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Corporate bosses are increasingly judged not just on the financial performance of their organizations, but on the political correctness of their actions. They are expected to conform with a … more
RALEIGH — If you agree with me about limiting the size and power of government, here’s a little time-saver the next time you get into a political debate. Just tell your opponent, “Mind your own … more
As a young boy I remember hearing the stories about that first Thanksgiving, when the Pilgrims and Indians feasted together. The romanticized fable pictures everyone around long tables sharing food … more
We are watching in real time as two of the most powerful and influential institutions in the history of Western civilization — the Roman Catholic Church and the United States government — descend … more
Freedom of the press – that’s what CNN’s Jim Acosta is all about, right? Wrong. What he’s about is lecturing the president, then trying to debate him, refusing to abide by common rules of a … more
By all counts of people who know me, I am the last person in the world to accept technology. In almost all cases, the old way is just fine with me. That is why when I caught myself talking to my … more
There are a lot of traditions in the South that continue for generations. Nothing makes southerners happier than carrying on something their parents did before them and their children will likely do … more
The sex-abuse crisis in the Catholic Church is not going away any time soon. Both Catholics and non-Catholics alike are shocked and repulsed at what was revealed in the Pennsylvania grand jury … more
I have considered the possibility of addressing the controversy involving Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh, but I will heed the advise of my wife and stay away from that. It is, without … more
As the North Carolina General Assembly gathered for its Oct. 2 special session on Hurricane Florence relief, the state’s rainy-day fund stood at $2.01 billion. There was another $737 million in … more
Nothing could be finer than things in North Carolina, according to our Republican-controlled General Assembly. The state’s economy is humming along, we’ve socked away billions in savings, given … more
For those of you who might not have read one of recent columns, my girlfriend Jackie and I traveled to Maine over the Memorial Day weekend. I have already discussed the lobster cops and how … more
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