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Katiedid vs. ... DNA results

I am American. I know where my grandparents were from, given that they either immigrated to America or were first-generation Americans. There is nothing exotic in my appearance to uncover, given that …

What Democrats today really want

Daniel Patrick Moynihan was an American public servant with characteristics all too rare today — integrity, intelligence, wisdom. Moynihan was a Democrat who would find a hard time being at home …

Baseball bat shopping with mom

Despite living in a small town that I have always considered to be one of the safest towns in America, my small hometown is not immune to violent crime and even people like my mother have started to …

Unexpected act of forgiveness

Most Americans have heard the complicated accounts of former Dallas Cop Amber Guyger who was recently convicted of mistakenly gunning down her neighbor. Guyger had testified that she’d just …

Idiotic environmental predictions

The Competitive Enterprise Institute has published a new paper, “Wrong Again: 50 Years of Failed Eco-pocalyptic Predictions.” Keep in mind that many of the grossly wrong environmentalist …
Review: ‘The Joker’

‘An endlessly interesting psychotic rampage’

What I can say is that this is an endlessly interesting psychotic rampage of violence, passion and guilt.
Letters to the editor

Councilman serves with integrity, honesty

To the editor: The city of Dunn municipal election is on Oct. 8 and early voting has already started! You have the opportunity to cast your vote for your city council representative. I want to …

This is government-controlled insurance

To the editor: From the time that the Affordable Care Act was passed until the present, North Carolina Republicans have broadcast their policy that the government should not control health …

Appreciates help from good Samaritans

To the editor: My friend, Carly, and I are writing you on our way home from Oak Island to Washington, D.C. On our way, we had some car trouble off of the highway and pulled off just in time for …

This is why there are ‘too many killings’

To the editor: I would like to respond to ‘Too Many Killings’ published in the Aug. 2 edition of The Daily Record. The caller asked why there are so many rampant killings nowadays. That is an …

Multiple-shot rifles need banning

To the editor: I am surprised that no politician has come up with a simple solution to the terrible mass slayings that are taking place in the United States. It is perhaps the NRA and its members …

Disagrees with column on charter schools

To the editor: I am writing in response to Tom Campbell’s recent article entitled “We Are Re-Segregating Our Schools.” On “NC SPIN’s” website, you display the famous quotation by …
Sound off
Sound off Jesus is in control Go ahead and protest climate change all you want. People feel better protesting something but it isn’t going to do anything. Get to know the one who is in control of the …
Sound off ‘Playground for ignorance’ I am not directing this completely at the JCC employee who degraded her student for wearing a Trump shirt, but how dare you Democrats bully the youth for having an …
Sound off ‘Hard to come by, fast to go’ There’s a problem with a hospital trying to bill my wife for meds. I told the NP, doctors and nurse we ordered from Walgreens and Champ VA so do not order from …
Sound off The only climate change there is Some of these liberal news medias need to find Jesus, because Jesus is in control of the weather. If it’s a warm winter or hot winter, Jesus is in control. He is …
Sound off Who was praying for all this rain? My message is: With Dorian bearing down on us, I want to know, who has been praying? Who has been praying for all this rain? Trump plays golf more than …
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