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 Having just returned from an extended weekend in Pasadena, California — my mom, my daughter and I found the vacation to be quite enlightening. Despite its close proximity to Los … more
RALEIGH — Prejudice is morally wrong. It’s also immensely foolish, producing self-inflicted wounds for individuals, companies and communities. If you refuse to hire certain workers … more
I always loved Vacation Bible School. Each summer our preacher, Mr. Billy Webb, would paint the church bus white. On the first night, Mr. Billy poured paints of all colors into 5-gallon … more
A runoff election will take place in Oklahoma Aug. 23, which will decide who the Republican candidate will be to run for the Senate seat held by James Inhofe since 1994. Thirteen candidates ran in … more
Why are you a conservative? Or a libertarian, Republican, Democrat, socialist? Ok, if you read my column, you’re probably not a socialist ... But how do people come to such different … more
RALEIGH — For more than a decade now, advocates of the Affordable Care Act have pressed the North Carolina General Assembly to implement the federal law’s most expansive and expensive … more
After the recent annual Conservative Political Action Conference convention in Dallas, CNN published a video with the following headline: “Election deniers take over CPAC after primary … more
There is a sign that has shown up at medical care facilities in the days, months and now years since the global pandemic that paralyzed the world. It says what is on my mind better than I … more
RALEIGH — When CNBC ranked North Carolina the best state in America for business a few weeks ago, Democrats and Republicans spun the news in familiar ways. The former used it to promote the … more
After last week’s column, [“Woke U.”] about the rise of wokeism on American college campuses, I had hoped to leave the subject for a while. The not-so-hidden mission of … more
You don’t see too many tobacco fields while traveling on a main highway. You’ve got to ride the country roads. Around my house, there are numerous tobacco fields that have rich, … more
A favorite game of politicians, when reality does not conform to the facts they want, is to simply redefine reality. Democrats want big government, a lot of spending and taxation, the former of … more
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