Friday, October 16, 2020

The Senate confirmation hearings for Amy Coney Barrett may lack for political drama, but they are still instructive. They are revealing the deep fault lines over the Supreme Court, and how Democrats view it as a mini-legislature to achieve policy goals, rather than a real judicial body.

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Those odd-looking, animate objects you’re beginning to see again in the stands at college and pro football games are called people.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

This week the United States Senate is holding hearings on its top priority. That confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court takes precedence over everything reflects just how oblivious the Senate is to the priorities, and more significantly needs of the American people.

Sunday, October 11, 2020

A nurse at the Irwin County Detention Center in Georgia, which houses migrants detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, filed a whistlerblower complaint last month alleging that some female detainees were subjected to unnecessary hysterectomies, in some cases without them fully under…

Friday, October 09, 2020

President Trump’s tweet Monday “Don’t be afraid of Covid” has invited more criticism that he’s again downplaying the virus. Mr. Trump doesn’t do nuance, and he and his team have often acted recklessly, most prominently at the Rose Garden ceremony announcing Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nominati…

Thursday, October 08, 2020

In an interview a week ago with the Editorial Board, U.S. Senate candidate Cal Cunningham talked about why this U.S. Senate race is important for North Carolina.

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Thursday, October 08, 2020

In an interview a week ago with the Editorial Board, U.S. Senate candidate Cal Cunningham talked about why this U.S. Senate race is important for North Carolina.

Wednesday, October 07, 2020

It is early October. It is an election year. This is the time when campaigns should be the most focused. The messages to voters about candidates and stands on critical issues become sharpest and to the point. In a mere two days the campaigns for president and the U.S. Senate — as well as one…

Tuesday, October 06, 2020

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg understood, more than anyone else, the enormous consequences of her death. “My most fervent wish,” she said, in a statement dictated to her granddaughter before she died, in her Washington, D.C., home, “is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed.”

Friday, October 02, 2020

Americans should be saddened, if not angered, by the distressingly unhinged debate between President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday night.

Thursday, October 01, 2020
Tuesday, September 29, 2020

It turns out that the only thing “collusive” in the ginned-up controversy over the State Board of Elections’ efforts to settle some mail-in ballot lawsuits was the false outrage from Republican Party and GOP leaders in the General Assembly. It was a desperate ploy gone awry. It revealed the …

Sunday, September 27, 2020

Scientists and researchers have long failed at inclusiveness in clinical research trials. African Americans, Native Americans and Hispanic patients in particular are largely underrepresented in research into drugs and other disease treatments. Overall, African Americans make up about 13% of …

Friday, September 25, 2020
Thursday, September 24, 2020

Mitch McConnell texted me the other day with an urgent message! If Democrats are elected, particularly Joe Biden, then America will be lost to socialism! Ok, so Mitch actually texted every breathing Republican with the same message looking for money — not just me. But it was a stark warning …

Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Sunday, September 20, 2020
Friday, September 18, 2020

Nancy Pelosi must be supremely confident of a sweeping Democratic victory on Nov. 3. How else to explain why she refuses to compromise on a coronavirus relief bill when President Trump is aching for her to accept another $1.5 trillion?

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Sunday, September 13, 2020

Firearm sales surged when the pandemic forced a shutdown in March. Now sales are rising again as President Trump warns of U.S. cities being overrun by looting mobs while police are left helpless to respond for lack of funding and respect.

Friday, September 11, 2020
Thursday, September 10, 2020
Wednesday, September 09, 2020

For anyone needing a reminder, the high price of political opposition within Vladimir Putin’s sphere of influence has been all too apparent lately. The leader of the Belarusian democracy movement, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, remains in exile in Lithuania, as President Alexander Lukashenko keeps …