My Spin by Tom Campbell

Where’s the Sequestration Beef?

Remember the TV ad with the little old lady holding up a burger and asking, “Where’s the Beef?” Many now are asking, “Where’s the Sequestration Beef?” It matters not where the idea came...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   March 7, 2013

Plowing Ahead to the Future

Paul Harvey’s unmistakable voice grabbed our attention in his Super Bowl tribute to America’s farmers. Until the turn of the twentieth century most Americans lived on the family farm, but today...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   February 28, 2013

Life Changing Reform in North Carolina

Last November North Carolina voted for change. We are certainly getting it. At the current pace and expectations state government will undergo the biggest changes most of us have seen. In charge of...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   February 21, 2013

Grading McCrory's Speech

Governor Pat McCrory was obviously eager to deliver his state of the state, starting before the 7 o'clock hour and pre-empting network nightly newscasts.  His speech was about 45 minutes long...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   February 18, 2013

Senate Bill 4 is Wrong on Many Levels

Most everyone agrees North Carolina’s Medicaid program is broken, but fixing Medicaid hasn’t been a high priority for previous governors or legislators. Now might be the right time and Governor...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   February 7, 2013

The Bottom of the Internet Pipeline

According to the Federal Communications Commission, North Carolina finds itself in the unenviable position of being at the bottom, tied with Mississippi, for having the lowest number of households...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   January 31, 2013

McCrory's Education

Pat McCrory learned (or ought to have) three lessons of his own following his radio interview with former US Education Secretary Bill Bennett. Lesson 1: When you are governor everything you say will...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   January 30, 2013