A little empathy goes a long way

A little empathy goes a long way

I shared this story once before, in a column maybe 7 or 8 years ago, but I think it bears repeating today.My first editor’s post was at a tiny w...

February 12th, 2017 |  


No sanctuary for defiant cities

No sanctuary for defiant cities

I don’t know what’s more irritating — the fact we have millions of illegal aliens running loose in this country, or the legions of o...

February 10th, 2017 |  


‘Equality: ’ God’s awesome creation

‘Equality: ’ God’s awesome creation

We greet you in the name of the Lord and savior Jesus Christ. I consider it an honor and a privilege to share with you the good news about our savior....

February 10th, 2017 |  


Stuck between a rock and a hard place

Stuck between a rock and a hard place

As buzzwords go, “authenticity” is one of the more mysterious ones. And the quest for it has led American businesses to the spot where the...

February 9th, 2017 updated: February 10th, 2017. |  


You gotta love those Chinese

You gotta love those Chinese

On the surface it’s a beautifully innocent sight — smiling children from two countries at different corners of the world coming together t...

February 3rd, 2017 updated: February 3rd, 2017. |  


It’s been a long journey and we’re not there yet!

It’s been a long journey and we’re not there yet!

Greetings in the name of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. It is a blessing and an honor to speak with you one more time. We have entered into another...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


Rushing in where angels fear to tread

Rushing in where angels fear to tread

What with the obvious boondoggle that can result from offering fashion critique in Mount Airy — just ask our embattled mayor about what happens ...

February 2nd, 2017 updated: February 2nd, 2017. |  


The soul wants what the soul wants

The soul wants what the soul wants

“I must study politics and war, that our sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.“Our sons ought to study mathematics an...

February 1st, 2017 updated: February 3rd, 2017. |  


One legislator’s new joke isn’t funny

Anybody watching the N.C. General Assembly might have thought, This is as stupid as it gets, at multiple times throughout the past year or so.Admitted...

January 31st, 2017 updated: January 31st, 2017. |  


Disagree? Put yourself in the other guy’s shoes

There’s battle lines being drawnNobody’s right if everybody’s wrong…***…A thousand people in the streetSinging songs and...

January 29th, 2017 |