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August 28, 2016

A recent caller said they were afraid that Hillary Clinton would take away our freedoms because of being able to appoint judges to the Supreme Court.

I think that is ridiculous fear mongering.

Hillary Clinton will not take away our gun rights.

She may want to put some reasonable controls like…

August 28, 2016

My response to a recent article headlined: “African-American consumers aren't guaranteed clients” is based on my personal 68 years as an African-American and a consumer.

I've seen businesses come and go due to factors universal to all aspiring novices as well as experienced…

August 27, 2016

The DNC gave Trump a huge gift.

Bernie had all the young people.Young people have passion.

Old voters are going to show up to vote because that is what they do.

Young people have passion. They are passionate about voting. They encourage and inspire other people to vote.

Bernie had that, and now…

August 26, 2016

The Associated Press is more biased against decency than the Rocky Mount Telegram if that is possible.

They fabricated another bogus story about Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, who stands for decency in marriage.

The AP called Judge Moore controversial for ruling and standing firm that marriage is…

August 25, 2016

The chicken and egg question usually is a sticky one when it comes to revitalizing towns and cities. Real vitality depends on private investment, quality businesses, entrepreneurs who believe in the potential of a community and a promising return on their money and hard work.

But those…

August 25, 2016

I am tired of news commentators, reporters, political candidates, you name it, people of all kinds criticizing and blaming President Barack Obama for the mess that is the Middle East.

The mess that is the Middle East can be laid at the feet of only one person and that is George W. Bush when he was…

August 24, 2016

I walked into the Division of Motor Vehicles office on Avent Ferry Road at 9:20 a.m.

The line for a ticket was 30 people deep and every chair in the waiting area was filled. Another dozen customers stood along the walls. I learned later that about 100 people waited outside when the office opened at…

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August 24, 2016

In the Saturday edition of the Rocky Mount Telegram, comments attributed to the chairman of the Nash County Republican Party alleged that evidence of voter fraud forwarded to the District Attorney’s office was ignored.

His comments were both inaccurate and misleading. Apparently, Mr. Edwards…

August 23, 2016

I would like to personally thank Gardenia B. Hobbs for the excellent letter to the editor titled “Progress on racial equality front meets new challenges in 2016.”

She used a lot of facts to substantiate her position and we cannot argue with facts.

I am so grateful for her explicit…

August 22, 2016

In a recent article written by one of the staff writers, the writer used the word boutique to describe Jessica's Gun Shop.

Guns are a very serious purchase and I don't think the shop should be referred to as a boutique.

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