Cooper won’t support the people of NC

We the people of North Carolina elected Roy Cooper to be North Carolina’s Attorney General.As NCAG Roy Cooper’s main responsibility was to...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Give some thought to Trump’s immigration policy

Democrats are saying Donald Trump has flip-flopped on immigration policy. Republicans are saying he has reversed his policy. Is there a difference?Tac...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


There is truth behind the numbers

There is truth behind the numbers

This is in response to Catherine Truitt, senior education advisor to Gov. Pat McCrory. Her article “Gains in Teacher Pay Significant” is o...

August 18th, 2016 |  


Intelligence gathering must remain non-partisan

Last September, I wrote Defense Secretary Ashton Carter to express concern over reports of senior-level Defense Department staff altering intelligence...

August 14th, 2016 |  


Voter ID law is far from discriminatory

This editorial is in response to “Our View” in the Aug. 2 Bladen Journal regarding voter ID.The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals said that the...

August 8th, 2016 |  


With heartfelt thanks

Last week one of your staff was so kind and considerate in helping me arrange an obituary in the Bladen Journal after the loss of my oldest sister Nan...

August 7th, 2016 |  


Put some thought behind your vote

After two weeks of national conventions that touted two extremely flawed individuals as presidential candidates, followed by a federal appeals court o...

August 1st, 2016 updated: August 1st, 2016. |  


Support for law enforcement officers growing

After hearing about the “Adopt a Cop” initiative in Concord, we (a group of spouses and citizens) have come together and are making it hap...

July 24th, 2016 |  


High school football season looms

We are on the cusp of another high school football season, and this one will be the last — at least for a while — that our Bladen County t...

July 21st, 2016 |  


What about our founding fathers?

(This week), we celebrated 240 years of freedom. The Declaration of Independence of the United States was accepted on July 4, 1776, and is a document ...

July 5th, 2016 |