TAR HEEL VIEW: Gov. Roy Cooper right to veto judicial partisanship bill

TAR HEEL VIEW: Gov. Roy Cooper right to veto judicial partisanship bill

Gov. Roy Cooper delivered a well-aimed veto Thursday.“We need less politics in the courtroom, not more,” he said in rejecting House Bill 1...

March 20th, 2017 |  


It’s time for NC to modernize the court system

It’s time for NC to modernize the court system

Do you keep up with your friends and family by typing personal letters and dropping them in the mailbox? Do you do all your shopping at the mall? When...

March 20th, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Rep. Virginia Foxx’s genetics bill a wrongheaded intrusion of privacy

TAR HEEL VIEW: Rep. Virginia Foxx’s genetics bill a wrongheaded intrusion of privacy

U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx, a strong conservative from North Carolina, has introduced a bill that’s anything but conservative. It goes against the ...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Holocaust a stain on humanity

Holocaust a stain on humanity

If the Germans were going to kill all of the Jews, then why did they bother to tattoo them and why are there so many survivors? The fact of the matter...

March 17th, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: State support for junk science is a bitter pill

TAR HEEL VIEW: State support for junk science is a bitter pill

James Randi raises the bottle of sleeping pills to his lips and drains it as if it were a shot glass. There are no paramedics on standby to rush the s...

March 16th, 2017 |  


From Ireland to Appalachia

From Ireland to Appalachia

Call them the other Irish — the invisible Irish, the Scots-Irish. They’re more associated with corn, coal, and moonshine than green beer. ...

March 16th, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Helping young drivers keep their cool

A North Carolina bill working its way through the state House is part of a recent national trend that requires driver’s education to teach stude...

March 16th, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Spanking case raises corporal punishment questions

TAR HEEL VIEW: Spanking case raises corporal punishment questions

How far can a parent go to discipline their child?That is a question that made its way to the Court of the Appeals of North Carolina earlier this mont...

March 15th, 2017 |  


TSA gettting more hands-on

TSA gettting more hands-on

Every time the government makes a mistake (a frequent occurrence) the people pay the price for its bureaucratic incompetence — both through tax ...

March 15th, 2017 |  


LETTER: Easter is the most important day

LETTER: Easter is the most important day

To the editor:I pray God will always give me the words for all letters I write to the Richmond County Journal.There has been more evil things in our o...

March 14th, 2017 |