BOLIVIA — The Brunswick Coalition expects to more than double the responses to its annual drug use survey of Brunswick County students this year, which will help guide its drug abuse prevention efforts.
When 2015-16 Pride Surveys were sent to Brunswick County Schools, the Brunswick Coalition only garnered 116 responses from students.
Last Thursday, Richard and Gail Eury called me saying they felt compelled to help the victims of flooding from Hurricane Matthew.
They, Kevin and Tracey Hickman, my wife Shawnna and I started getting the wheels turning. I called and got permission from the town of Shallotte to use Rourk Gardens for a setup area, with Dawn Ashton making fliers, posting on Facebook and helping Deb Knox collect goods from WT Cox Information Services.
Recently, Gov. Pat McCrory said he considered Donald Trump to be a good role model for our children. Does McCrory think a bigoted racist misogynist is a good role model for our children?
The tape of Trump bragging he can sexually assault women and get away with it has flooded the media recently. Previously, Trump disparaged a respected judge for having Mexican heritage, encouraged open discrimination against American Muslims, and Muslims in general, he insulted all Mexicans, and disparaged African-Americans.
Undoubtedly you’ve heard of the “Five-Second Rule.” This is a common belief in our culture that food and/or silverware dropped on the floor is “safe” if picked up within five seconds. I guess the line of thought is five seconds isn’t long enough for the food to pick up bacteria, dirt, dog hair or other pathogens.
No matter which way you lean, understand all candidates are not perfect, but the bottom line is if you want a president who will have open borders, appoint judges who will not follow the Constitution, who will allow enormous numbers of people to enter our country without knowing who they are or their intentions and one who wants to tax your investments and 401Ks and finally who will shut down coal and not take advantage of all the energy that exists in our own country, then vote them into office.