Nomination may tip state races

Nomination may tip state races

Pat McCrory, Roy Cooper, Richard Burr, and many other confirmed or potential candidates for statewide office in North Carolina have plans. They have b...

December 16th, 2015 updated: December 16th, 2015. |  


Bringing the season all together

Bringing the season all together

How do we put it all together at this time every year?Christmas. That is what I am thinking about.We are used to it of course. It almost seems natural...

December 16th, 2015 |  


Activists oppose free speech

Activists oppose free speech

However complicated you want to try to make it, the concept of free speech does not contain the right to shut other people up. Unfortunately, there is...

December 14th, 2015 |  


Making friends with our presidents

Making friends with our presidents

The president of the United States today sends troops to fight in distant lands for long periods, enters into binding agreements with foreign powers, ...

December 14th, 2015 |  


You might need help next

You might need help next

At the risk of setting myself up for judgment and condemnation, I’ve decided to share the following story. Mind you, I share it only because I b...

December 13th, 2015 |  


More gun control isn’t needed

Your “Our View” in the Dec. 8 edition calls once again for some type of unspecified gun control to stop the madness occurring all too freq...

December 11th, 2015 |  


Public displayover seatingis a disgrace

Every single member of Bladen County Board of Commissioners should be embarrassed for the immature show they put on in front of the public and media o...

December 11th, 2015 |  


Budget news is too good

Budget news is too good

A year ago, the sky was falling in North Carolina — fiscally speaking, I mean.During the latter part of 2014, liberal editorialists and Democrat...

December 9th, 2015 |  


Gun control: Here we go again

Somewhere along the line these knee-jerk calls for gun control have got to stop. What we really need is enforcement of the gun control laws we have in...

December 7th, 2015 |  


Grade us on the curve

Grade us on the curve

As the 2016 election cycle approaches, North Carolina voters will witness a spirited political debate about how best to promote economic growth. Democ...

December 7th, 2015 |