Restore more freedom in NC

RALEIGH — When liberals and conservatives debate the issue of how best to promote economic growth and opportunity, they usually talk about their...

June 27th, 2016 |  


GOP seeking health-care fix

GOP seeking health-care fix

last week, House Democrats spent their time on a publicity stunt in a misguided effort to restrict Americans’ constitutional rights through arbi...

June 25th, 2016 |  


State grading system gets F

State grading system gets F

House and Senate leaders are working behind closed doors to come up with a final budget for next year and reportedly the two sides are close to an agr...

June 23rd, 2016 updated: June 25th, 2016. |  


Truth is, NC was never in Kansas

Truth is, NC was never in Kansas

RALEIGH — As the General Election campaign begins in North Carolina, you can expect to hear a lot about Kansas.Yes, I can read a map. Kansas and...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Liberals embrace victim strategy

Liberals embrace victim strategy

Evangelist Rick Warren says our culture has accepted two huge lies. The first is that if you disagree with someone’s lifestyle, you must fear or...

June 21st, 2016 |  


School reform is good economics

School reform is good economics

RALEIGH — Although the debate about education policy is robust, complicated, and sometimes vitriolic, there is actually broad agreement about th...

June 20th, 2016 |  


ISIS still growing in strength

ISIS still growing in strength

As Americans, it is right that we take time to pray for the victims of the Orlando terrorist attack, their families, and the first-responders. We must...

June 18th, 2016 |  


More killings, expect nothing

More killings, expect nothing

There’s simply no way to make sense of the tragedy in Orlando that left 49 people dead and 53 others wounded. It just doesn’t seem possibl...

June 16th, 2016 |  


Time to remove CON hurdle

Time to remove CON hurdle

RALEIGH — When the state sold the Dorothea Dix property to the city of Raleigh for $52 million last year, part of the deal was that proceeds fro...

June 15th, 2016 |  


Tax dispute has a solution

Tax dispute has a solution

RALEIGH — The federal government has just released another set of economic statistics — and they again show North Carolina has one of the ...

June 15th, 2016 |