Editorials
    • Remembering Colin Powell

      “The son of immigrants, born in New York City, raised in Harlem and the South Bronx, a graduate of the City College of New York, he rose …

    • Back to the ’70s

      Want proof that the Biden administration is really the second incarnation of the Carter administration? We have runaway inflation, Americans …

    • Don’t believe the price tag

      President Biden hit the road in an attempt to peddle the Democrats’ mega spending package — a package that originally carried an …

    • Addressing unemployment

      Joe Manchin said it best: “We have 11 million jobs that we haven’t filled, 8 million people still unemployed. Something’s not matching up …

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Netflix’s ‘Defense’ of Dave Chappelle

Many conservatives praised Netflix for “standing up to cancel culture” by defending its decision to carry Dave Chappelle’s comedy special, “The Closer.” Critics in …

Who wants to go back?

Do we even want to go back to pre-pandemic work conditions? Not since 1942, when women flooded into the workplace in support of the war effort, have we seen a worker revolution such as we are …

Progressives versus independent contractors

Despite being a politician all his life, and never having worked in a blue-collar job, President Joe Biden declared, “I’m a union man,” when he announced his presidential campaign …

Surge in violence merits response

RALEIGH — Are North Carolinians safer today than they were a decade ago? That depends on how you define the term “safe.” The overall crime rate was lower in 2020 than in 2010. …

Mortgage discrimination claims are bunk

RALEIGH — A few weeks ago, the Associated Press and a nonprofit journalism outfit called The Markup released a dataset and news stories purporting to prove the existence of pervasive …

Fair memories

Following a year’s absence because of the dreaded COVID plague, and frankly that is what is has been, the North Carolina State Fair is back. The lights, action, animals and, of course, food are …
Letters to the editor
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What are they teaching our children?

To the editor: The majority of the Harnett County School Board — Duncan (Eddie) Jaggers, Don Godfrey and Joey Powell — who voted to rescind Harnett County Schools’ mask …
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You have a hero on your team

To the editor: I would like to reach out to The Daily Record in hopes of recognizing that you have an amazing writer who truly cares and loves his job and his community around him. A long …
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Closing gap will save money

To the editor: I strongly support the North Carolina businesses you reported on in your story “Businesses to Lawmakers: Close the Gap” (Aug. 17). They are right that closing the …
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Spruce up city with flowers

To the editor: Everyone in Dunn needs to go to Angier and see their beautiful downtown. It’s full of pots overflowing with lovely flowers. They have a new section of single tables down …
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Giving officers a bad name

To the editor: In reference to the article on June 22, (“$6M payout settles excessive force lawsuit”) the officers are still on duty and no discipline was mentioned. It seems like …

Health care a local treasure

To the editor: I am writing this letter to let our community know — through you — of what I consider to be a local treasure ... excellent medical professionals ... right here in our …
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Present all viewpoints I am new to the area and I love reading the paper cover to cover. My only disappointment is in the opinion page where all the political cartoons are very biased.
What’s wrong with voter ID? When we have voter ID, dead people cannot vote, votes cannot be counted twice adding up to more votes than there are registered voters, underage voters cannot vote and machines that shift votes will …
Sound off Sept. 24 Do your job I’m disappointed that the majority of Harnett residents have refused vaccinations, but I’m ashamed of those parents who marched in favor of “exercising their …
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SOUND OFF: A maskless school won’t work EDITOR'S NOTE: The opinions expressed here are those of anonymous readers and do not reflect the policy or opinions of The Daily Record or its staff.
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