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 |  


Which political party is more anti-science?

Which political party is more anti-science?

If Jim Martin could make peace between religion and science, could he do something similar about his Republican Party’s war with science?A few w...

July 24th, 2017 |  


Shrinking government takes courage

Shrinking government takes courage

For decades, the modern conservative movement, and Republicans as an increasingly conservative party, dedicated themselves to the proposition that gov...

July 24th, 2017 |  


Poison on the land

Poison on the land

Do you like strawberries? I do. I not only like them, I love them. Reason being, it brings back memories of childhood and the spring of the year for m...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Freedom isn’t always adorable

Freedom isn’t always adorable

Whenever someone tells me how much they adore me because of something I said or did that they happen to agree with, I smile and think to myself, ̶...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Politics and religion always mix

Politics and religion always mix

William Barber, president of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP and a key orchestrator of protests against Republicans in the Tar Heel State, is ...

July 19th, 2017 |