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September 05, 2018

Every North Carolina governor, U.S. senator, state Senate leader, lieutenant governor, attorney general, superintendent of public instruction and secretary of state all have one thing in common.

They're all white.

The influence of African-Americans in statewide office hit a peak in the 1990s, when…

Colin Campbell

September 04, 2018

Illegal immigration is again at the forefront of the news. It was brought to the news forefront because of Mollie Tibbetts murder in the heartland by an illegal immigrant.

The debate about illegal immigration seems to increase and decrease over whatever news story is currently being presented by…

September 04, 2018

South Africa has been thrown into the news because of President Donald Trump's recent tweet that he instructed his secretary of state to "closely study" alleged land seizures from white farmers in South Africa.

Earlier this year, a land confiscation motion was brought by radical Marxist opposition…

Walter Williams

September 03, 2018

My wife is angry at the government. No surprise there, I suppose — we do have a great deal in common.

To be more specific, my wife is angry with the city of Charleston, South Carolina. For the better part of a year, she’d been planning a vacation to the historic city with her mother and…

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September 02, 2018

Labor Day was the saddest day of the year when I was young. It signaled the official end of summer and the start of the routine of getting up early, going to school, doing homework and going to bed early.

Mother had already taken us to Roses Dime Store to get a new notebook, Blue Horse notebook…

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September 02, 2018

The Telegram’s editorial of Aug. 26, placing the “Silent Sam” controversy in a larger context, was sensible and gratifying.

On that same page, however, was a letter about Silent Sam from Elm City. It claimed that the UNC administrators had “cast their lot with the Marxists.…

September 02, 2018

If you were watching the history channel last week, the events in Chapel Hill looked eerily like the events used to bring Lenin, Stalin and Hitler to power.

Reminiscent of the KKK, law enforcement and the chancellor appear intimidated by the drunken mob that tumbled the Civil War memorial erected…

September 01, 2018

With the Senate’s votes Aug. 16 to confirm Marvin Quattlebaum Jr. and Julius Ness Richardson to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, President Donald Trump, with the assistance of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley, R-Iowa,…


September 01, 2018

This is in response to Ray Shamlin’s recent letter, titled 'Cost of socialism too high."

My question is, by whose measurement? Using Mr. Shamlin's own figures, he says that universal health care or Medicare for all would cost $3.26 trillion per year and conveniently adds that on to all the…

August 31, 2018

It has taken hundreds of years to earn the freedom to express one's self, worship whom one wants to, love without having to explain your life away, vote in elections and even compete with the glass ceiling that is very much alive.

While we do not have equality for all and our nation's children are…

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