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Big questions remain about what exactly happened in the 2020 election. I’ve been looking over history, compiled on the Statista website, of total votes cast in presidential elections … more
You’ve seen the drug commercials. They often show older affluent adults riding around in convertibles, or on bicycles, or on horseback. Maybe walking on a beach. Or playing with grandchildren. … more
North Carolina has experienced just about everything imaginable this year, so with one month to go let’s look at what to expect. Our COVID-weary people are starving for some good news, good … more
It’s Thanksgiving week and, boy, aren’t we in need of some positivity this season? On any typical year, an estimated 50 million Americans would ordinarily travel an average of 50 … more
We’re about to celebrate the oh-so-American holidays of Thanksgiving and Black Friday. This year, my family and I will be celebrating both holidays from an RV. Because of our limited space, I … more
Some of the confusion in thinking about matters of race stems from the ambiguity in the terms that we use. I am going to take a stab at suggesting operational definitions for a couple terms in our … more
By all accounts the Thanksgiving holiday will be different this year, thanks to a family member none of us want, our Aunt Rona. We are being told by politicians and their health officials to … more
Merriam-Webster defines 20/20 as “having good vision,” but who could have seen this year coming? A global pandemic killed more than a million people and continues its onslaught. … more
RALEIGH — When the Associated Press and other news organizations asked North Carolina voters for their perspectives on the just-concluded 2020 elections, there was no shortage of … more
As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving, now is a good time to reflect on one of our most important liberties: Freedom of religion. While this freedom remains relatively strong here – … more
RALEIGH — Since the beginning of the COVID-19 recession in March, North Carolina policymakers have been watching government revenues and expenditures carefully. How big a hole would the … more
I love the Thanksgiving service when the congregation sings “Come Ye Thankful People Come,” and “We Gather Together to Ask the Lord’s Blessing.” Usually, the … more
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