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This past weekend our nation celebrated one of the most sacred holidays on our calendar. We celebrate the men and women who have served this great nation in the military. As we do so, we need to … more
Bill Friday was right. Friday, the founding president of the 16 campus University of North Carolina System, fought with then-Governor Bob Scott in 1971 over the creation of the new system. Friday … more
RALEIGH — Democrats achieved significant victories this year in the “inner suburbs” of Charlotte, Raleigh, Greensboro, and North Carolina’s other major cities — tossing out GOP incumbents … more
I was scared of having a daughter. I didn’t know how to raise a girl in this world of unlimited ands. She’d have to be this and that and definitely this. I don’t know how to be a girl in this … more
Well, my friends, it’s finally over, it is now safe to turn on your television sets and tune in your radio without the fear of hearing another political campaign ad. By now I am sure you are all … more
No matter how politically fractured the nation may seem, I believe that liberty-loving citizens of all ideologies can unite and agree: Billionaire Nanny Michael Bloomberg — the soda-taxing, … more
America’s founders demonstrated that government is art, not science. The secret is in balance. Biennial congressional elections strike the right balance for the need for stability with the need … more
As Charlie Daniels said in the song “The Legend of Wooley Swamp” there’s some things in this world you just can’t explain. And for me and my co-workers it’s some of the people who work in … more
In describing the GOP tax cuts, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said that they and bonuses American workers were getting were “crumbs.” They were “tax cuts for the rich.” Some argued that … more
The midterm elections are here, and predictions have changed daily. Nate Silver at FiveThirtyEight predicts that Democrats will take the House but not the Senate. MyBookie says the odds are better … more
RALEIGH — As I write, the results of the 2018 midterm elections are not yet known. By the time some readers see this, it’s possible that the long-predicted blue wave will have washed away GOP … more
Halloween is likely the scariest day of the year as people of all ages pull out costumes and begin to pursue anything that might scare them or their neighbors. The day has now past and it is an … more
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