Friday, December 06, 2019
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When French President Macron called NATO “brain dead,” the brain he was talking about was U.S. leadership. Donald Trump is the first president in American history to undermine the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, formed in April 1949 as a military alliance between 29 North American and European countries.

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Democrats are trying to remove President Trump from office “prayerfully,” “sadly” and “with a heavy heart.” In fact, as anyone who has been watching knows, many Democrats have been itching to impeach Trump since the day he took office.

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Were you among the crowds rushing to stores for bargains on Black Friday or did you wait for Small Business Saturday? Perhaps you joined those spending a record $9.4 billion on Cyber Monday. As exciting as these days might have been, let us suggest the most important day was Tuesday — Giving Tuesday.

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The breakdown in global recycling markets and the growing public alarm over plastic waste in the ocean has prompted appropriately consequential action across the globe.

In 2009, President Barack Obama promised that under Obamacare, “If you like your health care plan, you’ll be able to keep your health care plan, period. No one will take it away, no matter what.”

This year’s education scandal saw parents shelling out megabucks to gain college admittance for their children. Federal prosecutors have charged more than 50 people with participating in a scheme to get their children into colleges by cheating on entrance exams or bribing athletic coaches.

On Dec. 17, the Edgecombe County Democratic Party Executive Committee will meet on the Tarboro campus of Edgecombe Community College in the McIntyre Auditorium to appoint someone to fill the unexpired term of Robin Williams Braswell, who is retiring in December.

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Fall and the holiday season is also the beginning of respiratory virus season. This includes viruses such as influenza A and B, plus increasing numbers of the common cold and Respiratory Syncytial Virus.

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As the impeachment hearings concluded, committee chairman Adam Schiff discussed the difference between the Watergate scandal, which forced President Richard Nixon from office in 1974, and the current case against President Trump.

When you have leftist idiots like Mayor Bill de Blasio running a huge city such as New York and absolutely refusing to support the police in a rational manner, you end up with the kind of chaos they are experiencing there currently.

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Soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines are military people bound by the oath of office, patriotism, and sense of duty. When they take life in the line of duty, they are not murderers.

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Soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines are military people bound by the oath of office, patriotism, and sense of duty. When they take life in the line of duty, they are not murderers.

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Soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines are military people bound by the oath of office, patriotism, and sense of duty. When they take life in the line of duty, they are not murderers.