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  • NAACP to seek economic boycott to protest lawmakers' actions

    12/22/2016 5:54:30 PM PST · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 37 replies
    WRAL TV ^ | 12/22/2016 | Matthew Burns; Amanda Lamb
    Raleigh, N.C. — The state NAACP will ask the national leaders of the civil rights group next month for a nationwide economic boycott of North Carolina to protest the actions of the General Assembly, state NAACP President Rev. William Barber said Thursday. "This legislature is trying to raise a new Confederacy in policy," Barber said at a news conference. "This group doesn't respect the Constitution. They do not respect the voices of the people. They do not respect the will of the people. They do not respect the vote, and it seems in some ways they do not respect just...
  • 'We've made a decision': Electors prepare to cast votes for Trump (North Carolina)

    12/18/2016 9:19:18 PM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 15 replies news ^ | December 18, 2016 | Candace Sweat
    The next step in the 2016 presidential election isn’t happening without controversy as North Carolina’s presidential electors are gearing up to cast their votes in the Electoral College. Several groups, including Unite America, are calling on electors to vote their conscience after President elect Donald Trump won North Carolina. A spokesman for the state Republican Party ... press conference began that there would be no mystery in the outcome Monday. There will be 15 votes for Trump, but that didn't stop protesters from gathering to urge electors to change their mind. "We have decided that the electoral college will serve...
  • Pat McCrory to meet with Donald Trump on Wednesday

    12/06/2016 10:27:19 AM PST · by Ciaphas Cain · 7 replies
    Fox 8 ^ | December 6, 2016 | Web staff
    N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory will meet with President-elect Donald Trump in New York on Wednesday, according to The Hill.The Trump transition team said the meeting will happen after a transition fundraising breakfast.
  • Ku Klux Klan marches in Roxboro celebrating Trump win (barf)

    12/03/2016 3:30:00 PM PST · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 61 replies
    WRALTV ^ | 12/3/2016 | WRAL-TV
    Roxboro, N.C. — A caravan of about 20 vehicles organized by the Ku Klux Klan celebrated President-Elect Donald Trump's win with Confederate and American flags Saturday afternoon in Roxboro. Officers blocked several intersections along U.S. Highway 501, so the convoy would move and exit the city quickly. “We learned late this afternoon the group wanted to come to Roxboro. I want to thank our law enforcement partners who helped us close intersections so the group could enter and leave the city as fast as possible,” Roxboro Police Chief David Hess said in a statement. He said the group posted the...
  • McCrory officially requests statewide recount in gubernatorial race

    11/23/2016 6:46:40 AM PST · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 83 replies
    WRAL-TV ^ | Nov 22, 2016 | Adam Owens
    Raleigh, N.C. — As counties across the state continue to tally provisional ballots, Gov. Pat McCrory on Tuesday formally requested a statewide recount in his contested gubernatorial race with Attorney General Roy Cooper. McCrory's campaign said the recount was filed to "meet the original date statutorily specified, although the formal recount will not occur until after the county boards of election certify their results." "With many outstanding votes yet to be counted for the first time, legal challenges, ballot protests and voter fraud allegations, we must keep open the ability to allow the established recount process to ensure every legal...
  • Court order, challenges to vote totals complicate finalizing election results

    11/18/2016 12:39:02 AM PST · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 6 replies
    WRAL-TV ^ | 11/17/16 | Laura Leslie
    Raleigh, N.C. — Friday is supposed to be the day when counties across North Carolina certify their vote totals from last week's elections, but that is becoming increasingly unlikely to occur.
  • NC Gubernatorial Recount: Protests Filed In 11 More Counties Over Fraudulent Absentee Ballots

    11/16/2016 7:44:04 PM PST · by conservativepoet · 36 replies
    Townhall ^ | 11/16/16 | Matt Vespa
    Cortney wrote earlier today that there could be some funny business with the vote counts in Durham and Bladen counties. Now, McCrory’s campaign site said they’ve filed election protests in 11 more counties:
  • NCGOP attorney demands recount after Durham voting machine error

    11/12/2016 10:22:31 PM PST · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 39 replies
    WRAL-TV ^ | November 11, 2016 | Mikaya Thurmond
    Raleigh, N.C. — In a formal complaint to the Durham County Board of Elections, Thomas Stark, the attorney for the North Carolina Republican Party on Saturday demanded a recount of votes cast on and before Election Day, citing a counting error involving 90,000 ballots. Thomas Stark, general counsel for the GOP and a Durham County voter, filed the protest with the Durham County Board of Elections, alleging malfeasance in regard to the accuracy of the count. In the complaint, Stark says the county used data from potentially corrupt tabulation machines from five early voting sites and one general election precinct....
  • Wildfires, dry conditions cause state of emergency in 25 NC counties,...

