This is for the caller who called in and said I’m driving the speed limit in the left lane so I should not be fined for not moving over to the right to allow someone to break the law. Are you really that foolish? Maybe your speedometer is wrong? Maybe you’re going two or three miles below the speed limit and don’t realize it. It’s got nothing to do with the speed limit. It has everything to do with causing a rolling logjam, blocking traffic, causing people to build up behind you, and probably going to cause someone to maybe even have a wreck. The polite thing to do, the right thing to do, and I’m sure the thing that you were taught in driver’s ed, is you pass on the left, and then you get back over to the right so that someone else can pass you even if they’re going one mile an hour faster than you.

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Hey, Yostie. I just heard on the radio Taytay has got a new boyfriend. Sorry. Sad but true.

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Yost’s Note: Thanks. Hopefully they will be broken up by the time she comes to Greensboro next.

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So, I recently picked up a copy of the News & Record and right there on the front page was an article about my favorite organization in Greensboro, the international, uh, race museum, whatever they call it now. But, anyway, the article went on to talk about how the museum was going to – how it was calling Duke Power racist because Duke Power had turned off their power or threatened to turn off their power. Are you kidding me, calling Duke Power racist? You know where the racism is? It’s with the museum and its staff. Here’s what happens in business when you have an ineffective organization that cannot operate efficiency and cannot make money. You change the management. You change the CEO. You change the CFO.

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I was just reading the Beep in the May 11 issue. Next to the end on page 34, there’s a gentleman talking about Donald Trump not saving money by going to his house in New Jersey instead of staying at the White House. I’d like to see how he compares that to Obama going golfing all across the country, or the world, almost every weekend. And I don’t see how in the world he can compare or say anything about Trump not saving money by not working. Thank you.

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Jose Charles pled guilty to three felonies. He’s a gang member. And, oh, by the way, 16 years old, 15 years old, something like that, and getting ready to be a father. Congratulations, mom. You really have raised a fine one there. Unbelievable.

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You had the last column of Street Level on page 45 of the May 4 issue of the Rhino. Just want you to know my husband and I support the police 100 percent. And here in Madison we tell them and show our support. They are wonderful, and we appreciate the job they do. We are sick of mainstream press and TV bashing police and always defending lawbreakers. And we thank you, Rhino and John Hammer, for being our conservative voice in a left-leaning country. Oh, and by the way, if these people did not break the law, they would have no trouble with the police.

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I’m 82 years old, and I can’t be the only one that’s sick and tired of hearing about President Trump firing Comey. The Democrats lost the election. They’re trying to do everything they can do to discredit Trump so he won’t be successful. And the Republicans are falling into the trap. What they should say is, effective today, we’re not talking anymore about firing Comey. You people investigate it all you want to. We’re going on with running this country, getting people back to work, fixing the healthcare bill that is a mess and all the insurance companies are pulling out. The Democrats are trying to blame the Republicans for that. Forget about Comey. Don’t mention his name.

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This is to the people I read in the Beep complaining about the construction in Greensboro. I commute to Winston-Salem every day, and they don’t know how to build roads or bridges. Go to Greensboro. They build new roads, new bridges, try to help the citizens of the town, the city, the area. Winston-Salem, just the opposite. So just be thankful your city tries to help you and build new bridges, new roads to help your commutes, and you’re getting around Greensboro, which is a beautiful city.

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Hello, Independent Thinker. I’m sort of confused. You call yourself an independent thinker. Now if you’re an independent thinker, you should be able to look right, left, up, down. And you’re in the middle. Now, grant you, you’re independent, and you think for yourself. If you’re a truly independent thinker, you would take time to understand the other side of things. Then you could be independent thinker. Don’t think independence when you already have chosen I want to be on this side.

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John, I just read your story about the new state budget. You keep talking about the Republicans reducing the personal income tax rate and how we are all paying less taxes. How stupid do you think we are? At the same time the Republicans put in a flat tax to help the wealthy, they greatly expanded the list of things covered by the state sales tax, which now includes the labor we pay on expensive car repairs plus a host of other things. Everyone knows that the sales tax is regressive and hits the poor harder than it does the very wealthy. Also, John, Republicans have a nice circus in Raleigh. What a great time to provide more needed support to education at all levels. Our per-student state expenditures at the K-12 level now ranks 43 in the country. State support for the UNC system isn’t what it used to be either.

