Giving thanks for America

Giving thanks for America

This Thanksgiving I shall give thanks for America. America is a great place to live, work, and play. Foreign people want to crash the party. That is a...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Carolina tax reform sets pace

Carolina tax reform sets pace

North Carolina has already accomplished what Republicans in Washington want to pass — historic tax reform that caps or eliminates special-intere...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Better than I deserve

Better than I deserve

If you’ve been to church at some point in your life, you have heard the words, “mercy and grace.” For years I thought they were sort...

November 19th, 2017 |  


Road leads back to public TV

Road leads back to public TV

I could always hear John McLaughlin long before I could see him.The larger-than-life former Jesuit priest, Nixon speechwriter, and host of the “...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Whose election is it?

Whose election is it?

We do not want the Russians — or anyone else — to influence the outcome of our elections. But interfering in elections is an everyday occu...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Why we fight for freedom

Why we fight for freedom

I’m a conservative without a conversion story. Plenty of others have such a tale — they read a certain book, had a certain teacher, or som...

November 14th, 2017 |  


It is the soldier

It is the soldier

Yesterday was Veteran’s Day. It was the day we honor those who have served, or are now serving, in the U.S. military. It was a time to say thank...

November 12th, 2017 |  


Carolina needs civil, curious leaders

Carolina needs civil, curious leaders

If you are involved in politics and public policy in North Carolina, I have some unwelcome news: lots of North Carolinians are dissatisfied with the q...

November 8th, 2017 |  


As real as “Live P.D.”

As real as “Live P.D.”

At first, I thought it was interesting and sort of funny. Then, I thought it was interesting and pitiful. Now, I think it is interesting and just plai...

November 5th, 2017 |  


A national super league?

(Editor’s note: This is a slight revision of an article which first appeared in The Dothan Eagle on August 17, 2013. It is more relevant than ev...

November 3rd, 2017 |