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Possumhaw: Nature all around us

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Local Columns

Outside the kitchen window the wild cherry trees grow with leaves of red, the harbingers of fall. Our trees are freckled with green and red in a variety of shades.

 

Voice of the people: David Chism

Posted less than 6 hours ago in Letters to the Editor ([email protected])

 

 

Armstrong Williams: Hypocrisy

Posted earlier today in National Columns

One of the things that people across the board find pathetic, misleading and downright disgusting is hypocrisy.

 

Partial to Home: A deadly silence

Posted 9/26/2020 in Local Columns

Were he Catholic, chances are Jimmy Carter, who turns 96 later this week, would be destined for sainthood. Since his 1980 defeat by Ronald Reagan in his bid for a second term as president, Carter, with his wife Rosalyn, has devoted himself to humanitarian causes.

 

Mona Charen: It's not about principles

Posted 9/26/2020 in National Columns

 

 

Brett Kittredge: The ability to work from home is more important than ever

Posted 9/25/2020 in National Columns

Closed businesses. Record unemployment. We have all seen the economic devastation caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Unfortunately, government may be exacerbating that devastation with ordinances which haven't kept up with technology by restricting your ability to run a business from your home.

 

 

Patrick J. Buchanan: All the chips are on the table now

Posted 9/25/2020 in National Columns

"As everyone knows, I made it clear that my first choice for the Supreme Court will make history as the first African American woman justice."

 

Slimantics: Caledonia farmer ponders pumpkin potential

Posted 9/24/2020 in Local Columns

Fall has arrived and, for once, the weather around here seems to be in agreement -- cool mornings and evenings and tolerable afternoons. The older and more sedentary I become, the better I like fall, especially when the calendar and the weather are in harmony.

 

Other Editors: Forget what they said in 2016

Posted 9/24/2020 in National Columns

 

 

Froma Harrop: Crime, the police and reality

Posted 9/24/2020 in National Columns

Here's a policing story with a happy ending: Deputies in Deltona, Florida, recently stopped a black jogger who fit the description of a burglary suspect. The jogger, Joseph Griffin, is a former military police officer and currently a registered nurse. Griffin knew to be calm and cooperative.

 

 

Voice of the people: James Hodges

 

 

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Can we still be a country?

Posted 9/23/2020 in National Columns

Ultimately, it comes down to a set of rules.

 

 

Our View: First things first: Register to vote

Posted 9/22/2020 in Dispatch Editorials

 

 

Patrick J. Buchanan: Last best chance to capture Supreme Court

Posted 9/22/2020 in National Columns

President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are on the cusp of making history.

 

 

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