Which is it? Ignorance? Selective seeing and hearing? Ambivalence? Nonintellectual curiosity or just parroting what CNN and the corporate media tell them? As is always the case with Democrats who write to The Daily Advance, they never cite examples for their accusations.

We are potentially one crisis away from losing our republic, our individualism and our liberty. With each crisis the federal government grabs more power from the people and the states.

It’s time for the Democrats to nationalize this and all future elections. The Republican Party is no longer a political party that acts in good faith. They have no intention of governing; they only exist to perpetuate their own power through third-world techniques like gerrymandering and eng…

How vital to a nation is its citizens’ sense of community? We Americans belong to various communities: church, school, political party, profession. Each community depends on how strongly individuals find identity in membership. Most of us find it meaningful to affirm, “I am a Methodist” or “…

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It’s time for Biden voters to face facts. They voted for this unmitigated disaster. Americans are still stranded and held hostage in Afghanistan. An Afghan aid worker and seven innocent children were killed in Biden’s drone strike. Billions of dollars in weapons and equipment were left for t…

Editor’s note: The author intended to have the following statement read at Elizabeth City City Council’s meeting Monday night. It’s appearing as a letter to the editor at the author’s request.

What is the mission of the Department of Defense? In one sentence from DoD’s website, “Our mission is to provide the military forces needed to deter war and ensure our nation’s security.” Bottom line: their job is solely to win wars and keep our country safe.

On Sept. 17th, the North Carolina Supreme Court ruled that North Carolina’s voter ID law was unconstitutional. Why? The court said it was “racially biased” and that it “discriminates against black voters.” How? They didn’t say.

Mike Wood is a sports writer for The Daily Advance who covers high school sports. During the time that high school sports were being curtailed due to the pandemic there weren’t any events to cover and write about, so he wrote about some of his past personal recollections about sports.

Computers are so simple that they appear intelligent. The only questions they can answer are binary, Off-on, yes-no, etc. They answer trillions of these questions per second, leading to complicated and comprehensive answers.

Every week, columnist Martha Johnson’s makes her hatred for Donald Trump and the Republican Party very apparent. But she is not alone in her obsession. The news media also tries to run him down almost on a daily basis.

Is Mr. Claude Milot writing op-eds or sermons for the newspaper? An op-ed usually expresses an opinion. Mr. Milot’s pieces sound so opinionated that he wants readers to take them as fact.

I wake up every day thinking things can’t possibly get any worse and then Joe Biden says or does something stupid, further embarrassing this country. Where are all the letters from Biden supporters extoling his virtues and the great job he’s doing? Deep down, even liberals know what a joke t…

In one country song, a husband and wife admit that they "got married in a fever hotter than a pepper sprout," and that the "fire went out." They started fantasizing about finding extramarital thrills in a different town. The husband brags about how he is going to wow the women and show them …

Etched over the main entrance of the post office in New York City are the following words of the U.S. Postal Service creed: “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.”

Can Joe Biden make the Taliban great again? Apparently former Pennsylvania state Sen. Scott Wagner, whose district included York County, thinks so. Republican Wagner’s been busy putting up 15 billboards featuring Joe Biden in military gear alongside the message ‘Making the Taliban Great Agai…

COVID-19’s final victim may be the United States of America. Is this the ultimate goal? This is the most political virus in history and it may end up eroding our civil liberties, bankrupting our economy and destroying our nation. The Democratic Party has used this virus as a political tool f…