October 20, 2017


October 19, 2017

It appears to me that President Trump has two goals for his presidency: He wants to make himself, not America, great. He wants to nullify every program and decision of his African-American predecessor, Barack Obama.

In fact, I believe he despises Barack Obama and everything Obama did,…

October 19, 2017

On Monday, Oct. 9, the headlines on your front page read “Marching Bruins take top awards” and “Camden ‘Blue Machine’ wins 2 of 3 prestigious awards.”

Accompanying this story were two photographs of a band. You would think the photographs would be of the…

October 19, 2017

Back in the ‘70s we all laughed as the margarine commercial claimed, “It’s not nice to fool Mother Nature.” Yet, now in the 21st century, we are all agog about “fooling” Father God. We have all but forgotten the original creation, which was pronounced as good. We…

October 19, 2017

BURLINGTON — Parental choice in education is popular. About a fifth of North Carolina students are educated outside of district-run public schools, and this share will probably grow to a quarter or more in the coming years.

The North Carolina Institute of Political Leadership, a nonpartisan…


October 19, 2017

A White House document arguing for tighter immigration laws states that "immigrants who come here illegally and enter the workforce undermine job opportunities and reduce wages for American workers, as does the abuse of visa programs."

The Wall Street Journal editorial page, hardly a bastion of…


October 19, 2017

Reggie Ponder’s regular Thursday column will be back next week 

Fred Fearing: Born April 28, 1914, died October 19, 2007

Fred has been gone for 10 years. Yes, I realize he was a curmudgeon, and as he aged, that quality seemed to predominate, but under it all, he was a good man who…


October 19, 2017


October 18, 2017


October 18, 2017

One of the problems with American government and politics today is the fact that many of those in each party fully support ideas only from their own party and denounce everything from the other party. A perfect example of this is the letter in a recent edition stating that Democrats knew about…

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