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Wherever you are these days, it’s hard to think about anything but coronavirus, COVID-19, social distancing and stay at home orders. But here’s a diversion of sorts for you. Do you … more
Over the past two weeks, Gov. Roy Cooper and local officials have imposed a regulatory regime of increasing severity on North Carolinians. Their stated goal is to slow the spread of COVID-19 so the … more
The last few weeks have felt like an “out of body experience.” We are all experiencing an unknown threat. Like any threat, we resort to “fight or flight.” Fight, we know how to do, or shall I … more
How does a spending bill become a 1,100-page novel? Well, Washington Democrats are again showing their true colors. They are using old tried and true measures to pull the wool over our eyes and add … more
“Smart people don’t get bored,” my friend announced when I told her that a lot of people were getting bored from the home-confinement imposed by the ongoing pandemic. “Smart people can … more
The COVID-19 outbreak has already taken lives, disrupted families and communities, and inflicted significant damage to our economy. Will it also inflict significant damage to the core institutions of … more
Several weeks of constant bad news about the economy in 2008 finally caught my attention enough to realize that news was going to affect everyone. At that point, I began to worry. For several … more
Bernie Sanders is going to win the upcoming election for the Democrats. Does that sound like crazy talk? In light of Sanders’ recent crushing defeats on the primary campaign trail, maybe it … more
March is Women’s History Month, when cultural institutions typically focus on highlighting the contributions of women. This year, with the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment giving U.S. women … more
Dr. Lisa Wilson made an interesting report during a talk she gave to the Roxboro Rotary Club last week. COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, has killed (at that time) about 6,000 … more
If you draw your information about current events only from politicians, news outlets, and social-media influencers that share your worldview, you will be poorly informed. If you act on that … more
I am a conservative who seeks to expand freedom and limit government. In most circumstances, there is an inverse relationship between the two. When government grows in size and scope, it must either … more
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