Balanced Debate For The Old North State.

My Spin by Tom Campbell

Bet your bottom dollar

North Carolina had a 5.5% rate of problem gambling, but you can bet the farm (poor metaphor) that will increase now that we have betting on sports games. Read More

12:36 a.m. Friday

Can government make you happy?

A study by a Baylor University professor found that states that spent more on true “public goods” — including highways, public safety, libraries, and parks — tended to have higher levels of subjective wellbeing.    Read More

by John Hood   |   12:17 a.m. Friday

NC lawmaker fights student-loan scheme

The College Cost Reduction Act proposed by NC's Rep. Foxx would streamline the application process, improve transparency for prospective borrowers, and strengthen accountability for colleges and universities.    Read More

by John Hood   |   11:04 p.m. Thursday