Opinion

May 31, 2016

After seven and a half years of Barack Obama’s disastrous presidency, Americans are now confused as to what bathroom to use.

I have the perfect solution to this quandary: every public restroom in this country should have three doors to choose from. Door number one would feature a...

May 31, 2016

General acts of dumbness, stupidity and incompetence really have me asking are there really some people who are this clueless.

For instance, on the State Health Insurance Board there sit both an North Carolina Association of Educators member, who represents the interests of teachers who...

May 31, 2016

“Any jackass can kick a barn down, but it takes a carpenter to build one.”

Using a saying from University of North Carolina President Margaret Spellings’ native Texas, one attributed to Sam Rayburn, the long-time speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Tom Lambeth...

May 30, 2016

As a small hospitality business owner I often share this perspective about our region with visiting guests; we are an hour or less away from what you love about a big city but you don’t have to live daily with what you don’t love about a big city!

We have hospitals, community...

May 30, 2016

RALEIGH – Sometimes, in this job, you just get a funny feeling about what might happen next.

That happened recently when a bill was filed in the state House with an odd title: "DOT/No Discrimination Against Motorcyclists."

At any other time in history, that might not seem...

May 29, 2016

The issue: North Carolina is facing a crisis in attracting and keeping good teachers.

Our position: Recent legislative actions have not helped and have actually hurt teacher recruitment, so this trend must be reversed if the state is to provide the quality education that students are...

May 29, 2016

 

In a recent letter, the writer went to great, and I would say, persuasive lengths to demonstrate that women and girls are not in any physical danger from men who think they are women and wish to use women’s facilities. Those who are convinced that such a danger exists are...

May 29, 2016

Fed up with funding immoral programs

 

Remember when the Obama administration hired MIT professor, Jonathan Gruber to support the ACA (Affordable Care Act) in order to sell it to the gullible public? Later, he mockingly said it would never have become law if it wasn't for his...

May 29, 2016

Wake County Schools Dumb Down Academic Achievement

How low are we willing to go? Wake County Schools now require that Valedictorian designations be removed as a means of acknowledging academic achievement. The goal is to make all students equal, sort of like participation trophies for...

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