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Fred Mullner

Or at least a gin and tonic. I mean, come ON MAN! HAVE SOME PRIDE!

As I read the article, though, I was struck by the fact that Charlotte has possibly made the same mistake that Pittsburgh did in that it has put all of its economic eggs in one basket. Should anything ever happen to the banking industry, Charlotte will be in the same position that Pittsburgh is now--lots of workers with nothing to work at. If its true that 20% of Charlotte is employed in banking, that's alarming.

Of course, what the article didn't mention is that Charlotte is also home to the headquarters of Nucor Steel whose only problem is finding a place to put all of their money. They run small non-union minimills in states where industry is not only welcome but nurtured. And they are phenomenally successful.

Amos the Poker Cat

I am more than a little skeptical that more than 1% of the men having an after work drink in Charlotte are having a Raspberry Oscar martinis. I mean if Charlotte is that terminally hip, then everybody is carb counting. Slurpping down Godiva White and juice 'tinies? I am not convinced. Something with sugar free Reb Bull, now, that I would believe.

I think either it is a throw away example used to subtilely mock Charlotte. Sure they have jobs, but you can't get a real man's drink there. Or someone was goofing with the reporter. "Ya, man, we all drink ... er ... ya, Raspberry Oscars, ya, love 'em."

Amos the Poker Cat

The real point of the "Raspberry Oscar" article was that Charlotte actually has a downtown with people after dark.

Shocking!

That is not just people waiting for the last bus out of town.

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