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Christmas means a lot of things to a lot of people. For most of us, it’s holiday gatherings, gifts, decorations and Christmas bliss. I’ve learned this year, for many individuals and groups in the … more
RALEIGH — Are you frustrated with our political dialogue at the moment? If your answer is no, you are in a distinct minority in North Carolina and beyond. For example, in an October poll … more
While many are fretting over the just-right Christmas present, tackling last-minute holiday details or preparing for years-end, many of North Carolina’s high school seniors have the added stress of … more
I have to say, at least up until now, I have thoroughly enjoyed this Christmas season. Don’t get me wrong I haven’t been to any Christmas parades. I haven’t been listening to Christmas music … more
As France is gripped by civil disorder, many commentators identify, quite correctly, as the culprit the outsized burden that France’s bloated welfare state places on its citizens. According a … more
How appropriate would it be for an American company to hire a person with a history of having publicly made the following statements and many others like them? “The world could get by just fine … more
RALEIGH — In the January 1953 edition of the magazine If: Worlds of Science Fiction, a fan of the genre from Texas, Marilyn Venable, made her debut as an author. “Time Enough at Last,” … more
Today, I would like to share a tale with you which I hope will serve as a both entertainment and a warning to be weary of what you order online. While on Facebook several months back, I saw an ad … more
When I started as a ride share operator as a part-time job now nearly two years ago I came to a quick realization. I quickly began to understand that people, almost all complete strangers, are … more
According to an NPR story this week, The Satanic Temple of Chicago paid to have a statue installed in the rotunda of the Illinois Capitol. To accompany the traditional Christmas Nativity scene and … more
Back in 1897, an 8-year-old girl, prompted by naysaying friends, wrote The New York Sun wanting the truth about the existence of Santa Claus. Today that letter might be answered by apparent … more
RALEIGH — How should we respond to the urban-rural divide? The question has legions of politicians, scholars, journalists and businesses scrambling for answers. I respect their efforts. But I … more
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