Conversation with a gun shop fly-on-the-wall

The late William Raspberry, a longtime columnist with the Washington Post, sometimes described an imaginary D.C. taxi driver, “the cabbie,”...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


Lost Carolina college featured in mystery novel

Lost Carolina college featured in mystery novel

What is North Carolina’s best-known and most influential college? It might be an institution that went out of business 60 years ago, Black Mount...

October 2nd, 2017 |  


Median household income on the rise

Median household income on the rise

John Locke was wrong. You might be surprised to see the chairman of the John Locke Foundation make that admission, but venerating a historical figure ...

October 2nd, 2017 |  


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 |  


LETTER: They will go from riches to rags

LETTER: They will go from riches to rags

To the editor:Hate for flag and country has now become a new love for the Democratic Party. It all started with the rich and rotten people in our nati...

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 |  


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 |