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Gun Free Restaurant Robbed at Gunpoint

Hat/Tip to . North Carolina restaurant The Pit was robbed at gunpoint on Sunday. Normally, local crime stories like this wouldn’t merit a Townhall post, but this one is different: The Pit has a “no weapons” sign displayed prominently on its door declaring the restaurant a gun-free zone, and bans patrons from carrying concealed weapons. Authorities said just before 9 p.m. Sunday, three men wearing hoodies entered the restaurant through the back doors with pistols, and forced several staff members to lie on the floor. The bandits assaulted two employees during the crime, but they were not seriously injured. […]

NC Board of Election Finds Nearly 35,000 Examples of Voter Fraud

In one of the largest examples of voter fraud discovered thus-far, the NC Board of Elections has announced that is has found nearly 35,000 examples of voter fraud in the 2012 election.  Here is more on the voter fraud, that liberals state does not occur… Initial findings from the Board presented to the Joint Legislative Elections Oversight Committee today show: 765 voters with an exact match of first and last name, DOB and last four digits of SSN were registered in N.C. and another state and voted in N.C. and the other state in the 2012 general election. 35,750 voters […]

Woman Defends Herself with Firearm: National Media Silent

Here is another story that the media will completely ignore.  It seem that two would be home invaders found themselves confronted by a Elm City, North Carolina, woman who was more than willing to defend herself with a firearm.  Girls Just Wanna Have Guns has the story… The homeowner, a female of an unknown age, was hiding in the closet when 18-year-old Christopher Devonte Joseph approached her.  The local ABC news report stated that’s when the owner fired her gun and shot the 18-year-old.  Both suspects fled the scene, but Christopher was found 300 feet from the home and I […]

Voting Machines in North Carolina Register Romney Votes for Obama

What happens when you go to vote for Romney, but your vote get’s registered for Obama?  Well, it has happened in North Carolina, and Lonely Conservative has the background… In Guilford County, NC some voters have complained that when they chose Mitt Romney for president on electronic voting machines the votes came up for President Obama. One woman tried three times and it kept happening. Election officials say it was just a glitch that’s been corrected, but if you vote on this sort of machine I’d be sure to double check that your vote is counted properly. The presidential election is […]

Unions Boycotting Democratic Convention?

Barak Obama, as POTUS, has a history of telling supporters, either in words or actions, to STFU.  The latest example is that of the unions.  Stacey McCain has more… Ken Binversie at explains: North Carolina has a Democratic governor, Bev Perdue, and sent its electoral votes to Barack Obama in 2008, but it’s still a right-to-work state. That means employees in the Tar Heel State are free to choose to join a union — or not. Because of this, North Carolina has the lowest percentage of union membership in the nation, just 2.9 percent as of 2011. . . […]

Early Evening Hurricane Irene Update 8-27-11: Outer Banks Slammed, New York in the Crosshairs


Here is the latest on Hurricane Irene… Here is what happened about 3 hours ago when Irene hit the Outer Banks of NC… It appears that NY is still under threat from this storm. After that, New England.

Hurricane Irene Update: 8-23-11


Well, storm tracks show Irene going a bit farther east, but it still appears that the eastern seaboard is going to get hit.  Of particular concern is the northeast, where there has already been a great deal of rain.  Here is some more info from FOX…   Watch the latest video at

Quick Hits: Problems Already Emerging with Voting

There have been two reports today that I found to be intriguing.  It seems that some people are having a rather difficult time voting for Republicans. For the first, let’s take a look at Nevada, where Harry Reid is trying to fend off Sharron Angle. The coverage is from Fox 5. LAS VEGAS — Some voters in Boulder City complained on Monday that their ballot had been cast before they went to the polls, raising questions about Clark County’s electronic voting machines. Voter Joyce Ferrara said when they went to vote for Republican Sharron Angle, her Democratic opponent, Sen. Harry Reid’s […]