CN+R Columns & Opinions

Our obligation to free speech

Earlier this month, Adrienne Westenfeld wrote a piece in Esquire magazine about the recent rise in the number of banned books. According to the American Library Association, the number in the United …

Telehealth genie has escaped its bottle

Before the onset of COVID-19 in early 2020, patients who preferred to obtain medical services through video chats or phone calls were unlikely to be reimbursed for those expenses. Medicare, for …

Please come back, Saturday morning

Throughout my lifetime, I’ve been exposed to much in the way of cartoons and their characters. Some of that was by choice; some was by circumstance. In thinking about all that, though, I’ve …

How did Trump’s endorsements do in North Carolina?

How are we going to use the results of the May 17 primary to measure Donald Trump’s influence over the North Carolina Republican Party? The outcomes of three primary races give us a good chance …

Do we live in the most uncertain of times?

I was born in 1951, so my seven decades of life now make me a senior citizen. As I think back, our country has been through many crises in those 71 years. In 1951, we faced the uncertainty of a war …