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November 14, 2017

As the 2017 legislative calendar comes to a close, it is time for Congress to come together and seize this once-in-a-generation opportunity to pass pro-growth tax cuts. This would bring additional tax relief to North Carolina’s small businesses and hardworking taxpayers.

North Carolina is no…

November 14, 2017

I am a U.S. veteran and I don't like all this racial divide in our country.

I have one question.

How can you hate me when you don't even know me?

November 13, 2017

Donald Trump has been trying to celebrate his one-year anniversary as president, and all he gets is terrible political news. His party got skunked in Tuesday’s elections, his associates keep getting tied to the Russians and the Republicans in Congress are flailing around like a bunch of…


November 13, 2017

Shame on the congressional representatives from Florida who tried to make political hay out of the call from President Trump to the fallen widow of the U.S. soldier.

You don't politicize such things.

That is out of bounds.

November 12, 2017

Reports that CSX is considering scrapping plans to build its more than $270-million Carolina Connector intermodal terminal in Rocky Mount certainly sent shock waves throughout the community.

The announcement of the project was viewed as a potential game-changer for the economic fortunes of the Twin…

November 12, 2017

We have returned once again to the dueling local talk shows, one in the dawn of the morning and the other in the sleepy evenings.

Neither can claim a trophy for fighting for issues that would advance the quality of life for the citizens of Rocky Mount.

The minority-led talk show championing the…

November 12, 2017

I am calling in response to the Speak up where the caller stated people should give back to the community instead of allowing produce to stay out in the fields and rot.

We did it to ourselves. Some people would go and get what they need.

It went from that to people carrying trailers behind the…

November 12, 2017

North Carolinians would experience large gains in after-tax income under the tax-reform bill released last week in Washington, according to an initial analysis by the nonpartisan Tax Foundation.

Its model projects that the greater incentives for work, savings and investment from federal tax reform…


November 12, 2017

When our Founding Fathers wrote the United States Constitution they wrote it using Biblical teaching which teaches that individuals should be self-reliant and not dependent on the government or others for their support.

To misconstrue the Declaration of Independence phrase of “We hold these…

November 11, 2017

We as Americans have much for which to be proud and grateful.

But many of the liberties and privileges we enjoy came with a price.

It’s important, especially as we observe the federal holiday for Veterans Day, that we remember and honor the sacrifices of the men and women who have worked to…

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