My Spin by Tom Campbell

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

View from the Center

You’ve heard the spin from the right and the left regarding this session of the General Assembly, but little from centrists. I don’t claim to speak for all them all, but I call myself one and...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   August 1, 2013


The Forgotten Middle Class

Once upon a time, in fact until 1980, the average worker could maintain a middle class income laboring in our factories, building our homes and offices, nursing us to health and working in our...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   July 25, 2013