End-of-summer reads challenge our view of history

End-of-summer reads challenge our view of history

Two recent books have pushed North Carolinians to deal with unpleasant episodes in our state’s history.In “The Wilmington Ten: Violence, I...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Hideous consequences of ideas

Hideous consequences of ideas

In 1948, a 38-year-old North Carolinian and English professor at the University of Chicago coined a memorable phrase: “ideas have consequences.&...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Garabedian: One brave Marine

Garabedian: One brave Marine

On Nov. 10 of this year, the United States Marine Corps will celebrate it’s birthday, we will be 242 years old. This story is not about a birthd...

August 11th, 2017 |  


Fighting for free speech on campus

Fighting for free speech on campus

I never made it to a four-year college.For the most part, I never really wanted to — although I had considered it several times. After spending ...

August 10th, 2017 |  


Scandalous sessions subvert democracy

Scandalous sessions subvert democracy

The General Assembly will convene a special session next week but most people in North Carolina, including the vast majority of the members of House a...

August 10th, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: College campuses now a ‘safe space’ for free expression

TAR HEEL VIEW: College campuses now a ‘safe space’ for free expression

College students buying back-to-school gear can trade in their muzzles for a megaphone.When the fall semester begins at North Carolina’s public ...

August 10th, 2017 |  


LETTER: Democrats are not needed in America

LETTER: Democrats are not needed in America

To the editor:There are so many criminal Democrats that we have to link them all together. They all stick together to show their contempt for America....

August 9th, 2017 |  


Know these 5 budget facts

Know these 5 budget facts

RALEIGH — During the recently completed legislative session, the Republican-led North Carolina General Assembly overrode a veto by Democratic Go...

August 9th, 2017 |  


LETTER: Politicians playing ‘chicken’ with national debt

LETTER: Politicians playing ‘chicken’ with national debt

To the editor:Perhaps you recall that favorite back road where the teens with the hot cars would go to play “chicken.” What a thrill to sp...

August 8th, 2017 |  


Jeff Sessions endorses theft

Jeff Sessions endorses theft

Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently ordered the Justice Department to increase the use of civil asset forfeiture, thus once again endorsing an unc...

August 8th, 2017 |