My Spin by Tom Campbell

Can Marry or Must Marry?

At least two North Carolina magistrates have resigned rather than perform same-sex marriages, citing conflicts with their religious beliefs. It raises a very intriguing question: Must these officers...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   October 24, 2014

North Carolina's three-legged stool

Time was political candidates didn’t spend all their money and energies telling us what a contemptuous scoundrel their opponent was. Instead, they shared their vision for how we could be better and...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   October 17, 2014

Courts rule

More and more frequently courts have become not just arbiters but de facto legislators of laws. Perhaps we can blame this on a stagnant Congress, partisan legislatures or a more litigious society, but...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   October 9, 2014

Who won the debate?

I can’t say for certain who won but I know who lost. We lost an hour of our valuable time. Nothing new or revealing was said. We could have just put up a big screen and replayed their TV ads ad...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   October 8, 2014

Teacher shortages

Fewer young men and women want to become teachers, according to a report from the UNC system. It is easy to see why enrollments in schools of education have decreased as much as 23 percent or more...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   September 26, 2014