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December 02, 2018

Instead of going over the river and through the woods to grandma’s house we traveled east this Thanksgiving. It was comforting to see that most of the furniture, downed trees and debris that had littered roadsides since Hurricane Florence had been removed, but it was equally clear that life…

Tom Campbell

December 01, 2018

President Donald Trump does not need, and should not pursue, a war of words with Chief Justice John Roberts.

Both lead equal branches of government. Neither would benefit from ongoing anvil tossing, especially at a time when Trump has no attorney general who can command the respect and attention of…


November 30, 2018

Climate change is happening "primarily as a result of human activities" and its damaging impacts — severe droughts, deadly wildfires, monster tropical storms, punishing heat waves — "are already being felt in the United States." That's not me talking. It's the conclusion of the U.S.…

Eugene Robinson

November 30, 2018

On Nov. 6, 1986 the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) or Reagan Amnesty was passed. This act granted amnesty to those illegal immigrants in the U.S. that met the eligibility requirements of the act.

In passing the act, both Democrats and Republicans in the House and Senate agreed to secure…

November 29, 2018

So far this year, North Carolina’s state budget is running a surplus. There’s nothing new about that — robust economic growth and fiscal restraint have produced a series of healthy surpluses since 2014. But both the Cooper administration and the General Assembly need to temper…

john hood

November 29, 2018

Do you remember Andy Griffith's "What it Was, Was Football?" Griffith's description of his first football game was hilarious. And so was DCAP's version of the Broadway play. Especially if you could overlook the celebration of New York's Hamilton at the expense of Virginia's Jefferson.


November 28, 2018

What do you think of the proposition that no black youngsters should be saved from educational rot until all can be saved?

Black people cannot afford to accept such a proposition. Actions by the education establishment, black and white liberal politicians and some civil rights organizations appear…

Walter Williams

November 28, 2018

The last letter from Perry LaGrange is so full of exaggeration and sensationalism that it belongs in the category of yellow journalism.

Instead of relying on well researched facts, LaGrange copies whatever President Trump says in his tweets, even though they contain little to no truth and experts…

November 27, 2018

Republican legislators have about 16 questions for Gov. Roy Cooper's administration, and he's refusing to answer.

Cooper and his Department of Environmental Quality skipped a recent legislative committee meeting on the state's $58 million agreement with the developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.…

Colin Campbell

November 26, 2018

The great British statesman and writer Edmund Burke was a critic of his government’s treatment of the American colonies in the years preceding the Revolutionary War. In particular, he insisted that when the colonists objected to taxation by Parliament rather than by their own elected…

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