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May 29, 2019

The purpose of our federal government as found in the preamble of the Constitution:

Establish justice (fairness for all)

Insure domestic tranquility (promote peace among the states)

Provide for the common defense (defend and protect the United States, its citizens and property)

Promote the general…

May 26, 2019

There was no surprise to me in the abridged version of the report by the Nexsen Pruet lawyer who apparently did the investigating requested by the city.

Consider that this was an investigation requested by a city government which is controlled by a few individuals whose real interest was in…

May 24, 2019

The Rocky Mount city manager and City Council want the citizens to contribute $27 million on top of the $50 million already committed to the Event Center (RMEC).

This time, taxpayers are to “pay” a private “investor” to build a hotel with retail space, market rate condos…

May 22, 2019

This government under the Trump Administration has become as corrupt as any authoritarian regime.

People who claim to be patriotic now have their heads buried in the sand. During the Clinton impeachment, the Republicans preached lying, conduct unbecoming of a president, and intent to obstruct…

May 21, 2019

This paper, like most others, receives many letters expressing opinions on our president. That is not surprising; all presidents garner great attention. However, this one, more than any in my memory, seems to crave constant attention as though it were his oxygen.

Let me be up front in saying…

May 20, 2019

Do you feel guilty because descendants of Southern slavery have not received reparation payments?

If so, it's probably because Ivy League New Yorkers with a Bronx perspective of the universe are busy rewriting history novels about the era of history radical abolitionists labeled Southern…

May 19, 2019

Maybe people are studying our Constitution again.

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a…

May 18, 2019

In the annals of history, there are many stories about African Americans who dared to take a stand for justice and equality and how they faced character assassination and even death at the hands of those who saw them as a threat to their way of life.

In these same annals there are also stories…

May 17, 2019

Eugene Robinson, the Washington Post reporter and bastion of light and truth (his particularly biased light and truth), stated in an article in the Telegram on Sunday that even though Trump was denounced by the last two synagogue shooters as being too favorable to the Jews, his actions and messages…

May 16, 2019

As it stands now, this country is slowly but surely becoming a "Banana Republic." With this administration, no one has an inkling of what truth is anymore. God has truly left the building.

The way the Trump Administration lies, there is no way they fear God. According to scripture, "A liar shall…

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