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{ Monthly Archives } July 2010

I Think Something’s Missing!

Economic growth likely slowed in second quarter The Associated Press Published: July 30, 2010 WASHINGTON The already fragile economic recovery may be getting weaker. Economists expect the government to report Friday that economic growth slowed in the April-to-June quarter as consumers bought less, builders pulled back further, and cash-hungry state and local governments cut spending. […]

Ur Doin’ It Wrong

H&K: You suck and, well, no, you just plain suck.

Condition Orange

4 robbed, assaulted while trying to buy tires GREENSBORO – Four people were robbed and assaulted near High Point Friday when they met with someone to buy tires. The Guilford County Sheriff’s Office responded to a robbery case initially reported to High Point police today around 12: 18 p.m., according to a news release. The […]


Police: Woman aims at man after argument, shoots daughter Friday, July 16, 2010 BURLINGTON – The mother of a 17-year-old boy shot dead in 2008 accidentally shot her daughter Friday evening, police say. Toscoa Murray was struck inadvertently in the lower right side of her back after her mother, Sheryl Troxler, 45, fired a shot […]

And Sometimes, You Win

Hey, remember this guy? Well, his case was tried and whaddya know? Man found not guilty in abortion clinic gun case Friday, July 16, 2010 GREENSBORO – A man charged with possessing a handgun outside of a Greensboro abortion clinic last fall was found not guilty last week in Guilford County court. James Ronald Penn […]

Civil Collapse, Pt3

When it comes to decline, California leads the nation! Chief Anthony Batts listed exactly 44 situations that his officers will no longer respond to and they include grand theft, burglary, car wrecks, identity theft and vandalism. He says if you live and Oakland and one of the above happens to you, you need to let […]

Correlation Isn’t Causation…

…but sometimes it’ll elbow you in the ribs and say “Hey dummy, lookie there!” Trend Shows More Women Carrying Handguns 1 In 5 New Guilford County Permits Issued To Women GREENSBORO, N.C. — A recent trend shows more women are applying for permits to carry handguns concealed. In Guilford County, more than 5,000 residents hold […]

pdb’s Top Shot Notes From The Facebooks, Again.

Last night’s Top Shot saw me in the bedroom with the netbook and a few Yuenglings. Spoilers ahoy!

pdb Vs. The Winston-Salem Pravda, Independence Day Edition!

I am unsure what Mercer’s point is in this column. I assume it is itself a negative criticism (heh!) of the reformist Tea Party movement. I think she is using appeals to patriotism to blunt criticism of the sitting government, supported by some polls where a large majority of Americans think the country is on […]