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In case you haven’t noticed, there seems to be a shortage of chickens in this country all of a sudden. I never realized the dreaded virus — which for purposes of this column will remain nameless, … more
We black people are so convenient and useful to America’s leftists. Whenever there’s a bit of silencing to be done, just accuse a detractor or critic of racism. A recent, particularly stupid, … more
In four days we’ll celebrate the most holy of holidays — Easter. With it, this year, comes a huge diversion from what normally takes place. There’ll be no need for a new, pastel, Easter … more
RALEIGH — Does North Carolina lock up too many people? I’ve long thought so. I’ve advocated criminal-justice reforms that employ intensive parole and probation, restitution, and other … more
Even in the throes of a global pandemic, it’s possible to find things to be grateful for. In fact, I would argue that we are doing things and appreciating things that we really should have been … more
RALEIGH — As painful as it is to live under North Carolina’s partial lockdown, just imagine how much worse it would be if the COVID-19 outbreak were happening before the advent of the … more
The late television comedian, Jack Benny, was known for his deadpan facial expressions and for being tight with money. On one show he was approached by a robber, who pointed a gun at him and said, … more
Confession No. 1,039 Topic: Coronavirus Dearest Porcelain Goddess, I bow before you, or rather, sit upon you with earnest gratitude for the physical separation you afford me from my children. … more
Despite being deemed inessential and asked to stay home by the American politician this week, on April 1 my wife and I will celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. With the outbreak of the … more
Several months ago, before anyone imagined the current crisis, I read a book called “Man’s Search for Meaning” by Viktor Frankl. Frankl was a Jewish Viennese psychiatrist who was captured by … more
Usually at this time of year — April Fools’ Day — some people in my position would find a way to try and make the readers believe something that’s not real. While that may work for some … more
When you sit back and think, we are only three months into the year of 2020. But these three months have felt like its own decade. Just a few weeks ago, we started hearing about COVID-19, then … more
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