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Forest is mislead

To the Editor: I take exception to Lt. Gov. Dan Forest’s letter to the editor in the June 27 edition of The Wake Weekly. The idea “ill-conceived” was the concept of issuing public critique with unfounded assertions. The “awarding drivers’ permits to...

July 4th and the ‘Revolutionary Summer’

by D.G. Martin In the early summer of 1776 in Philadelphia, where our founders were waxing eloquently about their newly declared independence from Great Britain, modern day Tea Partiers would have felt at home. There was a lot of talk there about freedom, small and limited...

Why we celebrate July 4th

By Russell Capps For the still patriotic Americans, July 4th claims a special place in the heart. Despite the cultural temperament in our society that is becoming more degrading day by day, America is a nation to be proud of. She was founded on Judeo-Christian principles by those...

Protests are ‘Mayberry Mondays’

by Jim Tynen As I watched a recent Moral Monday display, there came to mind another blast from the past: Mayberry. A recent news story talked about Mt. Airy, Andy Griffith’s home town, and the model for Mayberry of TV fame. The town embraced that connection and used it to drum up...

Big government slams small firms

John By John Hood Regulatory policy is about striking a proper balance. Virtually no one disagrees with the propriety of government designing, promulgating and enforcing regulation. When health, safety and property are threatened by private action, there are some private...