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Roy Cooper: Shot at $1 million also means defeating pandemic for good

By Roy Cooper Hugging our friends. Cheering on our local sports team in person. Eating indoors at our favorite restaurant after months of take-out. We’re ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 12:00 am

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Gary Pearce: What can UK’s Boris Johnson teach American Democrats?

By Gary Pearce To many Americans, especially Democrats, Boris Johnson is a clownish British version of former President Trump. But Democrats might take a page ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 12:00 am

Opinion

Sharon Randall column: Fears, past and future

By Sharon Randall On June 15, I stood on our patio in Carmel Valley, California, looking east where once again, the sun had somehow managed ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Tuesday, June 22, 2021 12:00 am

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Guest columnist: State tax cuts needed after citizens told to sacrifice

By Ray Nothstine In the name of safety and at times part political theater, North Carolinians spent over a year following stringent emergency orders because ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Tuesday, June 22, 2021 12:00 am

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Nalini Joseph: Will we forget lessons of 2020?

By Nalini Joseph I talk with someone almost every week about the angst, pain, frustrations and inconveniences of 2020. In June of last year, many ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, June 20, 2021 12:00 am

Columnists

My Turn, Justin Tipton: Push back against anti-union propaganda

By Justin Tipton I find it extremely concerning that U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx and state Sen. Carl Ford are urgently pushing one sided, anti-union propaganda. ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, June 20, 2021 12:00 am

Guest columns

Kenneth L. Hardin: Yes, this is America

By Kenneth L. Hardin People denounce critical race theory without truly understanding what it involves.  They see the word “race” and immediately panic and allow ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, June 20, 2021 12:00 am

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My Turn, Steve Fisher: Mr. Paul’s recipe for life

By Steve Fisher For over half a century I had the opportunity to observe the daily habits of a highly effective leader — my dad ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, June 20, 2021 12:00 am

Local

Quotes of the week

“There’s still a lot of cowboys on the East Coast.” — Allen Livengood, at the latest Cleveland Rodeo in the arena off Redmon Road   ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Friday, June 18, 2021 12:00 am

Guest columns

Steven V. Roberts: The ghost haunting the Capitol

As the Senate returns to work and faces a fistful of thorny issues — from upgrading infrastructure to upholding voting rights — the ghost of ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Friday, June 18, 2021 12:00 am

Guest columns

Byron York: Democrats trapped in progressive echo chamber

The reason Democrats in Washington are increasingly frustrated is because their legislative ambitions far outstrip their congressional majorities. They have no majority at all in ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Friday, June 18, 2021 12:00 am

Columnists

My Turn, Bill Graham: North Carolina’s future relies on smart infrastructure

By Bill Graham North Carolina is fortunate to be experiencing rapid growth—in our communities, in our economy, and in the number of jobs we are ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Thursday, June 17, 2021 12:00 am

Letters

Letter: Call ‘election integrity’ out for what it is

“The facts ma’am just the facts,” “the truth and nothing but the truth” and “you shall know the truth and the truth shall make you ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Thursday, June 17, 2021 12:00 am

Columnists

Gary Pearce: Will history provide lessons for 2022 Senate race?

By Gary Pearce Can a Democrat win the race for U.S. Senate in North Carolina next year? History isn’t encouraging. Since the two-party era began ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:00 am

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Carl Ford and Virginia Foxx: Union coercion threatens hardworking North Carolinians

By Carl Ford and Virginia Foxx If you ask Democrats what led to the rise of the middle class, they will credit the labor unions. ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:00 am

Columnists

Sharon Randall: Celebrate special dads on Father’s Day

By Sharon Randall Who’s the first person on your list for Father’s Day cards? Recently, I took a mental list of six names into a ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 12:00 am

Opinion

Hood column: Users should pay for highways

By John Hood As a fiscal conservative who thinks government is generally too large and taxes too high, I am grateful for the gas tax. ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 12:00 am

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My Turn, Jeff Sharp: Consider other scenario for ‘Green New Deal’

By Jeff Sharp Nalini Joseph on Sunday, June 6 presented her view of the “diabolical” “real intent” of HR109, a resolution named “Recognizing the duty ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, June 13, 2021 12:22 am

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My turn, Tony Watlington: Creating a bright future for Rowan-Salisbury students

By Tony Watlington Since I was sworn in as Rowan-Salisbury Schools’ superintendent this January, my priority has been listening to our students, teachers and families ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, June 13, 2021 12:20 am

Columnists

Kenneth L. Hardin: Salisbury, what’s going on?

“Mother, mother, there’s too many of you crying. Brother, brother, brother, there’s far too many of you dying. You know we’ve got to find a ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, June 13, 2021 12:17 am

Columnists

Nalini Joseph: Help children through Guardian ad Litem

By Nalini Joseph When you turn on the TV and the news flashes a story about someone who was arrested for drug possession or a ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, June 13, 2021 12:00 am

Columnists

Clyde: Think before you throw

By Clyde Is it worth it? Just look in your wastebasket. “If I rejoiced because my wealth was great and because mine hand had gotten ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, June 13, 2021 12:00 am

Columnists

Cal Thomas: In pursuit of wisdom

By Cal Thomas In an era of political correctness, virtue signaling and wokeness, wisdom is in such short supply that when discovered it stands out ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, June 13, 2021 12:00 am

Guest columns

Byron York: Filibuster frustration boils over

New presidents have only so long to get big legislative initiatives done. It’s already June, and the clock is ticking for President Joe Biden. Big ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Friday, June 11, 2021 12:00 am

Local

Quotes of the week

“A solar farm is not what you want to see in an area that is historically designed for tourism.” — Vivian Hopkins, vice president of ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Friday, June 11, 2021 12:00 am

Guest columns

Steve V. Roberts: Ensuring the common good

Houston Methodist Hospital set a deadline this week for its 26,000 employees: Get vaccinated against the coronavirus, or lose your job. Almost everyone complied, except ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Friday, June 11, 2021 12:00 am

Columnists

Guest columnist: Political correctness takes aim at bird names, cows

By John Trump I’d like to address the “woke” movement, or whatever people are calling it. I’m not speaking of racism, or sexism or gender ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Thursday, June 10, 2021 12:00 am

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John Hood: Carolinians remain fiscal conservatives

By John Hood RALEIGH — North Carolinians are closely divided when it comes to party preference. Our state has long been one of America’s key ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 12:00 am

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