Trump right with DACA call

Trump right with DACA call

America is a nation of laws, and we function best when those laws are applied fairly and equally.Last week, President Trump announced an orderly wind-...

September 9th, 2017 |  


High court’s chance to shine

High court’s chance to shine

Ever since the 2016 election, many N.C. Republicans have feared — and many Democrats have hoped — that a partisan realignment on the N.C. ...

September 8th, 2017 |  


The firefight over free speech

The firefight over free speech

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — When it comes to disputes about free speech, “snowflakes” occupy both sides of the aisle.Once sacred ground for...

September 7th, 2017 |  


Governors matter to business

Governors matter to business

RALEIGH — Democrats believe that their progressive policies would be best for North Carolina’s economy. Republicans believe their conserva...

September 6th, 2017 |  


Reminders of an immoral past

Reminders of an immoral past

We all sometimes need to be reminded that opinions are merely personal views that each of us has formed. Too often those opinions are not based on fac...

September 5th, 2017 |  


Tribe gets Smithsonian showcase

Tribe gets Smithsonian showcase

The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina has recently made significant strides in obtaining full federal recognition for the Lumbee People. The Tribe contin...

September 1st, 2017 |  


Gambling: Fun or problem?

Gambling: Fun or problem?

What is gambling? The NC Problem Gambling Program Website states that, “Gambling — or ‘betting’ or ‘gaming’ —...

September 1st, 2017 |  


Unaffiliated voters hold key

Unaffiliated voters hold key

RALEIGH — About 30 percent of North Carolina’s 6.8 million registered voters are Republicans. So how in the world do Republicans ever win ...

August 31st, 2017 |  


Seminars assist elder planning

Seminars assist elder planning

Our population is aging; more women are at work; baby boomers are working past retirement; others are re-entering the workforce in their 50s, 60s, 70s...

August 30th, 2017 |  


We must refuse to be divided

We must refuse to be divided

Martin Niemoller, a Lutheran pastor during World War II, is famous for saying: “When they came for the Jews, I did not speak out as I was not a ...

August 29th, 2017 |