Letters to the Editor

April 25, 2019

What follows is a condensed version of an email I recently received:

A billion is a difficult number to comprehend, but I hope to provide some understanding regards how much a “billion” really is.

A billion seconds ago it was 1959. A billion minutes ago Jesus was alive. A billion hours…

April 22, 2019

Donald Trump is once again up to his old tricks. But playing both sides of the field may backfire on this president.

Trump had the nerve to tell the Republican Jewish Coalition that the newly elected Congress freshman is anti-semitic. Rep. Omar apologized for the mistake she made. That's lot more…

April 21, 2019

There has been a lot of talk about my appointment on the Rocky Mount Human Relations Commission. I was appointed by the NAACP.

Lindell John Kay asked me to talk to him about my appointment because I am not a citizen of Rocky Mount. I told him to talk to the NAACP and the Rocky Mount City Council…

April 20, 2019

Climate change might not destroy the whole world like the great flood in Noah’s day, but it will significantly alter life on earth.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, made of 91 scientists from 40 countries, was convened by the United Nations to study the issue. The panel reported…

April 19, 2019

Talk about your rank hypocrisy, there is very little precedent for the current monumental sanctimoniousness of the liberals, especially folks like Swalwell and Schiff of California, as well as all their lefty loyalists, who are determined to somehow connect President Trump to Russian interference…

April 16, 2019

The Mueller investigation and all the congressional investigations took place because of the lie: Donald Trump colluded with Russia.

For two plus years, Democrats and the mainstream media have sold approximately one half of Americans on the lie that our president, his associates or his campaign was…

April 15, 2019

I am a frequent reader of the Telegram's Letters to the Editor. I find them always interesting and enlightening because they provide an unfiltered window into the thoughts and opinions of my fellow citizens.

Over time, however, I have noticed an alarming change in their collective tone. Often…

April 14, 2019

Job creation and economic development must be a top policy concern as Rocky Mount looks to its future. Political discord and dissension will undermine any efforts to bring new business, industry and commercial enterprises to our city.

It’s evident that we need a united front when it comes to…

April 13, 2019

Winston Churchill said that “the American system of representative democracy is terrible unless you consider all the other options available.”

Our system is terrible, but still it's the best we've got. That speaks very poorly for all the other options available! Washington, i.e. our…

April 12, 2019

Not so long ago it would not have been unreasonable to view racism as a smoldering ember, but today that ember has again been reignited.

The mere mention of the word racism brings on an onslaught of denials and finger-pointing from those who apparently feel they are judge and jury. Racism is…

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