Good book ideas for the folks you forgot

You forgot somebody, didn’t you?Somebody who is expecting a present from you? And now, remembering, you have no idea what to give, do you?Here a...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Lesson from my toppled hero

Lesson from my toppled hero

Stunned.North Carolina lost another monument. It came like a flash.And I am still reeling.Charlie Rose was one of North Carolina’s nationally be...

November 28th, 2017 |  


Parents count when judging schools

Parents count when judging schools

If students in charter schools perform no better on standardized tests, all other things being held equal, than their peers in district-run public sch...

November 28th, 2017 |  


Don’t let Duke pass cleanup costs to customers

Don’t let Duke pass cleanup costs to customers

Families forced to choose between paying the power bill, buying medicine and stocking the fridge should pay for Duke Energy’s sloppy storage of ...

November 28th, 2017 |  


A woman’s life and a new look back at NC history

A woman’s life and a new look back at NC history

Does the life of a Jewish woman who was born, lived, and died in the same house in Goldsboro have lessons for today’s historians?The answer is, ...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Tar Heel State sets pace for tax reform

Tar Heel State sets pace for tax reform

RALEIGH — North Carolina has already accomplished what Republicans in Washington want to pass — historic tax reform that caps or eliminate...

November 21st, 2017 |  


LETTER: Tax cuts would ‘turbocharge’ economic growth

LETTER: Tax cuts would ‘turbocharge’ economic growth

To the editor:As the 2017 legislative calendar comes to a close, it is time for Congress to come together and seize this once-in-a-generation opportun...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Democrats: Fight Trump, not each other

Democrats: Fight Trump, not each other

North Carolina is not Virginia.And 2017 is not 2018 or 2020.But North Carolina Democrats and Republicans still watched what happened in our neighborin...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Why we fight for freedom

Why we fight for freedom

I’m a conservative without a conversion story. Plenty of others have such a tale — they read a certain book, had a certain teacher, or som...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Protesters could learn from Chisolm’s example

Most undocumented aliens in our country are decent, moral folks, happy enough to work hard, avoid unnecessary attention, and earn a better life than t...

October 31st, 2017 |