    11/12/2016 7:29:33 AM PST · by nuconvert · 34 replies
    WYFF ^ | Nov 11, 2016
    -excerpt- North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory said in a news release Thursday that he was declaring a state of emergency for one-quarter of North Carolina's 100 counties. He said the declaration will help with evacuations and provide more state assets to fight the wildfires and support those who were evacuated. -excerpt- “As eastern North Carolina was underwater due to flooding from Hurricane Matthew, the western part of the state has been suffering from a severe drought and now hundreds of acres are burning,” said Governor McCrory.
  • North Carolina governor sees fortunes change this election

    11/11/2016 6:42:17 AM PST · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 82 replies
    WRAL-TV ^ | Today, November 11, 2016 | Ron Foremen, Jr - and WRAL TV
    RALEIGH, N.C. — The Trump train that carried Republicans to victory all over the South may have left one car behind in North Carolina — Gov. Pat McCrory, who trailed by a few thousand votes Thursday in a still too-close-to-call race that played out amid anger over the state's transgender bathroom law. The law limiting LGBT rights appeared to have a substantial role in the Election Day contest between McCrory, who signed the measure and vigorously defended it against boycotts and other protests, and Democratic Attorney General Roy Cooper, who called for its repeal.
  • Voters excited about 'trying something new' with Trump in White House

    11/10/2016 9:44:46 PM PST · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 13 replies
    WRAL-TV ^ | November 9, 2016 | Ken Smith
    In his path to the White House, president-elect Donald Trump won North Carolina and one region where he enjoyed significant support was Johnston County. Last week, Donald Trump made one of the final stops of his campaign trail in at The Farm in Selma. The field was packed with an estimated 15,000 people according to Trump. Many in Selma are now pleased that Trump will be the next president of the United States.
  • NC's Early Voting Is In the Books, with a Record Number of Ballots (Cont. good news)

    11/06/2016 7:32:58 AM PST · by rb22982 · 33 replies
    Old North State Politics ^ | 11/06/2016 | MICHAEL BITZER
    ...registered Democrats saw their total ballots slip from their same-day totals in 2012 (down 1.5 percent), registered Republicans are 13.4 percent ahead of their same day totals from 2012 while the big news continues to be the surge in registered unaffiliated voters casting ballots: they finished 41.2 percent ahead of their same day cumulative totals from 2012. In reviewing the race of voters who have submitted absentee ballots, 71 percent have come from white voters, an increase of 18 percent over their same day totals from 2012, while 22 percent have come from black voters, a decrease of 9 percent...
  • McCrory says Trump is the 'outsider' needed to clean up Washington

    11/06/2016 5:50:47 AM PST · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 17 replies
    WRAL-TV ^ | November 6, 2016 | Derek Medlin at WRAL TV
    Wilmington, N.C. — Melania Trump is campaigning once again for her husband, this time during a Saturday afternoon rally at the Wilmington International Airport. "I have known this man for 18 years. Donald is a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. He's strong, determined, bold and decisive," she said, reiterating the campaign slogan by telling voters her husband would make America great again. When Donald Trump began speaking, he quickly pulled Gov. Pat McCrory on stage, saying he has been "loyal to Trump from day one." "I want to thank your incredible governor. Get out and vote for him. He's a...
  • As NC Winds Down Early Voting, 2016 Speeds Past 2012 Numbers

    11/05/2016 6:51:51 AM PDT · by rb22982 · 15 replies
    Old North State Politics ^ | 11/5/2016 | DR. MICHAEL BITZER
    This year's ballots is 13.4 percent ahead of where things were on this same day in 2012..... Democrats have hit their same totals from four years ago on this same day, but registered Republicans are 13.8 percent ahead of their same-day 2012 totals and registered unaffiliated voters are 43.4 percent ahead of their same day totals Black voters have been making up their deficit from four years ago, now down only 8 percent from their 2012 same-day numbers (down 59,200 ballots), with white voters up 19 percent and all other races up 53 percent [my note: Up 53% on a...
  • Parents of Pizza Hut robbery suspect question why employee fatally shot their son in the head

