Apologize Sincerely, My Mom Told MeAugust 13, 2013 at 4:59 am
Apologize, my mom told me. When you hurt somebody’s feelings, she said, apologize, even if they misunderstood or even if you didn’t mean it the way they took it.
Julius Chambers — Gratitude and MemoriesAugust 6, 2013 at 5:47 am
The death of Charlotte civil rights lawyer Julius Chambers gives us the opportunity and the responsibility to reflect upon his importance as a public figure.
Egypt, Nazi Germany, and North CarolinaJuly 30, 2013 at 5:09 am
“What are the odds that Moral Monday protests or the like will deter North Carolina’s new right-wing politics?” asks Peirce.
Losing The Best LobbyistJuly 23, 2013 at 5:21 am
When Zeb Alley died earlier this month, lots of people in North Carolina thought they had lost one of their best friends.
If Not Moral Mondays, What?July 16, 2013 at 5:11 am
A friend was asking me what he could do to stop what the New York Times called last week a “demolition derby” in the state legislature.
NostalgiaJuly 12, 2013 at 11:54 am
I picked up The New York Times the other day and found these words in the first paragraph of a front page story in one of the paper’s sections.
Can Tillis Duplicate Holshouser’s Singular Victory?July 9, 2013 at 5:56 am
When former Gov. James Holshouser died last month, many North Carolinians of all political persuasions remembered with gratitude his example of leadership…
July 4th and the “Revolutionary Summer”July 2, 2013 at 5:48 am
In the early summer of 1776 in Philadelphia, where our founders were waxing eloquently about their newly declared independence from Great Britain, modern day…
Gettysburg And Other TransformationsJune 25, 2013 at 4:46 am
Next week Americans will be remembering the 150th anniversary of a defining moment in our country’s history, the Civil War battle at Gettysburg.
Germanized English and NC Environment IssuesJune 18, 2013 at 5:10 am
What does the German language have to do with one of the most contentious environmental issues facing North Carolinians?