Opinion (Page 622)

  • NC House Campaigns, Pt. 3

    Continuing your guided tour of the most competitive House races in North Carolina this year, let’s take a look at the Sandhills region of the state. In Fayetteville proper, there are two races that merit close attention.

  • NC House Campaigns, Pt. 2

    Yesterday began a series of columns which discuss the political territory at stake in this year’s N.C. House elections. Today’s focus is on the south and east, where there are three races along the coast that promise some excitement as we approach Election Day.

  • NC House Campaigns, Pt. 1

    Before John Hood left for London, he updated his analyses of the upcoming legislative races. Today he takes a look at four competitive races “down east.”…

  • The Final Insult

    Lawmakers have passed an indefensible program of corporate socialism – right after raising taxes on consumers and small businesses. It was the final insult in a year of outrages. Now voters have a responsibility to respond.

  • Senate Campaign Tax-Raising Dispute Illuminated

    Dr. Roy Cordato of the John Locke Foundation explains the truth after observing an interesting irony in an Oct. 2 article in the Raleigh News and Observer, in which U.S. Senate candidates Elizabeth Dole and Erskine Bowles accuse each other of supporting the largest tax increase in history.

  • On War and North Carolina

    Whether and how to wage war in Iraq is not only a legitimate debate to have in the midst of North Carolina's congressional elections but is an indispensable one. After all, national security and foreign policy are the prime constitutional tasks of a federal government.

  • Where’s the Diversity at UNC?

    Apparently there are no Chapel Hill "experts" who agree with the Bush Administration's policy on Iraq (despite the support for it from many Democrat officials), and that's exactly the point.