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May 15, 2018

Recently Paul Ryan, speaker of the House, told the chaplain of the House of Representatives to either resign or he would be fired because of the type of prayer he gave. In that prayer the chaplain asked God to change attitudes in Congress. In the prayer, he also criticized the tax bill. 


May 14, 2018

President Trump’s greatest domestic accomplishment, achieved in under two years, is a dynamic economy that has rapidly produced an actual shortage of workers. Conservative ideas, namely reducing burdensome regulations and lowering taxes, have driven these positive trends, and represent the…

May 13, 2018

The following are some observations/lessons/takeaways from last week’s primary election:

1. First, political candidates can say a lot of things. But what they can’t say – and not run the risk of backfiring — are outright lies that assume voters are too ill-informed to know…

May 13, 2018

Another Trump promise made, another Trump promise kept.

Much to the chagrin of Barack Obama, John Kerry and Democrats everywhere, the horrendous Iran nuclear deal is done. American exceptionalism is back, folks.

No rational American can oppose North Korea’s tentative promise to give up its…

May 13, 2018

My toaster is laughing at me.

The computer is giggling, too. During a recent internet outage, the screen displayed a Tyrannosaurus Rex grinning above some inscrutable message about my DNS server (Do Not Snicker?) not being available. Am I a technology dinosaur?

Perhaps they were looking over my…


May 12, 2018

A coup d'état being perpetrated by the Deep State. The left and the media are working today to bring down a legitimately elected president.

The people behind this coup are no better than the thugs in any other third world country around the globe. Special prosecutors that have broad mandates…

May 11, 2018

I realize that I’m a little late for the Moffatt and Nichol public hearings to make suggestions for projects to improve Elizabeth City’s waterfront appeal; but seeing The Daily Advance’s recent front page story on “Paddle for the Border” prompted something that’s…

May 09, 2018


May 09, 2018

I’ve lived in northeastern North Carolina for almost two decades now, and I am ashamed I know very little about the fishing industry.

May 09, 2018

Even his so-called "faithful supporters" know that President Trump lies and lies to the American people, to those around him in the White House, and even to the foreign leaders with whom he meets.

But the economy is good and the unemployment rate is down. This matters more to Trump's…

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