• 8:13 am Thoughts While Shaving for May 26
  • 11:37 pm Bladen County Dixie Youth Baseball: Elite 7, Reds 3
  • 11:32 pm Bladen Recreation 13-16 Fast-Pitch Softball: Slammers 9, Comets 6
  • 11:22 pm This Day in History for May 26
  • 9:34 am Bladen County Board of Commissioners hold special meetings
Thoughts While Shaving

Thoughts While ShavingRemember the concerns about folks supposedly attempting to sell Kirby vacuum cleaners in our area in the past?  They are back, beware.  If they give you ‘lip’, call law enforcement.

Use gas sparingly, if possible.  Ruptured line has disrupted the flow of gas to several southeastern states.  Problem is expected to end next week, or sooner.  Check updates at  https://helena.colonialresponse.com/.

North Carolina remains a hot spot for presidential candidates.  Donald Trump will be at High Point and Kenansville today.  Hillary Clinton was scheduled to be in the state today, but those plans apparently have been changed. 

Checked favorable ratings for past presidents, at the end of there term of office. (past 70 plus years)

Highest ratings: (Gallup Polls)

President         Favorable Ratings
John Kennedy           79%
Dwight Eisenhower   65%
George H.W. Bush    61%
Bill Clinton                 55%
Lyndon Johnson        55%
Ronald Reagan         53%
George W. Bush       49%
Richard Nixon           49%
Jimmy Carter            46%
Gerald Ford              47%
Harry Truman           45%

Barak Obama’s current ratings are 50% favorable, with 4 months remaining on his 8 year term.

Mark October 8 on your Events Calendar.  The date of the 2016 NC Grape Festival at Lu Mil Vineyard.

Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are good is like expecting the bull not to charge because you are a vegetarian.

A successful man makes more money than his woman can spend.  A successful woman is one who can find such a man.

The road to a friends house is never long. (Swedish proverb)