Who are we? What are we?

Who are we? What are we?

Most of the time — or rather I should say all of the time — my words just seem to flow with no end to them. The only thing that stops them...

November 24th, 2017 |  


More voices are needed in the media world

More voices are needed in the media world

For the first 20 years of my career I was a radio broadcaster in Greenville, Wilson, Elizabeth City, Fuquay-Varina, and later Raleigh and Durham. At t...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


From the Enola Gay to the grassy knoll

Imagine an American World War II veteran who visited the Enola Gay aircraft before it flew into history. Imagine a U.S. Marine sent to Japan immediate...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


The battle that comes with your dream

The battle that comes with your dream

“I want to write a book. I want to build a business. I want to blah blah blah.”No you don’t. You don’t want this.You want to w...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


A glimpse into a family’s thankful past

A glimpse into a family’s thankful past

Some surviving family writings from the 1800s provide perspective on being thankful for a wide variety of things. Thus we may be thankful:For natural ...

November 21st, 2017 |  


A woman’s life and a new look back at NC history

A woman’s life and a new look back at NC history

Does the life of a Jewish woman who was born, lived, and died in the same house in Goldsboro have lessons for today’s historians?The answer is, ...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Tar Heel State sets pace for tax reform

Tar Heel State sets pace for tax reform

RALEIGH — North Carolina has already accomplished what Republicans in Washington want to pass — historic tax reform that caps or eliminate...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Russia and China’s debt to America

Russia and China’s debt to America

The truth and facts of the matter are that Russia and China owe their very being and existence to America. If it were not for the American manufacturi...

November 17th, 2017 |  


LETTER: They can’t hurt America

LETTER: They can’t hurt America

To the editor:Even if they sit and kneel forever, they can stay forever on their sorry tails, that will never bring dishonor to Old Glory.They are jus...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Another tax plan for the rich

Another tax plan for the rich

President Trump and Congressional Republicans aim to rebrand enormous tax cuts for the wealthiest households and corporations as a boon to everyday Am...

November 16th, 2017 |