NC Spin Articles

Thank you, David Brooks

I adamantly beg my children not to get me one of those Jitterbug phones with giant buttons that offer options for calling them or 911. I am not there… yet.     Read More

by Lib Campbell   |   5:31 p.m. Thursday

State revenues are down this year

Unless there is a large and positive “April surprise” in General Fund collections North Carolina lawmakers need to get ready to tell lots of people “no.” Our budget must balance.    Read More

by John Hood   |   5:28 p.m. Thursday







Both sides offer bad trade policies

We can’t afford another round of costly trade wars that diminish foreign markets for the machinery, pharmaceuticals, farm products, and other goods and services we produce.    Read More

by John Hood   |   4:34 p.m. Thursday




Distract and divide

The oldest trick in the right-wing playbook: use DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion) to stir up hate and prejudice that will divide us.    Read More

by Gary Pearce   |   1:28 p.m. Thursday