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  • Trump suggests NC man might get to keep yacht that shipwrecked in his yard

    09/19/2018 1:35:58 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 96 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | September 19, 2018 | By Mike Moffitt
    No one can accuse President Donald J. Trump of not looking on the bright side. On Wednesday, Trump toured the the North Carolina coast to see firsthand the destruction wreaked by Hurricane Florence, which the president called a "tough hurricane, one of the wettest we've ever seen from the standpoint of water." Trump was particularly struck by a storm-tossed yacht that smashed into a New Bern home and lodged against the house's deck. Trump looked at the yacht, asking, "Is this your boat?" The owner said no. Trump replied, "at least you got a nice boat out of the deal."...
  • Terrified families trapped in rising Florence floods plead for help and admit they were wrong [tr]

    09/15/2018 5:25:22 AM PDT · by C19fan · 62 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | September 15, 2018 | Keith Griffith and Chris Dyer
    Hundreds of residents have been left trapped, thousands have been left without power and five people have been killed as Hurricane Florence battered the south-east coast of America. Blowing ashore with howling 90 mph winds, Hurricane Florence splintered buildings, trapped hundreds of people and swamped entire communities along the Carolina coast. Roads became flooded, trees blown over and homes destroyed as some parts of North Carolina have already seen surges of flood water as high as 10ft. As Florence first broke on land yesterday 90mph winds struck the coastal areas, but as the storm system moved across land it was...
  • Apple’s bigger-screen iPhones are slammed for being ‘sexist’

    09/17/2018 7:22:21 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 83 replies
    New York Post ^ | By Christian Gollayan
    When Apple released its iPhone XS line, with screens that range from 5.8 inches to 6.5 inches, they became the company’s largest phones yet. But the big screens have triggered a backlash from women who say the device is too large for the average female hand. “Women like me with small hands who need the most secure phone for safety reasons are stuck with something they can’t hold and constantly risk dropping,” tweeted sociology professor Zeynep Tufekci, who teaches at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “Some people like the bigger phones. Fine. Keep an alternative for the...
  • CNN's Anderson Cooper unloads on Trump Jr. for spreading 'idiotic' conspiracy theories about him

    09/17/2018 7:56:42 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 38 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/17/18 | Avery Anapol
    CNN’s Anderson Cooper on Monday unloaded on Twitter users, including Donald Trump Jr., spreading conspiracy theories about his coverage of Hurricane Florence. Cooper said that in recent days, conspiracy theorists including President Trump's son, have shared a photo from his coverage of 2008’s Hurricane Ike and falsely claimed that it shows him exaggerating the depths of floodwaters in Hurricane Florence. “I usually let conspiracy theorists go unanswered,” Cooper said, and referenced a number of online conspiracy theories accusing him of faking reporting on the Sandy Hook shootings and in Haiti. In a nearly 10-minute segment live on CNN, Cooper...
  • Raw Video: Dozens Of People Loot Dollar Store As Flooding Cuts Wilmington Off From The Rest Of NC

    09/17/2018 12:13:49 PM PDT · by PFW · 45 replies
    A major emergency brings out the best in some people, but in others it brings out the absolute worst. Shocking images of “dozens of people” ransacking a Family Dollar store in Wilmington, North Carolina have stunned the nation. This happened in broad daylight, and many of the looters didn’t even seem to care that a television news crew was filming them. Sadly, this always seems to happen whenever a major disaster takes place. Our established social order is so vulnerable, and so many people out there will gladly take advantage of others if they believe that there is an opportunity...
  • Deranged Dem Harpies in Full Screech Mode

    09/17/2018 9:57:22 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/17/18 | Judi McLeod
    Calling all zombies: Get your collective focus off TDS (Trump Derangement Syndrome) and on to what matters most: the thousands in North Carolina left bereft by the natural disaster called Hurricane Florence The shrieking screams of Democrat Party harpies will be louder than the winds of Hurricane Florence this morning as they realize their attempts at branding President Donald Trump a “killer” have failed. Most tragically, the death toll of Category 1 Hurricane Florence stands at 18, including a 3-month-old baby, nowhere near the thousands predicted by scare-mongering Progressives.
  • Wilmington Looting -[FD Managememt told] Police to stand down.

