February 19, 2019

There's one in every family: The embarrassing relative who spouts off conspiracy theories or racist opinions at Thanksgiving.

If that relative was in your circle of friends, you'd make sure they didn't get invited ever again. But because they're family, you're stuck putting up with the crazy.


Colin Campbell

February 18, 2019

If the most important factor determining the welfare of workers is the growth rate of the economy, that has policy implications that free-market conservatives, among others, will welcome.

Real, long-term economic growth is about investment, about both the amount invested and how skillfully it is…

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February 18, 2019

History is replete with civilizations that had built walls of various kinds to keep out enemies they cannot defeat. And through time, much of the walls have been brought down. What has not fallen, like the Great Wall of China, has become a tourist curiosity.

Globalization has given transnational…

February 17, 2019

Several reports you probably will not hear from the liberal media:

Thirty-thousand-plus scientists have come forward confirming that man-made climate change is a hoax perpetuated by the elite in order to make money.

The propaganda machine saying that ninety-seven percent of scientists agree that…

February 16, 2019

The proposed DMV move brings to mind one of the old Three Stooges comedies, the one where one of the zany trio says, “I’ve cut this board three times and it’s still too short.” Our state continues to take cuts at property decisions and keeps coming up short.

State political…

Tom Campbell

February 16, 2019

Some of you readers may have seen an email I sent to the Telegram a couple of weeks ago which the paper was gracious enough to print.

I want to apologize for that correspondence now because what I wrote was wrong. I said that city officials needed to show some maturity and honesty in dealing with…

February 15, 2019

A new call center in Spring Hope; Pfizer and Cummins are growing; ABB is adding new space and jobs; Triangle Tire and Corning are about to begin major construction on their buildings; The CSX/DOT project, The Carolina Connector multimodal, will be coming out of the ground in April; a new Community…

February 14, 2019

It's official. We just had the longest government shutdown in history over nothing.

Democrats have agreed to fund $1.375 billion for 55 miles of physical barrier along the border, which is only a little more than what Trump would have gotten under a continuing resolution that funded the government…


February 14, 2019

Tax payers are outraged by the conduct of this city government and have been for years. Our mayor angrily announces the investigative reporting by the Telegram is bad for the city. No Mr. Mayor, the conduct of our City Council and city manager is bad for the city and the taxpayers. I guess we are…

February 13, 2019

The genesis of sin and the fall of man came into existence in the Garden of Eden. The fall of man was replicated in the godless New York legislature and evil confirmed as lawmakers basked in self glorification on their extremist legislation in regards to abortion.

Abortion after…

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