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RALEIGH — If you are among the minority of North Carolinians who haven’t supported the expansion of parental choice in education over the past two decades — in the form of charter schools, open … more
Like most in this country, I have watched the recent destruction of historic monuments with interest and, frankly, with some disgust. It has made me realize once again how important it is to properly … more
Sadly, on Monday, the world of music lost a bona fide legend with the passing of Charlie Daniels, a man whom I have met, spoken with, and a musician who I have thoroughly enjoyed for a very long … more
I am not a cook. By this, I mean I rarely cook and, when I do cook, it rarely tastes good. This reality, combined with the ever-changing picky eating habits of my young children and the fact that … more
As some of you know, my good friend, Jerry, and I meet up most every morning for breakfast to solve all the world’s problems and discuss the future of the nation. Nicknamed the Erwin … more
With all the hot rhetoric about race and police, we would hope that we would be having a sober, serious national discussion on the issue that would shine light, understanding and answers. But, … more
Dr. Thomas Sowell has been both a friend and a colleague of mine for over a half-century. On June 30, he will have completed his 90th year of life, and I want to highlight some important features of … more
There is no doubt the coronavirus has changed lives. The way we eat in public, educate our children and report to work has changed significantly since March. On a personal level it has helped … more
Thank you to all of you who have gathered across the nation and around the globe, in the sweltering heat, to show your sincere desire to help bring civility to our nation and around the world. In … more
There are some folks who are more like family than mere acquaintances. Just recently our community suffered the loss of one of its own — one who was not only a friend to many, but a relative to us … more
RALEIGH — As soon as he heard the news that a mob had torn down statues on the grounds of North Carolina’s State Capitol on the evening of June 19, Gov. Roy Cooper realized his mistake. He had … more
As we all know this past Sunday was Father’s Day and, as they always do, my family made sure I had a Father’s Day celebration fit for a king. Thanks to my wonderful wife, Laura, and my … more
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