Unmarked cars endanger the public

Just recently, ABC 11 published an article informing the public of “blue-light bandits” pulling over cars outside the town of Smithfield a...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Civil asset forfeiture making a hypocritical comeback

TAR HEEL VIEW: Civil asset forfeiture making a hypocritical comeback

While Trump supporters demand the Trump administration be given the benefit of doubt — because no official has even been charged with a crime &#...

August 1st, 2017 |  


LETTER: Time to stop blaming the Democrats

LETTER: Time to stop blaming the Democrats

To the editor:Last Nov. 8, America chose, essentially, to unleash a bull in democracy’s china shop. As ‘El Toro’ Trump snorts, rages...

August 1st, 2017 |  


Where will Trump attack first?

Where will Trump attack first?

President Trump seems to be impatiently racing toward at least one disastrous war. Maybe two. The big question is who will be first? North Korea or Ir...

August 1st, 2017 |  


Improving dialogue of disagreement

Improving dialogue of disagreement

If you believe the political debate in North Carolina and the rest of the country has grown coarse, predictable, and unproductive, you’re not al...

July 31st, 2017 |  


76 trombones and the loyalties to con men

76 trombones and the loyalties to con men

“Seventy-six trombones led the big parade, with a hundred and ten coronets close at hand. They were followed by rows and rows of the finest virt...

July 31st, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: NC voting with its wallet against Israel divestment

TAR HEEL VIEW: NC voting with its wallet against Israel divestment

North Carolina taxpayers will no longer be forced to support corporate boycotts of the United States’ strongest Mideast ally and the only true d...

July 31st, 2017 updated: July 31st, 2017. |  


The dismemberment of our republic

The dismemberment of our republic

While some see the clouds of reality, others see nothing more than moonbeams and rainbows along with lost reality. What comes forth in the not-to-dist...

July 28th, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Court should end showdown over NC schools control

TAR HEEL VIEW: Court should end showdown over NC schools control

Who’s in charge of public education in North Carolina?It’s a multiple-choice question. Possible answers are: the governor, the legislature...

July 28th, 2017 |  


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 |