FIRE releases list of free speech threats

FIRE releases list of free speech threats

Colleges across America used to be referred to as a marketplace of ideas. Students fought for the ability to express alternative views in the ’6...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Faculty lacks political perspective

Faculty lacks political perspective

See if you can follow this logic. The Faculty Assembly of the University of North Carolina has just asked a regional accreditation board to investigat...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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...

February 17th, 2017 updated: February 17th, 2017. |  


Berger rejects efforts to repeal HB2

Berger rejects efforts to repeal HB2

Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger and other Republican leaders have spent the last few days desperately distorting the facts and rewriting history ...

February 16th, 2017 |  


StingRay is why the 4th Amendment was written

StingRay is why the 4th Amendment was written

Imagine you are in the middle of your typical day-to-day activities. Maybe you are driving, spending time with family, or working. If you are like mos...

February 15th, 2017 |  


DeVos attackers surrender high ground

DeVos attackers surrender high ground

The recent appointment of U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos exhibited much that is destructive, even demented, about our current political discours...

February 15th, 2017 |