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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

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

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

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

Columnists

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

Columnists

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

Columnists

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

Columnists

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

Columnists

Ada Fisher: Trump was not always wrong

By Ada Fisher Love him or hate him, President Donald John Trump’s administration from 2016-2020 was one littered with achievements that Trump detractor suppression efforts ... Read more

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

Opinion

Other voices: Coach K’s legacy

Of all the commercials that have made cheeky pitches for light beer over the years, this one is a classic: A man hitches a limo ... Read more

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

Columnists

My Turn, Jayson James: Where’s the love for South Rowan?

By Jayson James As a current sports journalist, we are taught to create and give an even amount of publicity to every sports team at ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 12:00 am

Columnists

My Turn, Michael Chapman: Is Budd’s staff accurately describing his opinion?

By Michael Chapman Memorial Day has come and gone, and I would like to thank everyone who made our Memorial Day events a success. There ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 12:00 am

Columnists

Cal Thomas: The ‘Can’t Do’ narrative continues

By Cal Thomas President Biden has pledged to “help narrow the racial wealth gap and reinvest in communities that have been left behind by failed ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, June 6, 2021 12:00 am

Columnists

My Turn, Carol Pomeroy: Accountability, transparency, equity needed in policing

By Carol Pomeroy A number of years ago I received a speeding ticket. I deserved it.  I was upset when I saw the flashing lights ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, June 6, 2021 12:00 am

Columnists

Nalini Jospeh: What’s the real intent of Green New Deal?

By Nalini Joseph The Earth and our environment have always been near and dear to my heart. Perhaps it’s because I grew up in the ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, June 6, 2021 12:00 am

Columnists

My Turn, Le’Andre Blakeney: Take a second look at criminal justice system

By Le’Andre Blakeney George Floyd. Breonna Taylor. Ahumad Aubrey. Michael Brown. Dominique Fells. Trayvon Martin. Sandra Bland. Eric Garner. Elijah McClain. Andrew Brown. Now say ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, June 6, 2021 12:00 am

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