Unmarked cars endanger the public

Just recently, ABC 11 published an article informing the public of “blue-light bandits” pulling over cars outside the town of Smithfield a...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


Where will Trump attack first?

Where will Trump attack first?

President Trump seems to be impatiently racing toward at least one disastrous war. Maybe two. The big question is who will be first? North Korea or Ir...

August 1st, 2017 |  


Improving dialogue of disagreement

Improving dialogue of disagreement

If you believe the political debate in North Carolina and the rest of the country has grown coarse, predictable, and unproductive, you’re not al...

July 31st, 2017 |  


76 trombones and the loyalties to con men

76 trombones and the loyalties to con men

“Seventy-six trombones led the big parade, with a hundred and ten coronets close at hand. They were followed by rows and rows of the finest virt...

July 31st, 2017 |  


The dismemberment of our republic

The dismemberment of our republic

While some see the clouds of reality, others see nothing more than moonbeams and rainbows along with lost reality. What comes forth in the not-to-dist...

July 28th, 2017 |  


Time to show Jeff Sessions the door

Time to show Jeff Sessions the door

As the political circus continues in Washington, there is only one person I’m interested in seeing getting the boot: Attorney General Jeff Sessi...

July 27th, 2017 |  


Health care, democracy at risk

Health care, democracy at risk

It is not just health care for 30 million people at stake these days. Democracy is hanging by a thread too — in Raleigh and in Washington.First,...

July 27th, 2017 |  


Lyft drivers have a profound understanding of opportunity cost

Lyft drivers have a profound understanding of opportunity cost

“I’m sitting at home binging Netflix,” my Lyft driver explained, “when suddenly I think: I could be making money right now!...

July 26th, 2017 |  


Astronauts battled bureaucrats back home

Astronauts battled bureaucrats back home

Government bureaucracy has frustrated nearly all of us at times in our lives. Driver’s license and auto tag renewals. Paying taxes. Settling est...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Trump should veto sanctions bill

Trump should veto sanctions bill

This week’s expected House vote to add more sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea is a prime example of how little thought goes into U.S. fo...

July 25th, 2017 |