Why we fight for freedom

Why we fight for freedom

RALEIGH — I’m a conservative without a conversion story. Plenty of others have such a tale — they read a certain book, had a certain...

November 13th, 2017 |  


Time again to thank our vets

Time again to thank our vets

America is the greatest nation on Earth because of the freedoms and liberties afforded to all of our citizens. Yet all too often, we are guilty of tak...

November 10th, 2017 |  


Landfill competition is healthy

Landfill competition is healthy

North Carolina House Bill 56 got a lot of press earlier this fall when the General Assembly overrode the governor’s veto of the legislation. But...

November 10th, 2017 |  


Republicans go down in NC

Republicans go down in NC

That loud sound you heard Tuesday night was Republicans in North Carolina gulping nervously as the election returns from across the state and across t...

November 9th, 2017 |  


NC needs civil, curious leaders

NC needs civil, curious leaders

RALEIGH — If you are involved in politics and public policy in North Carolina, I have some unwelcome news: Lots of North Carolinians are dissati...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Let’s give fair elections a shot

Let’s give fair elections a shot

The latest news from the federal courts about the unconstitutional racially gerrymandered General Assembly districts and the response to it from legis...

November 7th, 2017 |  


Reform would boost state incomes

Reform would boost state incomes

RALEIGH — North Carolinians would experience large gains in after-tax income under the tax-reform bill released last week in Washington, accordi...

November 6th, 2017 |  


Relief on way for American workers

Relief on way for American workers

Are you tired of Uncle Sam picking your pocket?Washington’s current tax code is broken. The tax breaks and benefits go to folks with fancy lawye...

November 4th, 2017 |  


Hall: We are in this together

Hall: We are in this together

Over the past few months, the emerging work and strategies of the newly created North Carolina Innovative School District has generated more than a li...

November 3rd, 2017 |  


Criticism of GOP on the mark

Criticism of GOP on the mark

When members of the N.C. General Assembly’s minority party make extraordinary doom-and-gloom predictions about the consequences of the majority ...

November 2nd, 2017 |