Still drinking the Kool-Aid

To the editor: I see from the Sept. 26 letter to the editor of The Wake Forest Weekly that Representative Chris Malone continues to drink the GOP Kool-Aid which says that no matter how many people will be helped, if President Obama is for it, Mr. Malone is going to be against it....

Common Core undermines federalism

by Jim Tynen WAKE FOREST — Our recent Common Core Forum highlighted the national standards’ basic flaw: They undermine the federalism that is one of our nation’s greatest strengths. The new Common Core Standards set nationwide guidelines for secondary education. Though supposedly...

Feds challenge Voter ID law

by Scott Mooneyham RALEIGH — The lawsuit came as no surprise. Just two months earlier, the U.S. Justice Department had sued to stop a voter ID law passed in Texas in 2011. In doing so, federal officials said that other lawsuits were likely. North Carolina legislators had just...

Face health-care battle with facts

To the editor: Rep. Chris Malone’s letter to the editor last week concerning “Obamacare” reminded me of the debate surrounding Medicare fifty years ago when I was a college student. Opponents deemed it a “Soviet-style model of healthcare,” “socialized medicine” and warned the...

Not looking for cure to soccer addiction

By Jean McCamy When you don’t have cable TV, being able to tune in to a soccer game is like getting an unexpected present in the mail. I do enjoy the game and, while I prefer watching it with someone I love on the pitch, I get pretty wrapped up in the action no matter who is...