My Spin by Tom Campbell

High Ground or High Horses

I went to this week’s Moral Monday protest to learn what all the rancor is about and gained some insights from the experience. I didn’t find a bunch of lefty loonies, morons or outsiders. Because...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   June 13, 2013

Tax Reform or Tax Tweaking?

Before the January start of this legislative session leaders of both houses proclaimed major overhaul of North Carolina’s tax codes to be among their highest priorities. Three weeks before the July...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   June 6, 2013

Human Trafficking In North Carolina

Sometimes it feels that just one more problem will overwhelm us, but there is one that needs immediate exposure and urgent attention: the growing problem of human trafficking, defined as the illegal...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   May 16, 2013

NC Moving Forward

Government is nothing more than a social contract. An essential function of government is to provide infrastructure for the common good that is too costly, too big or impractical for individuals to...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   May 9, 2013

What Have You Got to Lose?

North Carolina’s official toast boldly proclaims that ours is a state where the weak grow strong and the strong grow great. But we can never be that great state as long as so many of us are so...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   April 25, 2013

Slow Down and Get it Right

Both Governor McCrory and our General Assembly reached milestones this week and, as we pundits are prone to do, they warrant marking and remarking about. Pat McCrory reached 100 days in his tenure as...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   April 18, 2013