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Byron York: The great Democratic panic

President Joe Biden, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer have based the future of the entire Democratic agenda on a trick. ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Opinion.

Quotes of the week

“We’re excited about getting to 3-0 for the first time since 2017. It’s tough to be 3-0, and that was a goal. We had to ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Opinion.

Steven V. Roberts: What will Manchin do?

OK, Joe, it’s time to get serious. Are you really ready to protect our political system or not? Joe Manchin of West Virginia, the Senate’s ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Some ways to stop all the killings

Michael Rashad Payne, 29, was shot and later on died recently near Livingstone College. Around that same time, Gary Lowe, 39, was murdered on Carpenters ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Biden riding bike at beach while nation burns

While Rome burned, Nero, allegedly, played his fiddle. I don’t know if Joe has a fiddle, but he does like to ride bicycles at his ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Board of Education interviews a joke

I was amazed at the way the Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education interview process was handled for the recently vacant seat of Mrs. Cox. It ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Opinion.

Editorial: Good to see new requirements in tax incentive deal

In an era where people are more divided than ever on politics, there’s some agreement on a common economic development practice. Tax incentives attract opposition ... Read more

3 days ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Letter: Voting Rights Act is critical to US

John Hood, “What’s more democratic than elections?” (Sept. 14), failed to support the Voting Rights Act pending in Congress. Passage of the Voting Rights Act ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Opinion.

Ada Fisher: Treat immigrants from all countries equally

By Ada Fisher Many are complaining about the continuous flood of immigrants from Mexico and other Latin and South American spots, noting the lack of ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Opinion.

DG Martin: Losing our grandchildren before finding them again

By D.G. Martin In some North Carolina houses, this is a time of empty rooms and empty spaces. Children, so long ever-present, are now suddenly ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Opinion.

Ray Nothstine: Cooper’s all in on critical race theory

By Ray Nothstine Even in North Carolina, the rejection of fundamental American principles thunders ahead. The proof? Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed an anti-critical race theory bill on ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, Scott Maddox: Salisbury has to get out of easy chair to address problems

By Scott Maddox At least once a day as I travel around Salisbury, I see a “Cease Fire Salisbury” sign. My first thought each and ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Opinion.

Sharon Randall: For sick sister, gift aims to remind of good times

By Sharon Randall My sister will celebrate her birthday this week, but it won’t be much of a celebration. Never mind how old she is. ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Opinion.

John Hood: Income and poverty facts matter

By John Hood The income of the median American household fell by nearly 3% last year as the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent regulations shuttered many ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Parents need to take hard look at themselves

I’m so frustrated with our county right know. Our children are being affected by COVID-19. This is not about freedom. This is about keeping our ... Read more

7 days ago by Post Letters.

Francis Koster: We’re at war with COVID, but ‘patriots’ won’t wear masks, get vaccinated

By Francis Koster Sometimes I will be in a large gathering of thousands of people, and the speaker will ask all veterans to rise and ... Read more

7 days ago by Post Opinion.

Cal Thomas: You’ve got to be taught to love

The lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II wrote many beautiful songs for Broadway musicals. One that was not beautiful, but powerful for what it said about race ... Read more

7 days ago by Post Opinion.

Mook’s Place: COVID-19

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7 days ago by Post Opinion.

Laurels: State made right decision with Sunday voting plan

Laurel to the State Board of Elections for approving Sunday voting in this year’s municipal elections in Rowan County. The board on Sept. 10 voted ... Read more

7 days ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Letter: Pro-life contradiction clear amid COVID-19

I am pro-life when it pertains to myself personally, but I am pro-choice when it comes to everybody else. I do not have the right ... Read more

7 days ago by Post Letters.

My Turn, Vernon Walters: Family First Prevention Act will bring changes to child welfare system

By Vernon Walters Most often change is a good thing. That’s certainly the case with the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA). The FFPSA is ... Read more

7 days ago by Post Opinion.

Letter: Continuing to learn, act on scripture

From scripture, love your neighbor as you love yourself. I want to continue to learn and act on the first sentence of this statement. As ... Read more

7 days ago by Post Letters.

Leonard Pitts: Managing a mentally unbalanced president

What do you do when a president is crazy? That’s essentially the question Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, faced in ... Read more

7 days ago by Post Opinion.

Quotes of the week

“I don’t think you can make any decision that’s wrong when you put the student’s best interest at heart.” — Travis Billings, candidate seeking to ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

Steven V. Roberts: The tyranny Of Trumpism

When President Biden announced vigorous new rules, designed to vastly increase the number of Americans inoculated against COVID-19, he warned the nation’s vaccine deniers: “We’ve ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

Byron York: Is President Biden politicizing COVID?

Two leading House Republicans, Reps. Steve Scalise and James Comer, are asking the Food and Drug Administration for documents that might relate to GOP suspicions ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

Editorial: Numbers prove Rowan-Salisbury Schools did the right thing

Understandably, local school boards across North Carolina are worried about the number of healthy, quarantined students. With just a few hundred positive tests, it seems ... Read more

1 week ago by Salisbury Post Editorial Board.

Clyde: Fine ways to feast on figs

Oh, the lowly fig, scorned by many, unloved by children, packed by the grackle, cultivated by few, passed over by most. The taste, inherited from ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

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