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I lost my daughter due to toxic water exposure—I deserve my day in court

For decades, veterans, their families, and civilian staff stationed at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina have sought justice for the unlawful exposure to toxic water. Due to an obscure North Carolina statute, those impacted have been denied the opportunity to seek justice via the judicial system. Proposed legislation currently under review in...

J.M. Ensminger

When Carolinians killed Carolinians

Two hundred and fifty-one years ago this month, two large groups of armed North Carolinians camped about six miles away from each other in what is now Alamance County. A thousand state militiamen, led by North Carolina Gov. William Tryon, had come to suppress a popular revolt known as the Regulator movement. About twice that...

John Hood

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Progressives have no moral authority on body autonomy

Regardless of your position on the abortion debate, we can all agree that progressives have backed themselves into an ideological corner. It is entirely of their own doing. They have lost their collective moral authority on body autonomy. After the U.S. Supreme Court leak of a draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade, progressives...

Joshua Peters

Final primary thoughts

Next week voters will finally decide which Republicans and which Democrats will be on the general election ballot. As part of the important spring cleaning at “The Woodshed” here are some final thoughts going into the primary day, and what we will be watching. The Delay Hurt Voters It is hard to identify exactly what races...

Dallas Woodhouse

Do we want a providing or a protecting government?

Today’s progressivism is a bore. The constant demand for more and more government spending places progressivism on a path toward destruction. Debt, inflation, and a diminished existence for the citizenry — that’s all the result of constant cries for more and more spending and government action. Shouldn’t we be asking more profound questions about what...

Ray Nothstine

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Jon Sanders