I blame the heat for my defeat

I blame the heat for my defeat

Since I began this job, I’ve noticed people cling. They find their “in” at the newspaper, and that “in” becomes the pers...

July 12th, 2017 |  


Latest Amelia story doesn’t fly

Latest Amelia story doesn’t fly

I don’t know why, but we as a society are always looking to make a mountain out of a molehill as far as turning every major thing that has happe...

July 8th, 2017 |  


The digital natives are restless

The digital natives are restless

According to the Declaration of Independence — no, not that one, the other one — The Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace, I am c...

July 7th, 2017 |  


Pursuing happiness

Pursuing happiness

The Declaration of Independence declares: That God has endowed all men with the “Unalienable rights” of life, liberty and the pursuit of h...

July 7th, 2017 |  


Taxing my burger isn’t the answer

Taxing my burger isn’t the answer

As citizens, we expect a certain level of services from our governmental entities.We expect the federal government to maintain a military and print mo...

July 5th, 2017 |  


Still strong after 240 years

When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to a...

July 4th, 2017 |  


What’s happened to MY party?

What’s happened to MY party?

One of my earliest memories surrounding politics involves being with my dad and grandfather and having Grandpa ask me if I was a Republican or Democra...

July 1st, 2017 |  


The believer’s relationship

The believer’s relationship

Normally I begin my weekly devotion with a particular scripture but this week’s topic on the believer’s relationship includes scriptures f...

June 30th, 2017 |  


She’s little but she can eat

She’s little but she can eat

My daughter and her family live in Winston-Salem which is just far enough away that I have an excuse for the children to spend the weekend with me....

June 30th, 2017 |  


Accountability solves the epidemic

Accountability solves the epidemic

Seldom do I watch television. In fact, I don’t even subscribe to any cable or satellite television service.We used to, but then we realized the ...

June 28th, 2017 |