People are protesting in China again. This time it is in Hong Kong.
Dick Angel's Sept. 29 guest column (“Voter ID. Border control. Balanced budget. Why bother?”) lists the usual reasons for showing a photo ID at the polls before casting a ballot: One must show a photo ID before boarding an airplane, cash a personal check, paying for merchandise with a personal check, etc. But the points Mr. Angel missed are the most important.
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is both a danger in itself and a wake-up call for Americans — about President Obama, about the institutions of this country and, most important, about ourselves.
On Sept. 23, Monica Peters gave reasons for the road diet proposal for N. Main Street/Uptown area. Her guest column screams that logic needs to be applied in sumptuous amounts.
In no way am I advocating the same thing as Jay Wagner, as a recent letter writer has said, nor can one even begin to compare 3CDC in Cincinnati to the City Project.
RALEIGH — The first and only time I ever helped take a political survey was during my undergraduate days at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. I was one of many journalism students who made phone calls on behalf of the Carolina Poll, a regular survey of North Carolinians on political and social topics.
Fred Schuermann (Your View, Sept. 26, “Tax break for rich? Doesn’t exist”) does not understand my earlier letter.
In the last several months, we’ve seen any number of posts and columns for and against the two N.C. choices for U.S. senator. The local vibe is that those who normally vote “Democrat” are sufficiently concerned about Sen. Hagan’s potential loss in November (“imminent political mortality” for the fancy word hustlers).
Let's hope Secret Service snafus don't spark even more attackers — or maybe I'm being paranoid.