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RALEIGH — Why are you reading this column? Make no mistake — I’m glad you are. I hope you are an avid reader of editorials, op-eds and columns. But motivation matters. If you read my … more
I recently happened across the 1957 film “No Down Payment,” which has to be one of the worst films ever made. It features some (then) up-and-coming young stars, including Tony Randall, Jeffrey … more
As the temperature clock in downtown reaches towards 100 degrees this week for the first time this year, my mind has clicked into a mode of memory and nostalgia as I remember just what it was like to … more
Note to readers: With all the recent activity regarding immigration we decided to repeat the column we wrote following a visit to Ellis Island, New York in 2011. It is relevant today. Standing in … more
RALEIGH — In the long-running dispute between State School Superintendent Mark Johnson, a Republican elected in 2016, and the State Board of Education, which currently has a majority of Republican … more
Today, the day after Father’s Day, I feel the need to reflect upon the memories of my maternal grandfather. Sadly, he passed away when I was a child. But he made an impression on me, impacting … more
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
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
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
For most people, Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year. Not me, and I’m being a Scrooge. Summertime to me is the best time, bar none. It has everything a man or boy could want. It has … more
In conversations with most college officials, many CEOs, many politicians and race hustlers, it’s not long before the magical words “diversity” and “inclusiveness” drop from their lips. … more
RALEIGH — While the term “fake news” may be of recent vintage, the phenomenon isn’t. For decades, policymakers in North Carolina and elsewhere have trafficked in poorly understood, … more
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