Confederate monuments and a whiskey speech

Confederate monuments and a whiskey speech

Is there some way to help President Trump recover from the damage caused by his comments relating to events in Charlottesville and the future of Confe...

August 28th, 2017 |  


Carolina traditions still have value

Carolina traditions still have value

How should North Carolina be governed? The same question can be asked about any other state in America, or any other country in the world. It’s ...

August 28th, 2017 |  


Customer service Hell revisited

Customer service Hell revisited

At this moment I am revisiting what took place two years ago with a phone company. The name matters not, but I bet you can guess which one. At my wit&...

August 25th, 2017 updated: August 25th, 2017. |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Cooper stood up for transparency; will lawmakers?

TAR HEEL VIEW: Cooper stood up for transparency; will lawmakers?

Gov. Roy Cooper will protect access to public records his office and all executive branch agencies maintain, but in order to spread the sunshine to to...

August 24th, 2017 |  


Charlottesville presents lawmakers with clear choice between right and wrong

Charlottesville presents lawmakers with clear choice between right and wrong

Every so often in our political discourse comes a moment that presents elected officials with a crystal clear choice between right and wrong, somethin...

August 24th, 2017 |  


When history is neglected, misunderstanding follows

Vandals at the old Durham courthouse recently found it easy wearing out shoes while stomping the statue of a young soldier they couldn’t name. I...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


Get government out of the statue business

Get government out of the statue business

There isn’t much middle ground between progressives who want to uproot Confederate monuments and preservationists who feel their presence is vit...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


LETTER: Removing monuments can remove the nation’s stains

LETTER: Removing monuments can remove the nation’s stains

To the editor:Our United States of America should be just that…united. Otherwise, we may just need to rename it.America, as it stands now, is bl...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


Oppose fascism of the Right and Left

Oppose fascism of the Right and Left

Following the recent clashes between the alt-right and the group antifa, some libertarians have debated which group they should support. The answer is...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


Measuring value added is essential

Measuring value added is essential

What difference does it make?No, I’ve not become jaded, defeatist, or desperate. I’m naturally optimistic. While perfection is impossible ...

August 21st, 2017 |