Post Opinion, Author at Salisbury Post

Guest columns

Whitey Harwood’s From the Wood Shed: Does anybody really know what time it is?

“Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is” was a No. 7 song for Chicago in 1970, and it is still played quite a bit ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, October 2, 2022 12:00 am

Brincefield Cartoons

Mook’s Place: Chicken Little

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by Post Opinion, Sunday, October 2, 2022 12:00 am

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Kenneth L. Hardin: Black parents still need to give police survival talk

Last week, I read about a Tennessee school resource officer dragging a teenage Black kid by his hair down a set of high school bleachers. ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, October 2, 2022 12:00 am

Guest columns

Sharon Randall: Queen for a day

Every woman, at least once in her life, ought to be Queen for a Day. My sister Bobbie waited 80 years for her turn. It ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Thursday, September 29, 2022 12:00 am

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DG Martin: North Carolina’s connections to earlier Queen Elizabeth, King Charles

We watched the great and solemn events in Britain but heard not a mention of North Carolina’s important connections to the royal family, to Elizabeth ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Tuesday, September 27, 2022 12:00 am

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Kenneth L. Hardin: I’ve earned this tired old man rant

I’m getting close to the six decades mark and I accept that I have more years behind me than in front.  I don’t waste precious ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, September 25, 2022 12:00 am

Clyde

Clyde: They are few and far between

“Tis the song, the sigh of the weary: Hard times come again no more” written by Stephen Foster in 1855, 10 years before the war. ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, September 25, 2022 12:00 am

Brincefield Cartoons

Mook’s Place: Flag

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by Post Opinion, Sunday, September 25, 2022 12:00 am

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My Turn, Richard Nash Creel: Bailout for student loans will pile more debt on US

Bailout for student loans? I recently read an article in the Post about this, and had previously seen Ada Fisher’s criticism of the idea. There clearly ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, September 25, 2022 12:00 am

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Whitey Harwood’s From the Wood Shed: It’s all in the movies

Here goes a quote from Aphra Behn: “The perfect tranquility of life, which is nowhere to be found but in retreat, in a faithful friend ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, September 25, 2022 12:00 am

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Sharon Randall: The family reserve

Tomorrow, Lord willing (as my grandad would say) and if the creek don’t rise (as my grandmother would add) I will fly all day to ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Thursday, September 22, 2022 12:00 am

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DG Martin: North Carolina and Alaska connections

Does Alaska have a political message for North Carolina? Not a chance, you say. It’s too far away to have any connection to us. But ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Tuesday, September 20, 2022 12:00 am

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My Turn, Rodney Cress: Flag rejection is shameful

To those unpatriotic committee members of the Bell Tower Park who voted not to display an American flag at the new Blanche and Julian Robertson ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, September 18, 2022 12:00 am

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Larry Efird: It’s all about the queue — and the queen

“When a man grows tired of London, he is tired of life…” — Samuel Johnson Last May, a group of friends with whom I attended ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, September 18, 2022 12:00 am

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Kenneth L. Hardin: An offer of glue for city’s gun violence crisis

I’m an animal lover, so I hesitate to beat a dead horse on the crime and gun violence crisis in this little historic slice of ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, September 18, 2022 12:00 am

Brincefield Cartoons

Mook’s Place: Sticker shock

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by Post Opinion, Sunday, September 18, 2022 12:00 am

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My Turn, Roger Barbee: Nothing good can come from ‘grilling’ of general

“Former President Donald Trump’s allies in Congress are planning to use congressional investigations to put the spotlight on one of his most prominent critics — ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, September 18, 2022 12:00 am

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Sharon Randall: True vision

What’s your earliest memory, the first thing you recall seeing and have never forgotten? I was a baby, crying in my crib, all alone in ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Thursday, September 15, 2022 12:00 am

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Ada Fisher: Long lived the queen 

When Queen Elizabeth II, Elizabeth Alexandra Mary from the House of Windsor, died on Sept. 8, 2022 at the age of 96 after a successful ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Thursday, September 15, 2022 12:00 am

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Rosemary Haskell: Queen’s gift to her people was modeling the nation’s best self  

By Rosemary Haskell The death of Queen Elizabeth II encourages me to consider the interesting topic of Great Britain, a country I left more than ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Thursday, September 15, 2022 12:00 am

Guest columns

Alex Jones: Two visions for North Carolina

An archetype of North Carolina’s economic lifeblood has contained, at various points, the following scenes: the rustic horror of a plantation slave labor camp; the ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Tuesday, September 13, 2022 12:00 am

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DG Martin: Can’t stop UNC’s move to Raleigh

Too late. It has already been done. The Spangler building that served as headquarters of the UNC system is dark and empty for the first ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Tuesday, September 13, 2022 12:00 am

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Kenneth L. Hardin: Questionable expertise not needed on gun violence

The gun violence that has engulfed this City for decades brings out the worst in people.  I’m not only referring to those who create deadly ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, September 11, 2022 12:00 am

Opinion

Tom Nelson: The other September day of infamy 

Most adults in this country who are alive today remember Sept. 11, 2001. No one alive today remembers Sept. 16, 1920. It is the other ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, September 11, 2022 12:00 am

Brincefield Cartoons

Mook’s Place: Cyberattack

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by Post Opinion, Sunday, September 11, 2022 12:00 am

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Sharon Randall: Keeping connected

Of all the emails I read today, one made me especially glad for electronic communication. I know what you may be thinking: An email is ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Thursday, September 8, 2022 12:00 am

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Larry Efird: Off to school — and to the world

I recently helped our daughter move to Washington, D.C., to embark on a new journey in her life.  Even though she’s a grown woman, I still ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Tuesday, September 6, 2022 12:00 am

Clyde

Clyde: Keep a cardboard box or two around

A good cardboard box is hard to find. The kind just right to put a chicken or a guinea hen in. You can poke holes ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, September 4, 2022 12:00 am

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