My Spin by Tom Campbell

What we need this Thanksgiving

As a young boy I remember hearing the stories about that first Thanksgiving, when the Pilgrims and Indians feasted together. The romanticized fable pictures everyone around long tables sharing food...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   November 15, 2018

Margaret Spellings deserved better

Bill Friday was right. Friday, the founding president of the 16 campus University of North Carolina System, fought with then-Governor Bob Scott in 1971 over the creation of the new system. Friday...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   November 8, 2018

What's going on with ECU's Chancellor?

Carolina Journal published a story Monday that ECU Chancellor Cecil Staton was resigning effective January 1. They report multiple sources have confirmed this action, one even claiming to have seen...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   November 6, 2018

All over but the shouting

If you’ve ever been involved in political campaigns you know there comes a point when you have drained every ounce of energy and resources available and exhausted, you declare, “it’s all over...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   November 1, 2018

It's not ALL about Trump

Many are saying that the November 6 elections are all about Trump, a referendum either affirming or refuting his leadership. Our president casts a big shadow, especially in Congressional races, but...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   October 18, 2018