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March 25, 2019

Who is the biggest threat to our constitutional order? It is not President Trump.

Ever since Trump took office, Democrats have been telling us he is an authoritarian who threatens our system of government. Well, today it is Democrats who are declaring war on the Constitution. Leading Democrats are…

Marc_Thiessen

March 25, 2019

BYH to those who drink alcoholic beverages. It is a shame we are not a dry county here in Pitt County. No drunks, no car deaths, No DWIs, no ABC Stores. Would that not be a peaceful thought?

BYH to Calvin Mercer for encouraging a local hire for Chancellor and focusing more monies toward student…

March 24, 2019

BYH to the people trying to end the corruption on the UNC Board of Governors.

Bless the heart of the mayor for his presence at events. I attended the TowneBank ribbon cutting ceremony and it was refreshing to have a mayor that has the demeanor of a business person and caries himself in an…

March 24, 2019

The San Diego Union-Tribune

President Donald Trump’s plan to divert $6.6 billion from the Pentagon and the Treasury Department to help pay for the construction of a border wall is a frontal assault on the constitutional provision that gives Congress the authority to appropriate public funds.…

March 24, 2019

The minimum wage is now less about pay and more about inequality.

As a practical matter, the minimum wage doesn’t apply to the vast majority of workers. In North Carolina in 2016, only 38,000 out of 2.5 million workers earned exactly the minimum wage. (Another 52,000 workers — mostly…

March 24, 2019

Bill Friday, the founding president of what is now the 17-campus University of North Carolina, presided from 1956 until his retirement in 1986 over a spectacular period of growth — and yes, glory — for an institution that has been a source of pride for millions of North Carolinians who…

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March 24, 2019

Recollect the sixth century when Irish monk Saint Brendan sailed to North America. Then reminisce to the Tenth Century Vikings, when Leif Erikson sailed to “Vinland” (now Newfoundland), and next to the Fifteenth Century Chinese — each staking questionable claims to having…

March 24, 2019

As a member of the Board of Trustees of the North Carolina State Health Plan, I want to give a board-member perspective on some of the issues surrounding our proposed changes to medical provider reimbursements.

The board has devoted many hours to this problem and fully supports Treasurer Dale…

Peter Robie

March 24, 2019

If it's news to you that social climbers see buying their children's way into fancy, name-brand colleges as the functional equivalent of wearing Rolex watches or driving Maseratis, then I don't know where to start.

That is, those expensive private (and some public) universities are fashion…

Gene Lyons

March 24, 2019

I'm writing this in the air, flying home in a Boeing Max 8. They just announced the plane would be taken out of service as soon as we land. I'm not really worried that the plane has some hidden technical defect. I'm worried that the pilot's parents might have been rich enough to bribe his way in to…

JimMullen
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