Op-Ed

Nichol: Governing by mendacity in North Carolina

Gene Nichol: I understand North Carolina has undergone an ideological sea change. But what political philosophy not only embraces, but apparently requires, government by mendacity in proposing and explaining the abortion bill, the Wake County commissioner district bill, religious freedom bill, the voting law?

Op-Ed

The most frightening lesson from the Holocaust

FBI Director James B. Comey: Good people helped murder millions in the Holocaust. And that’s the most frightening lesson of all – that our very humanity made us capable of, even susceptible to, surrendering our individual moral authority to the group, where it can be hijacked by evil.

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Jim Jenkins

The perils for ‘Independent Pat’

Gov. Pat McCrory’s displays of independence and defying the inclinations of his fellow Republicans in the General Assembly prompt us to wonder what’s to come, and what the consequences might be for the governor.

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