LETTER: Diplomats a worthwhile investment

LETTER: Diplomats a worthwhile investment

To the editor:Robert Lee’s Dec. 2 narrative about America’s founding years segues well into some considerations about the powerful global ...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Time for a new political party

Do we need a third major political party? I often joke that I’d be happy if we actually had a second party, as when it comes to the big issues &...

December 5th, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Belk’s swift reversal shows consumers still wield immense power

TAR HEEL VIEW: Belk’s swift reversal shows consumers still wield immense power

The clang of the Salvation Army’s bells and the clink of coins in red kettles have returned to Belk stores after loyal shoppers expressed suppor...

December 5th, 2017 |  


NC could learn from Alabama’s election

NC could learn from Alabama’s election

What could we North Carolinians learn about ourselves when we sort out the results of the Dec. 12 Alabama special U.S. Senate election?Nothing, you sa...

December 4th, 2017 updated: December 4th, 2017. |  


States always compete for leaders

States always compete for leaders

When Democrats attack pro-growth tax reform as “trickle-down economics,” I can understand their rhetorical intent. But the charge is silly...

December 4th, 2017 |  


Developing world can’t rely on US

Developing world can’t rely on US

The “developing world.” I’ve got a problem with those words. Just how long is it going to take for them to develop? The American dol...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Why NC could lose big in the 2020 Census

Why NC could lose big in the 2020 Census

Alarms about poor preparations for the constitutionally mandated 2020 Census are ringing across the nation. The Tar Heel State, and our almost 10 mill...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Flu vaccine should be your No. 1 priority

Flu vaccine should be your No. 1 priority

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Service has confirmed cases of the flu throughout the in recent months, and reminding residents that...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Support small businesses by supporting tax cuts

The House of Representatives recently passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which urges the Senate to proceed with their tax cut bill. For our countryR...

November 29th, 2017 |  


What if we win them both?

What if we win them both?

CNBC, the cable business news channel, predicts that North Carolina will be selected as the site for Amazon’s second headquarters. We are also t...

November 29th, 2017 |