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On Wednesday, my seventh-grade daughter called me from school asking for a change of clothes. As a parent, I was concerned and was then informed by my daughter — not the school — that she had broken the dress code. When I arrived at … more
The Battle of Tours (732), the Siege of Vienna (1683) and the naval Battle of Lepanto (1571) are all times that the Christian kings and nations of Europe have stopped invading Islamic armies from conquering and plundering Europe. Now a modern … more
Democrats should stop whining and work across the aisle Re: “Dismissing the ‘snowflakes’ could lead to an avalanche,” Tuesday: I abhor using passages in the Bible to promote one’s point, but since you do use them, … more
With regards to Monday’s letter, “Free will: Our opportunities, choices, and actions,” there is a big difference between having opportunity and deciding not to act and being systematically excluded from opportunity altogether. … more
From a story in The Wilson Times, it seems that some students lost control and resorted to fighting in the Hackney Library at Barton College. Contrast such behavior with the peaceful atmosphere at Atlantic Christian College from … more
Re: “Snowflakes, Trump critics, censors and paid protesters,” Friday: Mr. Tozzi has nailed it, from the perspectives of current events and history. The Democratic National Committee leaning so far left that it approaches dictatorship, … more
Re: “Snowflakes, Trump critics, censors and paid protesters,” Friday: Insults aren’t new in political discussions, though they seldom promote mutual understanding. One insult currently being used by those on the right is to call … more
Free will: Our opportunities, choices and actions Everyone has opportunities available to them. The opportunities available to the poor may be different than those available to the middle income and even the upper income or the wealthy. An … more
The Kellyanne Conway types are now the “liars club.” Attorney General Jeff Sessions caught the Trump lying disease, saying crime is on the rise. Since 2007, it has decreased about 20 percent, except in a few urban situations. Trending … more
Reading the April 17 paper, I noticed that a few “Snowflakes” held a protest in Raleigh. One retired schoolteacher said that President Trump’s refusal to release his tax returns indicates he is not trustworthy. Rumor has it that … more
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