The Minotaur and today’s politics

The Minotaur and today’s politics

Do you think that the Greek legendary half-bull, half-man called the Minotaur could help us understand what is going on in American politics this year...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Freedom rises in North Carolina

Freedom rises in North Carolina

RALEIGH — The latest report card about freedom is out — and North Carolina shows progress in several areas. But some of our grades are sti...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


OUR VIEW: Districting process must change to end gerrymandering

OUR VIEW: Districting process must change to end gerrymandering

Gerrymandering has been going on for so long in American politics that it is treated as a tool of the trade.The Republican-controlled General Assembly...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Teacher pay ideas get test

Teacher pay ideas get test

RALEIGH — Try something new? I’m all for it. But whether you are talking about changing your diet, changing your career, or changing your ...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Putting our veterans first

Putting our veterans first

If you go to the movies this summer, there’s a good chance you’ll be watching one of many superheroes. America loves a superhero — s...

August 5th, 2016 |  


Chang and Eng: Chapter two

Chang and Eng: Chapter two

Sometimes a simple newspaper column can take its writer to surprising places.For instance, after my column on the Siamese Twins was published last mon...

August 5th, 2016 |  


LETTER: Are parents concerned about the bathroom?

To the editor:The gay and lesbian has a right to live whatever life they want. But the people in Charlotte say I have no right to say I don’t wa...

July 26th, 2016 |  


LETTER: Day of voting doesn’t matter

LETTER: Day of voting doesn’t matter

To the editor:This is in reference to an article in the Thursday, July 21 Daily Journal about the early voting schedule.In the story, Chairman (A.B.) ...

July 26th, 2016 |  


LETTER: Should Christians agree with Billy Graham?

LETTER: Should Christians agree with Billy Graham?

To the editor:Should Christians agree with the views of evangelist William Franklin Graham Jr.? Billy Graham was born on Nov. 7, 1918. He eventually p...

July 26th, 2016 |  


LETTER: It’s time for ‘Ashton Locklear Day’

LETTER: It’s time for ‘Ashton Locklear Day’

To the editor:Richmond County — I think it’s time for “Ashton Locklear Day” to celebrate her achievements (and a key to the ci...

July 26th, 2016 |