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RALEIGH — When the Associated Press and other news organizations asked North Carolina voters for their perspectives on the just-concluded 2020 elections, there was no shortage of … more
I think a lot of us would agree that 2020 has been a bit of a dumpster fire. It’s not quite a nuclear holocaust, but it’s a hell of a lot worse than a cup of spilled milk.  We … more
The Heritage Foundation and the Religious Freedom Institute launched a webinar series that explores the enduring significance of the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the Pilgrims and the signing … more
Illnesses are ignored and chronic conditions go untreated as the coronavirus crisis conspires to keep Americans away from their family doctors. More than a third of primary care physicians had … more
As a North Carolina voter, you probably think you have clout — that you possess an equal voice in our electoral process. Well, think again. Among the 50 United States, North Carolina ranks … more
Thanksgiving is a great time for counting our blessings and expressing gratitude. In challenging times, an attitude of gratitude is all the more important, and this year has been one of the most … more
Even though, like many, I have been working at home for the past eight months, I am still able to interact with people. Thanks to modern technology, my presentations to groups have … more
I love the Thanksgiving service when the congregation sings “Come Ye Thankful People Come,” and “We Gather Together to Ask the Lord’s Blessing.” Usually, the … more
RALEIGH — Since the beginning of the COVID-19 recession in March, North Carolina policymakers have been watching government revenues and expenditures carefully. How big a hole would the … more
A record number of American voters, distressed after four years of Donald Trump’s mishandling of the presidency, turned out during the election to decisively end his reign of terror against the … more
The Peachtree Baptist Church congregation welcomed new neighbors to the community. We continued to pray for the new and old leadership of our country, for new beginnings and that the people of this … more
I wanted to share another gem that may be going unnoticed in Spring Hope. There’s a beautiful Spring Hope Historical Museum located at 400 W. Main St. It’s off of the downtown square and … more
RALEIGH — In 2020, North Carolina Republicans and Democrats took their respective cases to the public. Each party asked voters to place it fully in charge of North Carolina government. The … more
“The falling leaves drift by my window, those autumn leaves of red and gold” — words from an old 1956 love song. I have lots of falling leaves drifting by my window, but they are all brown … more
I opened the cabinet in the bathroom yesterday to hunt for some Pepto-Bismol. Suffice it to say that my system was upset, and it needed some help. I’m keyed up about the election issues and also … more
Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act of 1996 is under attack — disguised as a cry for “reform” — from politicians on both sides of the “major-party” … more
The election cycle is over, even as it seems to drag on indefinitely. There is a lot of rhetoric right now around election integrity and claims of fraud. And that makes it easy to lose sight of just … more
RALEIGH — In 2020, North Carolina Republicans and Democrats took their respective cases to the public. Each party asked voters to place it fully in charge of North Carolina government. The … more
New North Carolina collided with Old North Carolina in the 2020 election. It was a split decision. The battle goes on. New N.C. — younger voters, Blacks, urban residents, suburban women and … more
In four days, a once-obscure social network that’s been around since 2018 saw its user base swell by 4.5 million people, claimed the top spot on smartphone app download charts and trolled … more
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