President Biden

Here’s a Viewpoint article by Mary Hatch that appeared in the April 13, 2022, issue of the Mecklenburg Sun titled “Standing fast”. Why I voted for Biden and why I still stand by him 1. First reason – I knew Biden would be a president that would work...

Putin’s War on Ukraine

Here’s a Viewpoint article by Mary Hatch that appeared in the May 18, 2022, issue of the Mecklenburg Sun titled “Behind Putin’s lies”. So much for Putin’s neo-Nazi bunk. Here are more plausible reasons Putin is annihilating Ukraine. When Russia...

Roe v Wade

Here’s a Viewpoint article by Mary Hatch that appeared in the May 25, 2022, issue of the Mecklenburg Sun titled “What’s the man’s role?”. When I first read the Bible verse about Jesus witnessing the Pharisees who were going to stone an...

Legislative Intent

Here’s a Viewpoint article by Mary Hatch that appeared in the June 1, 2022, issue of the Mecklenburg Sun titled “From the founders”. Many times when state and federal courts have an issue with the interpretation of a law in a case, the courts will...

The Moral Majority

Here’s a Viewpoint article by Mary Hatch that appeared in the June 22, 2022, issue of the Mecklenburg Sun titled “Line in the sand”. In 1836, when the situation at the Alamo looked hopeless, Colonel William Travis took his sword and drew a line in...

Social Security Cuts

Here’s a Viewpoint article by Mary Hatch that appeared in the November 2, 2022, issue of the Mecklenburg Sun titled “Where are those guys?”. Whatever happened to the fiscally responsible Republican Party? There was a time in the 1950s, ‘60s, and ‘70s...

Tax Cuts for the Rich

Here’s a Viewpoint article by Mary Hatch that appeared in the February 22, 2023, issue of the Mecklenburg Sun titled “That time again”. It’s that time again. The Congress is now owned by the GOP and instead of the insurrection, their new form of...

Affordable Housing

Here’s a Viewpoint article by Mary Hatch that appeared in the October 4, 2023, issue of the Mecklenburg Sun titled “Churches lead on housing”. Counties across America are dragging their feet on allowing truly affordable housing by restrictive zoning...

Immigration

Here’s a Viewpoint article by Mary Hatch that appeared in the August 23, 2023, issue of the Mecklenburg Sun titled “A nation of immigrants”. My great grandmother, Margaret Maxwell, left County Mayo, Ireland at age 14 with her 16-year-old brother in...