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Charlottesville Madness or Act of Domestic Terrorism?

As repugnant as I find white supremacists it is clear their right of free speech was violated in Charlottesville. Confrontation, call it counter protests if you like, by #BLM and #Antifa was allowed unchecked by woefully unprepared members...Show More Summary

Charlottesville Durham What's Next? Charlotte?

Just wow, beyond the media spin here's some crazy stuff going on in Charlotte with shades of Charlottesville and Durham. First up an Ad in creative loafing, a similer post has been appearing on Craig's list. Over at Lowes and Home Depot a fresh supply of Tiki Torches. Show More Summary

Sergio Garcia at TPC Piper Glen Post PGA Championship

Much commotion in the Cedar back yard today. Monday's are normally pretty quiet with the club closed and the course seeing limited play via only walking singles and corporate events. So it was surprising to find the Masters Tournament Champion Sergio Garcia, photographers and a video crew standing the middle on the No. Show More Summary

Muslims Just Different From The Rest Of Us Courts Apparently Agree

A Chicago woman accused of throwing her infant daughter to her death from an eighth-floor window has been sentenced to probation.? Baby Killer Mubashra Uddin The Chicago Tribune reports that 20-year-old Mubashra Uddin on Thursday pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and a Cook County judge sentenced her to four years of probation. Show More Summary

The Americans Are Coming

In the politically correct world of liberals identifying as an American can earn you a lot of grief. My cousin a liberal nutbird who moved to California from West Virginia decades ago is happy to remind you that calling yourself an American...Show More Summary

City of Charlotte and Charlotte Fire Doubles Down After Crystal Eschert Victory

Having lost in dramatic fashion during their Federal Court appearance Charlotte City Attorneis continued their game of Russian Roulett by doubling down on the million dollar verdict awarded to fired CFD whistle blower Crystal Eschert. Going...Show More Summary

Zachary Finch Charlotte's 43rd Homicide Victim

The mantra of CMPD is always the same "Not an act of random violence". And the case of Zachary Finch received the same treatment in the hours that followed. Except that in this case CMPD admitted, that it could have happened to anyone. Show More Summary

Meck County Liberals Open Pandora's Box With Ramadan Proclamation

Islam, the culture and religion that embraces extreme violence against non-believers took center stage during Tuesday's Mecklenburg County Commission meeting, when Mecklenburg Commissioner Trevor Fuller proposed the proclamation to recognize the month of Ramadan from May 26 to June 24. Show More Summary

Cedar's Take On Racism

The national news media, always quick to highlight racism has jumped all over the latest "noose" discovery, while African American leaders repeat the same tired slogans over and over once again. The racism that we should be concerned...Show More Summary

LaWana Mayfield Has A Nutty Over White Privilege

Charlotte City Council Member LaWanna Mayfield, that "Nut-Bird" who often rivals County Commissioner Vilma Leak with her off topic or nonsensical comments took to Facebook in a rant about "White Privilege"Mayfield - Just getting home...Show More Summary

More parking? Less parking? The debate continues.

Tobe Holmes of University City Partners describes changes coming to the UNC Charlotte part of the city when a light rail extension opens early in 2018. In the background is a new parking deck with retail on the ground floor, built by the Charlotte Area Transit System. Show More Summary

In Case You Missed It: Liberty Planet's Take On ReWriting History

Over 100 years after it was constructed, the City of New Orleans removed a monument to the president of the Confederacy, Jefferson Davis. This move came almost two years after the local government made a decision to remove a total of four commemorative monuments located throughout the town. Show More Summary

Claire Fallon Calls For Chief Chief Hannan To Be Fired Again

From The Local Paper Letters To The Editor: I warned city not to fight Crystal Eschert In response to “Jury awards fired city worker $1.5 million” (May 12) and related articles: The writer is an at-large member of the Charlotte City Council. Show More Summary

Crystal Eschert v City of Charlotte Trial Ends As Expected

In an embarrassing verdict for the city of Charlotte, a jury Thursday found the Fire Department retaliated against former fire investigator Crystal Eschert for raising questions about the safety of construction work at a new office building, awarding her 1.5 million in damages.

Case Against Charlotte Fire Goes To The Jury

From the Local Paper: After a weeklong trial, former fire investigator Crystal Eschert’s whistleblower lawsuit against the city of Charlotte went to a jury Wednesday evening. Jurors must decide whether the Charlotte Fire Department overstepped when it fired Eschert in 2014 over a Facebook post the city said was offensive and inflammatory. Show More Summary

Local Artists Make Charlotte More Inclusive

In the wee small hours of the morning on Saturday, April 29, I stood on the back patio of Petra's in Plaza Midwood, surrounded by a throbbing crowd of people half my age. …

Five Names For Your Irish Pub That Aren't Milestone

Earlier this week, a Charlotte Agenda article caused some debate around town when it announced the upcoming opening of a new bar opening in Dilworth. What’s the fuss?…

8 Social Entrepreneur Hacks That Can Help Get Your Community Project Funded

In 2016, Creative Loafing contributor Kia O. Moore was one of two winners of the Knight Foundation's Emerging City Champions program in Charlotte. With the $5,000 grant she received, Moore started Hip Hop Orchestrated to blend hip-hop culture with orchestral-music culture in ways that will engage young people in the arts in Charlotte.…

Police Investigate Hate Crime in East Charlotte

Police are investigating a hate crime apparently committed by a confused young man in east Charlotte last night. According to CMPD, officers responded to Central Market on Albemarle Road just before 10 p.m. last night in response to a fire.…

Crystal Eschert v. City of Charlotte In Case You Missed It

From the local paper: In a matter of weeks, a Charlotte jury will decide whether Crystal Eschert is a wronged whistleblower or a Facebook troll. On Thursday, U.S. District Frank Whitney cleared the way for a jury to hear Eschert’s claims...Show More Summary

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