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Excellence Is The Best Defense

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

Amtrak Owes Me Big Time

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

America Won’t Forget About Pastor Brunson

Andrew Brunson is a loving father, husband, and Presbyterian pastor who has been sharing the word of the Gospel to the people of Turkey for the last 20 years. In October 2016, Brunson was arrested by … more

That’s One Creepy Crime

Over the years in this column I’ve occasionally shared stories of dumb criminals. Usually the person in question contributed to his own capture by doing something like using the back of one of his … more

Perhaps I’ve Now Seen (And Done) Everything

Journalism is a unique business, there’s no doubt. That’s why what happened to me last Wednesday may be one of the most unusual things ever. I can honestly say since I’ve been in the media business I have done some unusual things. … more


Robert Mueller’s investigation into whether President Donald Trump and the Russians colluded to rig the 2016 presidential election so far has borne little fruit. The Democrats and their media allies would love to find … more

Treat Health Care Like Any Other Product

To address the high price of health care, California is considering price controls. Unfortunately, this proposal mistakes the symptom — high prices — for the disease. Health care is not inherently expensive. It costs too much because we pay for it in the wrong way. more

A War On Academic Excellence

“I also have a dream.” This rallying cry, handwritten on a simple white placard held up by an Asian-American mom at a protest against liberal New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to … more

LGBTQ America

In 2014, high-tech executive and CEO of Mozilla, Brendan Eich, was forced to resign from the company he helped found and build because he made a $1,000 contribution to support traditional marriage in … more

Saturdays With Mom

Well I certainly hope all the fathers of the world had a wonderful Father’s Day this past Sunday. Like always, my family came through in a big way and certainly made me feel special. I had my … more

N.C.’s Pork Industry Feeds Us, Provides Jobs

North Carolina’s pork industry has been in the news a lot lately, but not in a way that tells the true story of its contributions to our economy. While the industry has drawn attention as the … more

Entitlements: Why Can’t We Fix Them?

Each year, the trustees of Social Security and Medicare issue their report delivering the news, invariably dismal, about the financial condition of the nation’s two largest entitlement … more
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