June 26, 2017

Interesting elections across this country lately....

Presidential election



South Carolina


Republican deplorables: 5

Democrat resistance: 0

America is getting better every day.

Mark Goddard


June 26, 2017

Liberals as such are not nihilists: at their philosophical worst — and they’re not always at their worst — they want freedom without responsibility, a state which inevitably leads to the abuse and subsequent loss of freedom.

We should resist the temptation to see those with whom…

June 25, 2017

President Donald Trump’s Cabinet certainly did a Jonestown performance recently in the cabinet room. It was sort of shocking to hear and watch cabinet members heap mountains of praise on our “Dear Leader” President Trump for all his accomplishments since taking office.

At the…

June 25, 2017

I travel U.S. Highway 17 South daily going to and from my work, and one thing I see several times a week is extremely disturbing.

While driving with my car's cruise control set on the speed limit I'll be passed by marked local law enforcement vehicles that are exceeding the speed limit by 10 to 20…

June 25, 2017

Born at the old Albemarle Hospital in 1943, I enlisted in the Marines when I was 18 and visited Pasquotank County from time to time when my parents were alive. But until recently, when I attended a high school reunion and visited several cousins, it had been 20 years since I last visited Elizabeth…

June 23, 2017

After reading your editorial page for some time I felt compelled to write my first letter to a newspaper.

A recent letter-writer hit the nail on the head. At least half of your readers are conservative and, like me, fall into that "basket of incorrigibles" who voted for Donald Trump. I thought a…

June 23, 2017

Democrats and liberals finally got the horrific violence and bloodshed against the right that they have been lusting after. James Hodgkinson, another member of the proud tolerant left and a Democratic supporter of Bernie Sanders, went on a shooting spree in Alexandria, Virginia, specifically…

June 22, 2017

Our City Council and city staff have been hard at work on the city's proposed budget for fiscal year 2017-18. During four productive budget work sessions, council members, along with Mayor Joe Peel, City Manager Rich Olson and Assistant City Manager Angela Cole, prioritized funding for projects…

June 22, 2017

I really enjoyed the column by Doug Gardner on June 16th about American fathers. Today, almost 25 million American children grow up in homes without responsible father figures to guide and direct them. This is one of the many shocking U.S. Census statistics Mr. Gardner mentioned in his column.


June 22, 2017

While the country was watching the testimony of James Comey, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Financial Choice Act. They passed it through just like our state legislature does when passing some very wrong and unpopular bills — with little or no debate and, therefore, no…

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