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?
The Risk of Doing NothingJune 11, 2013 at 4:39 am
Action and commitment will make the Moral Monday effort harder for the McCrorys and Goolsbys to ignore or deride.
A New Book Reminds Us To Say Thank YouJune 4, 2013 at 5:00 am
According to Rick Atkinson’s new book, “The Guns at Last Light: The War in Europe, 1944-1945,” currently Number One on the New York Times Non-Fiction Best Seller list.
The Charlotte Hornets — And An Enemy General EverywhereMay 28, 2013 at 12:03 am
What enemy general who fought in North Carolina is most memorialized here? Here is a hint. The Charlotte pro basketball team is taking back the Hornets name.