Getting back to normal

Getting back to normal

ShareRight now, we feel like we’re on the cusp of getting back to normal after more than a year of pandemic restraint. First, though, we need to get to herd immunity and the biggest obstacle to reaching that goal is vaccine skepticism. Too many people believe the...
Get the recovery right for the kids

Get the recovery right for the kids

ShareA friend who has been traveling around Virginia, North Carolina, and Tennessee came into town this weekend for a visit. His first observation was, “Carrboro is the only place I’ve seen where people are wearing masks just walking down the street.” It’s true. The...
Hooray for governing

Hooray for governing

ShareKudos to the governor and the legislature, both Democrats and Republicans. Yesterday, they announced a compromise to get our schools open while protecting school personnel. After rancorous debate that included the veto of an earlier bill and failed override vote,...
betting on competence

betting on competence

ShareDemocrats are about to try something radical. They are going to run on competence instead of ideology or demagoguery. Joe Biden told the American people he would pass a COVID recovery act and get more than 100 million people vaccinated in the first 100 days of...
what a difference a year makes

what a difference a year makes

ShareA year ago, we were awaiting a Super Tuesday primary on March 3 that could clench the nomination for Joe Biden. He had surprised everybody with an overwhelming win South Carolina after losing Iowa and New Hampshire. His momentum was huge and his opponents were...

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