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September 26, 2021

Post Opinion, Author at Salisbury Post

My Turn

My Turn, Tim Deal: Resist promotion of distrust, hate

By Tim Deal Showing there’s still a glimmer of common sense in government, North Carolina’s House and Senate both recently passed House Bill 324 to ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, September 26, 2021 12:00 am

Brincefield Cartoons

Mook’s Place: We’re gonna need a bigger boat

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by Post Opinion, Sunday, September 26, 2021 12:00 am

Letters

Letter: Power grid needs to be strengthened

We must do more to strengthen our power grid against an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) event. Such an event can result from an attack by terrorists ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, September 26, 2021 12:00 am

Guest columns

Byron York: The great Democratic panic

President Joe Biden, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer have based the future of the entire Democratic agenda on a trick. ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Friday, September 24, 2021 12:00 am

Opinion

Quotes of the week

“We’re excited about getting to 3-0 for the first time since 2017. It’s tough to be 3-0, and that was a goal. We had to ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Friday, September 24, 2021 12:00 am

Guest columns

Steven V. Roberts: What will Manchin do?

OK, Joe, it’s time to get serious. Are you really ready to protect our political system or not? Joe Manchin of West Virginia, the Senate’s ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Friday, September 24, 2021 12:00 am

Letters

Letter: Some ways to stop all the killings

Michael Rashad Payne, 29, was shot and later on died recently near Livingstone College. Around that same time, Gary Lowe, 39, was murdered on Carpenters ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Thursday, September 23, 2021 12:00 am

Letters

Letter: Biden riding bike at beach while nation burns

While Rome burned, Nero, allegedly, played his fiddle. I don’t know if Joe has a fiddle, but he does like to ride bicycles at his ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Thursday, September 23, 2021 12:00 am

Letters

Letter: Board of Education interviews a joke

I was amazed at the way the Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education interview process was handled for the recently vacant seat of Mrs. Cox. It ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Thursday, September 23, 2021 12:00 am

Letters

Letter: Voting Rights Act is critical to US

John Hood, “What’s more democratic than elections?” (Sept. 14), failed to support the Voting Rights Act pending in Congress. Passage of the Voting Rights Act ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Thursday, September 23, 2021 12:00 am

Columnists

Ada Fisher: Treat immigrants from all countries equally

By Ada Fisher Many are complaining about the continuous flood of immigrants from Mexico and other Latin and South American spots, noting the lack of ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 12:00 am

Guest columns

DG Martin: Losing our grandchildren before finding them again

By D.G. Martin In some North Carolina houses, this is a time of empty rooms and empty spaces. Children, so long ever-present, are now suddenly ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 12:00 am

Columnists

Ray Nothstine: Cooper’s all in on critical race theory

By Ray Nothstine Even in North Carolina, the rejection of fundamental American principles thunders ahead. The proof? Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed an anti-critical race theory bill on ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 12:00 am

Columnists

My Turn, Scott Maddox: Salisbury has to get out of easy chair to address problems

By Scott Maddox At least once a day as I travel around Salisbury, I see a “Cease Fire Salisbury” sign. My first thought each and ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 12:00 am

Columnists

Sharon Randall: For sick sister, gift aims to remind of good times

By Sharon Randall My sister will celebrate her birthday this week, but it won’t be much of a celebration. Never mind how old she is. ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 12:00 am

Columnists

John Hood: Income and poverty facts matter

By John Hood The income of the median American household fell by nearly 3% last year as the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent regulations shuttered many ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 12:00 am

Columnists

Francis Koster: We’re at war with COVID, but ‘patriots’ won’t wear masks, get vaccinated

By Francis Koster Sometimes I will be in a large gathering of thousands of people, and the speaker will ask all veterans to rise and ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, September 19, 2021 12:00 am

Guest columns

Cal Thomas: You’ve got to be taught to love

The lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II wrote many beautiful songs for Broadway musicals. One that was not beautiful, but powerful for what it said about race ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, September 19, 2021 12:00 am

Brincefield Cartoons

Mook’s Place: COVID-19

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by Post Opinion, Sunday, September 19, 2021 12:00 am

Columnists

My Turn, Vernon Walters: Family First Prevention Act will bring changes to child welfare system

By Vernon Walters Most often change is a good thing. That’s certainly the case with the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA). The FFPSA is ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, September 19, 2021 12:00 am

Guest columns

Leonard Pitts: Managing a mentally unbalanced president

What do you do when a president is crazy? That’s essentially the question Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, faced in ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Sunday, September 19, 2021 12:00 am

Guest columns

Quotes of the week

“I don’t think you can make any decision that’s wrong when you put the student’s best interest at heart.” — Travis Billings, candidate seeking to ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Friday, September 17, 2021 12:00 am

Guest columns

Steven V. Roberts: The tyranny Of Trumpism

When President Biden announced vigorous new rules, designed to vastly increase the number of Americans inoculated against COVID-19, he warned the nation’s vaccine deniers: “We’ve ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Friday, September 17, 2021 12:00 am

Guest columns

Byron York: Is President Biden politicizing COVID?

Two leading House Republicans, Reps. Steve Scalise and James Comer, are asking the Food and Drug Administration for documents that might relate to GOP suspicions ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Friday, September 17, 2021 12:00 am

Clyde

Clyde: Fine ways to feast on figs

Oh, the lowly fig, scorned by many, unloved by children, packed by the grackle, cultivated by few, passed over by most. The taste, inherited from ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Thursday, September 16, 2021 12:00 am

Guest columns

Mike Walden: You decide what made today’s North Carolina economy

During one of my recent early morning workouts at the local YMCA in Raleigh, I met an impressive young person. He is a senior at ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Thursday, September 16, 2021 12:00 am

Opinion

Other voices: Cawthorn’s reckless, dangerous words

Rep. Madison Cawthorn, R-N.C.-11, took center stage recently — and made our state look bad. This is not the kind of national attention we appreciate. ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 12:00 am

Guest columns

D.G. Martin: A great teacher teaches on

When Julian Pleasants died Sept. 7, North Carolina lost one of its most important academic and popular historians. Pleasants grew up in Southern Pines, graduated ... Read more

by Post Opinion, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 12:00 am

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