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October 26, 2018

Last month, the Trump administration stunned North Carolina by requesting something unprecedented — a massive trove of sensitive voter information from every single one of North Carolina’s 100 counties. The order called for almost a decade’s worth of voter information, or more…

Wayne Goodwin

October 26, 2018

If a "blue wave" does let Democrats seize the House, protect endangered Senate seats and win key governorships, it looks likely that the party will have African-American women to thank.

"Black women are the backbone of the Democratic Party, and we can't take that for granted," Democratic National…

Eugene Robinson

October 25, 2018

I’ve seen many back-to-school sessions as a teacher, a school board member, and as state superintendent of North Carolina’s public schools. This year, I saw my first as parent of a child in our public schools when I dropped my daughter off to start kindergarten.

As state superintendent,…

Mark Johnson

October 25, 2018

The power of the vote extends beyond any single electoral outcome. It has the potential to lift up important community issues, reorient the priorities of those elected to the interests of the people, and support an engagement process that extends into the policymaking process.

It is also a critical…


October 25, 2018

If your taxable income is greater than $60,000, then you are at least a bit better off than the average North Carolinian. But does that make you wealthy?

There’s an amendment on the ballot this year to lower the state constitution’s cap on income-tax rates to 7 percent, down from the…

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October 24, 2018

Small businesses thrive in markets governed by reliable and predictable regulations. After having two children and earning a degree in chemical engineering, I was proud to start my company in a small warehouse in Delaware. In the 26 years since then, we’ve expanded Weitron into six U.S…

Deb Dayton

October 24, 2018

The Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act is tailor-made for His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman and his Saudi Arabian cutthroats.

The act, signed into law by President Barack Obama on December 2016, authorizes the president to block or revoke the visas of certain "foreign…


October 24, 2018

Faye Flam, Bloomberg Opinion

Some health messages such as "sitting is the new smoking" spread not because they're true, but because they're catchy and tweetable. And when promoting a new health scare, comparisons are always useful for raising alarm. "Sitting is more dangerous than smoking, kills…

October 24, 2018

Thirteen states — Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia — have enacted laws to combat what is seen as price gouging in the wake of natural disasters.

Price gouging…

Walter Williams

October 23, 2018

Politicians and newsmakers have lately developed a penchant for the words "libel," "slander," and "defamation." Oftentimes these words, salient and distinct, are used carelessly and ignorantly.

Writers and irresponsible journalists have in fact lurched off course — accidentally or…

John Trump
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