NC Spin Articles

Campus 'cap' needs better explanation

Editorial by Fayetteville Observer, September 15, 2013. Here are some important things to bear in mind as the UNC System and the rest of us take a few months to think through a proposal to raise the...    Read More

September 16, 2013

Lack of competition in Obamacare

North Carolina consumers could be the biggest losers after one of three insurance carriers that applied to participate in the Obamacare federal exchange announced its decision on Thursday to withdraw...    Read More

September 16, 2013

Jesse Helms Averts a Primary

Thirty years ago this month, it looked like the North Carolina Republican Party might have a bruising primary for the nomination to replace Gov. Jim Hunt, who was nearing the end of his second term...    Read More

by John Hood   |   September 16, 2013

Key causes of health care mess

John Steele Gordon shares with Barron’s readers some of the historical background for the current American health care predicament. … [O]nce policies and programs start, they foster...    Read More

September 16, 2013

Bad press relations with DHHS can harm public

Recent media reports have highlighted large salaries and raises given to young Department of Health and Human Services staffers who worked on Gov. Pat McCrory’s campaign, but what’s been less...    Read More

September 16, 2013

Obama-care causes a national dizziness

Editorial by Jacksonville Daily News, September 11, 2013. The back-and-forth over the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obama-care, has gotten so divorced from reality that it’s hard to tell...    Read More

September 15, 2013

Health care deadline looms

Editorial by Greenville Daily Reflector, September 15, 2013. Oct. 1 looms large on the calendar of Pitt County Public Health Director John Morrow. That is the date when more than 1 million North...    Read More

September 15, 2013

Make voting mandatory

Letter to editor by Jim Nolan, Morehead City, published in News and Observer, September 15, 2013. With an average voter turnout of approximately 50 percent since 1960, why are we intent on making it...    Read More

September 15, 2013