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September 25, 2018

With so much attention rightfully focused on Hurricane Florence and its terrible aftermath in North Carolina, it's easy to forget that there's an election just over a month away.

For a few days at least, politics took a time out. Both political parties used their platforms to post storm safety…

Colin Campbell

September 25, 2018

As "The Big Bang Theory" CBS juggernaut rolls into a record 12th season on Sept. 24, most of the gang exploring mysteries of the universe have gone vegan, opting for plant-based eating.

Leading actress Kaley Cuoco (Penny) also campaigns against Canadian slaughter of baby seals. Mayim Bialik (Amy)…

September 25, 2018

If unprovable allegations of sexual misconduct over 30 years ago can override overwhelming testimony of Brett Kavanaugh's high moral character, what can happen to you and me? Are you willing to give up "Innocent until proven guilty" for yourself?

Sixty-five women who knew Kavanaugh in high school…

September 24, 2018

When I am interested in a topic, I try to read the source and not the interpretations. Therefore, I give very little credence to detractors who interpreted Marx. Anyone can do that. They are a dime a dozen. My challenge to people who said they want to know more about socialism is to go to the…

September 23, 2018

Christine Blasey Ford has accused Brett M. Kavanaugh of attempted rape while they were both in high school — a charge he unequivocally denies. She can't remember the date the alleged attack took place. She isn't even certain about the year (although she reportedly thinks it may have been the…


September 22, 2018

It happened once again with Hurricane Florence. Whenever North Carolina is in crisis — such as with storms or other catastrophes — we collectively rise to the occasion. Politics, rivalries and past animosities disappear, and we witness the best of humanity.

We have to commend state…

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September 22, 2018

A recent opinion letter started out about our current president being in favor of wealthy Republican donors but wound up being about climate change.

Before I go into climate change I must state that Democrats who have served as president and as members of Congress have catered to their wealthy…

September 21, 2018

According to the Labor Department, employers created 37,000 new manufacturing jobs in July, the strongest gain since December and the third straight month in which factory job growth accelerated.

The trend has been firm for the past year and a half. The 327,000 new manufacturing jobs over the last…

September 21, 2018

Hurricane Florence has drenched eastern North Carolina with more than 30 inches of rain, an all-time record for the state. Last year, Hurricane Harvey stalled over Houston and dumped more than 60 inches of rain, an all-time record for the whole country. Also last year, Hurricane Maria ravaged the…

Eugene Robinson

September 20, 2018

This coming election, our voters will have an opportunity to vote on six amendments to our state Constitution.

These amendments were drafted by the super-majority party, so you can be certain they address the most pressing issues affecting our state. Problem is, the amendments and their…

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