December 24, 2016 RSS feed / Editorial

Christmas

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The birth of Jesus

In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria). And everyone went to his own town to register.  More...

‘I will work on repealing and replacing HB-2’ with a law that is fair to all citizens

What happened to the HB-2 repeal?  When I heard that Charlotte had repealed the ordinance, I was happy to go to Raleigh and repeal HB-2.  The Charlotte ordinance that required businesses and schools to allow men in the women’s bath an More...

Health reforms needs some state leaders

RALEIGH As recent events have reminded us, North Carolina’s state government is not a precise analogue to the federal government. Its leadership is more diffuse. More...

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‘How do we put it all together...every year?’

How do we put it all together at this time every year?  Christmas.  That is what I am thinking about.  We are used to it of course. It almost seems natural. But it is not.  We have just done it this way forever.  More...

PULSE POLL

THE QUESTION: A jury has found Dylann Roof guilty in last year’s massacre at a Charleston, S.C. church. In the next phase of the trial, jurors will decide whether Roof should be sentenced to death or life in prison. More...