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On Christmas, my husband got a signed picture of Carson Wentz, the quarterback of his favorite football team, the Philadelphia Eagles. He didn’t get it from me. “Great,” he said. “For the … more
In March 2020, the Supreme Court will rule on the constitutionality of Louisiana’s new abortion law, which requires that physicians doing abortions have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 … more
Every Friday morning, I have one job that I must complete before my Friday workday begins. Every Friday morning, I have to pick up my mom from the beauty shop. Every Friday, except for the one … more
Criminal activity imposes huge costs on black residents in low-income neighborhoods of cities such as Chicago, Baltimore, Detroit, St. Louis, Philadelphia and many others. Thousands of black … more
Regardless of when you grew up, one decade seemed to be defined by a mix of tragedy, joy, pride and a sense of loss as well as a sense of accomplishment. I was born in the ’60s, maneuvered … more
It was just a week ago when news broke that Buckingham Palace was in an uproar after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle voluntarily defected from their royal duties. My question to them is, what took you … more
Here’s a riddle: What do Victor Davis Hanson, Dennis Prager and Ricky Gervais have in common? Hanson published an excellent piece at National Review online on Jan. 7. Titled “The Steele … more
RALEIGH — “Prudence,” wrote the British statesman Edmund Burke, “is not only the first in rank of the virtues political and moral, but she is the director, the regulator, the standard of them … more
RALEIGH — Conservative North Carolinians believe that lower taxes translate into higher levels of economic growth and personal freedom. So they like the declines in both income- and sales-tax … more
The world of music lost an icon last week, as Neil Peart, the Hall of Fame drummer and lyricist for Rush, passed away. He was 67. Peart, who at worst is on the Mount Rushmore of drumming and at … more
The 1920s were known as the “Roaring Twenties,” a decade when electricity, telephones and radios became commonplace in most homes and automobiles were not just for the rich. Aside from the … more
Winter Break, Minus One Day: I cannot wait for school to be over. The kids need a break. We all need a break. Time to sleep in all morning! Wear pajamas all day! Make cookies! Make hot cocoa! Make … more
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