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September 01, 2018

Do you remember the original "wild and crazy guy," Steve Martin? He is highly skilled in using words — to amuse, not to injure.

I think Martin majored in philosophy in college, so he might partly agree with the claim by President Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani that "there…

August 30, 2018

I strongly believe that the statute of limitations for sexual crimes should be eliminated in every state in America. 

It was simply shocking to hear and read that a Pennsylvania grand jury found that 1,000 innocent children were sexually abused by 300 wayward Catholic priests for over a period…

August 30, 2018

In an interview recently with Fox News, President Trump said that if he's impeached, "the stock market would crash" and that "everyone would be very poor."

Now, I'm not a psychiatrist, but it seems to me that Trump's egomania has reached the level of a mental illness. His "base," of course,…

August 29, 2018


August 28, 2018


August 27, 2018

One of the little-mentioned gems which help make Elizabeth City a great place to call home is our local library.

The W.C. Witherspoon Memorial Library moved to its current location on Colonial Avenue in 2007. It is a handsome building, clean, well-organized and welcoming. In addition to loaning…

August 26, 2018

In light of the news that came from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill on Monday night — that a group of people knocked down the controversial Confederate statue “Silent Sam”— one might be asking the question, “Could it happen here, at Elizabeth City State University?”

August 26, 2018

Back during the 2016 presidential campaign I wrote that Donald Trump was like Jehu of the Old Testament, the man sent by God to execute Jezebel. I likened Hillary Clinton to Jezebel and wrote that Trump would politically destroy her, I likened Trump to the modern-day version of one of God's most…

August 26, 2018

The simmering frustration among many citizens to remove symbols glorifying the "lost cause" of the Civil War erupted last week in an assault at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

Fortunately, it wasn't an assault that brought great human suffering — at least none requiring medical…

August 25, 2018

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