What will North Carolina be like in 2050?

What will North Carolina be like in 2050?

Most people engage to some degree in trying to predict the future. It can be for fun, such as predicting who will win the World Series or the next ACC...

October 27th, 2017 |  


Roger’s Wishproject nearsits 2017 finish

As you are reading this, there are just a handful of days left in the fifth annual Roger’s Wish project here at the Bladen Journal.As you hopefu...

October 27th, 2017 |  


Prison reform a hopeful sign

Prison reform a hopeful sign

I’ve been spending a lot of my time recently on projects that facilitate constructive conversation across political differences. It’s clea...

October 25th, 2017 |  


Our regionis in a battlewith opioids

There is a national shortage of mental health professionals, and it’s being felt locally.With the Wilmington area particularly hard-hit by the o...

October 24th, 2017 |  


Cooper picks unwise political fights

Cooper picks unwise political fights

During the 2016 gubernatorial campaign, Democratic politicians, progressive activists, and left-leaning media outlets excoriated Pat McCrory and other...

October 23rd, 2017 |  


Why the NFLis hypocriticalover kneeling

This week, the NFL ownership group and the NFL Players Association have come together to discuss a solution to the controversy sparked by former playe...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Ask questions about opioid prescriptions

I am thankful that The Bladen Journal has implemented a series of articles drawing attention to the growing opioid crisis in our county, state, and na...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Choice and regulation form spectrum

Choice and regulation form spectrum

Parental choice in education is popular. About a fifth of North Carolina students are educated outside of district-run public schools, and this share ...

October 18th, 2017 |  


It’s what we do that counts

It’s what we do that counts

I’ve been reminded recently of the old cowboy song, “Home on the Range.” You know the line, “Where never is heard a discouragi...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Trump correct, insurance subsidies were illegal

Here we go again with support for the illegal acts of President Obama and his administration!Section 1402 of the Affordable Care Act authorized the pa...

October 17th, 2017 |