Category: Opinion

Billboards, Zoning Mistakes

by Cecil Bothwell Merrimon Billboard a Sign of Failure It’s amazing what slips through the cracks of our city ordinances and what rules are able Read more »

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Attacking Obama

Dr. Errington Thompson by Errington C. Thompson, MD It should not surprise you that there are those in our society who dislike, even despise, our Read more »

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We Get What We (L)earn

Carl Mumpower   By Carl Mumpower Conservatives delight in the clarifying lessons of nature. There are no rights in nature, only responsibilities. Nature provides boundless opportunities, Read more »

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The Republican Blueprint for Progress?

  Dr. Errington Thompson When Republicans took control of the House of Representatives last November, everyone knew that things were going to be different. The Read more »

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Killing the Economy Without Even Trying

  Dr. Errington Thompson Massive protests in Wisconsin will soon enter their fourth week. In this fight, it seems to me, unions are in a Read more »

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Mayor Bellamy Criticized Unfairly

The GLBT and others in Asheville are unfairly criticizing Mayor Terry Bellamy. Some of the rumors that I have heard or read in the Citizen-Times Read more »

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In Support of the Community Ministry of Dr. L.C. Ray

By Tyrone Greenlee and S.F. James Abbott  We, like many in our community, have seen and heard the recent news reports regarding the conflicts at Read more »

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Egypt and Black History Month

  Dr. Errington Thompson by Errington C. Thompson, MD February is Black History month. As a black author, there is some sort of unwritten rule Read more »

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African American Leaders of North Carolina

Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton encourages all North Carolina residents to visit our state’s historical sites to learn more about African Americans’ contributions to our state Read more »

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Smart Capitalism

  Dr. Errington Thompson by Errington C. Thompson, MD The 111th Congress wrapped up its lame-duck session just before Christmas. Progressives were all smiles as Read more »

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