Obama will be around a while

Good-bye Obama? Not just yet.The fact of the matter is that Barack Obama isn’t going anywhere. Now that he’s no longer president, he and M...

February 20th, 2017 |  


What is the real question?

National defense secretary Michael Flynn, questionably now retired or fired, claims a recollection problem. But is the question did he discuss sanctio...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Immigration ban not the answer

My grandfather, Albert Joseph Bialek, came to the United States from Poland in 1910. Per the Ellis Island website he boarded the ship Kaiser Wilhelm d...

February 13th, 2017 |  


School plan is the wrong plan

As a Bladen County resident, I have many concerns about the Board of Education’s plans regarding closing, consolidating, and building schools. M...

February 9th, 2017 |  


The Bible says what it says

I read with interest Ms. Sheppard’s letter regarding the requirement of the government to transfer wealth and the biblical requirement for the g...

February 9th, 2017 |  


Show support with green, blue light bulbs

I would like to urge area residents to consider displaying blue light bulbs and green light bulbs outside of their home.The blue light bulbs are a gre...

February 1st, 2017 |  


Biblically, morally called to help others

A few thoughts in response to Ray Shamlin’s recent letter regarding taxes.As a U.S. citizen, I am regularly disappointed to discover how uneduca...

February 1st, 2017 |  


Taxes should only operate the government

As a retired CPA, I am amazed when I talk to people or read opinions about a governmental tax system. Most people don’t seem to have any grasp a...

January 30th, 2017 |  


Who pays or who collects

Please consider my evaluation of two issues addressed in the Jan. 26 edition of my local newspaper, the Laurinburg Exchange.First, a political cartoon...

January 29th, 2017 |  


The underestimating of President Trump

The debate rages on about what President Trump’s actions and motives are for his administration that took hold on Jan. 20.President Trump has be...

January 23rd, 2017 |