An an-cap’s message to the alt-right

An an-cap’s message to the alt-right

We both agree that the left’s preferred economic systems and values are defunct.We both see the left as the salient threat to liberty, prosperit...

February 21st, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Yes, the press is the enemy — of secrecy

TAR HEEL VIEW: Yes, the press is the enemy — of secrecy

How should the press respond to President Donald Trump’s claim that “the fake news media” are “the enemy of the American peopl...

February 21st, 2017 |  


LETTER: Trash law a joke

To the editor:Trash all over. Why?Back in 2006 when I moved into this county, Rt. 220 was a nice highway. The median strip was beautiful.I can see why...

February 21st, 2017 |  


LETTER: The piano ghost

To the editor:When I was a kid, I heard a lot of ghost stories, and I was a strong believer that ghosts really exist.One evening, my mom, Willie Victo...

February 21st, 2017 |  


LETTER: Where are shared bathrooms allowed?

LETTER: Where are shared bathrooms allowed?

To the editor:I have a question I would like to have an answer to. Every day, when we turn on the TV or pick up the newspaper, there is something abou...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Groupthink makes you stink

Groupthink makes you stink

A friend of mine recently shared the following words with me:“Group-think makes you all stink. Group gods make you all frauds.”The approva...

February 21st, 2017 |  


A ‘new’ barbecue holiday from 1776

A ‘new’ barbecue holiday from 1776

How about a new holiday that would support North Carolina’s “First in Freedom” slogan and, at the same time, call attention to our p...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Let’s foster more new businesses

Let’s foster more new businesses

In today’s highly polarized climate, can we get our politicians to agree anything? Well, I can think of at least one proposition that attracts n...

February 20th, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Partisan politics digging a hole with HB2 repeal

In the movie “Cool Hand Luke,” a prison guard orders the title character to dig him a ditch, which Luke does, only to be chastised, by a s...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Country music and dynamite

Country music and dynamite

No, I did not say that country music is dynamite, but to some it is and has been associated at different times with different people — the dynam...

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