott has spoken with utilities across the state to ensure utilities are pre-positioned and there are no unmet needs. Multiple coastal hospitals have been evacuated. Meanwhile, feckless President Barack Hussein Obama is personally monitoring the progress of the storm. Cone of Death Historic Archive LoopMash image to find lots of satellite imagery linksPublic AdvisoriesNHC...
  • Armed Man Drives Through Charlotte Riot with Gun; Open Carry is Legal – VIDEO

    10/06/2016 4:38:54 AM PDT · by marktwain · 28 replies
    ammoland ^ | 4 October, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    There are riots in Charlotte, North Carolina, sparked by the shooting of an armed black man by a black police officer.A motorist caught by rioters blocking the street, briefly displayed what appears to be a handgun.From A video of the alarming moment was posted on social media by writer Heather Head in the midst of the chaos.‘White dude drives into crowd of peaceful protesters, draws gun, allowed to drive away alive. With my own eyes. #CharlotteProtest,’ she wrote alongside the shocking clip.The man was surrounded by protesters who were marching against the deadly shooting of black man Keith...
  • Hurricane Matthew

    10/01/2016 7:00:34 AM PDT · by NautiNurse · 760 replies
    NOAA/NHC ^ | 1 October 2016 | NOAA/NHC
    Hurricane Matthew is big, bad and just downright scary, and we await the long anticipated sharp turn northward. Jamaica is completing final storm preparations. All interests in the Eastern U.S. and Bahamas should be carefully watching the track of Mighty Matthew. Ripped straight from the NHC Discussion page: Matthew remains south of a low-to mid-level ridge over the western Atlantic. The dynamical models forecast this ridge to weaken over the next 72 hours as a mid- to upper-level trough develops over the Gulf of Mexico. This evolution should cause Matthew to turn northwestward after 24 hours and northward by 48-72...
  • Senate Republicans surged in Pa., Ohio, but N.C. is tight: poll

    10/05/2016 3:16:03 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 35 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | , October 5, 2016 | Tom Howell Jr.
    Vulnerable Senate Republicans have widened their leads over Democratic challengers in Ohio and Pennsylvania, pollsters said Wednesday, though Senate contests in other swing states are dead heats or too close to call — buoying Democrats who say they’re gaining momentum after high-profile stumbles by Donald Trump and down-ballot candidates. The Quinnipiac University Poll said Sen. Richard Burr, North Carolina Republican, is tied with Democratic challenger Deborah Ross at 46 percent apiece, forcing the GOP to grapple with a closer-than-expected race in the Tarheel State. In Florida, meanwhile, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio’s lead over Democratic Rep. Patrick Murphy has shrunk to...

    10/05/2016 6:24:24 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 29 replies (WTVD) ^ | October 4, 2016
    FAYETTEVILLE (WTVD) -- Colonial Media and Entertainment, which runs 100.1 FM and, announced Tuesday that they will not air the East Carolina football game against South Florida on Saturday after the actions of some of the marching band's members. Almost 20 members of the Marching Pirates took a knee during the national anthem before UCF game as a form of protest. Some played their instruments, some did not. Many in the stands booed the band during the anthem and during their halftime performance. Company chairman/CEO Jeff Andrulonis for 100.1 FM said in a statement that the band members "disgraced...
  • BIAS ALERT: Police group accuses CNN of deceptive edit of Charlotte shooting

    10/04/2016 10:18:27 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 4, 2016
    A law enforcement group is charging CNN edited video of the racially charged police shooting of a Charlotte, N.C., man to make officers look bad. Blue Lives Matter, an organization comprised of active or retired law enforcement officers, claims the cable news network edited video of the Sept. 20 fatal shooting of Keith Scott to cut out police ordering him to “drop the gun,” fueling claims Scott, a black man, was unarmed when he was shot by Officer Brentley Vinson. Although Vinson is black, the incident was the latest police shooting around the nation to spur violent protests and rioting....
  • UPI/CVoter state polls: Donald Trump gains support in all but 5 states

    10/03/2016 11:42:29 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    United Press International ^ | October 3, 2016 | Stephen Feller
    The projected Electoral College vote count hasn't changed from last week's polls, but Donald Trump is narrowing the margin with Hillary Clinton in several states. WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Donald Trump gained support in nearly every state in the past week, expanding leads in some and gaining on Hillary Clinton in several other key swing states, a state tracking poll released by UPI/CVoter on Monday indicates. Trump gained support in 45 of the 50 states, as well as in Washington, D.C., with the biggest shifts coming in Idaho, Mississippi and Minnesota, in Monday's release, which includes polling data gathered...
  • PHOTO: Hillary plays to empty pews at NC black church

