3rd Shift

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3rd Shift… Build ‘em Up Then Tear ‘em Down… Daryl Hunt & Public Destruction…

By Chad Nance   The question has been posed to me: Why aren’t you writing about the “Hunt Thing”? For the record, I have been writing about Daryl Hunt and the massive injustice that landed him in jail for a crime he did not commit. I’ve been writing about it […]

by · September 22, 2014 · 4 comments · 3rd Shift, Columns, Community, Neighborhoods
3rd Shift- The Pepsi Challenge with Democracy – Time to Get Yer Ya-Ya’s Out – Hagan Finds Some Daylight…

3rd Shift- The Pepsi Challenge with Democracy – Time to Get Yer Ya-Ya’s Out – Hagan Finds Some Daylight…

By Chad Nance “I trust no one, not even myself.” – Joseph Stalin Things remain far too shaky to do any serious gambling on the 2014 mid-terms. Most of the races are sewn up with no real game left on the ground. There are twenty out of fifty state Senate […]

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3rd shift… Hope & Despair in the White House… Dancing the Waltz of the Doomed with President B

By Chad Nance “So it’s very sad. I mean, I’m glad there was not a right-wing takeover, but we end up with a Republican, a Rockefeller Republican in blackface, with Barack Obama, so that our struggle with regard to poverty intensifies.” – Dr. Cornel West “There are issues enough. What […]

3rd Shift – Art Pope’s Jihad Against Public Education & Educators

3rd Shift – Art Pope’s Jihad Against Public Education & Educators

By Chad Nance “The political lesson of Watergate is this: Never again must America allow an arrogant, elite guard of political adolescents to by-pass the regular party organization and dictate the terms of a national election.” – President Gerald Ford An American city burns after another unarmed young black man […]

by · August 12, 2014 · 2 comments · 3rd Shift, Columns, Education, Features
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3rd Shift – Pat McCrory’s Immigrant Song goes over like a Lead Zeppelin

By Chad Nance Photos by Carissa Joines   “So now you’d better stop and rebuild all your ruins, For peace and trust can win the day despite of all your losing.” – Robert Plant   I’m sitting out back  watching this squirrel spaz around a tree that sits just off […]

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3rd Shift – Mooney’s Mess… Time Out!

  By Chad Nance   “Yo! Hold up! Time out! Time Out! Y’all take a chill. You need to cool that sh** out. And that’s the double truth, Ruth.” – Samuel L. Jackson in “Do the right Thing” It’s getting hot in Camel City, and I ain’t referring to the […]

by · August 1, 2014 · 7 comments · 3rd Shift, Columns, Community, Downtown
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3rd Shift – Noah Reynolds Ends Tanglewood Lawsuit – Tilting at Windmills Because We Should

By Chad Nance   “Mother, mother ocean, after all these years I’ve found My occupational hazard being my occupations just not around. I feel like I’ve drowned, Gonna head uptown.” – Jimmy Buffett   “Some things will never change. Some things will always be the same. Lean down your ear […]

by · July 22, 2014 · 0 comments · 3rd Shift, Columns, Uncategorized
3rd Shift – The Forsyth County Board of Elections Show – The Times They are a Changin’… Back

3rd Shift – The Forsyth County Board of Elections Show – The Times They are a Changin’… Back

By Chad Nance   “It is rapidly approaching the point where the patience of all true white men will be exhausted.” – The Winston Free Press, 1898   “Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society […]

by · July 16, 2014 · 0 comments · 3rd Shift, Columns
big enos & little enos

Third Shift: The Peter Principle at Work, the Berger Dynasty Rises

There is No Enemy Like a Friend… Where the Buffalo Roars…   By Chad Nance “When the swine have eaten every bit of the slop they have nothing to feast upon save one another. The hog that survives the slaughter will have nothing to eat save himself.” – Fred Rogers […]

3rd Shift – Corporations are Still Not People… Hobby Lobby Reaps the Whirlwind…

3rd Shift – Corporations are Still Not People… Hobby Lobby Reaps the Whirlwind…

By Chad Nance “Christians are supposed to be the most forgiving people on the face of the Earth.” – Jimmy Swaggart “That’s part of American greatness, is discrimination. Yes, sir. Inequality, I think, breeds freedom and gives a man opportunity.” – Lester Maddox “Honest businessmen should be protected from the […]