OBX Weathers Arthur

Rodanthe and Waves seem to have gotten the worst of the soundside flooding. Island Free Press HATTERAS ISLAND Much of the damage of Hatteras involved downed or uprooted trees and tree limbs and other debris on the ground, roads, and driveways. There was also scattered damage to roofs. Sound flooding was minimal on the southern […]

Fighting Dirty

Via Vox Day Donald Sterling (aka Donald Tokowitz) is not backin down. He is suing the NBA for a billion ($1,000,000,000) and has hired private investigators to dig up dirt on the NBA’s former and current commisioners and other owners. Fox News Investigators were given a six-figure budget over the next 30 days to examine […]

Banker Number 14

Zero Hedge There have been 13 senior financial services executives deaths around the world this year, but the most notable thing about the sad suicide of the 14th, a 52-year-old banker at France’s Bred-Banque-Populaire, is she is the first female. As Le Parisien reports, Lydia (no surname given) jumped from the bank’s Paris headquarter’s 14th […]

20 Wounded At Pennsylvania School

No word on whether the suspect is Chinese or not. Via Squirrel’s Nest Fox Twenty people, including 19 students, were wounded — four seriously — during a stabbing spree early Wednesday at a high school near Pittsburgh and a 16-year-old male student is in custody, authorities say. As word of the incident spread and children […]

Toxic Waste Dumped In Charlotte, Again

Via Brittius Fox 8 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — City officials said there’s a second suspected incident involving the dumping of illegal toxic waste material into the City of Charlotte’s sewer system. WSOC reported the Charlotte Mecklenburg Utilities Department shut down the Sugar Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant off Tyvola Road after employees noticed an unusual odor around 8:45 […]

Ukraine

What’s going on in the Ukraine? Takimag The people in the west of Ukraine used to be called “Ruthenians.” Virtually all people in the west speak Ukrainian; in the far south and east, they mostly speak Russian. The people in the west have different religions. While southern and eastern Ukraine are Orthodox under the Moscow […]

South African Genocide

When the nicest thing you can say about a country is, “at least its not Zimbabwe,”  you know its bad. This is from 2012: Pat Dollared “Genocide Watch had raised South Africa to level 6 [there are 8 levels -Roger] when Malema was singing Kill the Boer song’. And now SA president Jacob Zuma is […]

Iceland Police Shoot Suspect

The first time in the history of Iceland that the police have shot somebody. Iceland is somewhat pro gun with about a third of Iclanders legaly owning firearms. http://launch.newsinc.com/share.html?trackingGroup=90962&siteSection=csmonitor&videoId=25411320 csmonitor A 59-year-old man was shot and killed by police, who were called to the man’s apartment east of Iceland’s capital because someone reported gunshots being […]

What’s Up, Google?

Have you heard of this? ABC San Francisco’s mayor says he doesn’t know what it is. Police say it’s not their jurisdiction. And government inspectors are sworn to secrecy. Google is erecting a four-story structure in the heart of the San Francisco Bay but is managing to conceal its purpose by constructing it on docked […]

Golden Dawn Looking To Take Over

International Business Times “Golden Dawn wants to become, and will become, like Hezbollah in Lebanon, which is in effect a second government that helps even the last of its poor citizens,” MP Ilias Panagiotaros told the SBS network’s “Dateline” program. “As time passes, Golden Dawn will do more for our fellow citizens.” Panagiotaros also claimed that […]

Plott

Plott Hound Chief Districy Court judge drowns trying to save woman at Sunset Beach Bears hold Asheville woman hostage Apex teen catches Billfish Grand Slam but won’t get in the record books due to technicality

The Plott Pickins

Plott Hound A proposal to raise the state’s maximum speed limit to 75 mph has run out of gas. This story reminded me of this group. Rep. Jones threatens impeachment over Syrian war. Biltmore Estate is not profitable. A new report says U.S. Park Police cannot seem to keep track of their guns. Investigators found […]

Suspect ID’d In Greenville Walmart Shooting

VIA Plott Hound WNCT The Greenville Police Department identified the shooting suspect in the Greenville mass shooting as Lakim Anthony Faust. Faust, 23 of Greenville, opened fire injuring four people before being brought down in a gun fight with Greenville Police. In a press conference on Sunday, Greenville Police Chief Hassan Aden confirmed they obtained […]

