A Waste of Hard Work

WNBA rookie, A’ja Wilson, is calling attention the income gap between WNBA and NBA players.  After the announcement that LeBron James signed a 154 million 4 year contract with LA Lakers Wilson tweeted, ““154 million. Must be nice. We over here looking for a million, but Lord let me get back in my lane,” Wilson wrote. “And I love Bron not … Read More

Protesting The Fourth Of July

Apparently, activists in Raleigh are planning to boycott and protest the Fourth of July… Community activists and advocates in Raleigh and in Durham are urging their social-media followers to boycott the Fourth of July this year, telling people not to buy hot dogs, not to buy fireworks. No celebration, they say, until the nation lives up to its values. “I hope it’s … Read More

Uber Saves Lives

New data out from my home county here in southeastern North Carolina… ACCORDING TO THE NC HIGHWAY PATROL, THE NUMBER OF DRUNK DRIVING-RELATED DEATHS HAVE BEEN DOWN SIGNIFICANTLY IN NEW HANOVER COUNTY IN RECENT YEARS. HERE’S A LOOK AT THE NUMBERS DATING BACK TO 2008: WECT If you’ll notice the numbers peaked in 2014 and then significantly dropped off reaching a … Read More

Another Day, Another Protest

Democrats grass-root activists were out in force this weekend protesting Trump’s zero-tolerance policy of separating families at the border… Crowds gathered in downtown Raleigh on Saturday to march and rally for families separated at the country’s border with Mexico to be reunited. The event was part of a nationwide protest against a Trump administration policy that has separated more than … Read More

Another Loss for Hog Farmers

On Friday, there was another big verdict against Pork farmers… CHINESE-OWNED PORK GIANT SMITHFIELD FOODS INC. LOST A PIVOTAL LEGAL BATTLE ON FRIDAY, AS A FEDERAL JURY AWARDED $25 MILLION TO A RURAL COUPLE FOR THE NUISANCE CAUSED BY LIVING NEAR A SMITHFIELD CONTRACTOR’S HOG FARM. THE LAWSUIT IS THE SECOND IN A SERIES OF COMPLAINTS BROUGHT BY 500 RURAL NORTH CAROLINIANS … Read More

Out Sick Monday 1/8/18

Unfortunately, my throat has gotten even worse over the weekend and I will be out sick today.  I don’t feel that bad its mostly just a severe sore throat.  It feels similar to what I had last year so let’s keep our fingers crossed that is not what it is.  I’m gonna go to the doctor again to see if … Read More