Opinion

Trump’s New Hanover visit highlights importance of coastal county

Donald Trump’s visit to New Hanover County, specifically the Wilmington International Airport, highlights the importance of the “Port City” and its home county, one of two North Carolina counties that embraced Trump in 2016 and rejected him in 2020.  New Hanover has become one of the most purple counties in North Carolina, and the largest...

Dallas Woodhouse
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Locke’s Donald Bryson analyzes North Carolina’s U.S. Senate race between Beasley and Budd

Donald Bryson, John Locke Foundation president and chief strategy officer, discusses the latest developments in North Carolina’s U.S. Senate race between Democrat Cheri Beasley and Republican Ted Budd. Bryson offered these comments during the Sept. 6, 2022, edition of Spectrum News 1’s “Capital Tonight.”

Donald Bryson
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Locke’s Mitch Kokai discusses North Carolina’s tight U.S. Senate race

Mitch Kokai, John Locke Foundation senior political analyst, discusses the latest Civitas Poll on North Carolina’s highly competitive U.S. Senate race. Kokai offered these comments during the Aug. 19, 2022, edition of PBS North Carolina’s “Front Row with Marc Rotterman.”

Mitch Kokai
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Carolina Journal’s Donna King discusses declining confidence in American institutions

Donna King, Carolina Journal editor-in-chief, discusses a Gallup Poll showing declining public confidence in American institutions. King offered these comments during the July 15, 2022, edition of PBS North Carolina’s “Front Row with Marc Rotterman.”

Donna King

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Budd leads Beasley by 5% in new poll of U.S. Senate race in N.C.

Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Ted Budd has a comfortable lead over Democratic opponent Cheri Beasley in North Carolina, according to the results of a new Civitas poll.

Budd, who represents the state’s 13th congressional district, garnered 45% support among likely voters. That compares to 40% support for Beasley, a former chief justice of the N.C. Supreme Court. Green Party candidate Matthew Hoh secured about 1% and Libertarian candidate Shannon Bray 3%. Eleven percent remained undecided. Budd, who represents the state’s 13th congressional district, garnered 45% support among likely voters. That compares to 40% support for Beasley, a former chief justice of the N.C. Supreme Court. Green Party candidate Matthew Hoh secured about 1% and Libertarian candidate Shannon Bray 3%. Eleven percent remained undecided.

David N. Bass
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‘A drag queen for every school’ and other outrageous stories

Below are just a few of the stories that caught my attention this week. I do want to say given the sky-high inflation and record gas prices that my heart is heavy for those that are struggling to make ends meet. Policy is important and it would be nice if we had a federal government...

Ray Nothstine
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Rising violence and other outrageous stories

‘The View’s’ Joy Behar unaware that black Americans own guns too Why do so many white liberals treat black folk like pets or mascots? Not to mention the sheer stupidity of Behar’s comments. Racism is alive and well but not always in the way the corporate media likes to explain it. Seven new Hunter Biden...

Ray Nothstine