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Archive for June 23rd, 2011

Stone: Jobs Dealie

Interesting.

Not exactly what I would flog, but Scott Stone has definitely come up with different vision for Charlotte’s future compared to the status quo approach. The emphasis on lower taxes and more efficient government as a way to cook entrepreneurial activity is a major break with the Uptown crowd’s top-down, Star Chamber approach.

What I would love to hear now is — well, nevermind. I was looking backward to previous GOP standard bearers. Stone is clearly trying to forge a new path, informed by fiscal reality, so that is pretty impressive in and of itself for a community now three years into denial.

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Bait Car Works, Will Judges?

CMPD plants a bait car — complete with laptop — off of Freedom Drive, bingo it gets popped. As do four suspects, charged with felonies.

One of those arrested, Deashay Laquan Walker, 16, was charged with felony theft from a vehicle last summer. The case has disappeared down the Meck judicial memory hole.

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