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Like every American, when it comes to professional athletes, the national anthem and professional sports, I have an opinion. As a proud Libertarian, I strongly support the First Amendment and support … more
RALEIGH — If you’ve lived in North Carolina for even a few years, you’ve probably formed an opinion about whether statues and monuments honoring Confederate leaders and soldiers ought to remain … more
I doubt whether any American would defend the police treatment of George Floyd that led to his death. But many Americans are supporting some of the responses to Floyd’s death — rioting, looting, … more
Time is a weird concept. Somehow my children have catapulted into the future and I have been sucked back in time. We’re two weeks into our cross-country RV adventure, and my children are making … more
When it comes to reopening public schools there are four things on which most agree. First, we acknowledge the need for children to be back in school. Second, we accept that the safety of our … more
Decent Americans who are feeling perplexed today shouldn’t be ashamed about it. There is good reason to be perplexed. On the one hand, in the name of health and safety, we are being asked by … more
On Friday, in announcing his retirement from the North Carolina House of Representatives at the end of his current term, Rep. David Lewis of Dunn spoke of his pride in Harnett County and the great … more
As many of you know from previous stories and such, yours truly is a ham radio operator. One of the less than 1% of people who partake in the hobby. While I could tout the many benefits of the … more
I almost always use this space to edify, educate or entertain — call them the three Es if you will. Today, I back up a couple letters in the alphabet and look at conspiracies in our world and … more
President Donald Trump announced at the White House his unequivocal commitment to getting America’s schools back open. “So what we want to do is we want to get our schools open,” he said. … more
RALEIGH — For inveterate optimists, the past several months have been excruciating. A global pandemic has produced great suffering and death. A protest movement that began with righteous anger has … more
As if we didn’t have enough to cope with already with COVID-19, a Marxist Revolution and Asian Killer Hornets, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden recently announced that we only have nine … more
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