Media personnel are creating a stir to get people to sign a petition requiring Buncombe County DA Ron Moore to make public the findings of the audit conducted on the Asheville Police Department’s evidence room. The room was sealed some time ago after significant quantities of confiscated items sprouted legs and walked. Details have not been shared due to an ongoing criminal investigation. In the absence of access to the full body of facts (e.g., what is missing, what cases it impacts, potential distortions of system weaknesses and the repercussions thereof on various cases, psy-ops, etc.), one must ask exactly what the media celebrities want, besides cause to indirectly call the public stupid. For the record, Moore is not running in a primary election.Read full article » No Comments »
Asheville has food deserts where people who are low-income find themselves food-insecure. To assist, city council gave a vague go-ahead to staff and the city’s Sustainability Advisory Committee on Energy and the Environment to follow recommendations of the clusters of the Asheville-Buncombe Food Policy Council.
P.S. The above strangeness has syntax-PC. The moral of the story is if you have good intentions with no way of non-coercively seeing them to fruition, create hyphenated expressions of the form noun-adjective, and avoid using modifiers to describe people. This will make you look like you really care, and absolve you from the guilt associated with trying something that has failed under a host of other names.Read full article » No Comments »
Spring’s here. Temperatures are mild, and KOA’s cost oh, so much.Read full article » No Comments »