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January 13, 2019

As we predicted two weeks ago, “In the end, he [Pres. Trump] may resort to pulling funds out of the Pentagon to pay for his wall.” Now he is claiming a state of emergency exists on the Mexican border so he can do just that.

He says he can go to the Pentagon and get money for his wall,…

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January 13, 2019

A no BYH to those fast food restaurants that can't seem to get their act together and have a high sanitation rating. You need to follow the rules by washing hands, wearing gloves and hair nets and whatever else is needed. You may not care, but the customers do!

BYH to Henry Hinton for always…

January 13, 2019

How fitting is it that President Trump’s first Oval Office address was aimed at stirring up the American public about a crisis largely of his own making?

Pursuing poorly thought-out and even more poorly executed policies on the pretext of battling a nonexistent national security crisis, Trump…

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January 13, 2019

With the death and funeral of President George H.W. Bush, our nation was jolted out of its dark mood by memories of a man who: frequently served his country with distinction; found nobility in his service to others; recognized that his moments of influence were fleeting and used those moments to…

January 13, 2019

The current government shutdown on Saturday became the longest in American history. But it already hit another historic milestone: It is, by far and away, the stupidest government shutdown in American history.

In 2019, the federal government will spend a whopping $4.407 trillion. Yet Congress and…

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January 13, 2019

While I have been traveling up and down North Carolina’s roads in search of local eateries, UNC Law School professor Gene Nichol has been traveling the same roads looking for something else.

I was gathering material for my book, “North Carolina’s Roadside Eateries,” and…

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January 13, 2019

The first mistake was opening the refrigerator door. I opened it silently, but it emits a silent sound unknown to science that only cats can hear. From under the bedcovers at the other end of the house. And they do not need to walk or run to the refrigerator to inspect what I'm doing. One second,…

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January 12, 2019

Serving as your own general contractor on a home construction project means you can save some cash by serving as the cleanup crew. And if you’re lucky, your spouse will pitch in. I’m lucky.

My wife, Sharon, and I were feverishly working at the building site one recent evening clearing…

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January 12, 2019

A special bless Your heart to the people who paid for lunch for me and my husband last week at Hwy 55 near Lowe’s. You don’t know how much we appreciated that and how surprised we were. We’ve been going through some financial situations and that was such a pleasant and…

January 12, 2019

I have a good plan for Silent Sam: Bring him to Little Washington, N.C., and put him in Oakdale Cemetery. I don’t think the people here will harm him.

The people here are much nicer than the people in Raleigh that are shipped in from every country and a whole lot of thugs, after all, the city…

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