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Selective Outrage: #NCPOL media plays favorites on Nazi comparisons

Posted by: ST on December 18, 2013 at 10:28 am » 2 Comments

Two elected officials make ridiculous comparisons between Nazism and modern day policy. One is a Democrat. The other is a Republican. The media, predictably, focuses on the Republican. Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. Well, no, don’t, because we have another instance of this routine double standard to talk about – and it […]

 

NFL Sunday Football Open Thread: Jets at the #Panthers

Posted by: ST on December 15, 2013 at 4:12 pm » Comments Off

A little late starting this as the game is just now in progress on CBS, but the Panthers and Jets both need a win today to stay in the playoff hunt.  The embarrassing loss to the Saints last week was hopefully a wake up call to the Panthers that they are not invincible, and need […]

 

Anatomy of an epic Twitter #SelfAwareness Fail in #NCPOL

Posted by: ST on December 13, 2013 at 7:16 pm » 3 Comments

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NFL Sunday Football Open Thread: #Panthers at the #Saints

Posted by: ST on December 8, 2013 at 4:26 pm » 5 Comments

Getting set for a huge game tonight between NFC South division rivals the Saints and the Panthers. Both teams are at 9-3 and want to make the sole claim of having the best record in their division going into the home stretch of the regular season. The Saints suffered a painful Monday night loss to […]

 

NFL Sunday Football Open Thread: Bucs at the #Panthers

Posted by: ST on December 1, 2013 at 1:06 pm » 3 Comments

The Bucs (3-8) and the Panthers (8-3) are meeting up today here at home in their second match-up of the season. The Panthers won the first one and look to sweep while at the same time making it 8 wins in a row while the Bucs are looking to extend their win streak to 4 […]

 

NFL Sunday Football Open Thread: #Panthers at the #Dolphins

Posted by: ST on November 24, 2013 at 12:42 pm » 5 Comments

The Panthers (7-3) have traveled this weekend to Miami (5-5) for their next match-up and are riding high after their 24-20 Monday night win over the visiting New England Patriots. The Cats are on a 6 game win streak and hope to make it 7 today as they play a Dolphins team mired in a […]

 

NFL Monday Night Football Open Thread: #Patriots at the #Panthers

Posted by: ST on November 18, 2013 at 7:58 pm » 5 Comments

It’s a huge night for the Panthers and their excited fans as we get set to try and jump our next “legitimate contenders”/relevancy hurdle by way of the visiting Tom Brady and his New England Patriots. The 6-3 Panthers are sitting firmly in 2nd place behind the New Orleans Saints in the NFC South while […]

 

#Obamacare so toxic @SenatorHagan & @VP don’t mention it at all at #NCsen fundaiser

Posted by: ST on November 15, 2013 at 4:13 pm » 4 Comments

So VP Biden was in NC to try and help boost Senator Hagan’s re-election campaign today. Naturally, they didn’t mention Obamacare – at all. .@VP pool report: "Neither Hagan nor Biden mentioned the Affordable Care Act nor the problems with healthcare[dot]gov." — Mike Memoli (@mikememoli) November 15, 2013 Kinda says it all, doesn’t it? The […]

 

NFL Sunday Football Open Thread: #Panthers at the #49ers

Posted by: ST on November 10, 2013 at 12:42 pm » 5 Comments

The Carolina Panthers (5-3) are visiting the SF 49ers (6-2) today for an afternoon game that both the national and local sports media have declared will be a true test for the Cats to see if they really are the “changed” team they’ve looked like the last several weeks. The 49ers are riding high on […]

 

Wishing the Rev. Billy Graham a very happy, blessed 95th birthday

Posted by: ST on November 7, 2013 at 10:32 am » 7 Comments

North Carolina’s favorite son and world-renowned man of faith Rev. Billy Graham turns 95 today: His eyes are clouded, his voice grainy and his famous wavy hair has turned snow-white. But age has not robbed Billy Graham of his power – softer now – to preach the Gospel. As the Charlotte-born evangelist turns 95 Thursday, […]