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3:02 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

It's Time For A New Campaign Ad

It would be the answer to prayer if Election Day arrived before Halloween. Campaign advertising has reached a new low. Never before has character assassination been so perfected. I'm all for getting the truth out about a candidate, but this election year I am having a hard time separating the truth from truth that has been stretched, twisted and repackaged.

What are we to think of candidates whose campaign engages in half-truths and downright deception? Do we reward them with our vote or punish them by not voting at all?

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1:41 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

Commentary: Fear Of Change Contributes To Our Messy Political Climate

We sometimes hear pundits talk about a lack of civility in American politics. Scott Hicks of Charlotte agrees there’s a problem, but he thinks something is missing in that discussion. So, he addressed it in this commentary.

Reading and watching the media over the past few weeks, especially as the federal government began to shutdown, I was more mindful than ever that many you who I care for are “Tea Partiers,” or close kin of the same.

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Commentary
12:00 pm
Fri February 25, 2005

Lessons From The Kitchen

This year, the annual observance of "Black History Month" has WFAE commentator Amy Rogers remembering her childhood and one woman who played a very important role in it. 

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12:00 pm
Wed January 5, 2005

Facing Unemployment In 2005

(1/5/05) The new year is nicely underway and for most people that means going back to work after some time off for the holidays. For WFAE commentator Gerry Soud it means more time swimming in the unsettled waters of unemployment.

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