    10/03/2016 8:48:43 AM PDT · by NYRepublican72 · 101 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | 10/3/2016 | KYLE OLSON
    Seating was not an issue during Hillary Clinton’s appearance at a black church in Charlotte, North Carolina on Sunday morning. Clinton hammered on themes of “systemic racism,” white privilege and police brutality to the overwhelmingly black audience in an apparent effort to shore up that sector of support. But as video shows, there apparently wasn’t much clamoring to hear her speak. Here’s a shot as the camera panned out to show the congregants. Except for the first couple rows, the pews were sparsely filled.
  • Rebuffed Again – Clinton Speaks To Empty Seats in Charlotte, NC, AME Church

    10/03/2016 6:12:09 AM PDT · by bobsunshine · 58 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | October 3, 2016 | Sundance
    Once again Hillary Clinton finds her racially-driven campaign efforts contrasted against lackluster black audience. This time in Charlotte, North Carolina. ...... CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) –Sunday morning, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton made stops at Charlotte. Her first stop was at a church service at Little Rock AME Zion on North McDowell Street. This was the same church where the NAACP held a press conference after Keith Lamont Scott was shot by a Charlotte-Mecklenburg officer. (read more) .... Once again the MSM hides the reality of a Clinton event targeting the black community, where the audience doesn’t show up to hear her...
  • Clinton in Charlotte: 'Community Is in Pain' Over Keith Lamont Scott Shooting

    10/02/2016 2:55:35 PM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 70 replies
    NBC News ^ | 10/02/2016 | byMonica Alba
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — In the wake of Keith Lamont Scott's death, Hillary Clinton made an impassioned plea to heal racial divides at a black church here Sunday morning, urging the country to see recent violence "through our children's eyes." "Our entire country should take a moment to really look at what's going on here and across America to imagine" how young people view tensions between police and minority communities, Clinton argued. "I'm a grandmother and like every grandmother, I worry about the safety and security of my grandchildren. But my worries are not the same as black grandmothers," Clinton said,...
  • Cop violently arrests a man for sitting on his own porch while body cam is on

    10/02/2016 11:36:48 AM PDT · by Mariner · 140 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | October 2nd, 2016 | By Joe Marusak
    <p>Greensboro, N.C. - A Greensboro police officer was stripped of his law enforcement credentials last week, after the release of police body camera footage that showed him violently arresting a man for sitting on his own porch.</p> <p>Police body cameras have been in the news in Charlotte, involving the fatal shooting by a police officer of Keith Lamont Scott.</p>
  • Motion seeks to modify early voting ruling in North Carolina

    10/01/2016 11:50:11 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 3 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 1, 2016 9:35 PM EDT
    An emergency motion was filed Saturday asking a federal judge to require the N.C. State Board of Elections to comply with a previous decision addressing early voting in North Carolina. The motion filed in U.S. District Court on behalf of a group called “The Duke Intervenor Plaintiffs” seeks to get the board to modify the early voting plans of Nash, New Hanover, Mecklenburg, Guilford and Forsyth counties. According to the motion, the board recently approved early voting plans that the plaintiffs think run counter to the decision by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. …
  • North Carolina Absentee Requests

    10/01/2016 8:01:57 PM PDT · by LS · 34 replies
    Per Ricky Vaugn Twitter
    Don't have NC Sec state site but here are the numbers: D 29,570 (33%) R 35,055 (39%) U 25,116. (28%) Total numbers low compared to FL but margin once again is high for Rs.
  • POST [PRE?] DEBATE POLLS: TRUMP Surges to Lead in 5 Battleground States Following Debate

    09/30/2016 7:22:20 AM PDT · by xzins · 161 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | Sep 30th, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    Donald Trump is now leading in five battleground states following the first presidential debate on Monday. trump train rally Trump now leads in Nevada, Colorado, Iowa, Ohio and North Carolina – all states Barack Obama won his first term – according to Real Clear Politics averages. (Ed Henry, Fox video..."Trump still surging")
  • ACC moves championship game to Orlando. ( fruits and weirdos win one )

    09/29/2016 10:47:01 AM PDT · by Hillarys Gate Cult · 32 replies ^ | Sep 29, 2016 | Sam Cooper
    The ACC officially has a new location for its football championship game. The conference announced Thursday morning that the game will move to Orlando’s Camping World Stadium. The move comes two weeks after the conference, following an NCAA decision, decided to move all of its championships outside of the state of North Carolina because of House Bill 2 (HB2), a state law that requires transgender people to use public bathrooms that match the gender on their birth certificates instead of the gender with which they identify.
  • Clinton is now beating Trump in 5 must-win battleground states

