NC Spin Articles



The answer....

Yesterday I asked why the three camps in Washington – the House Republican Bigwigs in Washington, the House Republican Conservatives in Washington, and President Obama –couldn’t sit down and...    Read More

September 28, 2013


Millennial politics

Today I suspend Republican-bashing to recommend a provocative political analysis. Titled “Will Disillusioned Millennials Bring an End to the Reagan-Clinton Era?,” it’s from a professor and...    Read More

September 28, 2013

Lathered up

by Thomas Mills, Politics NC, September 26, 2013. Republicans are all in a lather about the implementation of Obamacare. Here in North Carolina, they got news that sent them over the moon. Our state...    Read More

September 28, 2013

When every child is a winner, we all lose

As children return to school and sign up for a new year’s worth of extracurricular activities, parents should keep one question in mind. Whether your kid loves Little League or gymnastics, ask the...    Read More

September 28, 2013


No thanks to Willoughby's plea deal

by  Charles van der Horst, published in News and Observer, September 27, 2013. Although I have never met Wake County District Attorney Colon Willoughby, according to news reports he has kindly...    Read More

September 27, 2013


How it ends

With only three days left until a possible government shutdown, nobody — not even those in charge — know how the budget battle will end. Or if it will end. The scenarios are all very messy and...    Read More

September 27, 2013


Friends falling out

The Governor, it appears, looking at his ailing poll numbers, figured the legislature had landed him in the soup, so it was only prudent to put some distance between himself and the Republican...    Read More

September 27, 2013