Half-truths and total lies

Half-truths and total lies

It seems that generous John Kerry, former secretary of state, was a bigger fool than we thought — or just told total lies to the nation. Those l...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Cooper’s impressive start

Cooper’s impressive start

As the national pundits weigh in on President Trump’s first 100 days in office and the General Assembly careens toward its self-imposed crossove...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Caution needed on NC budget

Caution needed on NC budget

While North Carolina legislators and Gov. Roy Cooper haven’t yet received the report on state income taxes paid or refunded by the April deadlin...

April 26th, 2017 updated: April 26th, 2017. |  


Congress should abort divisive rhetoric

We’re constantly bombarded by political rhetoric that demands we take one position or another on crucial public issues. So how do we sift throug...

April 26th, 2017 |  


The infantilization of the campus Left

The infantilization of the campus Left

This is a response to the protesters who tried to shut down Lawrence Reed’s April 20 speech at the University of Colorado at Denver. By trying t...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Dangers of the blame game in ‘repeal’ of HB2

Dangers of the blame game in ‘repeal’ of HB2

Reactions to the so-called repeal of HB2 show one reason why Democrats are already in trouble for the 2018 and 2020 elections. They had hoped this yea...

April 24th, 2017 |  


State spending doesn’t boost growth

State spending doesn’t boost growth

There are just as many fads in politics as there is in other fields of human endeavor, from entertainment to home remedies. Speaking of which, a curre...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Horrors of the Bataan Death March

Horrors of the Bataan Death March

Insanity ruled the day 75 years ago within the Japanese government and it’s society. The code of conduct within the Japanese military had been l...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Truth about the Senate’s tax plan

Truth about the Senate’s tax plan

The wisdom of the plan by Senate leaders to cut taxes by $839 million was called into question this week by an important source — the nonpartisa...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Don’t fear a robot invasion

Don’t fear a robot invasion

A common theme unifying recent debates about tax reform in North Carolina and in Washington is the idea that the punitive tax treatment of business in...

April 19th, 2017 |