test13

Opinion

April 27, 2017

According to many reports, Donald Trump is getting frantic as his administration nears the 100-day mark. It’s an arbitrary line in the sand, but one he himself touted in many pre-inauguration boasts. And it will be an occasion for numerous articles detailing how little of substance he has…

Paul_Krugman.jpg

April 27, 2017

'Tragic' was the one-word response from Bill Belichick when he heard of Aaron Hernandez's death. That's about as loquacious as it gets when Belichick renders on any given subject. But when he spends his breath on a matter, his words have impact. Tragic is the word for the Hernandez situation but it…

April 27, 2017

Where did the forensic evidence come from that alleges that the Russians were responsible for hacking the Democratic National Committee and John Podesta’s emails during the presidential campaign last fall? It didn’t come from the FBI, even though FBI Director Jim Comey has confirmed the…

April 26, 2017

Because of a transposed number, Angela Welsh’s column published in the Saturday, April 22, edition contained an error in her calculation of a sample Elizabeth City residential electric bill for one month. The column should have said the city’s residential rate of .1094 cents per…

April 26, 2017

Under the Affordable Care Act, premiums are up and jobs are down, with some even leaving employment to qualify for more subsidies. Programs like this destroy a productive society.

This is a battle of ideas. The question should not be who pays, but rather, how do we lower the overall cost of health…

April 26, 2017

In the cartoon on page A4 of the Monday, April 24 edition, perhaps you could explain what was trying to be conveyed? How are guns a problem? Yes, the older metal one will rust and the newer plastic one will melt. Maybe the point trying to be made is somehow a totally inanimate object (the gun) has…

April 26, 2017

On June 15th, the Class of 2017 will gather with their friends, family members, and school system staff to celebrate a major life milestone as they receive their high school diplomas. Their Commencement Ceremony will mark the first official appearance of a new symbol of the importance of the moment.…

Jackson.jpg

April 26, 2017

042617editcartoon

April 25, 2017

Well I see there was no mention of my solution for Elizabeth City’s billing utility problems and the need to re-establish trust.

With the firing of the city’s finance director there is only one way to do this. It’s not because the public suspects anything nefarious, but because…

April 25, 2017

On occasion I read the online version of your newspaper as I am a native of Elizabeth City, now living in California.

I was amused by a recent letter to the editor from a reader who described your newspaper as “liberal.” It seems that many of those with a conservative bent describe any…

471 stories in Opinion. Viewing 1 through 10.
«First Page   «Previous Page        
Page 1 of 48
        Next Page»   Last Page»