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The U.S. House of Representatives last week passed H.R. 5, the Equality Act of 2021, which sound like a harmless measure to protect gay and transgender people from discrimination. But as a report … more
Marsha Johnson’s retirement — effective Monday — marks the end of a great public-service career. As Harnett County’s clerk of court, Mrs. Johnson and her staff oversee the … more
As someone who grew up in poverty and worked much of her career to help others out of it, I know the importance of having a good job with a good income. It’s a way out of poverty for many. It … more
The right to vote is one of the most sacred rights that we as citizens can exercise. We select the individuals who will lead us and the policies we will live under in our daily lives. Yet the system … more
“No one can tell me that if it had been a group of Black Lives Matter protesters yesterday that they wouldn’t have been treated very differently than the mob that stormed the Capitol. We … more
If you lent someone money to start a business that made big bucks, you would expect to be repaid, right? You took a risk, and the borrower profited. Federal student lending is kind of like that, only … more
Christmas means different things to different people. Christmas traditions and customs vary from household to household, from church to church and from country to country. The important thing … more
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo severely limited the number of members who could enter a church or synagogue in color-designated zones, but imposed no such limits on other “essential” … more
A story earlier this month in The Daily Record was a good reminder of just how important Central Carolina Community College is to Harnett County’s economy. The headline was “CCCC … more
There are some who tell us America is no longer the land of opportunity, a place where one can start from humble beginnings and become a huge success. Irvin Warren proved those people … more
The day after Thanksgiving was Black Friday. The next day was Small Business Saturday. Yesterday was Cyber Monday. We’re not sure how all these designated days came about. Black Friday is … more
Consider the following statement: “I’m not against propaganda. Every country does it, and they have to do it to their own population. And I don’t necessarily think it’s that … more
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