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Re: “Three sentenced in drug conspiracy,” news story, Dec. 15: I continue to be encouraged when reading about the three people recently sentenced on federal drug charges. Hopefully there will … more
A few weeks ago while going to Nahunta, I saw a couple of Wayne County sheriff’s deputies guarding inmates who were cleaning up the roadside trash along one of the secondary roads. As I had just … more
The problem our country has is too many do-nothing Democrats in the House. It’s our fault; we elected them. There are people who were working for no pay during the government shutdown and then … more
I am fed up with hearing from Joe Scarborough and other Republicans saying what a great president Ronald Reagan was. In my view, Reagan was the worst thing that could happen to the American working … more
Re: “Who are America’s true traitors?” by Mark Levin, Friday: Jan. 25 was the morning your letter appeared attacking Deborah Baro. I could not be more elated, as it is the same date of the … more
One week ago, 376 Central American migrants, mostly youth and children, dug several tunnels under the wall in Arizona, entered the United States and surrendered to border authorities. How many drones … more
Let us consider the Large Hadron Collider, the largest, most complex and expensive scientific instrument ever constructed on this earth. It is drilled through rock 330 feet beneath the surface in … more
Re: “If House impeaches Trump, Senate won’t convict,” by Carl Hinson, Saturday: Surprise, I agree. For now, anyway. Truly if the votes to impeach Trump were held today, then the Senate would … more
When I was living in my hometown of Brevard years ago, I had a ball in my high school days. This is a true story. We had to take home economics as part of our studies in order to graduate. The … more
Well, folks, I was going to focus my writing on just art matters. However, after listening again to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Street Sweeper” speech, I’m inclined to combine the … more
Re: “Trump’s treason demands resignation or impeachment,” by Deborah A. Baro, Wednesday: Oh, what a difference one written line can make when a person infers all facts in a dissertation, … more
The League of Women Voters of North Carolina is concerned about a recent decision to relocate the pressroom from the first floor of the General Assembly building in Raleigh to a much smaller space in … more
The current political harsh and often vitriolic rhetoric that has reached heights that may well be unprecedented. Although there have always been differences between the two major political parties, … more
Re: “Trump’s treason demands resignation or impeachment” by Deborah A. Baro, Wednesday: Welcome, Deborah Baro, to America’s favorite new television game show, “Name That … more
The new party within our government, and those who support it, have taken measures to erase the history and heritage of white, Southern Christians whose ancestors fought in the Confederacy during our … more
Trump’s relations with Russia and North Korea are completely normal given what passes for Trumpian reality. His idea of what’s real is whatever comes out of his mouth, anywhere, anytime. Trump, … more
North Carolina’s misdemeanor confinement program is clearly in violation of the Eighth Amendment prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment. When you go on the N.C. Department of Public Safety … more
If Dr. King were here today What do you think he’d have to say? He’d say: I left with all of you my dreams Of working together for equality The way that God intended things to … more
My name is Hannah Zimmers and I am a 17-year-old home-schooled student. On Jan. 7, an article was published in your paper entitled “Restoration of Faith in Public Schools.” In this article, the … more
A lot of people have been talking about the border wall between Mexico and the United States. I think this would be a very good idea. I don’t think we should have open borders. It is too dangerous! … more
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