UNC Fraud Report To Be Released Wednesday
By The Commentators
  • The 1/4 Cent Sales Tax

    September 25, 2011 at 9:40 pm

    When Orange County created its Economic Development Districts in the early 1990’s, the purpose was to designate non-residential zones that would serve “for the next fifty years.” The districts were created along interstate highways to benefit from obvious transportation advantages. Orange County, with its support for quality education and environmental awareness, provides a great place […]

  • God Save us from the Biblical Marriage Ideal

    September 19, 2011 at 9:07 pm

    Gay marriage a deviation from the biblical ideal? Really? Read the Bible. The biblical ideal of marriage is one man, lots of wives, concubines, bride prices and arranged marriages. Is this what we are defending? If our society’s ideas of marriage have changed, why are some so intent on returning to the past? The past […]

  • It's Not Obdurate Stupidity (Response to "Common Science")

    September 12, 2011 at 2:56 am

    This T.W.O. Cents Column is in response to“It’s a Theory That’s Out There” – from Common Science, by Jeff Danner. You ask what people, and especially politicians, mean when they say “no” to science, and particularly evolution. I believe it is because people compartmentalize their understanding. Science is perceived to be the first step toward engineering, […]

  • True Community in a Transient Town

    September 6, 2011 at 2:24 pm

    Though I’ve been in the Chapel Hill area for over 25 years, I only began getting involved in the community a few years ago when I attended “Leadership Chapel Hill” through the Chamber of Commerce. I thoroughly enjoyed that class, learned a ton, and met lots of wonderful people. From there I plugged into the […]

  • "I Applaud Chancellor Thorp"

    August 24, 2011 at 9:24 pm

    There are a lot of us folks who applaud the Chancellor for putting institution above any sport. I am a season ticket holder and a twenty-five year Ram but I do not want to see Carolina become a football factory. Our b-ball program makes it clear that excellence and graduating the kids can go together. […]

  • Deems May reply to Dr. Harmon

    August 18, 2011 at 8:59 pm

    Dear Dr. Harmon, Your August 12 opinion published by Chapelboro.com in response to my feelings of Coach Davis’ firing, indicated that my letter “could not have hit further from the intended mark.” I must respectfully disagree by saying that if my letter elicited  combative responses from you and Mr. Chansky of Chapelboro fame, then the […]

  • Another T.W.O Cents Response to: "A Letter to Deems May"

    August 15, 2011 at 9:33 pm

    This T.W.O. Cents column is in response to “A Letter to Deems May.” Dear Dr. Harmon:   You first make the argument that “Reasonable People” care about the University and not what Deems does or who he is. By making that argument that way, you assume that anyone that has a different point of view must […]

  • In Response to "A Letter to Deems May"

    August 14, 2011 at 11:33 pm

    I, too, am a graduate of UNC. I find Dr. Harmon’s letter to Deems May interesting, at best, and honestly he makes a couple of legitimate points. My question to the good Dr. would be why he fails to mention that Butch Davis, as far as I know, was mentioned nowhere in the NCAA findings? […]

  • A Letter to Deems May

    August 12, 2011 at 9:05 pm

    Dear Deems,   Your August 01 letter published by InsideCarolina.com could not have been further from the intended mark. The subject should have been the University of North Carolina, but it was Deems May.   Your letter included the pronouns “I” 37 times, “my” 11 times and “me” 7 times, for a total of 55 self-references […]

  • Don't Drive Angry

    August 9, 2011 at 7:50 pm

    When I first moved to Carrboro in 2003 I was so impressed by this community’s patience and decorum on the roads.  Having moved from Washington DC, where I was born and raised, I was accustomed to a far more aggressive scene.  I was used to seeing things like: people leaning on their horns, screaming out […]