Groups out themselves on speech

Groups out themselves on speech

The primary benefit of the University of North Carolina system’s new free-speech policy will be to protect the freedom of professors, students, ...

December 26th, 2017 |  


Valid lawsuitaimed at theopioid crisis

New Hanover County has sued opioid manufacturers and distributors, attempting to recover some of the exorbitant costs that the opioid epidemic has imp...

December 25th, 2017 |  


Does Cooper favor big tax hike?

Does Cooper favor big tax hike?

Does Gov. Roy Cooper believe that North Carolina’s tax burden should be $3 billion higher?It’s a fair question to ask given what Charlie P...

December 22nd, 2017 |  


Is North Carolina’s economic shift complete?

Is North Carolina’s economic shift complete?

In a few weeks I will celebrate the 40th anniversary of my job interview at North Carolina State University. I had left a snow-covered Ithaca, N.Y. &#...

December 22nd, 2017 |  


Yes, Virginia,there really isa Santa Claus

Editor’s note: Each year, the Bladen Journal takes great pleasure in reprinting the famous letter to The New York Sun from a young lady asking w...

December 22nd, 2017 |  


Tax reform merits two cheers

Tax reform merits two cheers

There’s a valid argument against federal tax reform — an argument that didn’t apply to North Carolina’s path-breaking reforms ...

December 20th, 2017 |  


Asking for a Bitcoin this year?

Asking for a Bitcoin this year?

Are you hoping that someone will give you a bitcoin for Christmas this year?Or do you think it might be a perfect gift for you to give to someone else...

December 18th, 2017 |  


Asking for proof of allegations

I respectfully ask that Mr. Shamlin provide proof of his allegations that Hillary Clinton “has told more lies than six people could tell in thei...

December 18th, 2017 |  


It’s too hard to fly right

It’s too hard to fly right

Public safety is the first and foremost responsibility of government. North Carolinians want their public officials to do what is required — pas...

December 18th, 2017 |  


There is no place for lies, hate

In all my years I have never seen such outward expressions of hate as we have had over the last 9 years.For me hate is a very strong emotion. Hate is ...

December 18th, 2017 |