A Goldsboro-based organization headed by the Rev. William Barber this year received nearly $350,000 of your tax dollars. Yes, that William Barber – the ringleader of highly partisan political protests against the General Assembly the past few years. The protests were dubbed “Money Mondays” by the Civitas Institute after research exposed the fact that organizing groups received more than $100 million in direct state grants in recent years.
Thanks to all who got out their votes. The support from the entire Chatham community and schools was overwhelming. Today it was announced that the Northwood high school A Cappella “Pitch Please” came in first place and won first prize in the MIX 101.5 …
Well, I am glad to know someone caught me in the act. I am now prejudiced, uncompassionate, Hispanophobic, and, by inference, close-minded. Pardon me if I recount social history of Chatham County. I moved here fifty years ago and have seen too many cha…
This Labor Day, as my husband and I were driving by the McDonald’s on Lowe’s Drive in Pittsboro, we noticed that the American flag flying in front of the store was wrapped around the flagpole, as it had been for several days. I decided to call them to ask them to fix it. The store manager (whom I asked for) answered the telephone. I asked him if someone could fix the flag that was wrapped around the pole. He did not understand what I was saying, as apparently, he did not comprehend and speak English well enough to understand, “would you please have someone go out and untangle the American flag that is wrapped around your flagpole.”
Satellite and mobile connections are just not real solutions for broadband. After years of crying for broadband service in our area, we do have a provider who is willing to bring fiber to the home service along Hwy 902 from Harper’s Crossroads to the R…
Investigative journalist and agent provocateur, James O’Keefe, of Project Vertias, today, released video evidence of how one person can easily steal “a busload of votes” during the early voting period of an election as he successfully demonstrated how any criminal-minded voters could steal elections in states lacking effective voter ID laws.
Veritas Report Video
I didn’t believe this when I saw it, but liberal Diana Hales starts off her introduction at the candidates’ forum in Pittsboro by claiming she came from Southern California to find a husband. And she did. (Nervous laughter from the crowd.)
I appreciate the time and effort Al Cooke put into his recent Chatham Chatlist post. While I empathize with poor Central Americans and their plight, I would rather have legal immigrants as neighbors than those who choose to break our laws
First of all a warning: I am a Democrat. You cannot trust a partisan commentator to give an objective report on a political contest. Now that you’ve been warned, here are two observations about the first debate between current Senator Kay Hagan and her challenger, North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis.
NC Book Watch
At the end of a two-day conference about World War I at UNC Chapel Hill, I asked a leading military historian what approach he would recommend to the United States to deal with the challenge of ISIS. I will tell you about his response in a minute. The …