Category: In My Opinion

Is it time for Chatham County to implement district voting?

by Mike Pool Pittsboro, NC – A group of concerned voters reviewed the petition circulated by Franklin Flores to have his name placed on the ballot as unaffiliated candidate. Our concern is not with the candidate but the process. This…

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Bureaucrats can’t fix this

by Frank Shostak In the midst of the emerging economic chaos triggered by the COVID-19 coronavirus, individuals are seeking answers from governments as to how to prevent the emerging economic disaster. Most economic experts are sympathetic to this and are…

In my opinion: Stop the economic suicide

by Kevin Roche A variety of extreme measures completely upending our economy and the lives of every American, including threatening job loss to tens of millions, mostly low-income workers, have been taken in response to the coronavirus. These measures have…

Help preserve the Piedmont by reducing immigration

By Leon Kolankiewicz Greater Atlanta lost far more open land to urban development than any other U.S. metro area from 2000 to 2010. Charlotte and Raleigh in North Carolina ranked sixth and eighth, respectively, on a list of the top…