Donna Martinez

Senior Writer and Editor

Posts by Donna Martinez (page 8)

  • If there’s a gas shortage this summer, this is why

    I’m from a truck-driving family. My dad worked in the fields harvesting crops for many years, but he was finally able to move up to driving a delivery truck and unloading groceries at every stop. For a time there were no mechanized palettes; it was all done by hand and…
    Donna Martinez, April 30, 2021
  • Sen. Tim Scott calls out “a different kind of intolerance”

    There are days when it’s hard to swallow the progressive intolerance that has thrust us into the nightmare of cancel culture. There are days when I wonder what it will take for progressives to reclaim their intellectual footing and once again defend free speech and free thought. There are days…
    Donna Martinez, April 29, 2021
  • Landmark Second Amendment Ruling Could Be On Its Way

    It could be the first major Second Amendment ruling in a decade. We’re talking about the case called New York Rifle and Pistol Association v. Corlett, which the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear. Locke’s Mitch Kokai talked about the case with Campbell Law School professor Greg Wallace, who is…
    Donna Martinez, April 28, 2021
  • FDR. Obama. Biden.

    Anyone left who wants to argue that our new president, Joe Biden, is a centrist? That myth has disintegrated in just 100 days of this administration. On Wednesday night, President Biden will propose adding another $1.8 trillion in spending and wealth redistribution as part of his aim to be…
    Donna Martinez, April 28, 2021
  • IN BOX: N.C. Senate Passes Bill To Rein In Governor’s Emergency Powers

    North Carolina General Assembly Senator Bill Rabon FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: [email protected] April 27, 2021 Senate Passes Bill to Rein in Governor’s Emergency Powers Measure would require Council of State concurrence with emergency declaration within 10 days and legislative approval within 45…
    Donna Martinez, April 27, 2021
  • Gov. Cooper shouldn’t pick business winners and losers

    Apple receiving $875 million in tax incentives is a bad deal for taxpayers and small businesses RALEIGH – North Carolina continues to show itself as a business-friendly state. Apple’s decision to open a campus in Research Triangle Park is yet another example of our state’s attractive economic climate, with our…
    Donna Martinez, April 26, 2021
  • Can you guess the top 3 concerns of Democrats?

    Fascinating new polling for Fox News shows that Democrats and Republicans really do wake up every day in two different worlds. Look at the results of the national poll of registered voters: Both Democrats and Republicans express high levels of concern (at least 60 percent extremely or very concerned)…
    Donna Martinez, April 26, 2021
  • I Can’t Wait To Read Justice Barrett’s Book

    She is the newest member of the United States Supreme Court, a trailblazing woman who is about to add another accomplishment to her resume. The Associated Press reports that Justice Amy Coney Barrett has a book deal, confirmed to AP by the head of a Penguin Random House imprint.
    Donna Martinez, April 23, 2021