My Spin by Tom Campbell

Get ready for the GOP donnybrook

As predicted last week on NC SPIN, Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger announced he would not be a candidate in the May 2014 primary for the U.S. Senate. His decision was both political and pragmatic...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   September 23, 2013

How long before you own the problem?

Last weekend Governor Pat McCrory appeared on the statewide television talk show NC SPIN to discuss his first eight months in office. Throughout that interview he blamed many of the state’s current...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   September 19, 2013

15 years, four governors and change

NC SPIN is approaching a milestone, our 15th year of broadcasting balanced debate for the Old North State. I’ll never forget that first show. We were all wondering if we would have enough to talk...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   September 13, 2013



Belhaven hospital closing

Vidant Health Systems, in Greenville, announced this week that they were closing their Pungo hospital in Belhaven. 90 or more jobs will be lost and patients in the region will be without hospital...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   September 8, 2013

No longer the smartest kids

Not too many years ago American schools were the best in the world and our kids were the smartest. But that’s not true today. A new book, The Smartest kids in the world, and how they got that way...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   August 29, 2013


Repeal Obamacare? Then what?

Even its most ardent supporters agree The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is flawed, so there is no surprise there is a growing movement to repeal this act most believe won’t cure our healthcare...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   August 22, 2013

Republicans and Democrats agree on this

Amidst all the charges back and forth regarding election laws of our state there is one thing on which both Democrats and Republicans obviously agree: They want to make it as difficult as possible for...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   August 15, 2013



All eyes are on McCrory

The legislature has adjourned, their work praised and criticized from the right and the left. Now all eyes are on Governor Pat McCrory. On his desk are 38 bills awaiting action. He can sign them into...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   August 8, 2013