Businesses vote with their feet

Businesses vote with their feet

Left-wing activists spent a year complaining that House Bill 2 was hurting North Carolina’s business climate. They eagerly cited opposition from...

April 3rd, 2017 |  


For the love of nature

For the love of nature

To some, this title of the column is going to appear as a contradiction of words and actions. But it is not if you will take the time to read on. Also...

March 31st, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Lt. Gov. Dan Forest champions free-speech rights on NC college campuses

TAR HEEL VIEW: Lt. Gov. Dan Forest champions free-speech rights on NC college campuses

The Restore Campus Free Speech Act won’t give North Carolina college students any new freedoms. It will, however, protect rights that are routin...

March 31st, 2017 |  


EDITORIAL: Silencing speech over viewpoints erodes freedoms

EDITORIAL: Silencing speech over viewpoints erodes freedoms

Silence is not always golden.When it is forced on a person or a group, it is anything but.That’s what is happening with greater frequency and mo...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Are you using the term ‘liberal’ correctly?

Liberalism, from the Latin “liber,” meaning free, referred originally to the philosophy of freedom. “Liberal” was once an hono...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Medicaid news you might have missed

Medicaid news you might have missed

You probably missed the news that the members of the overwhelmingly Republican state Senate finally came to their senses Monday and voted to expand Me...

March 30th, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Berger or Cooper? Who to believe on HB2 fix failure

TAR HEEL VIEW: Berger or Cooper? Who to believe on HB2 fix failure

If you are to believe Phil Berger and Tim Moore’s version of why yet another HB2 deal fell through this week, you’d have to believe at lea...

March 29th, 2017 |  


Double standard from the Left

Double standard from the Left

Dr. James Otteson, a business school professor at Wake Forest University, came up with an intriguing idea. What if he brought together a group of facu...

March 29th, 2017 |  


Does national defense require the State?

Does national defense require the State?

Gordon Tullock used to taunt anarchists by asserting that if the USA abolished its government, people would not have to worry about the Russians takin...

March 29th, 2017 |  


LETTER: Praising two columns

LETTER: Praising two columns

To the editor:I want to briefly praise and comment on two editorial columns in last week’s Daily Journal. The first column is Robert Lee’s...

March 28th, 2017 |