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Tax system remains progressive

RALEIGH — If you think very rich people pay a lower share of their income in taxes than you do, you are very likely to vote for Democrats. You are also very likely to be wrong. Although special …

How long will we continue to argue about school governance?

The recent skirmish between the State Board of Education and Superintendent for Public Instruction is yet another reminder of the longstanding debate about just who is in charge of public education …

Katiedid vs. ... fear kicks in

“Ooh, a bride! Look, Mama! She’s so beautiful.” I turned around to see what my 3-year-old was talking about. We were shopping in Ross, so I expected that she was referring to a mannequin in …

Will the Supreme Court decide for education freedom?

The Supreme Court, in its new term, will hear a case that could remove a major barrier that stands between what our nation is today and what it can and should be. The case is Espinoza v. Montana …

We all are capitalists

After spending a few days in the mountains of North Carolina attending my oldest daughter’s wedding I have to admit getting back in the working groove has been really tough. I truly enjoyed my …

Intolerance in academia

If you need an accurate update on some of the madness at the nation’s institutions of higher learning, check out Minding the Campus, a nonprofit independent organization. John Leo, its editor in …
Letters to the editor

Councilman serves with integrity, honesty

To the editor: The city of Dunn municipal election is on Oct. 8 and early voting has already started! You have the opportunity to cast your vote for your city council representative. I want to …

This is government-controlled insurance

To the editor: From the time that the Affordable Care Act was passed until the present, North Carolina Republicans have broadcast their policy that the government should not control health …

Appreciates help from good Samaritans

To the editor: My friend, Carly, and I are writing you on our way home from Oak Island to Washington, D.C. On our way, we had some car trouble off of the highway and pulled off just in time for …

This is why there are ‘too many killings’

To the editor: I would like to respond to ‘Too Many Killings’ published in the Aug. 2 edition of The Daily Record. The caller asked why there are so many rampant killings nowadays. That is an …

Multiple-shot rifles need banning

To the editor: I am surprised that no politician has come up with a simple solution to the terrible mass slayings that are taking place in the United States. It is perhaps the NRA and its members …

Disagrees with column on charter schools

To the editor: I am writing in response to Tom Campbell’s recent article entitled “We Are Re-Segregating Our Schools.” On “NC SPIN’s” website, you display the famous quotation by …
Sound off
Sound off No tricks, just treats Why not take a walk with the Holy Ghost on Halloween? The treats will be greater when Jesus is there. Tweet, tweet I saw on Twitter where President Trump is calling …
Sound off Jesus is in control Go ahead and protest climate change all you want. People feel better protesting something but it isn’t going to do anything. Get to know the one who is in control of the …
Sound off ‘Playground for ignorance’ I am not directing this completely at the JCC employee who degraded her student for wearing a Trump shirt, but how dare you Democrats bully the youth for having an …
Sound off ‘Hard to come by, fast to go’ There’s a problem with a hospital trying to bill my wife for meds. I told the NP, doctors and nurse we ordered from Walgreens and Champ VA so do not order from …
Sound off The only climate change there is Some of these liberal news medias need to find Jesus, because Jesus is in control of the weather. If it’s a warm winter or hot winter, Jesus is in control. He is …
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