Cooper faces a pivotal choice

Cooper faces a pivotal choice

In what direction will North Carolina go under a Democratic governor-elect, Roy Cooper, and a Republican General Assembly? There are three possibiliti...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Let’s modify the Electoral College

The debate has started again as to whether the U.S. Constitution should be amended in order to change the presidential election process. Some promote ...

December 5th, 2016 |  


A minimum-wage, tax-free proposal

A minimum-wage, tax-free proposal

During college at East Carolina University, I did research on the “Cost of Living.” Throughout my research I found that wages were not kee...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Burr vistory deserves spotlight

Burr vistory deserves spotlight

During the fall campaign in North Carolina, the presidential and gubernatorial races captured most of the attention. That was understandable. But the ...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Rouzer applauds support of military

The National Defense Authorization Act conference report passed (Friday) ensures our military and service members have the necessary resources to prov...

December 4th, 2016 |  


Obama goessoft talking ofFidel Castro

A lot more sand will have to fall in the hourglass before there can be a fair judgment of Barack Obama’s presidency, but what can be said with c...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Trump should commit to Clinton investigation

President-elect Donald Trump seems to be harboring misgivings about the investigation and possible prosecution of Hillary Clinton for her email, natio...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Be optimistic about America’s future

Christmas is the season we approach with gratitude, forgiveness, and joy for the many blessings in our lives. Then, we ice the cake with the hope and ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


In everything, give thanks

The Bible says, “In everything, give thanks …” (1 Thessalonians 5:18). This time of year, that is, Thanksgiving through Christmas, i...

December 1st, 2016 |  


GOP factions can work together

GOP factions can work together

The first time I lived in the nation’s capital, Ronald Reagan was president. The conservatives I knew there were proud of their movement’s...

November 30th, 2016 |