December 09, 2018

Last month, the voters of North Carolina approved a constitutional amendment that requires specific forms of voter identification be shown before citizens of voting age are allowed to cast a ballot in this state.

Legislators are currently crafting the language that will structure the specific legal…

December 09, 2018

A recent forum in Elizabeth City was advertised as a chance to weigh in on what our next school superintendent should be like. The public was asked what qualities, background and forward-thinking we should look for. No one turned up, and the consultants to the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Board of…


December 07, 2018

This letter is in response to a letter that appeared in The Daily Advance on Nov. 17 that didn’t give President Trump any credit for the many — and I mean many — good things he has done.

The Democratic Party is working hard to figure out how to run against President…

December 06, 2018

In one of his great movies, Groucho Marx sings this song: "Whatever it is I'm against it."

This could be President Trump's theme song as well. Trump craves — demands — attention. One way to get it is to oppose everything the rest of the "free world" is for…

December 06, 2018

A scientist implanted an electrode in a pleasure center in a mule's brain, which gave the mule pleasure when activated. By rewarding the mule for correct behavior the scientist made the mule follow one path for a mile, turn around, and come back.

Another scientist put an electrode in a…

December 05, 2018

On Sunday, Nov. 25, the “Shoe” comics strip somewhat touched a nerve with me. In the first panel of this strip Cosmo Fishhawk implores a farmer’s attention by saying, “Pardon me, sir. I’m a (newspaper) reporter.” The farmer responds, “Great!…

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December 02, 2018

While a lot of the judicial confirmation news coming out of Washington, D.C., of late could at best be described as disappointing, there was some positive news on Thursday.

December 02, 2018

This past weekend I watched the Ohio State vs. Michigan football game.

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