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No, no, no. No! That’s my response to the latest trial balloon floated by the White House to join with Silicon Valley on a creepy program monitoring Americans’ “neurobehavioral signs” to … more
For whatever reason, my father was fascinated with hurricanes and the tracking of hurricanes. When dad was alive, I never had to worry about tracking a hurricane because I knew he had it covered, … more
The left-wing media is having a field day distorting acting U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Ken Cuccinelli’s comments regarding the famous poem emblazoned on the base of the … more
RALEIGH — The latest ratings of highway systems are out — and for North Carolina, the news is mixed. In general cost-effectiveness, our state’s roads and bridges rank a bit better than average. … more
John Paul Wright, professor at University of Cincinnati, and Matthew DeLisi professor at Iowa State University have penned a powerful article titled “What Criminologists Don’t Say, and Why,” in … more
editor’s note: I wrote this poem, equating racism to hate. At its base level, racism is hate. The hate I see is racism past and present that I’ve witnessed or learned about. The hate I feel, is … more
Nothing is more important in education than children learning to read. It is the foundation upon which all learning is built, however North Carolina’s success rate in helping children master … more
RALEIGH — When State Treasurer Dale Folwell took office in early 2017, he found North Carolina’s state health plan to be in even worse shape than he originally thought. Costs were soaring. The … more
Campaign season brings out so many utterly ignorant statements. These seem to be New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s stock in trade. Her most recent was a fallacy-filled Instagram … more
The bulk of those in my high school group of friends are a year older than I am. Recently, our group text thread was a robust conversation about whether they should attend their 20-year high school … more
The late historian and political philosopher Harry V. Jaffa noted the significance that the preamble to our Constitution concludes with the words “secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and … more
After a long hot summer, I must say my old, tired bones have been watching the calendar pretty closely lately. While I may struggle to feel it when I step outside to load that lawn mower on a … more
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