Opinion (Page 12)

  • Inconsistency and pandering: Unacceptable

    Unacceptable. Gov. Roy Cooper’s penchant for absolute power. The way he plays with people’s lives and livelihoods. The flagrant partisanship and a creeping disdain among Democrats for freedom and liberty. The hypocrisy, the pandering. The weird science. It’s too much.

  • Rule of law … or mob rule? 

    Mob violence seems to be the rule across the nation’s historic landmarks, indiscriminately tearing down or vandalizing everything from Gen. U.S. Grant to Cervantes to monuments to the “Greatest Generation.” This is especially true in cities and states with Democratic executive leadership, including North Carolina.  Finally,…

  • Cooper commits monumental error

    A 2015 law enacted by bipartisan majorities in the General Assembly had forbidden state or local officials from removing public monuments except under limited circumstances. And, of course, preexisting state law made it a crime for private citizens, acting individually or as part of a mob, to deface, damage, or…

  • You seem lost, governor. We certainly are

    I’ve about had it.  Enough, already, with the mandates and decrees enacted to protect us from COVID-19. From each other. The inconsistent and obtuse data. The pedantic lecturing.  Enough. I’m tired, and I’m not alone. I’m sure of that, evidenced by the myriad…

  • Defunding the police is absurd

    Fewer cops on the street will likely produce more crime and disorder. It will immiserate people, particularly those who reside in lower-income communities where crime rates are higher.