Balanced Debate For The Old North State.
The Thanksgiving edition of NC SPIN is a real treat. We look at North Carolina yesterday, today and tomorrow. Helping us with this examination are one of our state's leading economists, Dr. Mike Walden of NC State Dr. Jim LeLoudis, professor of history at UNC Chapel Hill. They are joined by regular panelists John Hood, syndicated columnist and author and Chris Fitzsimon, Director of State's Newsroom. Be sure to watch this significant edition of NC SPIN Friday night at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 12:30 p.m. on UNC-TV. You can also catch the program on the North Carolina channel Friday night at 10 p.m., Saturday at 4:30 p.m. and Sunday at 10 a.m. Plus you can stream the program at your leisure from the ncspin.com website. Thank you for watching NC SPIN.
My Spin by Tom Campbell
Many report confusion over what the new executive order means. Read More
Is the Beasley campaign ballot protest an honest attempt to protect the rights of all voters and not a partisan hack job? Read More
The index hasn't returned to the pre-pandemic levels but does suggest that future economic growth is positive. Read More
Transforming the politics and policies of an historically conservative state like North Carolina was always going to be a marathon. Their poor performance this year is no reason for progressives to abandon the race. Read More
The cynicism and distrust in elected officials and government is repeated and repeated by partisan interests until people believe them and lose confidence in them. Read More
The pandemic has helped parents see what their children are being taught in public schools. The are learning that too few teachers focus on character formation. Read More
Democrats should have learned that all the money in the world and lots of media coverage cannot make up for bad ideas that are not appealing to voters. Read More
Part of the state's system of public education is broken and our children suffer. New Superintendent-elect Truitt wants to fix it. Read More
One group holds out science as the path to knowledge and guidance for governmental policy and action. A second says we must look to some higher authority to be the guide for public decisions about morality and public policy. Perhaps this helps explain today's differences. Read More
What is going to happen when prisoners are released to re-enter society but don't have health insurance? Read More