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March 11, 2018

Ask yourself: Are we a self-governing nation? Our Constitution makes the assumption that we are.

In this free society, who keeps the order and peace? Is there one policeman for every person in the United States who makes sure that each one obeys the law? No. Who, then, makes us obey the…

March 10, 2018

The culture changes in the United States over the last 50 years indicates that gun control is not the answer. The mass shootings in the United States are a result of the culture changes made since the 1960s.

The traditional family unit has adversely been affected during the last 50 years.…

March 09, 2018

I would like to take this opportunity to praise the city of Rocky Mount, more specifically, the Parks and Recreation Department and the staff of the Imperial Centre for a weekend that our family will remember and take pride in for a long time to come.

On Friday night, we took two grandchildren to…

March 08, 2018

There is a reason some call this president “Liar in Chief”. He has told some doozies during his short term in office. But this man who had four deferments from military service stated he would rush a gunman with an AR-15 to protect school children.

Seriously?! Keep telling that lie to…

March 07, 2018

What is the job of the school safety officer?

According to all reports, the armed sheriff’s deputy assigned to the Parkland, Fla., high school failed to do his job and confront the teenage shooter. The school was the scene of a massacre.

Apparently, the deputy was the only other person with a…

March 03, 2018

I am partially addressing a recent Letter to the Editor headlined: “Constitution isn’t a perfect document”.

I have never heard anyone say our Constitution was perfect. However, I have yet to see any country’s founding documents bring about the greatest nation ever, other…

March 02, 2018

The president recently underwent his yearly physical examination, as required.

The Navy doctor who performed the physical declared that the president was in good shape for a septuagenarian.

He’s sort of roly-poly, President Trump is, but he’s tall at 6 foot 3 inches and carries the…

March 01, 2018

I recently watched the unveiling ceremony of the portraits of former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle that will hang in the National Portrait Gallery and I was reminded of their grace, poise and professionalism during their time of service at the White House. Whatever negatives the…

February 28, 2018

A recent Public Forum letter asked: “Which system reflects Christ’s teaching?”

The writer asked, “does capitalism or socialism reflect Christ’s teachings?” A bit of research in the Bible would show that the Bible supports capitalism from cover to cover.


February 27, 2018

At least 17 people were killed in a shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida. All of our hearts go out to the families of these victims.

Well maybe not all, because immediately this tragedy became a political drama to whittle away our gun rights.

I want to point out what our Constitution says…

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