Letter: Sample ballots weren’t from party

Letter: Sample ballots weren’t from party

To the editor:The Richmond County Democratic Party has never produced or given out a sample ballot in any election with any Democratic candidate marke...

December 7th, 2016 |  


OUR VIEW: Redistricting reform is needed in NC

OUR VIEW: Redistricting reform is needed in NC

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan was commenting Monday on the court’s consideration of North Carolina’s congressional redistricting ...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Thoughts on ‘The Golden Rule’

Thoughts on ‘The Golden Rule’

“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you” doesn’t mean you should assume that other people will like the same things as yo...

December 6th, 2016 |  


LETTER: The vote was about freedom

LETTER: The vote was about freedom

To the editor:Make no mistake about it, the American people do not want to be taken over by their government. No one man, no large group of well-paid ...

December 6th, 2016 |  


LETTER: A contrast of two Marines

LETTER: A contrast of two Marines

To the editor:John Lee, a former mayor of San Mateo, California, died on May 8, 2012, at the Palo Alto VA hospital. A Republican, this Marine combat v...

December 6th, 2016 updated: December 6th, 2016. |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Make America’s roads, bridges great again

TAR HEEL VIEW: Make America’s roads, bridges great again

If Donald Trump’s said it once this year, he’s said it a million times: He’s going to rebuild America’s roads, bridges and tun...

December 5th, 2016 |  


North Carolina’s most important lawyer

North Carolina’s most important lawyer

The most important lawyer in modern North Carolina history finally has a biography.This week, UNC Press is releasing “Julius Chambers: A Life in...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Burr victory deserves the spotlight

Burr victory deserves the spotlight

During the fall campaign in North Carolina, the presidential and gubernatorial races captured most of the attention. That was understandable. But the ...

December 5th, 2016 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Another election? Here’s whom to blame

Another election. Yay.We’re having a hard time imagining many people who are joyful about the prospect of a surprise special legislative electio...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


The people have spoken

The people have spoken

The people have spoken. You’re damn-well right they have spoken. I’m not just speaking about the winning party, by no means. I am actually...

December 2nd, 2016 |