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Thomas L. Knapp


Political power is problem, not solution

By Thomas L. Knapp
| October 23, 2021

President Joe Biden wants the Occupational Safety & Health Administration to mandate COVID-19 vaccin...

Mike Walden


Is a wealth tax in the future?

By Mike Walden
| October 23, 2021

Trillions of dollars were added to the national debt during the COVID-19 pandemic as the federal gov...

Josh Stein


Keep an eye out for student loan scams

By Josh Stein
| October 22, 2021

The pandemic has disrupted all or parts of three academic years for students. Not surprisingly, ther...


Cancel drug patents when the public pays

By Corey Friedman
| October 21, 2021

Pope Francis is urging drugmakers to release their lucrative patents on coronavirus vaccines, allowi...

Ronald Fraser


NC’s do-it-yourself justice system

By Ronald Fraser
| October 21, 2021

When charged with a crime, do North Carolinians call upon fellow citizens, sitting as a jury, to dec...

Tom Campbell


Do we even want pre-pandemic work conditions?

By Tom Campbell
| October 21, 2021

Not since 1942, when women flooded into the workplace in support of the war effort, have we seen a w...

John Hood


Surge in violence merits response

By John Hood
| October 21, 2021

Are North Carolinians safer today than they were a decade ago? That depends on how you define the te...


Weekly devotional: Holy Spirit has 7-fold nature

October 22, 2021

Revelation 3:1 (ESV) “And to the angel of the church in Sardis write: ‘The words of him who has the ...

Lewis Bowling

Commentary | Back in the Day

Farmers knew where to get their smokes

By Lewis Bowling
| October 20, 2021

Farmers knew where to get their smokes The old store still stands. Right there, close to the house I...

Dave Lucy


Rein in Big Tech to help local small businesses

By Dave Lucey
| October 18, 2021

The House Judiciary Committee passed a bipartisan package of six antitrust bills targeting Big Tech ...

Commentary | Views and Reviews

Can’t seem to end my obsession with news

By Jean McCamy
| October 18, 2021

There are some people who manage to go through life blissfully ignoring the news, except for the mos...

Betty Joyce Nash


Science, not politics, protects threatened resources

By Betty Joyce Nash
| October 18, 2021

The political divide over global warming sometimes feels like the vax/anti-vax divide: science vs. p...

Gale Adcock


New kidney care bills needed to help dialysis patients

By Gale Adcock
| October 18, 2021

Getting to know my patients and learning about their lives has always been one of the highlights of ...

D.G. Martin


October hurricane on the Outer Banks

By D.G. Martin
| October 18, 2021

It is October on the Outer Banks. A late hurricane is threatening to wash away the beaches and blow ...

John Hood


Mortgage discrimination claims are bunk

By John Hood
| October 18, 2021

A few weeks ago, the Associated Press and a nonprofit journalism outfit called The Markup released a...

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