    11/04/2016 4:03:45 AM PDT · by Islander7 · 135 replies
    WBTV ^ | Nov 3, 2016 | WBTV Staff
    Police said Grace Jr. and two other people tried to rob a Pizza Hut in the 3200 block of Freedom Drive. During the incident, an employee fired his own handgun and killed Grace Jr. --- snip “If there was to be a death, it was not the place of the employee at Pizza Hut. That is the place of law enforcement,” said Hairston. --- snip The parents are angry that their son was shot and killed by an employee. They don’t believe the full story has been released to the public. “Why in the hell did this guy have a...
  • Clinton, Trump make pitches to large crowds across NC

    11/04/2016 1:01:13 AM PDT · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 34 replies
    ABC 11 News - WTVD Raleigh-Durham and the AP ^ | November 3, 2016 | Angelica Alvarez - AP
    North Carolina residents undecided or yet to go to the polls are targets of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton as they again pushed across this battleground state Thursday. The major-party presidential candidates each made two public appearances in the state. Trump spoke to a crowd of thousands Thursday night at The Farm in Selma. Earlier in the day, he spoke in Concord. Clinton began her day at Pitt Community College Winterville and capped her evening in Raleigh with a speech before a raucous crowd at the Walnut Creek Amphitheater, where she was joined by former rival Bernie Sanders and hip...
  • Anti-abortion group permitted to open facility next to Raleigh women's clinic

    11/03/2016 2:22:13 PM PDT · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 17 replies
    WRAL-TV News ^ | Today - Nov 3, 2016 | Janine Bowen - WRAL News
    Raleigh, N.C. — In a reversal of a decision made over the summer, an anti-abortion group will be able to open a resource center next to a clinic that provides abortions. A Hand of Hope ministry, which operates the Your Choice Pregnancy Clinic and provides free pregnancy services, purchased property at 1522 Jones Franklin Road, next to A Preferred Women's Health Center, and wanted to move there from leased space about a quarter-mile away.
  • WRAL poll: Trump charges ahead in NC

    11/03/2016 4:03:44 AM PDT · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 9 replies
    WRAL-TV ^ | November 1, 2016 | Matthew Burns - WRAL TV NEWS
    Raleigh, N.C. — With a week to go until Election Day, Republican Donald Trump has seized control of a tight presidential race in North Carolina, according to an exclusive WRAL News poll released Tuesday. SurveyUSA polled 659 people statewide Friday through Monday who have already cast their ballots or are likely to vote in the election and found Trump with a 51 to 44 percent lead over Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. The poll has a margin of error of +/- 3.9 percentage points. In a WRAL News poll released three weeks ago, Clinton led Trump 46 to 44 percent.
  • O Keefe Video is up!

    11/02/2016 7:04:09 AM PDT · by Anti-Hillary · 106 replies
    Project Veritas ^ | 11-2-16 | James OKeefe
    Here you go
  • Hillary Clinton Campaign Schedule [It's a Farce- A Steal is in the Works]

    11/01/2016 8:51:17 AM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 65 replies
    HRC Campaign Schedule ^ | November 1, 2016 | Self interpretation of HRC schedule
    >>This is from the HRC Scheduled Events page: Welcome to the redesigned Scheduled Events page. The information displays Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine’s events, but anyone representing Hillary for America, including Bill Clinton, Chelsea Clinton, and other politicians and celebrities appearing on the behalf of HFA.<< [snip] It looks like the electorate is being played by the media in coordination with the Clinton campaign. Her campaign is a hoax of spartan appearances replayed to misrepresent her campaign. Hillary's schedule, her minimal appearances, is all for the headlines and the media willfully complies. The media has begun showing reruns of expired...
  • NC Absentee Ballots Hit 1.7M & Are Ahead of 2012's Same Day Numbers

