300 words of random thoughts and truths:
Despite what you may hear from some of his more fevered critics, President Barack Obama’s recent scandal-quakes don’t appear to fall anywhere near the level of Richard Nixon’s Watergate disaster. But by another Nixonian yardstick, trying to put a muzzle on press freedoms, Team Obama appears to have surged into the lead.
Our hearts and our prayers go out to the families in the Moore, Okla., area and in other areas of the state who suffered greatly Sunday and Monday when tornadoes hit America’s mid-section. As of mid-day Tuesday, at least two dozen people were confirmed dead and hundreds injured.
I recently read an article on the Guilford County Animal Shelter, and I was astonished and upset with what I saw and read. Since these animals can’t speak, I will speak for them.
A hundred years ago, anyone who might have predicted in 1913 the monumental, man-made catastrophes that would occur in the rest of the 20th century would have been considered warped, if not completely mentally deranged.
In a recent article about a softball game we failed to tell readers the rest of the story.
The message in Monday’s Enterprise was pretty clear: Be cautious when eating fish caught in High Rock Lake or Tuckertown Reservoir located along the Davidson-Rowan County line.
It took 10 days for a jury to convict Dr. Kermit Gosnell. Why?
RALEIGH — The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP is spearheading a weekly series of protests at the state legislature called “Moral Mondays” directed against Republican-supported bills such as tax reform and voter ID. Might I respectfully suggest that the participants agree to a weekly series of instructional sessions about free speech in a constitutional republic? Let’s call them “Teachable Tuesdays.”
With pleasure on April 27, I read in Your View letter writer Clifford Whiting’s comments on Obamacare and your editor’s correction that the information coming out of a Texas judge’s mouth was inaccurate, misleading and a hoax. More importantly, you told Whiting where to go to verify the truth.
At great political peril, George Ryan did the right thing.
Not to canonize the man. After all, the then-governor of Illinois was later imprisoned on corruption charges.
Missed the Ignite High Point charrettes May 8-12 because of eight days at the beach.
All of what I knew about the Duany Plater-Zyberk & Co. info-gathering before last Wednesday was what I read in the Enterprise when returning from the beach.
The series of charrettes to gather ideas and opinions from the public has concluded. But the effort to Ignite High Point is not over. In fact, the move to revitalize parts of the city will now face its toughest challenges — putting ideas into action and financing them.