Saturday, April 27, 2013


Well at least WRAL no longer attempts any pretense of impartiality. When they are not busy telling people how much they care about the poor and underprivileged, they are by works generating revenue by running lottery ads on their station.

WakeUp Wake County's latest fundraising appeal (emphasis added):

You are invited to an
evening of celebration 
Please join us for this special event to support and celebrate WakeUP Wake County -
your voice for good growth planning and sustainable communities in Wake County and the region.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The Grand Ballroom 
atop Raleigh's historic Capital Club
16 West Martin Street, Raleigh 
(at South Salisbury)
Local food, beverages, live jazz and an exciting silent auction included in the evening's activities.
Ticket price $50
Advance purchase online
or by mail to
PO Box 6484 Raleigh, NC 27628
Contact Tappan Vickery at 919-859-2177 or
Thank you to our generous hosts!
Ann-Cabell and Bryan Andersen
Cynthia Ball and Dave Aspnes
John Bell and Judy Whisnant
Boylan Bridge Brewpub
Yevonne Brannon
David Brown
Caitlin Burke and Cullen Morris 
Hunter and JB Buxton 
Annette Byrd and Phil Poe
Capitol Broadcasting Company 
Beverly Clark
Linda and Rufus Edmisten
Anne S. Franklin
Give Life Family Care, LLC
Frank Harmon Architect
Dr. Ruth Heuer and Will Allen
Dana Jennings and Tom Earnhardt
Caroline and Danny Kadis
Karen M. Kemerait
Anne McLaurin and Charles Meeker
Dani Moore and Mara Daltabuit
Margaret Newbold
Mack Paul
Penny Parsons and Carol Nix
Mandy Peacock
Rainwater Solutions
Ticie and Tom Rhodes
Talis Management
Karen Rindge and Reid Wilson
Gregg Sandreuter
Alaksha and Nilesh Surti
Rodney Swink
Anne-Lise and Lee Velez
Morgan and Tappan Vickery
Elizabeth Watson
Western Wake Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
Western Wake Counseling, PLLC
Melanie Wilson