    10/30/2016 9:13:58 AM PDT · by rb22982 · 29 replies
    Old North State Politics ^ | 10/30/2016 | DR. MICHAEL BITZER
    An abbreviated version of today's posting: all North Carolina absentee ballots have hit over 1.7 million, with nearly 1.6 million accepted as early votes for the November 8 general election. All Absentee Ballots: The 1.7 million ballots, which accounts for all absentee ballots (mail-in and in-person) by sent date, represents a 6.8 percent increase over the same-day cumulative total from 2012's general election absentee voting period (1.59 million). Total Early Votes: Registered Democrats are 4.2 percent behind their same day 2012 total numbers, while registered Republicans are 4.5 percent ahead of their numbers. Registered unaffiliated voters are 36.9 percent ahead...
  • What the Early Vote in North Carolina Means: A Daily Tracker [Oct 28, 2016]

    10/28/2016 9:21:11 AM PDT · by oblomov · 26 replies
    New York Times-Picayune ^ | 28 Oct 2016 | Nate Cohn
    There aren’t many states more important this November than North Carolina, a rapidly changing state crucial to Donald J. Trump’s hopes of winning the White House and to Democrats’ hopes of winning the Senate. If Mr. Trump does not win the state, his path to the presidency – already narrow – becomes nearly impossible. There also aren’t many states with better election data than North Carolina. The state releases detailed, individual-level information on every voter in the state. It even publishes a daily account of who has voted early, either in person or by mail. To get a better sense...
  • NC Early Vote Update 10/28 (looking good for Trump)

    10/28/2016 6:22:34 AM PDT · by rb22982 · 27 replies
    Old North State Politics ^ | 10/28/2016 | DR. MICHAEL BITZER
    Registered Republicans are 7 percent ahead of their same-day totals for in-person voting, while registered Democrats are 8 percent behind their numbers from four years ago. Registered unaffiliated voters are 35 percent ahead of where they were four years on this same day; Registered Democrats are 44 percent of the total ballots so far, with registered Republicans at 31 percent and registered unaffiliated voters at 25 percent. However, both registered partisan groups are below their same-day totals from 2012: registered Democrats are 7 percent behind, while registered Republicans are 2 percent behind. The surprise this year continues to be registered...
  • North Carolina Hillary Supporter Brags on Facebook About Voting Multiple Times

    10/27/2016 8:05:25 PM PDT · by bobsunshine · 48 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | October 27, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    Hillary supporter Robert Dougherty from Jacksonville, North Carolina bragged on Facebook today about how he committed voter fraud. Robert boasted on how he voted for some of his Facebook friends using their identities, and tells them not to worry about voting, because he’s already done it for them. And he’s bragging about it on Facebook. Robert boasts about how they give you a sticker every time you vote. He says he will continue to vote all next week!
  • Nearing A Million Absentee Ballots in North Carolina's Early Voting (good news for Trump)

    10/26/2016 6:33:33 AM PDT · by rb22982 · 21 replies
    Old North State Politics ^ | 10/26/2016 | DR. MICHAEL BITZER
    In comparison to the 2012 cumulative totals, this year's in-person absentee ballots are where things stood four years ago (733,269 compared to 2012's same day total of 733,745). In terms of party registration performance, registered Republicans have met their same numbers from four years ago, while registered Democrats are down 11 percent, and registered unaffiliated voters are 30 percent ahead of where they were the same day in 2012.
  • Civil rights hero from 60s takes criticism as Trump backer

    10/25/2016 10:24:36 PM PDT · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 12 replies
    WTVD-11 News ^ | October 24, 2016 | AP
    HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Clarence Henderson was hailed as a hero nearly 60 years ago when as a young black man he participated in a sit-in at a segregated North Carolina lunch counter. In 2016, he is again taking a risky stand; he is supporting Donald Trump.
  • VIDEO: Hillary caught on camera breaking North Carolina election laws?

