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July 23, 2018

Orange County, California, Register

The Trump administration revived calls for privatizing air traffic control services last month as part of a broader proposal to reorganize and modernize the federal government.

The report, “Delivering Government Solutions in the 21st Century,” renews…

July 23, 2018

BYH to all the parents out there who have their babies’ ears pierced. Don’t you know that’s a very cruel thing to do them? You ought to have your face slapped for it.

Bless Melania Trump’s heart. She has decided to “ walk back” her wedding vows. It seems she…

July 23, 2018

North Carolina politicians and policy analysts have been arguing for decades about targeted economic incentives. I have my own view on the subject, which I'll share later in this column, but I think it would be helpful first to describe four very different takes on the issue.

The central question…

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July 23, 2018

As our adolescents prepare to return to school, it's important that we remember that while buying new backpacks and school supplies, signing up for sports and after school activities, we also need to make sure our kids' immunizations are current.

So often we feel that something could never happen…

July 22, 2018

BYH to the companies that state you cannot get a raise due to you have capped out of your position. You cannot put a cap on a dependable loyal employee! These employees are becoming extinct!

Bless our hearts, it's no wonder the police can't keep up with the criminals. “...arrested and charged…

July 22, 2018

Fresh off his “success” in Helsinki helping Vladimir Putin avoid accountability for a host of international crimes, including the attack on our elections in 2016, President Donald Trump now says he plans to invite the Russian leader to the White House this fall.

Trump is already…

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July 22, 2018

When Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin met in Helsinki this week, it might have been useful if they had had a written contract to reference their previous understandings. No such written contract exists, but if it did, it might read like this imaginary July 2016 letter from Putin to Trump:



July 22, 2018

If President Trump wants to shut down the critics of his performance this week in Helsinki and strengthen U.S. national security, he can do so with one bold move: Announce he is moving out most U.S. forces currently stationed in Germany and sending them to Poland.

The Polish government recently…


July 22, 2018

I am a World War II veteran who fought to liberate Italy. We fought long and hard to protect freedom and Democracy. I lost several friends and some family members in that war, but we prevailed. In the 70 plus years since, Europe has experienced unprecedented peace and prosperity.

The European…

July 22, 2018

Collusion in Washington, D.C.? How about collusion right here in Greenville and Pitt County.

From recent decisions regarding zoning, it would appear that some of our city and county elected officials are acting in concert with some of the larger builders (one in particular) to build on land prone…

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