7 things to remember about HB2

7 things to remember about HB2

With the one-year anniversary of the passage of the sweeping anti-LGBTQ law HB2 rapidly approaching — and the NCAA poised to lock North Carolina...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


Don’t reignite war on weed

Don’t reignite war on weed

The marijuana legalization movement has been holding its breath, waiting to see how President Donald Trump will address the issue.Public opinion and s...

March 1st, 2017 |  


Opinion page is meant to be diverse

Opinion page is meant to be diverse

I recently saw a comment (where exactly it was, I can’t recall) on how the Daily Journal was becoming anti-Democrat.Well, the paper shouldn̵...

February 28th, 2017 |  


LETTER: Immigration ban could stymie progress

LETTER: Immigration ban could stymie progress

To the editor:What chutzpah! (This IS a family newspaper.) Are you really serious about those Feb. 25 complaints regarding poor President Trump’...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Troops do not defend liberty

Troops do not defend liberty

I know from first-hand experience (spending four years in the U.S. Air Force) that the “troops” are overly romanticized and glorified. The...

February 28th, 2017 updated: February 28th, 2017. |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Extend legislators’ terms, but add a recall provision

TAR HEEL VIEW: Extend legislators’ terms, but add a recall provision

North Carolina voters may have the chance to impose term limits on state lawmakers — if they also agree to extend terms in the General Assembly ...

February 28th, 2017 |  


McGrady’s bill a good start — that’s it

McGrady’s bill a good start — that’s it

Let’s give Rep. Chuck McGrady the benefit of the doubt: He thinks HB2 is bad for North Carolina and wants it repealed. He is earnestly trying to...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Fixing HB2 needs a good meal together

Fixing HB2 needs a good meal together

Where are Ruby and Jack Hunt when we need them?Somebody needs to sit our political leaders down and guide them into talking to each other about how to...

February 27th, 2017 |  


McGrady bill merits conservative support

McGrady bill merits conservative support

Modern American conservatism weaves several strands of thought — constitutionally limited government, free-market economics, time-honored virtue...

February 27th, 2017 updated: February 27th, 2017. |  


Falling apart, not coming together

Falling apart, not coming together

The United States has never been in such a divided state. At this time “we the people” are witness to our country falling apart, at the ha...

February 24th, 2017 |