Private businesses are trying to block Obamacare on religious grounds? What do companies worship besides, perhaps, the almighty dollar?
I noticed in recent articles in The High Point Enterprise that Gov. Pat McCrory and now State Sen. Jerry Tillman, co-chairman of Appropriations on Education, are “taking steps to change the teacher salary schedule in hopes that will encourage young teachers to stay in North Carolina.”
Last Thursday in Our View, we thanked the thousands of people across the area who responded to an emergency appeal for food to restock shelves of local groups that operate local food pantries. This week, we are asking folks to keep up the support.
A friend recently sent me a link to an inspiring video about an upbeat young black man who was born without arms. It showed him going to work — unlike the record number of people living on government payments for “disabilities” that are far less serious, if not fictitious.
For those who have viewed the fenced campus at High Point University as a barrier to events at the university instead of HPU’s promise to parents to provide a safe and orderly learning environment for their children ... please be aware of the 12 or so Christmas events and basketball games that are open to the public during the month of December.
Is “Project Haystack” the best use of the Guilford County prison farm? The pros and cons are many.
RALEIGH — For North Carolina liberals intent on recovering some political power in Raleigh, a funny thing happened on the way to a quorum: reality intruded on their most-cherished claims about the two biggest issues in North Carolina politics, health care and economic growth.
“Cocaine Congressman” Trey Radel, as headline writers have rebranded him, voted to allow states to drug test all food stamp recipients. Congress, it turns out, should have drug-tested him.
Some random thoughts on the passing scene:
President Obama’s approval rating continues to sink as more and more Americans realize the true value of his many promises. A lot of people are so used to hearing politicians make empty promises that they no longer pay attention.