Barely two days after Joaquin “El Chapo” (Spanish for “Shorty”) Guzman Loera’s arrest, Entertainment Weekly polled its readers as to who should play the Mexican drug lord in a movie about his life.
Upon first read, the initial thought was, “There go those Republicans, impeding people’s ability to vote.”
In answer to Professor Joe Poston (Your View, Feb. 17.):
Poston makes two professors who have cumulatively written over 1,000 words, once again with zero empirical evidence.
Sen. Ted Cruz is a hero in some Republican circles — and the opposite among many of his Senate Republican colleagues.
I would reply to Robert Youngblood (Your View, Feb. 8 “Show me your evidence of evolution”) that one cannot construct a complete argument in 300-500 words, but I’ll try.
RALEIGH — When politicians admit they don’t know something, that makes me respect them more.
Did you watch the Huckabee show on Feb. 8 or 9? The theme was “Big government needs to be afraid of us.”
If Arizona legislators were being perfectly candid, they would have labeled their so-called Religious Freedom Restoration Act precisely what it was, the Right to Use Religion as an Excuse to Discriminate Against Gay Men and Lesbians Act.
Freshman Sen. Ted Cruz says many things that need to be said and says them well. Moreover, some of these things are what many, if not most, Americans believe wholeheartedly. Yet we need to remember that the same was true of another freshman senator, just a relatively few years ago, who parlayed his ability to say things that resonated with the voters into two terms in the White House.
On Monday, Feb. 3, High Point’s City Council held a public hearing in Council Chambers of City Hall to encourage interested citizens to publicly voice their opinion relative to High Point University’s request to close another section of Montlieu Avenue.
Stephen Madison’s letter regarding the pharmaceutical companies in Your View in the Feb. 9 edition of The High Point Enterprise was so right on. Not only do I agree completely, but it compels me to write regarding a trend that bothers me more and more.
I have always been impressed with the story of Christ. The story is, of course, divine but also gives witness to truth. It is just like society to kill its prophets while it frees criminals. It is just like humans to torture and humiliate goodness and then praise it later.
North Carolina should stop spending the $15.3 million it wastes on lottery advertising each year. Give the money to teachers, provide facilities funding for charter schools, augment other government services, anything; but cease the barrage of commercials. We have too many other needs.
It is very difficult to keep up with what and where the cuts will land. Talks are on-going about what is on the table, and what is not.
Recent headlines coming out of Greensboro about the International Civil Rights Center and Museum haven’t been flattering. And that is sad.