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Opinion

October 01, 2016

Our Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump gives us new outrage every give minutes.

October 01, 2016

Editor’s note: This is second of two columns on banks.

William Claude Dukenfield was a stage and screen comedic performer during the first half of the 20th century. He got his start on stage in the early 1900s and ventured into movies in the 20s and 30s, where he experienced most of his…

October 01, 2016

WASHINGTON — There are no profiles in courage on Capitol Hill five weeks before an election. There was never any question that the Senate and the House would vote to override President Obama’s veto of legislation to allow the 9/11 families to sue the Saudi government for its alleged…

September 30, 2016

As the latest presidential debate is electronically poked, prodded, dissected and gloated over, perhaps it’s time to examine how the campaigns came to rely on “bogyman politics.” Oh, we’ve seen it before: smearing the other guy is part of the panoply of American political…

September 30, 2016

We live in a world where our lives are regularly bombarded with violence, we receive disrespect and contempt from politicians, and we see apathy from many of those who are struggling.

We can easily become profoundly saddened and even depressed.

Although I read The Daily Advance each day from front…

September 30, 2016

Ideological litmus tests for political candidates serve only to facilitate the rise of politicians who won’t hesitate to lie about their beliefs and intentions. Checking the “right” boxes is easy, but a leader should have a degree of distaste for ease.

David…

September 29, 2016

I would like to suggest that you remove the Letters to the Editor section of The Daily Advance. It mostly serves as a forum for citizens to rant about officials they do not like or to inject religion into politics.

A good example is the letter in Monday’s paper about the House Bill 2 law that…

September 29, 2016

To be black in America means you can lose your life if your vehicle stalls on the highway. If you can’t be black on the highways and byways of America, then where can you be black? If you can’t be black in a church in America, then where can you be black?

Ann Bechiom

Elizabeth City…

September 29, 2016

For some time now I have been pondering the NCAA’s decision to punish the state of North Carolina (as well as the state of South Carolina) for doing something completely outside the area of jurisdiction for which the NCAA was created: to regulate amateur college athletics. Instead of being…

September 29, 2016

I wonder what the children of Aleppo, Syria think about the breakup of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie? Do they even know the couple exists?

As with the millions of hungry and abused children in America, the children of Aleppo are necessarily indifferent to what obsesses us and our media.…

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