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Josh Bergeron: Keep local elections unlike national politics

More than two months ago, on Nov. 8, an Associated Press story on the front page of the Post reported that now-President Joe Biden had ... Read more

1 day ago by Josh Bergeron.

Guest columnist: School board member in hot water over DC rally

By Ray Nothstine Sherry-Lynn Womack finds herself in the proverbial hot water. Her crime? Womack went up to Washington, D.C., for the rally for Donald ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Opinion.

Cal Thomas: They’re coming to America

By Cal Thomas In 1980, singer Neil Diamond recorded a song that celebrated American immigration, first in the early 1900s and then more recently. The ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Opinion.

Nalini Joseph: Business skills needed on path to greatness

By Nalini Joseph I was sitting at Hoff’s Grill on Innes street enjoying the biggest “half chicken” I have ever seen and started talking to ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Opinion.

Fran Koster: Too many fighting wrong enemy

By Fran Koster The electronic environment that manages our economy and life support systems is being attacked by Russia as you read this. When the ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Opinion.

Steve Roberts: Burying the big lie

By Steven V. Roberts As Joe Biden takes office as the nation’s 46th president, one number should be deeply disturbing to anyone who cares about ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Opinion.

Byron York: Trump derangement syndrome in a post-Trump world

By Byron York President Trump is now former President Trump. With Joe Biden now President Biden, Democrats control the White House, the House and the ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, Ron Bowers: With apologies to Mr. Dickens, a tale of two shots and a suggestion

By Ron Bowers Hooray! Thursday, Jan. 14, my wife and I got our first COVID-19 shots. I had a 10:30 a.m. appointment at the Salisbury ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, Warren Bumgarner: Never forget what they tried to do

By Warren Bumgarner Wednesday, Jan. 6, is a day that shocked, saddened and angered the nation as we watched the insurrection in Washington on television. ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Opinion.

Gary Pearce: Gov. Cooper issues post-Trump challenge

By Gary Pearce As an old speechwriter, I’m a close reader of political speeches, especially important speeches such as Gov. Roy Cooper’s inaugural address. Little ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Opinion.

John Hood: Protect the right to be wrong

RALEIGH — I have strong opinions — but not about how to perform brain surgery, write a smartphone app, design a golf course or produce ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, David Post: Trump is no Grover Cleveland

By David Post In the 1988 vice presidential debate, Republican Dan Quayle, who was 41 years old, compared himself to President Kennedy. His Democrat challenger, ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Opinion.

Josh Bergeron: Rowan County needs your help to address potential lead crisis in Dukeville

Just when one crisis seemed to dip below the horizon, a new one has appeared for people living in the northern Rowan community known as ... Read more

1 week ago by Josh Bergeron.

George B. Jackson: An unpopular King stayed the course

By George B. Jackson In April 1967, Martin Luther King Jr. was fed up with the almost decade long American occupation of Vietnam. Military advisers ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

Nalini Joseph: Disappointment on your child’s path to greatness

By Nalini Joseph Start talking to your child now about some of the negative emotions he will experience as he climbs the ladder of success.  ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

Francis Koster: Telemedicine could stop invisible calamity

By Francis Koster We have two health care calamities unfolding before us — one visible, the other not yet. The first you at least know ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Opinion.

Cal Thomas: For Trump, what might have been

“For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, ‘It might have been.’ ” — John Greenleaf Whittier By Cal Thomas There ... Read more

1 week ago by Cal Thomas.

Ada Fisher: College education should not be on taxpayers’ dime

By Ada Fisher Any plan to do national forgiveness of student loans is wrong unless those loans had a service or in-kind contract that such ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ada Fisher.

DG Martin: We got another inoculation

By D.G. Martin We got inoculated last week. Or, I think we did. I hope we did. I am not thinking about the COVID vaccine ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Dean Ridings: No game with Google against local news

By Dean Ridings It is no secret that Google has secured a near monopoly in the search and local advertising world. However, the impact on ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

John Hood: Trashed Capitol should trouble us all

By John Hood RALEIGH — It was the summer of 1987 when I first stepped inside the United States Capitol to work instead of visit. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Nalini Joseph: Begin 2021 with love

By Nalini Joseph Each school morning, I drive through the circle, waiting for my turn to drop off. As I sit in the car smiling ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, Carol Pomeroy: Try reading facts instead

By Carol Pomeroy This is in response to Delmar McDaniel’s letter dated Dec. 31. It is so unfortunate that any weight could possibly be given ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Ada Fisher: Peaceful transition is what’s needed now

By Ada Fisher Anger and bitterness in defeat does not lay a fertile ground for binding a nation and moving forward to heal a nation. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Cal Thomas: Conservatives make bad bargain

By Cal Thomas The mob violence that occurred at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday was deplorable and disgusting. It is the antithesis of a free ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Cal Thomas.

Francis Koster: Time for a different version of ‘the talk’ with family

By Francis Koster When I was a kid, there is a little ritual that happened in private. I later learned my parents referred to it ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

My Turn, Jeanne Lane Miller: Salisbury caved to cancel culture

By Jeanne Lane Miller I read in the Salisbury Post’s Dec. 31 paper with great sadness the article on the Confederate monument’s being the story ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

Leonard Pitts column: White conservatives gave violent white radicals a pass

In the end, it wasn’t “antifa.” It wasn’t Black Lives Matter. No, it wasn’t any of the boogeymen white conservatives have imagined, exaggerated and bloviated ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Opinion.

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