What is the world coming to when any company can come to a city and arrogantly do business without asking permission, in essence, of those against whom it would compete? Does the new kid in town think this is America or something?

The discovery of the "phantom courses" at UNC and resulting scandal are simply the tip of the iceberg and a symptom of a much larger problem.

After the incredible shellacking that Democrats received a week ago, wouldn’t you think that President Barack Obama would be a tad more conciliatory? Maybe a little less arrogant? A tiny bit more willing to compromise?

Just what happened last week on election day? And what is going to happen in the years ahead?

Chapel Hill campus of the University of North Carolina, the state's flagship university. Nearly 50 percent of the students taking the phantom classes were athletes on the university's football and basketball teams.