    09/15/2018 2:24:34 PM PDT · by CedarDave · 105 replies
    WilmingtonPD twitter ^ | September 15, 2018
    Watching Fox News. Just had a live interview with Rick Leventhal in Wilmington. Has video of looters (the usual perp types) at a Family Dollar and someone yelled at him "where are the police? Our taxes pay for them?." Leventhal contacted the police and they responded back that it was a "management decision" not to respond (their response was shown on the story)
  • First deaths from Hurricane Florence reported in North Carolina

    09/14/2018 12:28:57 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 32 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/14/18 | CHRIS MILLS RODRIGO
    Police in North Carolina on Friday confirmed the first deaths related to Hurricane Florence, which is bearing down on the Carolinas. The Wilmington Police Department said that a mother and infant were killed when a tree fell on their house on Friday. Police said the father has also been transferred to an area hospital with injuries. His condition was not immediately clear. Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina at 7:15 a.m. EDT on Friday near Wrightsville Beach, N.C., according to the National Hurricane Center. Federal and local officials have been urging residents for days to heed evacuation orders and...
  • Climate Change Pimp Gov. Jerry Brown, Ignores Energy Jobs

    09/14/2018 9:24:44 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/14/18 | Katy Grimes
    Defacto leader of The Sky is Falling Chicken Little Party, Gov. Jerry Brown The doomsday predictions of global-warming alarmists would have us believe there are more droughts, more extreme hurricanes and tornados, that arctic snow caps are melting, and all coastal cities are in danger of rising seas. Convinced the sky is falling, Henny Penny and a band of gullible friends march off to tell the king, only to meet their end at the hands of a wily fox.“The sky is falling!” Henny Penny said, in a silly tale about a chicken who believes the world is coming to an...
  • MEDIA POLITICIZE FLORENCE, BLAME TRUMP FOR STORMS, PREDICT MASS DEATH

    09/14/2018 9:08:13 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 20 replies
    Grabien.com ^ | Sep 14, 2018 | Grabien News
    Trump is ‘actively making the problem worse’ Hurricane Florence is now bearing down on North Carolina, and the media is looking to score political points. On MSNBC, host Chris Hayes invited meteorologist Eric Holthaus on to argue global warming is making hurricanes worse, and that President Trump is to blame. "We have a president that is denying the impacts of, you know, this hurricane season last year and this year and actively making the problem worse by, you know, not addressing this root cause of worsening storms,” Holthaus told to a nodding Hayes. On CNN, political analyst John Avlon, in...
  • Friends in the Eye of the Storm

    09/14/2018 8:46:52 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/14/18 | Judi McLeod
    God bess Topsail, God Bless North Carolina. God Bless America We may be thousands of miles away, however not just our thoughts and prayers but our very spirits are in the Holly Ridge area of North Carolina, where Barbara and Ronnie, our dearest friends on Earth, are sheltering from Hurricane Florence with beach resident friends Ardelle and Dennis, Hazel and hubby. We had last been in touch with Barbara via email, up to 5:10 p.m, EDT yesterday and naively tried to telephone them at 6:00 a.m., this morning to tell them that not only us, but many of our friends...
  • What Democrats Still Don't Get

    09/11/2018 12:22:23 PM PDT · by real_patriotic_american · 37 replies
    Townhall ^ | September 11, 2018 | Allie Stuckey
    Since the election, there has been ample speculation about how Trump “happened.” Last week, Obama offered his hypothesis: resentment and paranoia on the right. He lamented the destruction of the Republican Party and the ensuing demise of America because of the divisiveness and bigotry propagated by the president and those who support him. It seems that most on the left agree with Obama’s view. Progressives purport that enthusiasm for Trump is bolstered by “white fragility”— an insecurity that white voices, once dominant, are now being drowned out by increasingly influential minority groups bolstered by demographic changes. Trump is their “white...
  • Evacuation ordered for SC coast ahead of Hurricane Florence, lawmakers say

    09/10/2018 12:08:11 PM PDT · by sodpoodle · 146 replies
    myrtlebeackonlinel ^ | 9/10/2018 | Bristow Marchant And Tom Barton
    PINE RIDGE, SC S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster announced a mandatory evacuation of the South Carolina coast on Monday. All eight the counties along the coast would begin evacuating as of noon on Tuesday, McMaster said at a press briefing on Monday. McMaster said he would reverse lanes on four main roads to facilitate the evacuation. As of noon Tuesday, lanes will reverse on Interstate 26 from Charleston to Columbia and Highway 50from Myrtle Beach. Highways 278 and 21 in Beaufort County will be ready for reversal as of noon, but officials will wait to make an order at that time....
  • 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.
  • The Lore Of Bigfoot Lives On At North Carolina Bigfoot Festival

