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Trump really is lizard-like. He has no higher-order critical thinking skills, no empathy or compassion. Factor in his indifference to truth and fact, and he sows chaos. His supporters are … more
Re: “Could Jr. Golf tourney be near its end?” by Tom Ham, Saturday: After reading Tom’s article about the probability of losing the county golf tournament that for us kids many years ago … more
California wants to free criminals by the thousands, and it will as the state sinks deeper into the liberal abyss. My thoughts are that North Carolina could probably do the same so that prison … more
In this period of exile, I have the time to read, dream, meditate and delve into the archives of my memory. Thank God, the exile is limited to our homes. It could be much worse. I have a longevity … more
I listened to a teenager on TV this week lecturing the United Nations on global warming. She was very passionate about the subject. I have wondered on the subject for a long time. Al Gore has a … more
On Sept. 25, the Opportunities Industrialization Center of Wilson had a food giveaway. The complaint is that it does not make any sense for people to stand in line for five or six hours. We know … more
I laughed when reading the letter about Bruce Rose and James Johnson (“A reminder of why I left Wilson,” by Joshua Robinson, Oct. 23). Comments like “We don’t have no nightlife here. If you … more
Tom Campbell, in his recent column, made a pitch for restoring faith and trust in politics and public life. He asked, “Was it Vietnam and Watergate that destroyed our trust?” I write … more
Our city of Wilson municipal elections are coming in November. It is important that Republicans go vote even though our city elections are nonpartisan. This year, we have two choices for … more
I support Mayor Bruce Rose for re-election. After learning about the Wilson Christmas Parade being renamed, I saw the mayor jump into action and address the situation. He wrote a letter to the … more
Don’t be fooled this election. Mayor Bruce Rose has always represented and worked for our citizens in Wilson. Under his leadership, we have seen U.S. Highway 301 upgraded, our downtown … more
Re: “Trump is damaging American democracy,” by Katherine Krabill, Saturday: A recent letter chastised a fellow who pondered how anyone could continue to be a supporter of the Democratic … more
I’m writing in reference to Monday’s candidate forum. It was indeed a very eye-opening and sometimes scary event. A couple of candidates said a lot but gave nothing of substance. I mostly heard a … more
I’ve been a public school teacher in North Carolina for 27 years,18 of those here in Wilson County. Here, like everywhere, parents send their children to schools where they expect them to be safe, … more
Yes, parents are ready for students to go back to school. There’s no mistake that an education will take you to higher levels in life. However, there needs to be a strong shift of … more
The coming election could be a referendum on reclaiming Christian values and liberty. Joshua 24:15: “Choose you this day whom you will serve...but as for me and my house, we will serve the … more
Re: “Trump operates on mob boss mentality,” by Bob Plesha, Sept. 21: Apparently, Mr. Plesha is attempting to take over from Nick Smith and Deborah Baro as the grand poobah of the Trump-haters … more
I support Mayor Bruce Rose for re-election. Mayor Rose has dedicated his life to Wilson. He is always bringing people together and treating everyone with respect and honor. You will see him … more
I am writing this letter because I know what time of year it is and I want to be ahead of the game. I spent my entire professional life working at Bridgestone-Firestone. I’m from Wilson, and … more
Re: “Republican candidates discuss issues,” front page, Monday: Maybe, just maybe, if one of these Republicans manages to unseat Congressman Butterfield, we’ll have someone in Congress who … more
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