Justifying dropping the bomb

Justifying dropping the bomb

On April 10, John Kerry arrived in Hiroshima, Japan to attend a meeting with foreign ministers from around the world. On April 11, Kerry and others we...

May 28th, 2016 |  


Take a moment Monday to remember

Take a moment Monday to remember

Steeple bells of First United Methodist Church in downtown Rockingham will ring throughout the city at 3 p.m. Monday to remember men and women who hav...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Land ownership and eminent domain

Land ownership and eminent domain

In last week’s Legal Corner, we addressed legal issues that could affect a landowner’s interest in his or her property, such as adverse po...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Why should anyone need a license for anything?

Why should anyone need a license for anything?

Imagine a U.S. state where locksmiths, pastoral counselors, home security companies, and acupuncturists do not have to be licensed by the government t...

May 27th, 2016 |  


What I’d do if I won the lottery

What I’d do if I won the lottery

I was reading an article not long ago about the people who win the jackpots in those mega-lotteries. The article essentially said the rate of people w...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Who I’m voting for

Who I’m voting for

It never fails. Every four years, I hear tons of people telling the masses to get out there and vote.“If you don’t vote, you can’t c...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Legislative support for active troops and veterans

Legislative support for active troops and veterans

Providing for the common defense of our nation is one of the few responsibilities of Congress explicitly stated in the United States Constitution. As ...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Funding our national defense

Funding our national defense

America faces serious threats from radical Islamist terrorism. As well, we face grave peril as President Obama chose to give Iran a clear path to nucl...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Heroin: The Queen of addiction

Heroin: The Queen of addiction

With every Queen she has to have her pawns. The pawn in this case is the user, the addict. A lost soul that sees no way out of this personal hell. Thi...

May 21st, 2016 |  


Lawmakers seek massive expansion of voucher scheme that discriminates against LGBT students

Lawmakers seek massive expansion of voucher scheme that discriminates against LGBT students

If a handful of right-wing legislators have their way, taxpayers in North Carolina may soon be spending $125 million a year funding private and fundam...

May 19th, 2016 |