    10/23/2016 10:38:23 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 65 replies
    Twitter accounts via American Mirror via Conservative Outfiters ^ | October 23, 2016 122 Comments | Twitter accounts via American Mirror via Conservative Outfiters
    DID HILLARY CLINTON BREAK THE LAW ON CAMERA IN NORTH CAROLINA? (VIDEO) Hillary Clinton was caught on camera campaigning at an early location location in Raleigh, North Carolina on Sunday October, 23, 2016.  
  • Republican Lead in Two Early Voting States Will Be Tested

    10/23/2016 10:11:15 AM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 30 replies
    NBC ^ | October 23, 2016 | John Lapinski & Hannah Hartig
    Uneven Early Voting Become a Political Science Experiment. In 2012, well more than half of all voters in battleground states Florida and North Carolina cast their ballots before Election Day. In Florida, 56 percent of the electorate in the 2012 presidential race voted early and in North Carolina nearly 61 percent did the same. More Democrats than Republicans voted early in 2012 in both of these critical battleground states. As of October 21st, more Republicans than Democrats have cast ballots in Florida and North Carolina. In Florida, where in-person early voting begins in some counties beginning October 24th, Republicans currently...
  • The Legend Of The Infamous 11'8" Bridge (can opener of trucks)

    10/22/2016 5:19:03 PM PDT · by ak267 · 40 replies
    wikipedia ^ | 10-22-2016 | wikipedia
    The 11 foot 8 Bridge, also known as the Norfolk Southern–Gregson Street Overpass, located in Durham, North Carolina, United States, has attracted international media attention, including front-page coverage in The Wall Street Journal,[1] because it frequently tears the roofs off of trucks as they pass under the bridge. The media has focused on video clips of the crashes, which are posted on the Internet for public viewing.[2] This railroad overpass along South Gregson Street in Durham, North Carolina, provides only 11 feet 8 inches (3.56 m) of vertical clearance.[3] The 76-year-old bridge cannot be raised, because nearby railroad crossings would...
  • NC Early Voting 10/21

    10/21/2016 11:23:01 AM PDT · by rb22982 · 7 replies
    Old North State Politics ^ | 10/21/2016 | MICHAEL BITZER
    "The total number of in-person early ballots is down 3 percent from the same day in 2012, while those from registered Democrats are down 11 percent, from registered Republicans down 7 percent, but up among registered unaffiliated voters by 28 percent." Current breakout**: Democrat = 53% Republican = 24% Independent = 23% "Among absentee mail-in ballots, we are nearing the end of the 6th week of voting, with nearly 180,000 ballots requested and over 58,000 ballots returned and accepted for votes." Democrat = 35% Republican = 40% Independent = 25%
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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%
  • Vanity - Trump Rally NC

    10/14/2016 9:47:45 PM PDT · by bobsunshine · 15 replies
    October 14, 2016 | bobsunshine
    Did anyone see the Trump Rally in NC tonight when the Women for Trump group appeared on stage? It was lead by Trump's daughter-in-law (who is from NC) and she talked about Hurricane Matthew and the work Mr. Trump has done for the people impacted by the hurricane. She mentioned that Mr. Trump gave $30,000 towards supplies to directly help those impacted in NC by the hurricane. I didn't see this anyway on the MSM. Very interesting - like the $100,000 in supplies he had delivered to the people impacted in by the floods in Louisiana. Mr. Trump is always...
  • 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
  • NC Absentee Voting Data - 10/13

    10/13/2016 10:14:25 AM PDT · by FR33DOM4ME · 13 replies
    According to today's absentee ballot data available on the NC Board of Elections web site, ballot requests are as follows. Republicans have the lead in absentee requests by more than 8%. 2012 data is available but I haven't compared results. (Requested Pct Party) 45659 31.63% DEM; 57876 40.09% REP; 40318 27.93% UNA; 496 0.34% LIB; 144350 TOT
  • The Latest: Storm Death Toll in North Carolina Rises to 20

    10/12/2016 2:49:03 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 7 replies
    ABC News/ AP ^ | Oct 12, 2016
    Gov. Pat McCrory said the death toll in North Carolina from Hurricane Matthew has risen to 20. McCrory told a briefing in Lumberton on Wednesday that the latest death was reported in Lenoir County. He provided no additional details. The death toll for the U.S. now stands at 36.
  • 'Bill Clinton A Rapist' Interrupts President Obama Rally for Hillary in Greensboro NC

    10/11/2016 4:14:04 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 28 replies
    YouTube ^ | October 11, 2016 | us news
    Video only Protesters with "Bill Clinton is a Rapist" signs, shirts disrupt Obama event for Hillary Clinton. Obama's speech interrupted by protesters shouting "Bill Clinton's a rapist" with same on t-shirts. Crowd chants "Hillary" in response
  • 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.
  • Clinton Hopes For 'Insurmountable' Lead From Early Voting

