Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Theresa W. Moore: Trump is no savior

As I watched Donald Trump give his acceptance speech, I was struck by the frenzied reactions of the convention crowd after every sensational lie he shouted about how horrible everything is in our country and that (not how) he was going to fix it.

Letters to the Editor

Steven Metzler: Wrong priorities

Regarding the July 20 news article “Wake schools may be dirtier, less comfortable after budget cuts”: Somehow our politicians can justify spending $46-plus million on bike lanes that will not be used and are short $17 million for education.

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Leonard Wilson: GOP fanatics out of touch

Seems to me that evangelical, ultra-conservative Republicans who these days appear to represent the party majority are so filled with ideology and infatuation with our Founding Fathers that they have lost sight of common sense and everyday needs of most Americans’ essential fundamentals like housing, food, jobs, health care, equal opportunity for all and life’s other basics.

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Scott Mitchell: Trump the feel-good show

One thing that J. Peder Zane said in his July 6 column “Casting Trump backers as ignorant animals” is correct: It’s a dangerous time for democracy. But while mocking “the elites” and experts for calling both “Brexit” and the rise of Donald Trump wrong, he misses the point: the reason they got it wrong.

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Edward Williams: Lame blame

Regarding the July 20 news article “Melania Trump plagiarism allegations draw fire – toward the media”: For the North Carolina Republican delegates to blame the media for Melania Trump’s plagiarism problems is like blaming the scorekeeper for the loss of a ballgame.

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Richard J. Baron: A national standard

Regarding the July 15 Point of View “Angry physicians lose faith in board”: Treating patients is a tremendous responsibility. Board certification provides a nationally recognized standard for doctors to demonstrate that they possess the knowledge to practice medicine throughout their careers.

Videos

3-and-out with Southern Wayne football coach David Lee

The Saints went winless for the second straight year, but Southern Wayne coach David Lee said the team is keeping its spirits high.
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3-and-out with Southern Wayne football coach David Lee 1:50

3-and-out with Southern Wayne football coach David Lee

3-and-out with Person football coach David Kleine 3:18

3-and-out with Person football coach David Kleine

3-and-out with Warren County football coach Terrance McCormick 2:01

3-and-out with Warren County football coach Terrance McCormick

3-and-out with Northern Vance football coach Cory Lea 3:04

3-and-out with Northern Vance football coach Cory Lea