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Tourism thriving, economy
expanding in North Carolina
despite bathroom bill desertions

Washington Times, by Bradford Richardson & Valerie Richards

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 3/20/2017 10:25:53 PM

North Carolina may have lost out on the NCAA championships, the NBA All-Star Game and Bruce Springsteen thanks to its hotly contested transgender bathroom law, but the state’s economy didn’t miss a beat. Economic indicators released for 2016 show that the boycott has failed to derail North Carolina as a regional and national powerhouse, despite the loss of high-profile performances and sporting events in response to House Bill 2, signed March 23 by then-Gov. Pat McCrory. Tourism has thrived: Hotel occupancy, room rates and demand for rooms set records in 2016, according to the year-end hotel lodging report issued last week

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The dRATS sycophant corporations like to yell "The sky is falling" when they are required to fall in line like dancing bears when told to do so. One door closes on a transsexual only arena bathroom while another a grateful public rewards their legislature by spending more in their economy. Texas and other states, take heed that sporting & entertainment events don´t dictate your policies.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Muncsdad, 3/20/2017 11:07:20 PM     (No. 11196307)

The NBA pulled the ´all star´ thugfest. It lost money in New Orleans.

The ACC pulled its football championship game, It lost money.

NFL has threatened, as has the PGA and--pathetically--the CIAA...

Leave. Please. And don´t come back.

I want another border wall--one on the NC/VA line.

We Southerners are doing just one without you. To quote one of my favorite philosophers, Lynyrd Skynyrd:

"Well I heard Mr. Young sing about her
Well I heard old Neil put her down
Well, I hope Neil Young will remember
A sountern man don´t need him around anyhow!"

Amen.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Muncsdad, 3/20/2017 11:08:39 PM     (No. 11196310)

Typo...Southern

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Reply 3 - Posted by: provide, 3/21/2017 6:48:25 AM     (No. 11196445)

It just means that females are safe in their own facilities.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: TOOTALL, 3/21/2017 7:18:20 AM     (No. 11196463)

Despite might well read because!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Udanja99, 3/21/2017 9:07:02 AM     (No. 11196549)

You´d think that the leftist buffoons would have learned something from Chik-fil-A.

#1, Virginia IS part of the south. Even though we have a leftist cesspool around DC and in Richmond, the state is mostly conservative. 80% of the Civil War was fought here, Lee commanded The Army of Northern Virginia and the capital of the Confederacy was in Richmond.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 3/21/2017 1:54:49 PM     (No. 11196928)

My family and I will be visiting North Carolina for a week at the end of the month. I go twice in a year.

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