Category: Opinion

Civitas releases poll results for the NC House District 54 race

A recent poll of 350 voters in NC House District 54 revealed some interesting trends. The seat has been a Democratic stronghold for thirty years by one individual, Rep. Joe Hackney. There was little concern regarding the seat in 2008 as Mr. Hackney enj…

Chatham County’s talking bread machine

I read with geat interest the post regarding another talking bread making machine in Chatham county. I also have a bread maker that has always seemed to be saying something too. My machine seems to say “Whose Gonna Win?” Whose Gonna Win?” It sometimes …

Cell phone service quality varies in Chatham County

Evan Keiser’s post about how excellent Verizon works for him is a reminder that there is no one general answer for which cell phone service is best. Chatham is a big county with lots of different dead spots and coverage areas for all the different carr…

My little scoop and the talking bread machine

When I moved to Chatham County, I brought my bread machine. I have taken a class in writing. The instructor said it is important to keep one’s thoughts in a paragraph. And to pack as much information into a paragraph as possible. And indent. I was only…

Do Chatham County officials operate in the shadows?

So, Chatham County’s “leadership” is being pragmatic when they decide that the Sheriff’s department personnel should not spend their time enforcing the law (ICE), to give them the time to arrest those who “break” the law (burglars, drug dealers, etc.),…

Chatham County officials side with lawbreakers

I found a list of “sanctuary cities” in the US – those in which the chief of police or the city council forbids the police to ask about the immigration status of anyone who is detained for some other offense. The list includes Chatham County, as …

64 known JournoListas

JournoList was a private Google Groups forum for discussing politics and the news media with 400 journalists, academics and others, most with left of center political views. A Free Republic poster compiled this list of known members of the Journolist. …