John Hood
                                Columnist
Opinion

Reduce health cost, not just price

Too many North Carolinians lack access to the medical services they need. One possible response, as we have heard incessantly for more than a decade, would be to expand Medicaid under the terms of the Affordable Health Act, with most of the expense to be borne by the (already heavily indebted) federal government.

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Opinion 
Opinion

Keeping our children first in education

Our legislators were correct in forcing the issue to reopen our schools. Their legislation was an acknowledgement of what most have realized, namely that children staring at screens for long periods of the day does not equal the learning they would achieve being in the classroom. Additionally, there is evidence of increased emotional problems in children, partly because they miss social interaction with other students.

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Bo Wagner
                                Columnist
Opinion

The most unbiblical words I’ve ever heard

As a rule, I tend to avoid using columns or sermons to deal with political matters unless those matters are pressing, egregious, and have crossed very clear lines of truth. I much prefer to be encouraging, self-deprecating, and instructive rather than combative. But when in the words of Isaiah the prophet “truth is fallen in the street,” I will always feel compelled to reach down and pick that truth up, and then to deal with whoever knocked her down to begin with.

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