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At this writing, the number of deaths from COVID-19 in the U.S. is 42,425. This is just a little higher than the number of deaths in the U.S. each year from auto accidents. It’s no mystery … more
RALEIGH — Free societies are rife with planning. Indeed, there is no such thing as an unplanned society. No, I have not become a victim of the Invasion of the Body Snatchers. I continue to … more
As we enter week four of quarantine life, I find myself wondering, will we as Americans ever see our lives return to normal? Or, have we forever waved the white flag of surrender? For the record, … more
RALEIGH — Free societies are rife with planning. Indeed, there is no such thing as an unplanned society. No, I have not become a victim of the Invasion of the Body Snatchers. I continue to … more
60 years ago Carolyn Hawley of Dunn was the first-place winner among second-year students in a typing contest with 62 words per minute at Campbell College. Second place went to Kay Varsho of Dunn, … more
You’re gonna burn, little birdie!” Perhaps in days prior to COVID-19, I would express concern over my 4-year-old’s impaling Peeps from the Easter Bunny and roasting them over the … more
At this writing, the number of deaths from COVID-19 in the U.S. is 42,425. This is just a little higher than the number of deaths in the U.S. each year from auto accidents. It’s no … more
One of the first lessons in an economics class is everything has a cost. That’s in stark contrast to lessons in the political arena where politicians talk about free stuff. In our personal … more
As we enter week four of quarantine life, I find myself wondering, will we as Americans ever see our lives return to normal? Or, have we forever waved the white flag of surrender? For the record, … more
In this time of social distancing and quarantines I find myself amused by simply watching people. It’s always interesting what people do and that is only exaggerated in these unusual times in which … more
RALEIGH — A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a column arguing that while a stay-at-home order might be justified as an initial response to an immediate and poorly understood threat, it wasn’t … more
When you think about the month of April, does your mind race to the old adage, “April showers bring May flowers?” Well, apparently it sometimes comes with mayhem, too. Did you realize the … more
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