Opinion

Cal Thomas: Bibi ignores Biden

By Cal Thomas What do you think President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s response might have been if another nation ...

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Elisabeth Strillacci: The rescue world has its issues

By Elisabeth Strillacci The world of animal rescue is, at its base, a noble cause. People who come ...

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Brad Rhodes: Unlocking financial stability

By Brad Rhodes In the quest to achieve financial stability and success, the role of lucid decision-making cannot ...

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Steven Roberts: Biden needs distance from chaos

By Steven Roberts Sen. Bernie Sanders argued recently that the ongoing conflict in Gaza “may be Biden’s Vietnam.” ...

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Kenneth L. Hardin: Happy Mother’s Day to all of my moms

By Kenneth L. Hardin This will be the first Mother’s Day without my biological mama. Sadly, she died ...

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Chris Cooper: Why North Carolina is the purple state to watch

By Chris Cooper Thanks to a polarized electorate and increasingly nationalized politics, the 2024 election outcomes in most ...

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Letters to the editor: May 12

Congressman questioned on corporate tax rate I recently asked Congressman Dan Bishop a simple question: “Can you explain ...

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Dear Neighbor: Pam Bloom — Celebrate voting for all voters

By Pam Bloom Dear Neighbor,  A good thing happened for our community on Tuesday, April 16. In a ...

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Is the inflation in your kid’s tummy worse than inflation in our economy?

By Dr. Francis Koster Adults need to begin to act on the fact that one out of every ...

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Letter to the Editor: May 9

Post office to help stamp out hunger On Saturday, May 11, the Salisbury USPS office will hold our ...

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My Turn: Abby Lublin: Opposition to HB 942 “The SHALOM” Bill: Defending free speech and combating antisemitism

By Abby Lublin The proposed HB 942, which seeks to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition ...

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Kathryn Lopez: A troubling tale

By Kathryn Lopez At 10 years old, Rob Henderson reached the following conclusion: “As far as I was ...

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John Hood: UNC protestors were treated properly

By John Hood As you’ve no doubt heard by now, the interim chancellor at the University of the ...

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Kenneth L. Hardin: Throwing in the towel after three decades of service

By Kenneth L. Hardin Once I make up my mind, I don’t go backwards. There’s no gray area ...

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Tom Campbell: May runoff election cost, and an alternative

By Tom Campbell If you were disappointed in the voter turnout in the March 5 primary election, wait ...

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Kenneth L. Hardin: My military memories — part 6

By Kenneth L. Hardin After spending two weeks recovering from five consecutive months of intense military training, I ...

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Byron York: The ‘Biden bump’ that didn’t last long

By Byron York “The election is clearly changing now, moving towards Biden,” the influential Democratic strategist Simon Rosenberg ...

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David Larson: The necessity and dangers of anonymous speech

By David Larson Wild, disruptive protests in support of the Palestinian cause are in progress at campuses across the ...

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Letter to the editor: An open letter to Lester Holt of NBC Evening News

Greetings and good day, Mr. Holt.  My long-standing interest and familiarity regarding network journalism began in early childhood ...

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Elisabeth Strillacci: As always, the choice of words matters

By Elisabeth Strillacci We all have our own faiths, our own beliefs, and I think that’s wonderful. An ...

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Steven Roberts: Toddler-in-chief

By Steven Roberts “The 2024 election is in full swing and yes, age is an issue,” President Biden ...

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Brad Rhodes: What is your risk tolerance?

By Brad Rhodes One of the most crucial things to understand in retirement is your risk tolerance. But ...

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Tom Campbell: The children are watching

By Tom Campbell Remember the game “Simon Says” we used to play as children? One person, the designated ...

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Kathryn Jean Lopez: The evil of antisemitism

By Kathryn Jean Lopez Eva Weintraubova and her older brother Pavel. Marthe Suzanne Tepfer. Rosa Henriette de Vries-Gersons. ...

Education

The plight of our poor-performing schools

By Renee Coates Scheidt In his column on April 18, Dr. Francis Koster blames the N.C. Legislature for ...

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Dear Neighbor: Kim Porter: Change or challenge

By Kim Porter Dear Neighbor, Over the years, I have often been told I need to “change.” My ...

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John Hood: Politics should be less important

By John Hood RALEIGH — It might sound odd to hear this from someone who’s been writing a syndicated ...

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Cal Thomas: Needed: Regime change in Iran

By Cal Thomas Every approach to curtailing Iran from its threats and behavior toward Israel and other countries ...

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