Opinion

Greensboro is a great American city

It might be a stretch to call Greensboro, North Carolina, a hidden gem. After all, it’s the third biggest city in the state and has more people than Buffalo, New York; Richmond, Virginia; or even St. Louis, Missouri. Still, it’s far from obvious that Greensboro is special if one is merely passing through on their way to...

Ray Nothstine
Opinion

Virtues of freedom are timeless

In what had once been a land of opportunity and progress, the state had grown large and oppressive. Its leaders lost their way. Its people nearly lost their freedom. How oppressive had the state become? No matter how you chose to make your living, government officials made constant demands on you. Every major transaction was...

John Hood
Opinion

White teachers laid off first and other outrageous stories

Minneapolis teachers union agreement stipulates White teachers be laid off first, regardless of seniority Of course, this is unconstitutional, and not to mention racist, but when has that mattered to the religion of woke? SURPRISE! Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act [Sic] Will Raise Taxes on the Middle Class By $20 Billion The $20 billion is scored...

Ray Nothstine
Opinion

Roy Cooper is the wrong kind of Democrat

When your political party has no bench to speak of, then any “purple state” governor warrants a second look, and that makes Gov. Roy Cooper a potential presidential candidate. Yet Gov. Cooper has a problem because he’s a Clinton Democrat. To be fair, his ideology gives Cooper few viable options, because “Biden Democrats” are more elusive...

Patrick O’Hannigan

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News

U.S., U.K. to lift harmful tariffs on steel, spirits

The United States and United Kingdom are ending a host of costly tariffs, effective June 1, on a number of products, including whiskey. The deal allows historically based sustainable volumes of U.K. steel and aluminum products to enter the U.S. market without the application of Section 232 tariffs, the White House says in a news...

John Trump
News

Conservatives rally around Mark Robinson after abortion revelations

Despite not appearing on the ballot in 2022, North Carolina’s first black lieutenant governor, Mark Robinson, has been the focus of a week’s worth of negative stories from the mainstream press. Conservatives have largely rallied around the likely 2024 Republican gubernatorial candidate, though, as past comments against teaching transgender sexuality in schools and his wife’s...

David Larson
News

Local Government Commission steps in to help Spring Lake

The Local Government Commission is stepping in to help the town of Spring Lake in Cumberland County. The move by the commission, which voted Wednesday, March 23, will avoid payment processing problems, a news release says. A scathing report from State Auditor Beth Wood’s office last week found that a former accounting technician in the...

CJ Staff