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I have to say, at least up until now, I have thoroughly enjoyed this Christmas season. Don’t get me wrong I haven’t been to any Christmas parades. I haven’t been listening to Christmas music … more
As France is gripped by civil disorder, many commentators identify, quite correctly, as the culprit the outsized burden that France’s bloated welfare state places on its citizens. According a … more
How appropriate would it be for an American company to hire a person with a history of having publicly made the following statements and many others like them? “The world could get by just fine … more
RALEIGH — In the January 1953 edition of the magazine If: Worlds of Science Fiction, a fan of the genre from Texas, Marilyn Venable, made her debut as an author. “Time Enough at Last,” … more
Today, I would like to share a tale with you which I hope will serve as a both entertainment and a warning to be weary of what you order online. While on Facebook several months back, I saw an ad … more
When I started as a ride share operator as a part-time job now nearly two years ago I came to a quick realization. I quickly began to understand that people, almost all complete strangers, are … more
According to an NPR story this week, The Satanic Temple of Chicago paid to have a statue installed in the rotunda of the Illinois Capitol. To accompany the traditional Christmas Nativity scene and … more
Back in 1897, an 8-year-old girl, prompted by naysaying friends, wrote The New York Sun wanting the truth about the existence of Santa Claus. Today that letter might be answered by apparent … more
RALEIGH — How should we respond to the urban-rural divide? The question has legions of politicians, scholars, journalists and businesses scrambling for answers. I respect their efforts. But I … more
Well it’s that time of year again. Wherever my hometown of Erwin holds its annual Christmas parade the first Monday of every December I know without a shadow of a doubt the Christmas season is … more
Amid this holiday season of reflection, I’m thinking about America’s future. A new poll from Gallup serves up some sobering data regarding how young Americans feel about their … more
A recent Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation survey found that 51 percent of American millennials would rather live in a socialist or communist country than in a capitalist country. Only 42 … more
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