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November 23, 2017 - 3 minutes ago

Teenage girls dating older men was a common practice in Elizabeth City when I was a kid. It didn't seem to pose a problem for most folks. Conversely, older women would give a teenage boy a tumble quicker than a girl. The reason I seldom dated girls my age was simply because the married men had them…

November 23, 2017 - 3 minutes ago

At one point President Donald Trump said, to paraphrase his words, "When Putin tells me he didn't meddle, I believe it." Later, Mr. Trump said, in effect, "When Putin tells me that he didn't meddle, I believe that he believes that he didn't meddle." Only my wife said, "Maybe Putin didn't…

November 23, 2017 - 3 minutes ago

A liberal isn’t necessarily someone who rejects responsibility, just someone who believes that freedom is of greater importance; a natural or divine birthright which may often have to be defended or restored, but only in exceptional cases earned or justified. 

A conservative isn’t…

November 23, 2017 - 3 minutes ago

Regarding the tax bill now being considered by the U.S. Senate that is much ballyhooed as tax relief for the middle class: I got out our 2016 tax return and replaced our itemized deductions with the new $24,400 standard deduction, and I replaced our personal exemptions with the new zero personal…

November 19, 2017

A recent letter to the editor criticized Elizabeth City Council for not endorsing the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

November 19, 2017

I reject the pronouncement by Bobby Harris that withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement is a failure of American leadership.

November 19, 2017

Anyone who likes hearing that being a conservative makes them a victim is not a conservative.

November 19, 2017

Once again, recently, President Trump declared that he wants to make America "great

November 19, 2017

The GOP of Lincoln and Eisenhower has clawed its way to the bottom.

November 19, 2017

Other locations have their perceptive giants.

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