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 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Celebrate freedom to read; check out some banned books

James Joyce’s “Ulysses.” Ernest Hemingway’s “A Farewell to Arms” and “The Sun Also Rises.” Harper Lee&...

September 28th, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Trump should close Obamacare loophole, end Congress’ perks

TAR HEEL VIEW: Trump should close Obamacare loophole, end Congress’ perks

President Donald Trump can’t reform the nation’s health care system unilaterally, but there’s one thing he can do — end Congre...

September 27th, 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 |  


LETTER: How would the world look without US involvement?

LETTER: How would the world look without US involvement?

To the editor:Readers should pause at Robert Lee’s Sept. 23 assertion that “America does not need, nor … want, the responsibility th...

September 26th, 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 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: American liberty gives us freedom to stand, sit or kneel

TAR HEEL VIEW: American liberty gives us freedom to stand, sit or kneel

Many Americans are outraged that protests over racial inequality in America have infiltrated the ranks of top-tier professional sports, but it the num...

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 |