Archive for July, 2018

After SPIN! Video – “What Didn’t You Get To Say? Rufus Edmisten discusses the impact the Citizens United decision has had on politics.”

| July 31, 2018 | 1 Comment

After SPIN! Video from the July 27th program: In this video Rufus Edmisten discusses the impact the Citizens United decision has had on politics.

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After SPIN! Video – “What are the big issues for this November’s election?”

| July 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to John & Chris: What’s the spin for the liberals and the conservatives going into this November’s election? What will be the biggest issue or will it be a referendum on President Trump? Finally give us a prediction on turn-out, the primaries were abnormally low this year does that indicate a low […]

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After SPIN! Video – “What Didn’t You Get To Say? John Hood discusses if the Democrats have a chance to make national gains based on NC elections.”

| July 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video from the July 27th program: In this video John Hood discusses if the Democrats have a chance to make national gains based on NC elections.

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After SPIN! Video – “Will there be a challenge for NC House Speaker?”

| July 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to Rufus Edmisten and Becki Gray: The short session was devoid of drama but there was a lot of scuttlebutt in the legislative building – one of the biggest whispers was one about a leadership challenge for Speaker Tim Moore coming from Rules Chair David Lewis or Majority Leader John Bell. Should […]

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NC SPIN episode #1028 Air Date 07/27/2018

| July 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Topics: The Special Session Congressional Elections NC Supreme Court NC Legislative Elections Tell Us Something We Don’t Know Panelists: Rufus Edmisten, Former Secretary of State and Attorney General Chris Fitzsimon, Political Analyst and Columnist Becki Gray, John Lock Foundation John Hood, Syndicated columnist and Author Brad Crone, Guest Moderator

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Three words you seldom hear from politicians

| July 26, 2018 | 1 Comment

by Tom Campbell, NC SPIN Producer and Moderator, July 26, 2018. Three words you almost never hear from politicians is “I was wrong.” I’m not one, but can admit that on the subject of Medicaid expansion I was wrong. Now our legislature should do the same. When The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was […]

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This week’s SPIN

| July 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

This week’s show will be extremely interesting, beginning with the special session of the legislature called this week and what it accomplished. We will also be going into detail about the elections less than 100 days from now, including the Congressional, Judicial and Constitutional Amendments to be voted upon. And, as always we ask the […]

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Modern conservatives have liberal roots

| July 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

by John Hood, Syndicated columnist and NC SPIN panelist, July 23, 2018. “Can I speak to Mr. Locke?” During the quarter-century that I served as either president or vice president of the John Locke Foundation, we got such calls on regular basis. Some actually wanted to talk to me and just mistook one two-syllable name […]

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Is there a new debate over capitalism vs. socialism?

| July 26, 2018 | 1 Comment

by Dr. Mike Walden, NCSU Professor of Economics, July 20, 2018. I took my first college economics course in 1969. One of the topics in the course was about alternative ways a country can organize its economy. Since my wife will tell you one of my passions is organization – for example, I have to […]

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Missing Bert Bennett

| July 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

by D. G. Martin, One on one and NC Bookwatch on UNC-TV, July 23, 2018 In 1965, Terry Sanford left the governor’s office and moved down Fayetteville Street from the Capitol into law offices in the BB&T Building. Political insiders started referring to that structure as the Bert Bennett and Terry Building. When Bert Bennett […]

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