Hillary: The never-ending story

Hillary: The never-ending story

If you voted for Trump and are of the middle class, then you are one of the deplorable ones of America — according to Hillary and Hollywood. The...

September 29th, 2017 |  


For kids to cut grass, adults must cut red tape

For kids to cut grass, adults must cut red tape

It’s not every day a small business venture goes from the front yard to the White House lawn in just a season. But for Frank Giaccio, a young an...

September 28th, 2017 |  


Schools must get kids moving

Schools must get kids moving

As a pediatrician, it is my job to advocate for the health of our children. It is also my job to promote and advocate for evidence-based programs and ...

September 28th, 2017 |  


The frightening state of civil ignorance

The frightening state of civil ignorance

Can you name the three branches of government? What are the three rights guaranteed by the First Amendment? Can you name the Chief Justice of the U.S....

September 27th, 2017 |  


Economic payoff of property rights

Economic payoff of property rights

When North Carolina is competing with other states and nations for investment, business startups and expansions, and high-value professionals, we star...

September 27th, 2017 |  


Remembering the dream-wrecking 1935 hurricane

Remembering the dream-wrecking 1935 hurricane

Why did the powerful Hurricane Irma get me thinking about the football stadium at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill?Think Kenan Memorial...

September 25th, 2017 |  


Health care reform is critical

Health care reform is critical

The debate about the future of the Affordable Care Act is surging once again. At this writing, I don’t know if Congress will make any progress t...

September 25th, 2017 |  


America held to a higher degree

America held to a higher degree

Have you ever taken the time to look at America and the rest of the world? What I mean by those words is this: Have you ever compared us to them? Have...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


New health care bill, old plot

New health care bill, old plot

The latest effort in Washington to repeal and not actually replace the Affordable Care Act has a different name, the Cassidy-Graham plan, but it shoul...

September 21st, 2017 |  


When the State tries the State, it wins

When the State tries the State, it wins

On Friday, Jason Stockley was acquitted of first-degree murder charges stemming from the 2011 shooting death of Anthony Lamar Smith. Many of the peopl...

September 20th, 2017 updated: September 20th, 2017. |