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July 17, 2019 - 51 minutes ago

In reviewing the Tuesday, July 9, edition of the Rocky Mount Telegram, “Council OKs Parking Deck Funds,” there was reference to a conversation that the Nash County commissioners reported having in open session in their regularly scheduled meeting regarding the City Council’s…

July 16, 2019 - 59 minutes ago

Judith Mesko makes some points in her recent letter to the Telegram, however, she also makes the classic mistake of missing the forest due to her concentration on a few trees. What I mean by that is that she has cherry-picked some statistics to quote which appear to make the case that Obama…

July 15, 2019

I can’t really consider Donald Trump president after all the revelations that have been revealed. His followers and supporters have to justify in their mind someway of supporting this corrupt president and administration.

One thing though, Trump is fighting for his political life. He knows if…

July 14, 2019

NBC News reported: “The economy gained a whopping 224,000 jobs in the month of June, beating expectations of 150,000 and continuing a generally robust hiring pace that has brought Americans off the sidelines and into the workforce at the highest rate since 1969.” Six million plus jobs…

July 13, 2019

The Rocky Mount City Council meeting on 7-8-2019 was packed to the gills for the public hearing on the proposed hotel/condo/parking lot to be constructed near the newly finished Event Center.

It became clear that the pros and the antis were sharply divided along racial lines. Black folks who lived…

July 12, 2019

The consequences of North Carolina failing to close the health insurance coverage gap are evident for many of us.

I am a college-educated professional who was devastated by the financial aspects of health care and will be impacted professionally for the rest of my life. I am one of the lucky…

July 11, 2019

In the norm, I consider myself to be a reasonable person. I am willing to listen to all sides of an issue in order to reach a conclusion based on the facts or feasibility.

When emotions or biases overshadow common reasoning and fact-finding, you can be sure the conclusions will be distorted. Sadly,…

July 10, 2019

Trump fans continue to be fooled by Fox News and other biased news sources about the economy under President Obama and President Trump.

When Obama left office on January 20, 2017, the Dow closed at $19,827. When Obama took office on January 20, 2009, the Dow was at 7,949. So the Dow increased by…

July 09, 2019

The one thing that bothers me the most about conservatives is when liberals speak out, with false innuendo and leftist pablum, it is our duty to speak up.

Another article by Dallas Ford exposes his intellectual shortcomings and obsession for watching the failing propaganda hate Trump media outlets…

July 08, 2019

I guess the obvious question generated by Dallas Ford’s letter in the Telegram on July 3 is what world is he living in?

He routinely makes statements accusing President Trump of all sorts of imagined transgressions without the least bit of substance to justify them in even the most minimal…

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