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Congratulations! Your big new promotion is wonderful news. You definitely deserve your new, supersized salary and juicy executive perks. Say what? You didn’t get a big new promotion? … more
Last week, I admitted to the world that on occasion I have voted for cartoon characters when I just absolutely could not stomach the choices I had to select from on my ballot. This particular … more
American voters are motivated by a fever pitch. That’s the message from last week’s elections. The headlines were the Democratic sweep of the state legislature in Virginia that put the … more
RALEIGH — Oh, boy, did I screw up my first attempt at covering a towncouncil meeting. It was 1986, and I was spending the summer interning at a weekly newspaper in Nash County called the Spring … more
A recent survey conducted by the Victims of Communism and polled by YouGov, a research and data firm, found that 70% of millennials are likely to vote socialist and that one in three millennials saw … more
Just this past week, three friends and I returned from a fun, exciting excursion to The Big Apple. As Gail, Debbie and Beverly will attest — we covered a lot of ground and made so many … more
On Veterans Day, North Carolinians come together to reflect on the courage, service and sacrifice of the brave men and women who were ready and willing to deploy anywhere in the world at a moment’s … more
The Democratic Party, the press and the high-powered lawyers who protect both have been working for years to try to convince the American public that President Donald Trump is a traitor, and that his … more
What is your vision for retirement? Sunny beaches, romantic travels or idyllic sunsets at your ivy covered home? Sadly, a secure retirement is out of reach for millions. Forbes says that 55 percent … more
“Hold on a second,” my aunt said to my cousin, who was mid-story. She turned to stare at me. Silence fell over our dinner table. Then my aunt started to giggle. “You have to be the loudest … more
Two American women of color. Two diametrically opposed views about America. This clash of worldviews helps us to understand that what is going on in our nation is not a legitimate impeachment … more
People ask me on a regular basis: Have you ever really voted for Elmer Fudd in a national election or is that just a spoof? Well, to be honest, on more than one occasion I have exercised my right to … more
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