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Lawmakers proposing ferry bills should visit Ocracoke

A recent article in Raleigh’s The News & Observer reported on Senate Transportation Committee chairman, Sen. Bill Rabon’s legislative proposal to charge Ocracoke residents a $150 fee for a priority pass and, if passed, would become effective July 15. 618 more words

Editorial & Opinion

James, the Jihadist

James, the Jihadist

I have argued that allowing gays and lesbians to be discriminated against in business transactions is wrong and poor business ethics. I have advocated that this legislation be changed before enactment and if enacted to be repealed. 1,274 more words

Editorial

For the true residents of Baguio:

Have you ever asked yourself, “I wonder who lived here before I did.” Or, “What was Baguio like before it became a big city?” Did you ever ask yourself that? 1,407 more words

Citizen Concerns

I Hate the Color of my Skin

By Annie Srivanich Raper

I hate the color of my skin—is the ugly thought that sometimes crosses my mind.

My skin color isn’t hideous. Right now it’s comparable to toasted chestnut, or smooth toffee. 1,450 more words

Editorial & Opinion

Op-Ed: A Bizzare Bazaar Pop-Up

It is not unusual for ad hoc stalls to go up in order to cater to the throngs of festival goers that come to Baguio during Panagbenga. 381 more words

Baguio City

Do They Think We're Stupid? Indiana Republicans Surprised by Backlash?

Do They Think We’re Stupid? Indiana Republicans Surprised by Backlash?

In studying business ethics, one is exposed to many, many individuals who tell you things that are self-serving and often bordering on falsehood. 678 more words

Editorial

On The Non-Existence Of Theists

I’ve written before, in a very pompous, self-righteous way, that, if you really think about it, no one REALLY believes in a god or afterlife. I make this statement because, for many years, I’ve heard theists say that no one REALLY is an a-theist. 1,035 more words

Atheism