Dredging work in Oregon Inlet is starting up as part of effort to bolster Bonner Bridge, which was shut down abruptly Tuesday following an assessment that heavy scouring near main pilings had made it unsafe. NCDOT — Dredging Scheduled to Begin Tomorrow at Bonner Bridge […]
Amid the torrent of words and images remembering the life of Nelson Mandela, who passed away yesterday, very little reporting in North Carolina media has made mention of Mandela’s arch foe in the U.S. Congress, the late Senator Jesse Helms, and other prominent North Carolina politicians who sought to undermine Mandela’s effort.
The problem is that the exercise of rights is sometimes disorderly. The people’s right to gather in public places means their presence must be tolerated by government officials who would prefer they go away.