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The Failure Presidency

By Zac Goldstein History does not unfold in a vacuum, and neither do presidential terms. Nearly four years have passed since Barack Obama was elected, and in order to evaluate his tenure in the Oval Office, one must examine the … Continue reading

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Six years gone and the dream lives on

It’s now been six years since the first issue of the Independent Register rolled off the presses and was distributed across CravenCounty. A dream of three budding journalists fulfilled after three days of writing, editing and designing. The product of … Continue reading

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Fourth Amendment flushed in court decisions

By William R. Toler “I’d like to get some sleep before I travel. But if you’ve got a warrant, I guess you’re gonna come in.” The late Jerry Garcia would be disappointed–as are many civil libertarians–that his line from “Truckin’” … Continue reading

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Gestapo on the gridiron

By William R. Toler Freedom of the press doesn’t mean you get a free pass through a security check, to paraphrase an officer working security at a Jones┬áSenior High School football game Sept. 12. As I parked the van and … Continue reading

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