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President Obama - no blunders?
President Obama – no blunders? D.C. Martin’s information from Dr. William Leuchtenburg informs us of the three things for which President Obama will be remembered. He makes his statemen ...




What is the real threat? If I were on a ship on the high seas and the captain only showed concern about a storm that was forming some 2,000 miles away while ignoring the icebergs around the ship an ...



We must take action to end the slaughter
We must take action to end the slaughter After again watching the movie Pearl Harbor last night, much more of the sacrifice of the men and women there at the Pacific Naval Base sunk in. The Japanes ...



Board of Realtors offers advice
Board of Realtors offers advice In today’s real estate market, most buyers prefer to begin their home search on the Internet. Imagine how frustrating it would be to find your dream home ...



Is hell freezing over?
Is hell freezing over? Those of us who believe that limited federal government is, and always has been, the philosophical approach that the Founding Fathers formed our nation should be pouring a dr ...



Thank you for a wonderful Senior Awareness Day
Thank you for a wonderful Senior Awareness Day Thank you for your recent coverage of Wilson’s 22nd Annual Senior Awareness Day. Each year this day gives us an opportunity to thank our seniors ...



Don't miss Eyes on Main Street
Don’t miss Eyes on Main Street I realized while absorbed in a particularly humanistic photograph in Jerome De Perlinghi’s Eyes on Main Street exhibit that I felt more at home in Wilson ...



Where is the beef with income disparity?
Where is the beef with ‘income disparity’? So the highest paid pitcher in baseball earns 10,000 times what the peanut vendor does, and this is a problem? According to Mrs. Baro it is. T ...



Liberal garbage should concern you
Liberal rhetoric should concern you No clear thinking American will ever understand the mind of a liberal. Recent articles in The Wilson Times by D. Baro and N. Smith are a prime example of liberal ...



Open animal sub committee volunteers
Open animal sub committee to volunteers In response to an article in the WDT regarding our county commissioners encouraging individuals to volunteer for sub committees, I called to volunteer for th ...



Stopped school buses: Do you know the rule of law?
Stopped school buses: Do you know the rule of law? Several weeks ago, there was a very interesting article on the editorial page titled “No excuse for passing a stopped school bus.” I ...



Response to recent letter
Response to recent letter Mr. William T. “Nick” Smith has an admirer in me. He has made a well reasoned and clearly labeled argument against the debacle in Raleigh and it’s rin ...



Appreciation for Senior Awareness Day
Appreciation for Senior Awareness Day I wanted to thank the D.O.S.S. and all the great folks who worked so hard to put together the Senior Awareness Day on May 8th. I know it takes lots of planning ...



Wealth in America
Wealth in America I keep reading exaggerated and carefully edited claims of corporate wealth being “evil.” It might be helpful to know the following facts before we attack the Koch B ...



Corporate kings
Corporate kings The degree of income disparity today in this country did not exist 50 years ago. Then, corporate executives earned on average 10 times an employee’s wage, and we had a thrivin ...



Do the Republicans have the answers?
Do the Republicans have the answers? To hear and read episodes as told by the No. 1 conservative spin-master, Mr. John Hood, president of the conservative John Locke Foundation in Raleigh, and the ...



Save our children
Save our children As parents, we’re doing a multi-task job itself, but I don’t believe as a mom or dad you have to agree with everything your child says or does. We are there to love ...



A positive response to the 'I Am Beautiful Project'
A positive response to the ‘I Am Beautiful Project’ The article that was ran on the “I Am Beautiful Project,” to me is success in the making. To Ms. Kathy Best, I hope that ...



Join us at Eyes on Main Street Saturday
Join us at Eyes on Main Street Saturday The Eyes on Main Street Photo Festival is ready. We have lined up for you a program that would stand out in New York or in Paris. Put together there are prob ...




War on poverty hasn’t worked I have been watching, with interest, the pleas for more money to be spent on education in Baltimore so their problems would go away. Being familiar with the $2 ...



G.K. Butterfield's anachronistic war
G.K. Butterfield’s anachronistic war G.K. Butterfield’s call to find the root causes of poverty and implement programs to combat them could have been ripped from the headlines from 50 y ...




County can’t stall issue any longer There is a recent letter to the editor in from Thomas Lucas, Wilson County Board of Commissioners. I just wanted to make a few points about it. He firs ...



Tax reform reality
Since April 15 there have been a number of letters to the editor in the News and Observer related to the concerns from senior citizens regarding the substantial increase in their NC State Tax liabilit ...



Ordinance should be redrafted to remove criminal penalty
Ordinance should be redrafted to remove criminal penalty Given my profession, I read with particular interest the April 9, 2015, article by nationally-syndicated columnist George Will entitled,  ...




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