Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

David Baumer: Et tu Rand?

There is little doubt that President Donald Trump will be written about extensively by historians. The question is who in history most resembles Trump? Many Democrats liken Trump to Adolph Hitler, but there is another historical figure who is known for his braggadocio, and that is Julius Caesar.

Letters to the Editor

Muirae Kenney: Tillis not listening

Regarding the Feb. 20 news article “Congress members to hard to find”: The quote from Sen. Thom Tillis on why he is dodging requests for town hall meetings with his constituents, “it has become apparent that some individuals, who are not really interested in meaningful dialogue, attend town halls just to create disruptions and media spectacles,” left me chuckling.

Letters to the Editor

Gino Pazzaglini: Secession bill a joke

Regarding the Feb. 22 Under the Dome article “House bill would lift ban on secession”: What on earth is happening in North Carolina legislature? Many serious challenges face us and yet a state constitutional amendment is being proposed which would permit North Carolina to consider secession from the Union (current N.C. post-Civil War constitution prohibits). Really.

Letters to the Editor

Geoff Stephens: Laws should be for all

Instead of boxing themselves in with a constitutional amendment to put a cap on income tax rates, the General Assembly should first propose an amendment that says no law shall be passed that treats House and Senate members, or the governor, differently than their constituents.

Videos

NC State's Gottfried: 'It is disappointing. I wanted us to win today'

NC State head basketball coach Mark Gottfried talks about the Wolfpack's loss to the Virginia Cavaliers at PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017.
Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com
NC State's Gottfried: 'It is disappointing. I wanted us to win today' 6:29

NC State's Gottfried: 'It is disappointing. I wanted us to win today'

UNC's Justin Jackson on win over Pitt 2:08

UNC's Justin Jackson on win over Pitt

UNC's Isaiah Hicks on win over Pitt 1:22

UNC's Isaiah Hicks on win over Pitt

Longtime lung transplant survivor 3:23

Longtime lung transplant survivor "So eternally grateful," to donor