Columns

2014

3rd Shift… 2014 Mid-Term Elections Race Sheet… Part One

By Chad Nance   Editor’s Note: Gambling on politics is illegal in the United States of America. The following predictions are intended only as mild entertainment and not intended to be used to secure the funds to pay off terrorists who may be holding your grandmother hostage or buy yourself […]

by · October 30, 2014 · 0 comments · 3rd Shift, Columns
CCD News Hour – Education & Inequities in the WS-FC Schools – School Board Candidate Kathy Fansler

CCD News Hour – Education & Inequities in the WS-FC Schools – School Board Candidate Kathy Fansler

It is education day on the Camel City Dispatch News Hour.  First the boys talk a bit about Prince and the Vagabond Saints Society then Chad lays out why every single sitting member of the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School Board needs to be replaced for failing this city, this county, and our children. […]

thom "teachers don't care" Tillis

Guest Editorial – Oh Thom Tillis Where Art Thou?

Film and literature have that wonderful quality of not only imitating life and giving us a clearer picture of human nature, but they can instruct us on how to better our lives and make wise choices. I love the Coen brothers’ movie “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” This cinematic tale […]

by · October 29, 2014 · 2 comments · Columns, Guests
CCD Editorial Cartoon -Berger Disregards Line Between Church & State

CCD Editorial Cartoon -Berger Disregards Line Between Church & State

By Andrew David Cox             Andrew David Cox, from Pfafftown, is a cartoonist, painter and illustrator who specializes in editorial cartoons and political art. Cox drew editorial cartoons for The Appalachian, the student newspaper of Appalachian State, from August of 2012 to May of 2014. […]

by · October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Columns, Guests
CCD Editorial Cartoon- Early Voting Returns to ASU’s Student Union

CCD Editorial Cartoon- Early Voting Returns to ASU’s Student Union

By Andrew David Cox               Andrew David Cox, from Pfafftown, is a cartoonist, painter and illustrator who specializes in editorial cartoons and political art. Cox drew editorial cartoons for The Appalachian, the student newspaper of Appalachian State, from August of 2012 to May of […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Columns, Guests
charlie mellies

CCD News Hour – Phil Berger, Dan Forest, George Wallace – Charlie Mellies – Who Does Anne Coulter Vote For?

After a short hiatus the boys are back talking about politics, life, and the need for a good Clerk of Court.  Chad launches, talons out, at Phil Berger and Dan Forest. (21st Century segregationists) Chad and Tommy go at it over the Hagan/Tillis match-up (Chad likes the pizza guy).  Clerk […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · CCD News Hour, Columns, Community, Downtown
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A Very Special 3rd Shift… Phil Berger, Dan Forest & the Ghost of George Wallace

By Chad Nance   “It is very appropriate that from this cradle of the Confederacy, this very heart of the great Anglo-Saxon Southland, that today we sound the drum for freedom as have our generations of forebears before us time and again down through history. Let us rise to the […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 1 comment · 3rd Shift, Columns, Community, Government Services
CCD Editorial Cartoon- Heavy Spending Dominating NC Senate Race

CCD Editorial Cartoon- Heavy Spending Dominating NC Senate Race

By Andrew David Cox                 Andrew David Cox, from Pfafftown, is a cartoonist, painter and illustrator who specializes in editorial cartoons and political art. Cox drew editorial cartoons for The Appalachian, the student newspaper of Appalachian State, from August of 2012 to May […]

by · October 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Columns, Guests
hagan, haugh, tillis

3rd Shift New Poll Shows Hagan Remains in the Lead- Race Still Expensive, Vapid, Mean… & a Bore

By Chad Nance   “It’s one thing to be bored, or subjected to boredom. It’s another to be insulted. This is a pot of piss flung in the face. What does it take to get people disgusted these days?” ― Christopher Hitchens “Beneath those stars is a universe of gliding […]

by · October 20, 2014 · 0 comments · 3rd Shift, Columns
fred gragg

Guest Column- For the Love of a Step Father

By Rebecca Reel I learned something very interesting on my 37th birthday. That was the day I realized the best decision my mother ever made was to marry my step-father, Fred Gragg. This was also the day of his funeral. They got married a few weeks before I turned 16 […]

by · October 19, 2014 · 4 comments · Columns, Community, Guests, Health