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Rob Schofield: Trump shooting should be a wake-up call

By Rob Schofield As with all such horrific acts of political violence throughout American history, this past weekend’s attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Thursday, July 18, 2024 12:00 am

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Cal Thomas: Tone down the rhetoric

By Cal Thomas “We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Thursday, July 18, 2024 12:00 am

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Dear Neighbor: Duane Galloway: Lady Whistledown visits North Carolina

By Duane Galloway Dear Neighbor, Since the early cave drawings, humans have used storytelling as a way to caution and instruct. I have recently enjoyed ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Thursday, July 18, 2024 12:00 am

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John Hood: Shooting should shock the conscience

By John Hood RALEIGH — Enough. The attempted assassination of Donald Trump, a despicable and indefensible act that came within a whisker of success, should ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Tuesday, July 16, 2024 12:00 am

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Kenneth L. Hardin: Politicians should stop shooting…their mouths off

By Kenneth L. Hardin You can’t create an atmosphere of violence with continual hate-filled rhetoric and then expect people to not act accordingly. You can’t ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Tuesday, July 16, 2024 12:00 am

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My Turn: Ted W. Goins Jr.: Senior care and the death of common sense

By Ted W. Goins Jr. Our federal government has lost common sense by adopting the same staffing requirement in every nursing home in the United ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Tuesday, July 16, 2024 12:00 am

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Kenneth L. Hardin: Salisbury’s main post office needs Mickey Mouse

By Kenneth L. Hardin Back in the mid 2000s, I had the opportunity to be trained in the Disney customer service model and eventually became ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Monday, July 15, 2024 12:00 am

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Clyde: The best kept secret of Rowan County…

By Clyde Shhh! Don’t tell anyone, but we gave the first call for an indissoluble union before anyone else. We are not listed in the ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, July 14, 2024 12:00 am

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Brad Rhodes: Maximizing your savings and investments

By Brad Rhodes Planning for retirement is one of the most crucial financial endeavors you will undertake in your lifetime. With the right strategies, you ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, July 14, 2024 12:00 am

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Kathryn Jean Lopez: The power of ‘Possum Trot’

By Kathryn Jean Lopez “The whole town. The whole town wants kids now!” The caseworker with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services was ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, July 14, 2024 12:00 am

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D.G. Martin: Where the Revolutionary War was won

By D.G. Martin Last week, we celebrated the anniversary of the July 4, 1776, Declaration of Independence. This declaration, important as it was and is, ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Thursday, July 11, 2024 12:00 am

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Lib Campbell: The elephant in the room

By Lib Campbell Everybody who watched the presidential debate last Thursday saw Joe Biden stumble and mumble. He looked like he had the flu or ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Thursday, July 11, 2024 12:00 am

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Dear Neighbor: Kim Porter: Perception

By Kim Porter Dear Neighbor, Have you ever perceived something and it was totally erroneous? You observed a “happening,” figured it out, made a decision ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Thursday, July 11, 2024 12:00 am

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D.G. Martin: When to step down

By D.G. Martin My father had been president of Davidson College for almost 10 years when at age 58 he learned that he was afflicted ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Tuesday, July 9, 2024 12:00 am

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Dr. Mike Walden: Have cities reached their peak?

Dr. Mike Walden I grew up in a rural region outside of Cincinnati in the 1950s and early ’60s. Our home was around the corner ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Tuesday, July 9, 2024 12:00 am

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My Turn: Michael S. Young: When a pilot program isn’t

By Michael S. Young The city of Salisbury is playing fast and loose with the term “pilot program” to institutionalize change in perpetuity. This has ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Tuesday, July 9, 2024 12:00 am

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Kenneth L. Hardin: Rude comments have no consequences for some

By Kenneth L. Hardin It must be nice to be able to utter thoughtless and ignorant remarks and not worry about whether the receiver will ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, July 7, 2024 12:00 am

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Brad Rhodes: The power of compound interest

By Brad Rhodes Albert Einstein once said “Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it. He who doesn’t, ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, July 7, 2024 12:00 am

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John Hood: North Carolina should clarify voting rights

By John Hood North Carolina voters will be asked this fall to remove a troubling ambiguity in the state constitution. An overwhelming, bipartisan majority of ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, July 7, 2024 12:00 am

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Letters to the editor: July 7

Abortion laws Why do some conservative politicians continue to blame women for abortions? They are working against the Pro-Life movement. I and many women can ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, July 7, 2024 12:00 am

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Elisabeth Strillacci: Freedom is more rare and harder to achieve than you think

By Elisabeth Strillacci Over more than 35 years of journalism, especially since my beat for more than 25 of those years was cops and courts, ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, July 7, 2024 12:00 am

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Lib Campbell: A tisket, a tasket

By Lib Campbell “A tisket, a tasket, a green and yellow basket. I wrote a letter to my love and on the way, I lost ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Wednesday, July 3, 2024 12:00 am

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Dear Neighbor: Kim Porter: Words

By Kim Porter Dear Neighbor, Words mean a lot to me. You can do so much with them. You can rearrange them, select them, force ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Wednesday, July 3, 2024 12:00 am

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Dr. Mary Ann Wolf: Strengthening the educator pipeline through programs like NC teaching fellows 

By Dr. Mary Ann Wolf This year, my youngest child, Andrew, graduated from high school. And, yes, I am feeling all of the pride and ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Tuesday, July 2, 2024 12:00 am

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Renee C. Scheidt: Joe’s getting the job done

By Renee C. Scheidt “I know how to do this job. I know how to get things done,” Biden shouted in Raleigh on Friday following ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Tuesday, July 2, 2024 12:00 am

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Letters to the editor — July 2

Trump’s lies still matter Rowan County Democratic Party believes in being honest and transparent. As RCDP chair, this is my response to the presidential debate ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Tuesday, July 2, 2024 12:00 am

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John Hood: GOP ahead on key issues

By John Hood A little over a year ago, I penned a column using polling data to explore why North Carolinians appeared to favor Republicans ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, June 30, 2024 12:00 am

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Gene Lyons: Put the phones away

By Gene Lyons As far as I’m concerned, they can’t put warning labels on social media websites soon enough. Indeed, I’d go a lot further. ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, June 30, 2024 12:00 am

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