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Lenoir County: Stealing and spending

By William R. Toler In an effort to steal more money…I mean…raise revenue, Lenoir County Commissioners are going straight to the state. A bill proposed earlier this week would allow a slight increase (.25 percent) in the local sales tax, … Continue reading

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Libertarians gaining ground

By William R. Toler Amidst the coverage following Tuesday’s election is a story that, of course, isn’t being covered by the mainstream media: Libertarians had one of their strongest showings in ballot box history. Presidential candidate Gary Johnson only garnered one … Continue reading

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Johnson, Howe excluded from debates

By William R. Toler Despite the best efforts of the two major political parties and the mainstream media, third-party candidates aren’t giving up. According to Policymic.com, Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson will join Jill Stein (Green Party), Virgil Goode (Constitution … Continue reading

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To vote, or not to vote?

By William R. Toler Though I haven’t yet read Shakespeare’s Hamlet (one of the many books I have that are on my I’ll-get-around-to-it list), I know a bit about the title character from Jasper Fforde’s Something Rotten. I know the Dane … Continue reading

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If you’re not ok with Chick-fil-A being anti-gay…don’t eat there

By Corey Friedman Hundreds of hungry people flocked to Chick-fil-A last Wednesday to enjoy chicken sandwiches and waffle fries and to make a statement against same-sex marriage. The Wilson fast-food franchise reported a 40-percent boost in business on Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day, a … Continue reading

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Boxes of freedom

By Richard C. Evey THE JURY BOX: The jury box is the guarantee of a fair trial, the Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. There could be up to 12 people on that jury to decide your fate in a … Continue reading

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Saving third parties, one vote at a time

By William R. Toler Since my interest in politics began, I’ve been a supporter of third-party candidates. During a mock election in the sixth grade, I was the only student to vote for Ross Perot. Since I hit voting age, … Continue reading

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