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Re: “Has Trump awakened the left to communism’s threat?” by Mark Levin, Tuesday: The Russian interference that Mark finds amusing from liberals is not as he describes. The threat and … more
Last month, we celebrated the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. This month, we celebrate Black History Month. It is fitting the two celebrations follow one another. It gives us the … more
Fifteen minutes or less, into the State of the Union address from President Donald J. Trump, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi started flipping through the large written pages of the address — … more
Re: “Medicaid expansion the wise and moral choice for our state,” by Jean Farmer-Butterfield, Saturday: I appreciated the public response that Jean Farmer-Butterfield made concerning my … more
As I have watched the president’s attorneys and congressional supporters grasp at straws during the impeachment proceedings, feverishly trying to justify his actions, I think back to October of … more
Re: “Trump a disaster for diplomacy, deficit and debt,” by William T. “Nick” Smith, Friday: I love the irony of liberals damning communists and Russia when contorting truth to malign … 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
“Truth will ultimately prevail where there are pains taken to bring it to light.” George Washington said this. It would seem that the truth would be revealed through all the investigating going … more
I am having a hard time trying to figure out why requiring a photo ID is significant evidence that the new law was racially discriminatory. Everyone has to show a photo ID. Some places you have to … more
A letter by Gene Nemechek appeared this week in The Wilson Times criticizing me for my support of medicaid expansion in North Carolina (“On Medicaid, don’t follow in Kansas’ sinking … more
I never met this patriot, but read his thoughts and beliefs in The Wilson Times frequently. He and I had a mutual friend who has also passed away and who wanted us to meet each other, but we never … more
Last night on ABC World News, there was the third-night continuation of a helicopter crash in Las Angeles that killed Kobe Bryant, a famous basketball player, his 13-year-old daughter and seven … more
Interesting story by CNBC at the shortened link https://cnb.cx/2Udp1f4. The main part of the story is “The U.S. House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis wrote a letter addressed to Alphabet CEO … more
Donald J. Trump, 45th president of the USA, impeached in his first term by the people-elected majority of the House of Representatives on Dec. 18, 2019. This President, legally elected by … more
As you listen to the PC rhetoric that tries to set the standards for what you and I must do to meet the liberal Democrats’ ideal life, much of which has no logical meaning, I wonder what each of us … more
It’s disturbing the extent to which Trump supporters twist truth or change the narrative to spin Trump’s ugly behavior, tactics right out of the Trump playbook. Mick Rankin, for instance, the … more
Re: “State deserves a budget compromise,” by Jean Farmer-Butterfield, Wednesday: Because Kansas expanded Medicaid with a Republican legislature and a Democratic governor, Rep. Jean … more
Between social media and the evening news, it is difficult to tell if these are “the best of times” or “the worst of times.” Some perspective can be gained in reading Ron Chernow’s … more
A recent lengthy opinion essay in The Wilson Times brought several issues that are refutable. An assertion that Trump supporters don’t want to know the truth is dead wrong. They want to know … more
The current situation in Virginia with gun control is concerning. First, the announcement by the governor to enforce any newly enacted gun laws by force has created a firestorm of protest. Second, … more
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