Kentucky Police Dept. Gets Death Threat

Fox A small-town Kentucky police department mourning the ambush slaying of one of its men has received threats that more officers will be targeted, prompting an investigation by the FBI and state police, the police chief said Tuesday. The department received a written threat last week that “there are more to come,” a reference to […]

Shootout At Brunswick CO. DWI Check Point

WECT   emselves right in the middle of a shootout at what should have been a routine DWI checkpoint.  Days after the dramatic shootout in Brunswick County, they are still shaken by what they saw. “Every cop turned around and started unloading like super trigger happy as if their training was coming into full effect […]

Plott Droppings

Carolina Plott Hound NC Civitas has a questionable breakdown of  “Moral Monday” demonstrators. Not specifically NC related, but interesting. Mass. democrat sponsors bill to alert tv viewers when they are being watched by their tv. Weird stuff, read the article. Tax migration.

Crime Is A Trade

Looters travel to Oklahoma to practice their trade. NewsOK MOORE — Arrested with a truck full of copper wire, scrap metal and other items from homes destroyed by the May 20 tornado in Moore, three men told police they came hundreds of miles — all the way from Virginia — for the sole purpose of […]

The Lost Colony Gets A Tony

VIA Carolina Plott Hound Hampton Roads Online A Tony award is coming to the Outer Banks. “The Lost Colony,” the long-running summer theater staple on Roanoke Island, is among this year’s winners of the Tony Honors for Excellence in Theater award. The Broadway equivalent of the Oscars, the Tonys present their annual awards Sunday night […]

Moral Monday Draws Activists From Across The Country

Is this the new tourism? I hope not. Over 150 radical leftists and professional protesters from California, New York and Florida were arrested at the North Carolina legislative building this week. Far left groups are holding weekly protests to encourage GOP lawmakers to spend more money and allow same-day registration and voting. Something N.C. NAACP […]

Game On?

We’ve still got troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, there’s a civil war or revolution (depends on who wins, I guess) in Syria which is spilling over into Lebanon. Mali (or is it Azawad?) has been pretty much taken by Tuareg, who are now fighting (with our help) their former jihadi allies (we might be on […]

Capt. Jack Sparrow Rescued By Coast Guard

WITN Guinn has been sailing for more than 20 years, but earlier this week, on his way back from South Carolina, his boat was struck by lightning. Heading for the Beaufort Inlet with nothing but a compass for navigation, he pushed on. “I’m looking at about 33 hours of no sleep, and because I’m the […]

Too Smart For Police Department?

Via Charles Carroll Society ABC News A man whose bid to become a police officer was rejected after he scored too high on an intelligence test has lost an appeal in his federal lawsuit against the city. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York upheld a lower court’s decision that the city […]

Sequester-Release Prisoners Rather Than Cut Gov Jobs

NY Times In a highly unusual move, federal immigration officials have released hundreds of detainees from immigration detention centers around the country, an effort to save money as automatic budget cuts loom in Washington, officials said Tuesday. The government has not dropped the deportation cases against the immigrants, however. The detainees have been freed on […]

Some Plott Hound

Update: Still haven’t found a plott puppy. Carolina Plott Hound New rules for gun shows Norma McCorvey never wanted an abortion — she was seeking a divorce from her husband — but young, pro-abortion feminist attorney Sarah Weddington used McCorvey’s case as a means of attempting to overturn Texas’ law making most abortions illegal. Weddington […]

El Chapo Is Chicago’s Public Enemy #1 Despite Never Setting Foot In The City And Child Soldiers In Mexico’s Cartel Wars

Via Borderland Beat “What Al Capone was to beer and whiskey during Prohibition, Guzman is to narcotics,” said Art Bilek, the commission’s executive vice president. “Of the two, Guzman is by far the greater threat. … And he has more power and financial capability than Capone ever dreamed of.” Guzman, who has been on the […]

Gun Battle With Suspect Believed To Be Dorner

H/T Free North Carolina LA Times Fugitive former police officer Christopher Dorner allegedly shot and wounded at least two San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies during a shootout with authorities in the Big Bear area Tuesday afternoon, sources said. Dozens of law enforcement officers were racing to the last reported scene of a gun battle near […]

Fed Buys More Debt Than treasury Issued?

CNS News At the close of business on Jan. 3, the Federal Reserve had owned $1.661 trillion in U.S. Treasury securities. By the close of business on Feb. 6, it owned $1.7172 trillion—an increase of $51.1 billion for the calendar year. Thus, the Federal Reserve’s purchases of U.S. government debt in this calendar year have […]