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September 16, 2018

Should an unaccountable United Nations court, created by a treaty to which the United States is not a signatory, and that the Senate has not ratified, be allowed to investigate, try and imprison American citizens?

Unfortunately, this is no longer a theoretical question. In November, the chief…


September 16, 2018

Beginning with the reading of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, the American Colonies charted a revolutionary course that challenged accepted institutions of government existing throughout the world.

Even before victory in their audacious war with the most powerful empire in the…


September 16, 2018

Bless your heart, Officer G.M. Barrett! He is community policing at its finest. I was recently stopped for speeding on my way to a doctor’s appointment. Officer Barrett was respectful, warm and friendly. I was in the wrong and he made that perfectly clear. It was how he did it that made it…

September 16, 2018

How did Carrboro writer and teacher Georgann Eubanks become the leader of the North Carolina Literary and Historical Association?

In a word, she earned a top role in our state’s cultural community by her diligent and unselfish community service that has made things better for all of us. For…


September 16, 2018

A convoy of large, four-wheel-drive trucks pulling white trailers passed me on I-81 rolling east on Tuesday. I couldn’t make out all of the words on their vehicles, but two of them, “disaster response,” made my heart swell.

Twenty years ago, I’m not so sure I would have felt…

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September 14, 2018

Bless your heart to Calvin Mercer and others who have been pushing for more serious attention and action on our stormwater drainage and bless your heart to all of us working together to get through this.

I understand and agree with the decision ECU made to cancel the game in Virginia. It is too…

September 14, 2018

Over the past few decades, there has been a proliferation of criminal statutes and regulations carrying criminal penalties at the federal level. As Congress debates criminal justice reform, mens rea reform should be on the table.

For years, Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, has introduced and called for…

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September 14, 2018

President Trump's antics in his "Crazytown" White House inevitably dominate the headlines. Meanwhile, however, his wrongheaded policies are damaging far more than the nation's dignity and honor.

Hampered by inexperience and incompetence, the administration is pursuing a radically un-American agenda…

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September 14, 2018

We should start a petition for the National Weather Service to eliminate names starting with the letter “F” in naming storms. Fran, Floyd and now Florence have wreaked havoc with property, disrupted people’s lives and have been the cause of too many deaths.

When people (old…

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September 14, 2018

For someone to support this president after everything he has said and done must require a boatload of cognitive dissonance and is truly a Faustian bargain.

What if it was your sister whose (expletive deleted) he grabbed and bragged about it? What if Obama said that? If you wouldn't give him the…

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