Editorials
    • Don’t believe the price tag

      President Biden hit the road in an attempt to peddle the Democrats’ mega spending package — a package that originally carried an …

    • Addressing unemployment

      Joe Manchin said it best: “We have 11 million jobs that we haven’t filled, 8 million people still unemployed. Something’s not matching up …

    • Rehearsal for a coup

      A new book, “Peril,” by Bob Woodward and Robert Costa on the last weeks of the Trump administration is generating a firestorm of …

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About that asphalt plant

When Highland Paving Company of Fayetteville decided to spend over $5 million to build an asphalt plant outside of Lillington, that sounded like good news. Thirty or so jobs initially, I hear, and 40 …

Hidden costs of child tax credits

President Biden and others in Washington recently argued their mammoth $3.5 trillion spending plan has “no cost” since it is “fully paid for.” …

The new victim of cancel culture: Science

Cancel culture has reared its ugly head once again, and this time in a new and unprecedented way. A lecture by a physicist was canceled at one of America’s premier institutions of science, …

School closures were a mistake

RALEIGH — Closing down school buildings for many months last year — and offering poorly executed virtual schooling as an inadequate substitute — proved to be a disaster for North …

‘Whistleblower’ blows off the real scandal

Stop the presses: Facebook seeks to maximize profits. Frances Haugen, a former Facebook employee, appeared on “60 Minutes,” where she slammed Facebook, a publicly owned corporation, …

Yes, government can be shrunk

RALEIGH — I’ve been spending a lot of time recently in conversation with right-leaning leaders, policy experts, donors, and activists. My purpose is to assess the health and trajectory of …
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What are they teaching our children?

To the editor: The majority of the Harnett County School Board — Duncan (Eddie) Jaggers, Don Godfrey and Joey Powell — who voted to rescind Harnett County Schools’ mask …
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You have a hero on your team

To the editor: I would like to reach out to The Daily Record in hopes of recognizing that you have an amazing writer who truly cares and loves his job and his community around him. A long …
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Closing gap will save money

To the editor: I strongly support the North Carolina businesses you reported on in your story “Businesses to Lawmakers: Close the Gap” (Aug. 17). They are right that closing the …
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Spruce up city with flowers

To the editor: Everyone in Dunn needs to go to Angier and see their beautiful downtown. It’s full of pots overflowing with lovely flowers. They have a new section of single tables down …
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Giving officers a bad name

To the editor: In reference to the article on June 22, (“$6M payout settles excessive force lawsuit”) the officers are still on duty and no discipline was mentioned. It seems like …

Health care a local treasure

To the editor: I am writing this letter to let our community know — through you — of what I consider to be a local treasure ... excellent medical professionals ... right here in our …
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Present all viewpoints I am new to the area and I love reading the paper cover to cover. My only disappointment is in the opinion page where all the political cartoons are very biased.
What’s wrong with voter ID? When we have voter ID, dead people cannot vote, votes cannot be counted twice adding up to more votes than there are registered voters, underage voters cannot vote and machines that shift votes will …
Sound off Sept. 24 Do your job I’m disappointed that the majority of Harnett residents have refused vaccinations, but I’m ashamed of those parents who marched in favor of “exercising their …
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SOUND OFF: A maskless school won’t work EDITOR'S NOTE: The opinions expressed here are those of anonymous readers and do not reflect the policy or opinions of The Daily Record or its staff.
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