NC Spin Articles

Government and Efficiency

The NC General Assembly is moving at a fast pace. So, let's take a look at some "efficiencies" at work. As most of you know by now, I have a Masters in Public Administration from that dreaded liberal...    Read More

February 7, 2013

Pat McCrory Meets a Democratic Mess

Pat McCrory didn’t run for governor intent on cutting unemployment benefits and limiting Medicaid access. But that’s what he might have to do to fix the fiscal and operational messes left behind...    Read More

February 6, 2013

What They Think They Know

Some of the faulty “knowledge” comes from long memories. People remember things that may have been true sometime in the past, but aren’t anymore. For example, many North Carolinians still cling...    Read More

by John Hood   |   February 6, 2013

Watching the Legislative Process

Over the years, I have been taught a lot of lessons the hard way. On most occasions, I haven't learned my lesson the first time. I've repeated the mistake and got to lick my wounds again.Once in a...    Read More

February 5, 2013

Legislature moving quickly...too quickly?

You have to admit this session of the NC General Assembly came to town ready to work and they don’t mind ruffling feathers. Senate Bill 4, expected to pass immediately, would negate former Governor...    Read More

February 5, 2013

51 Acts

Amy Shaw wanted to do something different on her 51st birthday so she decided to celebrate it performing 51 acts of kindness to others.  The News and Observer reported Amy collected bags of unwanted...    Read More

February 1, 2013

Regulatory Reform? Preach on.

Here’s a story that helps explain what Governor McCrory and Speaker Tillis are speaking to regardling regulatory reform. We gave my son’s family gas logs for their fireplace for Christmas. Rather...    Read More

January 31, 2013