"Today, we face another invisible evil. We are confronted by an enemy that knows no morality, recognizes no humanity and seeks only to destroy us. Through a concerted effort and progressive action, we can take down that enemy just as our ancestors took down the unseen beasts of Torpedo Junction."
In April, the Confederacy lost its capital, its two largest armies, its last hopes for legitimacy and President Abraham Lincoln, who was arguably the only Republican in Washington who didn’t want to wreak complete hellfire upon them.
As the plane crashed to the ground, it released one piece of its cargo: a 24 megaton hydrogen bomb. Although it harmlessly parachuted to the ground, an item of grave concern was still aboard the aircraft: another 24 megaton hydrogen bomb.
"Over the past several weeks, grocery store shelves have been completely cleared of toilet paper, paper towels, hand sanitizer, meats and non-perishable goods, creating an atmosphere of scarcity. Similarly, during World War II, North Carolinian families faced scarcity due to wartime rationing."
"So, this year when you see a bunch of folks walking around today with ashen crosses on our heads, just know we aren’t some alien force. We’ve been here awhile, and a lot of us like to call this place our home."
The disease took the life of then-University President Edward Graham on Oct. 26. His successor, Marvin Stacy, would also be lost to the disease, dying in Jan. 1919. By spring 1919, more than 500 infected were treated at the University’s infirmary, and seven died.
"In a time where the Klan seemed almost omnipotent and their power unmatchable, the American Indians of Robeson County swiftly and effectively showed them the door."
Increased tensions between the United States and Iran has young draft-aged males sweating about possible future conflicts. I address my concerns about potential conflict to those advocating for a war in Iran.
"Our solutions to affordable housing don’t have to be shining, happy, single family homes or gleaming apartment towers. Sometimes, one of the oldest solutions can be the best."
This affinity for corruption isn’t a partisan issue: both the Democrats’ and Republicans’ hands are stained with the remnants of injustice, corruption and elitism that dominate North Carolina’s government.