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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
“I can’t take the picture if you’re crying.” Every parent who has ever attempted professional family photos has probably heard that sentence uttered. But when the photographer said it, she … 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
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