Devout Christian takes a knee

You don’t have to look far to see that, despite our current difficulties, we are fortunate to live in a nation where freedom is valued and prote...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


Household income soars in NC

Household income soars in NC

RALEIGH — John Locke was wrong. You might be surprised to see the chairman of the John Locke Foundation make that admission, but venerating a hi...

October 2nd, 2017 |  


Tax plan a jobs creator

Tax plan a jobs creator

During th year Washington last updated the tax code, “Crocodile Dundee” was in theaters, “Walk Like An Egyptian” was a No. 1 h...

September 30th, 2017 |  


PE critical for our children

PE critical for our children

As a pediatrician, it is my job to advocate for the health of our children. It is also my job to promote and advocate for evidence-based programs and ...

September 29th, 2017 |  


Dems most likely to swing

Dems most likely to swing

Robeson County is one of a handful of counties across the nation with voting trends that baffle analysts. Despite national scrutiny, there is evidence...

September 28th, 2017 |  


Property rights have payoff

Property rights have payoff

RALEIGH — When North Carolina is competing with other states and nations for investment, business startups and expansions, and high-value profes...

September 27th, 2017 |  


UNC looks at zero-based budget

UNC looks at zero-based budget

The administrators who oversee public university campuses across North Carolina could see a tighter budget in the years ahead. Details about a positiv...

September 26th, 2017 updated: September 26th, 2017. |  


Reforming health care critical

Reforming health care critical

RALEIGH — The debate about the future of the Affordable Care Act is surging once again. At this writing, I don’t know if Congress will mak...

September 25th, 2017 |  


Graham-Cassidy is right fit

Graham-Cassidy is right fit

Did you know four liberal states currently receive 37 percent of all Obamacare funds?That inequity is one reason certain special interest groups and p...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Flat tax retains progressivity

Flat tax retains progressivity

Ever since North Carolina enacted a major tax reform package in 2013, left-of-center politicians and pundits have lamented the disappearance of a prog...

September 22nd, 2017 updated: September 23rd, 2017. |