Dangers of the blame game in ‘repeal’ of HB2

Dangers of the blame game in ‘repeal’ of HB2

Reactions to the so-called repeal of HB2 show one reason why Democrats are already in trouble for the 2018 and 2020 elections. They had hoped this yea...

April 24th, 2017 |  


State spending doesn’t boost growth

State spending doesn’t boost growth

There are just as many fads in politics as there is in other fields of human endeavor, from entertainment to home remedies. Speaking of which, a curre...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Horrors of the Bataan Death March

Horrors of the Bataan Death March

Insanity ruled the day 75 years ago within the Japanese government and it’s society. The code of conduct within the Japanese military had been l...

April 21st, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Speaker ban law paved path for campus censors

TAR HEEL VIEW: Speaker ban law paved path for campus censors

Microphones muted. Lecture halls dimmed. Debate squelched.That’s the outcome at far too many American colleges when faculty members or student g...

April 21st, 2017 |  


LETTER: Richmond County Schools wasting money in Cordova closure

LETTER: Richmond County Schools wasting money in Cordova closure

To the editor:Thanks everyone for your support on the petition about the closure of Cordova Special Needs School and the separation and relocation of ...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Truth about the Senate’s tax plan

Truth about the Senate’s tax plan

The wisdom of the plan by Senate leaders to cut taxes by $839 million was called into question this week by an important source — the nonpartisa...

April 20th, 2017 |  


EDITORIAL: ‘Policing for profit’ needs to end

EDITORIAL: ‘Policing for profit’ needs to end

Years ago, a Corvette cruised along the highway, adorned with “police” insignia and red and blue lights. On the back was this message: ...

April 20th, 2017 |  


LETTER: Filling Scalia’s Supreme Court seat

LETTER: Filling Scalia’s Supreme Court seat

To the editor:It’s not so much what they do, rather, it’s how they do it. I agree with Robert Lee on April 15: Neil Gorsuch is well-qualif...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Don’t fear a robot invasion

Don’t fear a robot invasion

A common theme unifying recent debates about tax reform in North Carolina and in Washington is the idea that the punitive tax treatment of business in...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Feeding homeless against the law? That’s insanity

Feeding homeless against the law? That’s insanity

Food stamps and government assistance can be a bone of contention between conservatives and liberals, but who could object to private charity?Homeless...

April 19th, 2017 |