NC SPIN Posts by John Hood

Our state has gotten freer

Maximizing freedom is a core conservative goal and over the past ten years or largely conservative governance in North Carolina, we have made significant progress toward that goal.    Read More

by John Hood   |   6:31 p.m. Thursday

Good news on the state budget

The state treasury is in good shape, given what North Carolina has experienced this year. Here are four areas our leaders should consider for spending.    Read More

by John Hood   |   November 19, 2020

Parity extends down the ballot

How could it happen that 61 of our 100 counties have county governments controlled by Republicans but 51 percent of our population lives in counties controlled by Democrats?    Read More

by John Hood   |   November 19, 2020

Elections are like a soap opera

You can disagree strongly with your political rivals without demonizing or wishing misfortune on them. Just as they should avoid being obnoxious winners in the coming months, you should avoid being a sore loser.    Read More

by John Hood   |   November 5, 2020