    09/09/2018 12:35:37 PM PDT · by sodpoodle · 31 replies
    NPR ^ | 9/9/2018 | David Ford
    Festival organizer John Bruner has led the Bigfoot 911 explorer team for years here. He says they used the juice about a year ago and finally hit pay dirt. "We were doing an expedition and I had one cross the forest service road about 30 yards from where I was at, and I got a really good look at it," Bruner says. "I've been hunting Bigfoot for 40 years and doing research — and it was just totally exhilarating for me. ... I finally got to see one after all I've went through and all the time I've spent in...
  • Insurance giant adding more than 600 jobs in Forsyth County ($55,553 year minimum in North Carolina)

    09/08/2018 8:55:08 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    The News & Observer ^ | September 6, 2018 | Zachery Eanes
    RALEIGH — A Winston-Salem insurance company is planning an expansion that will bring 626 jobs to the city. National General Management Corp. will receive a $5.6 million job development grant from the state if it meets hiring goals, according to the N.C. Department of Commerce. That grant not only brings more than 600 jobs to Winston-Salem, but it also keeps the company’s operations there, as National General was contemplating moving all of its jobs out of the state. The company currently has 1,245 employees based in Forsyth County. The N.C. Economic Investment Committee approved the state grant at a special...
  • Hurricane Florence set to disrupt events weekend of Sept 15-16 in GA, NC, and SC

    09/08/2018 8:24:10 AM PDT · by topher · 45 replies
    Vanity based on current projected path via NHC-NOAA.gov web site ^ | 8-Sept-2018 | Part Vanity/Part NHC-NOAA info
    Here is the projected path of Hurricane Florence. Since the NHC/NOAA updates this IMAGE, it should change with passing time:
  • Sykes to hire up to 500 in Fayetteville by year's end (North Carolina)

    09/07/2018 8:07:55 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    The Virginian-Pilot ^ | September 7, 2018 | Michael Futch The Fayetteville Observer, N.C. and The Associated Press
    Sykes Enterprises Inc., which plans to offer jobs to as many as 500 employees by the end of the year, has announced that it will be conducting a hiring event on Wednesday at the company's Strickland Bridge Road facility. "We're inviting interested candidates to come out and apply, interview and even potentially receive an offer all in the same day," a news release said. The Wednesday hiring event will be held all day at 921 Strickland Bridge Road, Sykes said in the release. The positions will "provide technical support to customers on behalf of our clients." "Great candidates include folks...
  • Meadows: FBI ‘coordinated leaks’ to media to justify bogus FISA warrants

    09/07/2018 9:59:19 AM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 15 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 9/7/18 | USA Features
    Deep State: In a bombshell revelation, House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows, R-N.C., told Fox News‘ Laura Ingraham Thursday that the FBI “coordinated” leaks to the media in order to use them as justification for obtaining FISA court warrants on what appear to be false pretenses. The FISA warrants, which were used to spy on minor 2016 Trump campaign figure Carter Page in an attempt to link him and Team Trump to a ‘Russian collusion’ narrative, were subsequently renewed three times after the initial warrant was issued in October 2016 — all of the renewals after POTUS Trump won the...
  • Justice Dept. Demands Millions of North Carolina Voter Records, Confounding Elections Officials

    09/05/2018 11:04:51 PM PDT · by bitt · 37 replies
    nytimes ^ | 9/5/2018 | Richard Fausset and Michael Wines
    Federal prosecutors have issued sweeping subpoenas demanding that millions of North Carolina voter records be turned over to immigration authorities by Sept. 25. With just two months to go before the midterms, the subpoenas threatened to sow chaos in the state’s election machinery, while renewing the Trump administration’s repeatedly discredited claims of widespread voting by illegal immigrants. The unsealed grand jury subpoenas were sent to the state elections board and to 44 county elections boards in eastern North Carolina. Their existence became widely known after Marc E. Elias, a voting rights lawyer aligned with the Democratic Party, mentioned them on...