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July 13, 2019

The Rocky Mount City Council meeting on 7-8-2019 was packed to the gills for the public hearing on the proposed hotel/condo/parking lot to be constructed near the newly finished Event Center.

It became clear that the pros and the antis were sharply divided along racial lines. Black folks who lived…

July 12, 2019

The consequences of North Carolina failing to close the health insurance coverage gap are evident for many of us.

I am a college-educated professional who was devastated by the financial aspects of health care and will be impacted professionally for the rest of my life. I am one of the lucky…

July 11, 2019

In the norm, I consider myself to be a reasonable person. I am willing to listen to all sides of an issue in order to reach a conclusion based on the facts or feasibility.

When emotions or biases overshadow common reasoning and fact-finding, you can be sure the conclusions will be distorted. Sadly,…

July 10, 2019

Trump fans continue to be fooled by Fox News and other biased news sources about the economy under President Obama and President Trump.

When Obama left office on January 20, 2017, the Dow closed at $19,827. When Obama took office on January 20, 2009, the Dow was at 7,949. So the Dow increased by…

July 09, 2019

The one thing that bothers me the most about conservatives is when liberals speak out, with false innuendo and leftist pablum, it is our duty to speak up.

Another article by Dallas Ford exposes his intellectual shortcomings and obsession for watching the failing propaganda hate Trump media outlets…

July 08, 2019

I guess the obvious question generated by Dallas Ford’s letter in the Telegram on July 3 is what world is he living in?

He routinely makes statements accusing President Trump of all sorts of imagined transgressions without the least bit of substance to justify them in even the most minimal…

July 07, 2019

We must do everything we can to halt our polarized politics.

Thankfully, Colin Campbell gave us some of his ideas on this matter in his recent column. First, dump social media and start talking face to face to people even if they don’t hold your political views. Spend time with a family…

July 05, 2019

It now appears that Dr. Landis Faulcon may be on her way out as the non-resident head of the Community and Business Development Authority of the City of Rocky Mount as she has been suspended with pay.

This woman has attempted to convince folks that she actually lives in the city while reportedly…

July 04, 2019

As we celebrate the Fourth of July this year please realize that the colonies did not receive their independence on this date.

It was miraculous that our nation was able to win its independence from the most powerful country in the world at the time. The outcome of the war was not predetermined…

July 03, 2019

One thing that we can credit Donald Trump for is exposing the Trump Republican Party for what it really stands for.

Law and order, the Constitution and transparency are no longer practiced under this administration. Trump’s State TV and the Republican Congress always accused President Obama…

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