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Keep Calm: Obama’s post-#DNC2012 “bounce” is no reason for conservatives to panic

Posted by: ST on September 10, 2012 at 7:21 pm » 9 Comments

So the Bamster got a bit of a convention bounce. Is anyone surprised by this at all? If so, you shouldn’t be.  Put Obama’s mug on in primetime while he’s surrounded by popular A-List celebrities performing and giving empty but stirring speeches on a visually appealing stage, combine it with the sustained popularity of former […]

 

Post-#DNC2012: McAuliffe “jokes” that DNC should make Charlotte a permanent site (UPDATED)

Posted by: ST on September 7, 2012 at 12:12 pm » 6 Comments

Via The Charlotte Observer: Former Democratic National Committee boss Terry McAuliffe gave high praise to the city of Charlotte for hosting this year’s event. McAuliffe spoke to NewsChannel 36 anchor Ben Thompson from the convention floor late Thursday night as the confetti fell from inside Time Warner Cable Arena. “I’ve got to take my hat off […]

 

(Video) #DNC2012 convention goers: Banning profits is a Good Thing!

Posted by: Phineas on September 6, 2012 at 6:46 pm » 6 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Man, between the blatant display of anti-Israel and borderline antisemitic sentiment yesterday and their satisfaction at finding their American identity through government, the nation’s Democratic activists are really showing America what their party stands for. But wait, there’s more! Posing as an anti-business crusader, Peter Schiff found a number of DNC delegates […]

 

Left wing extremism goes mainstream over God, Jerusalem vote at #DNC2012

Posted by: ST on September 6, 2012 at 11:02 am » 19 Comments

This is probably one of the most shocking, disturbing, and revealing things to come out of a national political convention in modern day history, and it speaks volumes as to how the far left anti-Christian, anti-Israel hardliners in the Democrat party have gone from fringe to mainstream: CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Two platform planks sparked division […]

 

#DNC2012 recap so far: The sights, sounds … and smells … of uptown Charlotte

Posted by: ST on September 5, 2012 at 3:39 pm » 9 Comments

9/17/12 Update: Photos now posted at Facebook. —————————————- Well, gang, to say it’s been an “eventful” week here in Charlotte as a result of the Democratic National Convention is a vast understatement. On one hand, I’m glad it’s here because it’s given me a chance to reconnect (and in some cases work) with conservative friends […]

 

New Tone Watch: Nikki Haley is just like Hitler’s mistress!

Posted by: Phineas on September 5, 2012 at 2:01 pm » 6 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Again I ask, what is in the water South Carolina Democrats are drinking? S.C. Democratic Chairman Dick Harpootlian, never a loss for a quick quip, tossed a few stinging one-liners at the Wednesday delegation breakfast. On Gov. Nikki Haley participating in daily news briefings in a basement studio at the NASCAR Hall […]

 

BOA Stadium plans scrapped – #DNC2012 will move to O’s speech to TWC Arena

Posted by: ST on September 5, 2012 at 10:35 am » 2 Comments

Been speculated for the last couple of days that they would do this, but they made it official this morning: CHARLOTTE, N.C. President Barack Obama will now deliver his nomination speech Thursday at Time Warner Cable Arena because of concerns about severe weather, the Democratic National Convention Committee announced on Wednesday. “We have been monitoring […]

 

#MOWSS attendance figures for #DNC2012 under 1000, not the predicted “thousands”

Posted by: ST on September 3, 2012 at 11:07 am » 7 Comments

Yesterday here in Charlotte was the big “March on Wall Street South” protest, which organizers, the media, and law enforcement were predicting/expecting between 2,000 and 10,000 would attend to air their grievances against the “Wall Street of the South” (Charlotte).   And because the Tampa protests at the RNC were pretty much a bust due […]

 

Creative Loafing: City allowing, “on good faith”, #OccupyCLT #DNC2012 camp space (UPDATED)

Posted by: ST on September 1, 2012 at 5:33 pm » 14 Comments

This morning I wrote about an overnight development in which DNC 2012 demonstrators – including members of Occupy Charlotte – asserted they had been “in talks” with the city to make Marshall Park uptown into a campground for people to set up tents for the week of the convention. As of the time I wrote […]

 

#OccupyCLT sets up tent city blocks from #DNC2012, say they have police permission

Posted by: ST on September 1, 2012 at 8:12 am » 6 Comments

In overnight developments related to the DNC, the Charlotte Observer’s Cleve Wootson reports that Occupy Charlotte – which used to be based on the grounds of Old City Hall until the city beefed up anti-camping ordinances earlier this year, effectively ending the camping – is back in business and has set up camp at Marshall […]