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Homeowner questions city cleanup

By William R. Toler [Note: the following was written as an article for the Richmond County Daily Journal.] ROCKINGHAM — A man says the city sent people into his yard to take his property, then stuck him with the tab. … Continue reading

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Snow curfews an abuse of power

By Corey Friedman [Note: This post was originally written as an editorial for The Wilson Times following the storm that blanketed eastern North Carolina with snow and ice the last week of January.] Wilson County officials told residents to use … Continue reading

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ENC to get its first Bearcat

By William R. Toler Jacksonville residents beware: the police are getting a tank. Jacksonville city council members unanimously voted to approve the police department’s purchase of a Lenco Bearcat. According to some attendees of Tuesday night’s meeting, the decision had … Continue reading

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NC city plans to limit speech

By William R. Toler As pointed out in this blog before, the threat of tyranny comes not only from the overreaching federal government, but also from local elected officials on a power trip. A city council in the Triad is … Continue reading

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Delaware debacle over basketball goals

By William R. Toler Residents in a Delaware neighborhood experienced heavy-handed enforcement of a state law, but not without a bit of opposition. According to an Associated Press story, workers from the state transportation department rolled down a particular street … Continue reading

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