Tag:Charlotte Observer

  • Divergent opinions and the power of independent thought

    The News & Observer of Raleigh and The Charlotte Observer┬áhave offered up a wonderful example of the power of free and independent thought. The example, in the form of a pair of wildly disparate editorials, was probably an accident and most likely elicited audible gasps and groans from the staffs…

  • The System Made Me Do It

    There is plenty of mocking and sneering in Raleigh these days over House Speaker Jim Black's present difficulties, which surround his questionable practice of handing out political favors concurrently with distributing blank $100 checks to legislative supporters. A lot of people are blaming it on "the system."…