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Regardless of when you grew up, one decade seemed to be defined by a mix of tragedy, joy, pride and a sense of loss as well as a sense of accomplishment. I was born in the ’60s, maneuvered … more
It was just a week ago when news broke that Buckingham Palace was in an uproar after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle voluntarily defected from their royal duties. My question to them is, what took you … more
Here’s a riddle: What do Victor Davis Hanson, Dennis Prager and Ricky Gervais have in common? Hanson published an excellent piece at National Review online on Jan. 7. Titled “The Steele … more
RALEIGH — “Prudence,” wrote the British statesman Edmund Burke, “is not only the first in rank of the virtues political and moral, but she is the director, the regulator, the standard of them … more
RALEIGH — Conservative North Carolinians believe that lower taxes translate into higher levels of economic growth and personal freedom. So they like the declines in both income- and sales-tax … more
The world of music lost an icon last week, as Neil Peart, the Hall of Fame drummer and lyricist for Rush, passed away. He was 67. Peart, who at worst is on the Mount Rushmore of drumming and at … more
The 1920s were known as the “Roaring Twenties,” a decade when electricity, telephones and radios became commonplace in most homes and automobiles were not just for the rich. Aside from the … more
Winter Break, Minus One Day: I cannot wait for school to be over. The kids need a break. We all need a break. Time to sleep in all morning! Wear pajamas all day! Make cookies! Make hot cocoa! Make … more
I have to tell you, ever since the president ordered the military strike against Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani I have been fascinated by the reaction of the national media and half the population of … more
“The timing is driven by the urgency.” That’s what House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) proclaimed on national television the morning that House Democrats voted to … more
The muted reaction of leading Democratic politicians to the elimination of Iranian Maj. Gen. Qasem Soleimani reinforces my sense of what divides our country and differentiates the two parties. One … more
Let’s see a show of hands out there, how many of you remember the only time you had to deal with junk mail was when the mailbox in front of your house was full of well, junk mail? Thanks to … more
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