Run over by the Carolina Comeback

Run over by the Carolina Comeback

ShareGovernor Pat McCrory has been touting his Carolina Comeback for about two years. John Locke Foundation President John Hood and House Rules Chair David Lewis have been bragging about all of the taxes North Carolinians didn’t pay. To hear conservatives tell it,...
Dance with the one that brung ya

Dance with the one that brung ya

ShareCoastal North Carolina towns are coming out against off-shore drilling. Who can blame them? Accidents off the Gulf coast have closed beaches, caused long-term environmental damage and harmed both the fishing and tourism industries. Drilling poses risks that could...
The #CarolinaThrowback–to the 1950s

The #CarolinaThrowback–to the 1950s

SharePat McCrory has had such a bad week that we almost missed the worst news–the June jobs report. North Carolina’s unemployment rate rose for fourth straight month to 5.8%. The state lost 4,000 jobs from May to June. In contrast, the U. S. economy gained...
Not better off

Not better off

ShareIf you want to know how that “Carolina Comeback” is affecting North Carolina families, look no further than median income. The North Carolina Democratic Party yesterday sent out a press release showing that median income under Republicans has dropped $4,000 and...

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