Government by amateurs

Government by amateurs

ShareThe News & Observer began a series this weekend outlining the Medicaid problems facing North Carolina. Two things are clear. The system has had problems for a very long time. And, two, Pat McCrory has made the problems worse, not better.  In the big picture,...
Because I said so

Because I said so

ShareOnce again, so much for transparency and accountability. And once again, it’s Secretary of Health and Human Services Aldona Wos who is being opaque. This time, it’s attaboys for a crony who was paid more than $300,000 as a consultant. Unfortunately, there’s no...
Tell Thomas: The advice column

Tell Thomas: The advice column

ShareDear Thomas: I have a friend who has been a big help to me. She’s smart and rich and popular. At least everybody I know likes her. So, last year I hired her for a position I had open. She’s smart and rich and popular so certainly she could do the job. I mean,...

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