    09/29/2016 8:13:12 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 121 replies
    Voters in five battleground states declared Hillary Clinton the winner of this week’s debate against Donald Trump, boosting her fortunes in those key races, a new poll showed Thursday. A majority of voters in Colorado, Florida, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Virginia all told Public Policy Polling that Clinton got the better of Trump in their first showdown. The Public Policy poll was taken Tuesday and Wednesday, giving voters at least one night to digest Monday’s slugfest at Hofstra University. Clinton’s debate also helped her bounce to leads in all five states, according to the poll. In four-way races that include...
  • Charlotte protesters demand mayor's resignation over black man's slaying

    09/28/2016 9:25:18 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 37 replies
    Reuters ^ | 27 July 2016 | Emily Harris
    Dozens of protesters took their fight for racial equality in policing to the heart of Charlotte's power structure on Monday, demanding the resignations of the mayor, police chief, and lawmakers in the wake of the police slaying of a black man. Residents and activists, many of whom have participated in street demonstrations every day since the death of Keith Scott on Tuesday, spoke at a packed city council meeting of frustrations with racial discrimination in the North Carolina city of about 792,800 residents. Many speakers said city officials were responsible for ensuring police officers treat everyone fairly, and called on...
  • Charlotte Horror: How Trapped Drivers Pleaded with 911 to Rescue Them From Seething Mob

    09/28/2016 4:53:22 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 92 replies
    Heatstreet ^ | 9/27/2016 | Emily Zanotti
    Charlotte motorists were caught in a terrifying nightmare as rioters flooded onto I-85 and surrounded their cars during last week’s unrest– and many drivers pleaded with emergency services to rescue them from the demonstrators. The city of Charlotte has released a number of 911 tapes, including calls made from gridlocked motorists on Charlotte streets who feared for their lives as protests over the death of Keith Scott moved to block highways going in and out of the city. Dozens of vehicles were stopped on I-85 and other major thoroughfares. According to some of the motorists trapped on the streets, protesters...
  • 'We are Black People and We Shouldn't have to feel like this': Nine-year-old girl's tearful ....

    09/27/2016 3:22:55 PM PDT · by Cecily · 48 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | September 27, 2016 | Hannah Parry
    A little girl has made a desperate plea to Charlotte city council in a bid to end the deadly cop shootings of black people. Nine-year-old Zianna Oliphant broke down in tears as she delivered the powerful message to politicians after nearly a week of protests engulfed the North Carolina city. Dozens of furious protesters packed City Hall on Monday to call for the mayor and police chief to resign and for his department to be held accountable following the fatal shooting of Keith Lamont Scott. The father-of-seven's death at the hands of Officer Brently Vinson sparked days of demonstrations that...
  • New UPI Voter Polls: Trump Up in VA, FL, IA, OH, NC and PA

    09/27/2016 2:59:06 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 122 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 09/27/2016 | Jim Hoft
    Donald Trump now leads in polling in swing states Virginia, Florida and Iowa. All of the Iowa polls the last few weeks have shown Trump with a significant lead in the Hawkeye state. Trump is also up in Ohio, North Carolina and Pennsylvania.
  • Charlotte rioters don’t care if shooting was justified

    09/27/2016 2:12:59 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    The National Post ^ | September 26, 2016 | Rich Lowry
    The Charlotte rioters didn’t know whether the controversial police shooting of Keith Scott was justified, and didn’t care. They worked their mayhem — trashing businesses and injuring cops, with one protester killed in the disorder — before anything meaningful could be ascertained about the case except that the cops said Scott had a gun and his family said he didn’t. Charlotte is the latest episode in the evidence-free Black Lives Matter movement that periodically erupts in violence after officer-involved shootings. The movement is beholden to a narrative of systematic police racism to which every case is made to conform, regardless...
  • DEAR RIOTERS: Your Boy Was Carrying A STOLEN Gun And His WIFE Filed This Against Him

    09/27/2016 11:57:55 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 56 replies
    Clash Daily ^ | 9/27/16 | Doug Giles
    Does THIS change the story a little? Keith Scott was carrying a stolen gun when he was shot and killed during a confrontation with police in Charlotte, North Carolina, authorities have said. The gun was reported stolen after a breaking and entering, according to the police. A breaking and entering suspect told agents at the bureau of alcohol, tobacco, firearms and explosives that he had sold the gun to Scott, ABC 11 reported Monday. He is now in custody. Scott’s wife Rakeyia, who filmed her husband’s killing on Tuesday, had filed for a restraining order against him and had told...
  • Is Charlotte Our Future?

    09/27/2016 5:13:55 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 33 replies ^ | September 27, 2016 | Pat Buchanan
    Celebrating the racial diversity of the Charlotte protesters last week, William Barber II, chairman of the North Carolina NAACP, proudly proclaimed, "This is what democracy looks like." Well, if Barber is right, so, too, was John Adams, who warned us that "democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide." Consider what the protesters, who, exults Barber, "show us a way forward to peace and justice," accomplished. In the first two nights of rioting, the mob injured a dozen cops, beat white people, smashed and looted stores,...