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The history teacher in me has learned to recognize the significance of some dates. There are days in each generation where the clock stopped briefly as the whole world became transfixed and focused … more
The Democratic Party is rolling out its left-wing big guns to go to California to support Gov. Gavin Newsom in the recall election scheduled for Sept. 14. In California, the bluest of blue states, … more
An increasing number of small-business owners are using their businesses to make political statements, even to the point of weaponizing their businesses to hurt or exclude those who disagree with … more
About this time in the legislative session — when the session runs interminably long and little is happening — the press corps, lobbyists, legislative staffers and even some lawmakers … more
RALEIGH — When North Carolinians are free to trade with whomever they choose, be it South Carolinians or South Koreans, some local businesses may lose sales. The case for markets isn’t … more
One thing we know for sure from the COVID-19 pandemic is that it has had and continues to have a lasting impact globally, as well as on the U.S. economy and job market. Despite over 18 months of … more
There are a lot of opinions about how our country handled the recent exit of the war-torn country of Afghanistan. Some are upset with President Joe Biden and some applaud his efforts. The complexity … more
According to a new report from The Washington Post, America’s corporations have committed “at least” $49.5 billion to the cause of “racial justice” since the George … more
RALEIGH — Before Thomas Jefferson died in 1826, he wrote his own epitaph. He wanted only three accomplishments listed on his gravestone: author of the Declaration of Independence, founder of … more
The New York Times ran a piece in July under the headline: “How Republican Vaccine Opposition Got to This Point”. The article’s main points, as best I could tell, were to make … more
In the game of chess, the pawn is the lowliest piece in the game. In life, a pawn is a person used by others for their own purposes. Most folks don’t even know when they are being manipulated … more
I want to take a moment to thank you for all that you have been doing to help keep our community safe. We appreciate all your support and kind words for our health care heroes during these … more
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