The Midway Monkey Attacks

The Midway Monkey Attacks

The “Midway Monkey Attacks” of 1967 — did they take place or did they not?It’s been almost 50 years now. The physical wounds m...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Census data reflects need to expand Medicaid

Census data reflects need to expand Medicaid

The latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau included some frustrating information about North Carolina and it wasn’t just the state’s slug...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Who wanted higher sales taxes?

Who wanted higher sales taxes?

North Carolina Democrats running for statewide offices this year are trying to convince voters that Republicans favor higher taxes on “working p...

September 21st, 2016 |  


The examined life is about examining

The examined life is about examining

Critical thinking isn’t about where you get your ideas from. It’s about how carefully you investigate those ideas. It’s about how cr...

September 20th, 2016 |  


School choice merits stout defense

School choice merits stout defense

When Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Forest and his Democratic challenger, former state Rep. Linda Coleman, met on September 13 for their first and only debat...

September 19th, 2016 |  


The election will be over, not HB2

The election will be over, not HB2

What do you hate more?The presidential election campaign?Or the furor over HB2?The good news is that one will be over in a few weeks. The bad news is ...

September 19th, 2016 |  


A convenient play on words

A convenient play on words

Fifty-five percent of the American people could really give a damn about the current condition of the world. Reason being: their bellies are full and ...

September 16th, 2016 |  


GOP digs in as HB2 damage continues

GOP digs in as HB2 damage continues

The official response by the North Carolina Republican Party to the decision by the NCAA to move seven championship events out of the state next year ...

September 15th, 2016 |  


State ranks high in restraint

State ranks high in restraint

North Carolina has made another top-10 list — one that should make fiscal conservatives particularly happy.The topic is government spending. As ...

September 14th, 2016 |  


The stuff that’s built to last

The stuff that’s built to last

There’s a difference between doing what’s right and doing what works.Ideally, the two would always go hand in hand, but sometimes they com...

September 13th, 2016 |