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Prior to the referendum on Brexit last June, the British prime minister and his chancellor of the exchequer were both singing from the same hymn book – that a leave vote would cause an immediate economic recession along with a massive reduction of living standards for the British people in the long term.  The attempt to intimidate the British people into endorsing the globalist status quo was so over-the-top that it was labeled “project fear” by the conservative newspapers and, as it turns out, the conservative newspapers were right. The fearmongering failed to convince a proud and independent people who do not take kindly to being intimidated.  They defied their masters and voted for freedom. Yesterday the unemployment number came out in the UK and at 4.6 percent it is the lowest in 42 years. And today the CBI – the Confederation of British Industry – reported that orders among British manufacturers are at a multiyear high, no doubt in part due to the realignment of the pound. Almost a year after the vote, the British economy is doing just fine, but David Cameron and George Osborne are ancient history. Just sign me off as An Independent Thinker.

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Hey. Just driving by Green Hill Cemetery and was curious as to why all the Confederate flags were out in the cemetery. There’s probably from Battleground you could probably see close to a dozen. I’m just curious.

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Editor’s Note: Confederate Memorial Day was May 10.

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I’m looking at your May 4 Rhino Times and reading the inside story about how the mob took over the City Council. When I look at that picture on the front page, I see a bunch of folks that probably don’t have anything to do. They’re probably all on welfare of some nature, and they have no understanding, concept or appreciation of the law and civil organization. Secondly, it is absolutely absurd that our mayor would turn over the City Council Chambers to these clowns. I mean, how can she do that? You’re right, in your May 4 edition that Nancy Vaughan needs to resign. She needs to resign. We need some strong leadership. You know, this group that took over the City Council, you kind of have to treat them like a bully. And what you do to bullies, you punch them right in the nose.

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Yes, this is in response to something that was on NPR. Harvard is graduating its senior class, and there is not one graduation ceremony, apparently. There are, according to NPR, multiple graduation ceremonies based on ethnicity. So, if you are an Asian, you have an Asian graduation. If you’re black, you have a black graduation. If you are Native American, I guess you have yours. If you are European, probably not. That’s about the extent of what they’re saying. The point is, they are missing the point about these insufferable, pedantic millennial 18-year-olds.

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All you people out there, if you are not making enough money living off the government and you’re too dumb to work, you can always move to Greensboro. They’ll pay you to break the law there. If you don’t believe me, just read about all those payouts they’ve paid within the last year to three different people I know of. And it’s got a law settlement against Greensboro because they broke the law, but they called it something else, racial something. I don’t know. But, anyway, you know, you got my message. Thank you.

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Hi. I have a couple of issues that I’d like to talk about. First of all, I’d like to say, parents of college kids, students, be aware of where you send your kids and make sure that you know the professors that are teaching your kids. Our kids are getting fed a bunch of baloney. And they’re coming out brainwashed. You need to know where you send your kids. And you need to make sure that they’re not coo-coo professors. These liberal professors are really brainwashing these kids. Number two, Channel 2 has just really gone to the dogs. There is nothing on Channel 2 anymore. They’re very liberal. They’re biased as you can see. Every time they come on, all they do is bash Trump.

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I just saw on television, Nancy Pelosi is about to go into cardiac arrest over what she thinks that President Trump told the Russian people. And she don’t care one rat’s behind that Obama and Kerry give $150 billion to Iran, and they’re giving part of that money to North Korea. And North Korea says they’re going to turn the White House into rubble. And that’s fine. Just don’t tell the Russians nothing.

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Hi. This is in regard to a beep. The gentleman was talking about 55 in the left-hand lane. I would just like to say – courtesy. Let’s not debate the exact letter of the law, just courtesy, common sense and safety. Obstructing the flow of traffic at any rate of speed is not safe, and it’s not teaching anybody a lesson. Just courtesy. What if the person behind you is checking on their mom, taking the cat to the vet, trying to get their kid to a bathroom? Not everybody is a criminal in the left-hand lane. Again, just be nice, move over. It doesn’t affect you. Be courteous. Hopefully, the people in front and behind you will do the same. Thank you. Drive safe.

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Doesn’t look like the Democrats will be happy until they lynch him on the square y’all. Bye.

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Well, I can understand now Mr. Skip Alston wanted to get back in the system again. From what I heard on the news, Woolworth ain’t paying its taxes. They made out like they’re going to keep that place up and there was going to be busloads of people rolling in there. We all knew whenever it was started that it would never be kept up, which it ain’t. Waste of money. Now he wants to beg for more money from the taxpayers, and I don’t think the taxpayer should pay for it.

