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People often asked where I come up with ideas for this space. It is not always an easy task. Being creative takes effort at times. That is where I find myself this week pondering what words I want to … more
RALEIGH — Do you think felons should lose their right to vote? If so, do you think they should be able to regain that right after getting out of prison or should they have to wait until they … more
RALEIGH — During each election cycle, we are treated to an endless parade of politicians extolling freedom. Given how many of them subsequently vote to restrict our freedom, we have ample … more
After a COVID-19 driven timeout last year, March for Life returns to Washington, D.C., for the 49th year, noting the anniversary of and support to overturn the Roe v. Wade decision of Jan. 22, 1973. … more
Omicron is spreading faster than Kudzu, especially among our children. Some educators and health officials are suggesting we halt in-class learning and return to virtual learning. That would be a … more
The N.C. General Assembly voted along party lines Wednesday to move the 2022 primary election back three weeks from May 17 to June 7. The Senate passed the measure, House Bill 605, with a 26-17 … more
Walking home from dinner, we heard an explosion. It wasn’t close, so we didn’t worry. The next morning, we learned a demobilized Serbian soldier had committed suicide in his garage with a … more
People make fun of us in North Carolina because of the way we respond to the weather. They have good reason to do so but in our defense, it’s impossible to be consistent when dealing with our … more
To ring in the new year, a friend and I hit up Hobby Lobby last Saturday, one of our favorite places to shop. I’ll admit, we do walk up and down those colorful aisles for hours. After learning … more
We celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on the third Monday of January — this year, Jan. 17. On Aug. 28, 1963, King delivered one of the great speeches in American history, popularly … more
Well, once again I have found something that really bothers me, something so unpleasant and unbelievable I just have to say something. The place shall remain nameless and the person or persons … more
If asked to identify a symbol for justice most of us would picture a blindfolded Lady Liberty holding aloft a balance scale in one hand and a sword in the other. The sword to declare that justice is … more
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