My Spin by Tom Campbell

We can simplify our elections

The special election in November to fill a Court of Appeals judgeship illustrates how complicated, costly and difficult we’ve made elections and how we might simplify voting. The Court of Appeals...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   August 15, 2014

Dog Tired and barking

They call this time of year the “dog days” of summer, long days filled with heat and humidity. When our legislature is still in session lawmakers get dog-tired, resulting in a lot of barking due...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   July 18, 2014

Stupid hats or thinking caps?

Governor Pat McCrory’s admonition for people not to put on their “stupid hat” during Hurricane Arthur was easily understood, timely and right on target. It started us thinking where else we...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   July 11, 2014

Separation Anxieties

The governor of North Carolina is widely acknowledged to be the weakest and least powerful of any in the nation. Governor Pat McCrory is right in being concerned about possible further erosion of that...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   July 4, 2014