NC SPIN Posts by Thomas Mills


Moving Primary target

Republicans are concerned that a special master might be called in to draw districts, as has happened in the past. The districts would certainly be fairer and the master would not have to go through a vote process,    Read More

by Thomas Mills   |   January 20, 2022



Government schools

After 10 years of controlling the legislature, Republicans claim that public education is irreparably broken. If that's true they have nobody to blame but themselves.    Read More

by Thomas Mills   |   January 7, 2022

In support of a broad-based pro-democracy movement

In states where gerrymandered districts protect Republican majorities against the consequences of election losses and where the GOP base is not willing to accept defeat, what keeps Republican elected officials from overturning the will of the people?    Read More

by Thomas Mills   |   January 6, 2022

Happy holidays

The biggest threat to our nation heading into 2022 and beyond is not a virus. It’s the disinformation and misinformation campaigns meant to dupe people who lack the critical thinking skills to make good decisions.    Read More

by Thomas Mills   |   December 23, 2021


Jackson is out

The Senator's road to the nomination was always though, but with Erica Smith's withdrawal to run for Congress it became even tougher.    Read More

by Thomas Mills   |   December 16, 2021

Off again

In response to time timelines for the March Primary Elections Republican redistricting leaders could have postponed the March elections or they could have drawn districts that would not have been challenged. They chose neither option.    Read More

by Thomas Mills   |   December 9, 2021