"I invite our lawmakers to stay closer to home next time."
"You don't cobble together a 1,200-plus page bill to say only one thing."
"The N.C. voter ID law ... seems like common sense, especially when I can't even change my cell phone text package without first showing photo identification."
"The little time I have for activism is to spot a merchant with a "no concealed weapons" sign. Then I simply place a weapon in its holster and walk in. An open carry weapon is not banned by a concealed weapons ban."
"While I agree that bars and restaurants can ban legally concealed handguns, I disagree with the basic premise that those legally licensed to carry pose a threat to the occupants of these establishments."
"While many corporations recently left ALEC out of embarrassment for being associated with an organization so directly contrary to social justice and so subversive of our democratic system of government, Google (and Facebook and Yelp) are joining."
"It is shameful to suggest any self-respecting 'anarchist' would be caught dead marching in Raleigh at the behest of highly paid NYC corporation insiders calling themselves 'NC NAACP.'"
"There is nothing hip about riding without a lid."
"My candidacy for mayor is about motivating less engaged Durham citizens to take an active role in improving our policies."
"I was appalled by the cover for the Sept. 11 issue ('Blessed are the prepared'). Would you have mocked Jews or Muslims in this way?"
"Can you get to moral ends by evil means?"
"This paper is becoming as trashy as WRAL news."
"I accept full responsibility for actions that punched my ticket for an extended tour of hell. Had it not been for those painful experiences, I would not be able to recognize today's demons and their plots."
"Of the 50 million killed on all sides during the war, a conservative count of 10 million Ukrainian dead means that they represented 20 percent of all World War II casualties."
"I'd bet my salary that Rataplan has never been to New York City."
"That column meant so much to me as I see more and more the fight to deprive women of their freedom, their safety and their lives in this country."
I hope our congressional leaders fight to ensure that the process they choose is safe and responsible and that North Carolina receives some benefits for any risks.
"Limitless motoring is not a birthright, no matter how it is powered. There is no free energy, no free ride and no exemption from the laws of physics."
"It is very clear that the furor against Randy is coming directly from people who know he can get Democrats organized in this state, and they do not want that!"