    10/07/2016 5:56:06 AM PDT · by tekrat · 65 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/6/2016 | Jessie Hellmann
    Nevada, North Carolina and Florida could all be decided before Election Day because of historic spikes in early voting, Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook said Thursday. "We are encouraging supporters to cast their vote early because it is possible ... that we could build an insurmountable lead in those key states before Election Day," Mook said on a press call with reporters. Wins in those three states would make it very difficult to imagine an Electoral College scenario in which Trump, the Republican nominee, would win the White House.
  • 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 Mathew and Voting (vanity)

    10/04/2016 4:56:27 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 15 replies
    Oct 4, 2016 | Ray76
    It is expected that Hurricane Mathew will be impacting Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina within the next few days. Depending on the track and severity disruptions could be anywhere from days to a month, which puts us on the doorstep of Election Day. Persons in these areas may want to vote prior to the arrival of the storm. Pay attention to the Natl Hurricane Center and your local Natl Weather Svc office.
  • Charlotte NAACP Leader Supports Open Carry, Second Amendment

    10/04/2016 4:14:37 AM PDT · by marktwain · 11 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 23 September, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    Link to video The President of the Charlotte, North Carolina NAACP, Corine Mack, made statements that should be music to Second Amendment supporters ears.  On CNN, she said that the mere fact that someone had a gun should not be enough to allow police to shoot someone.  From CNN: MACK: At the end of the day, you know, a video may show a different perspective depending on the angle. And so if we don't have many different angles, you may not get the full picture. I think the most important part is the contrast in him having a book...
  • 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...
  • Black community sees Charlotte as glimmering, fake Oz

    09/24/2016 10:37:50 AM PDT · by Islander7 · 43 replies
    Fox News ^ | Sept 24, 2016 | AP
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – To much of the world, Charlotte is the Queen City — a gleaming downtown, state-of-the-art stadiums, sparkling new mass transit, the nation's banking capital. But a very different Charlotte came into the spotlight in the past few days. Move outside the city's core and there are neighborhoods like the one where a white police officer shot and killed a black man, Keith Scott, setting off violent protests. Places where residents tire of seeing police only when teams of officers sweep in to make arrests, and remember well other blacks killed by police officers who did not face...
  • NCAA won’t play in North Carolina because of ‘human rights violations,’...

    09/23/2016 11:52:21 AM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 34 replies
    babalublog ^ | Sep 18, 2016 | Alberto Delacruz
    .... but plays in Cuba and China!
  • Democratic Women of NC postpone convention (Charlotte)

    09/23/2016 3:45:15 AM PDT · by Libloather · 36 replies ^ | 9/22/16 | Ginger Walker
    To get this out to you right away and because Concetta has been non-stop on the phone, she has asked me to send this email out to let everyone know about the decision to postpone the Convention until sometime in October, of course not to conflict with the Western Gala. The situation in Charlotte is very unfortunate, however not as bad as the media is portraying. Our hotel is not in Center City, it’s about 6 or more city blocks away from the location of the incidents last night. That being said, with the uncertainty of what might play out...
  • In the Second Term of the First Black President, Rioting Is the New Normal

    09/22/2016 10:31:55 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 18 replies ^ | September 22, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: It's a sad observation, folks. I'm telling you, a sad, sad observation but it's an observation that I don't think I'm alone in making. It seems like rioting is almost expected now when there is a cop shooting. A cop shooting, period. Don't care about the details. It seems like it's now axiomatic that there's going to be rioting or massive public protests or threats of rioting or threats of unrest every time the cops have to draw their weapons. Now, stop and think about this. Where are we here? We're in the United States of America. We are...
  • Video: White man begging for mercy viciously beaten by black mob In Charlotte

    09/22/2016 8:09:20 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 106 replies
    Video: White man begging for mercy viciously beaten by black mob In Charlotte Daily Wire September 22, 2016 As rioting continues in Charlotte, North Carolina, supposedly over the shooting of armed black man Keith Lamont Hill by a black police officer, video has now emerged reportedly showing some of the roving rioters beating a white man in a parking lot as he begs to be left alone. The rioters kick and punch the man; at one point seven men are in a circle around the prone man, pummeling him. The rioters continue to stomp at his head and neck as...
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