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This is for the State of North Carolina and the sorry people that run Greensboro. I was working out of town last week and come back in and I had to get tags for my truck. I was 10 hours late. It cost me $17.50 for a late fee. I was out of town. I couldn’t get back. I was working. OK. And this is for Greensboro. You got your police running around here that won’t write people tickets. They don’t even have tags on their car at all. That means they don’t have any insurance. Somebody that has to work for a living, and pays taxes, and does what they’re supposed to do, tries to anyway, they’re 10 hours late, and they got to pay a fee, because they couldn’t get back in time to get their tags.

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Seems all roads lead back to the Clintons. It’s been leading back to the Clintons for three decades. I will be so glad when they get their just reward. Thank you.

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Rest in peace, Roger Ailes and Chris Cornell. Don’t judge.

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I see on the news where they’re debating on whether to close a few schools in Davidson County because the attendance is so low. I got a good idea. Close all the schools in North Carolina. Let the students get their education on the internet. You have two or three teachers that teach the whole state at one time. That would be the more conservative way for students to get their education. You can get a four-year regionally accredited college degree online without ever setting foot in a building. Why not do high school the same way? Schools are nothing but havens for drug dealers and pedophiles. Just turn on the news. You’ll see what I’m talking about. They’re not safe anymore.

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I called this morning about buying license plates for 10 hours late and getting a fine of $17.50. I was just thinking about that. If they were still writing tickets in Greensboro for these people that’s running with no tags, no insurance and stuff, look how much money the state could get if they would start fining these people and doing what they had to do before somebody gets killed, the people that have insurance. They could keep up more of these illegals running around here who have babies and not working and getting money off the government. It would help the taxpayers out some. So I think they should start writing tickets for all these people that don’t have no tags on their trailers and their cars. I saw six trailers this morning and two cars with no tags on it.

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I’m calling about James Comey getting fired and all these TV programs are all geared up trying to get Trump impeached. I’m just going to say this: If Trump gets impeached, there’s going to be a big blowback, and it’s going to be bad. I just think the Democrats are messing with the wrong people now, because Trump got voted in by the American people, by the forgotten men and women, and I don’t think that the Democrats and these leftwing nut cases want to mess with the forgotten people. Because we have been forgotten too long, and I don’t think these Democrats and all these leftwing nut jobs want to start messing with the people. Because I think that’s when the American people will have an uprise in the capital.

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You know, foreign service folks and intelligence folks are a salty bunch. And if they stay in as a career, they’ve seen a thing or two. One of the more iffy comments from the CIA former employee’s comments on Fox was, quote, Obama was a vegetarian in a world of carnivores, end quote. And I would add to that, Trump eats steak.

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I’ve heard that ABC is going to be cancelling the Tim Allen Last Man Standing show. I just want to say, if ABC cancels that show, as good as it is, and not nasty, that there won’t be nothing left on ABC to look at. So I won’t have to be bothered with that channel, I guess. That’s pretty sorry of them to cancel it.

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These ridiculous accusations against Trump from, quote, unquote, anonymous sources, have no validity at all. And I’m sick and tired of mainstream media carrying them as if they were fact. Therefore, my household will no longer watch Channel 2, WFMY Channel 2, Fox 8 or WXII Channel 12, or any other local station or – we don’t watch CNN anyway. We will watch only Fox News, and the only radio station we will listen to is 94.5 Rush Radio. They give both sides of the facts, or both claims of the facts. I just want to point out that there is real news and accurate reporting out there, but it’s not from the mainstream media. Thank you.

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Yes, I am so sick and tired of the media. I vote for whoever I think does the best job. But, you know, this thing on Trump, I’m sick of it. I got so where I turn the news off when the news comes on. I’m sick of it. Democrat, Republican, whatever. I mean, it’s clear that the press is out to get him. Enough is enough. You didn’t prosecute Hillary Clinton. You didn’t do anything with Susan Rice. They haven’t done anything with Obama. So why are they all on Trump for doing his job? Matter of a fact, anybody who stands for Israel, even President Carter, the press was all over him, beating him up. So, you know, they need to knock it off. I’m even considering cutting Spectrum. I mean, I’m sick of it. People I know are sick of hearing it. Thank you.

 

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