The News & Observer has two stories this morning on possible corruption (my words not theirs) by former Governor Mike Easley. This one talks about trips and a car for he an his ... Keep Reading
Case Study on Government involvement in “Private Enterprise”
Read this article from the Chicago Tribune about how current White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel made a bunch of money for a short stay on the board of Freddie Mac. This was ... Keep Reading
Who Does Your Hair?
I'll do you one better, Francis.The Hair Braider Licensure Act (H291).Is there really a reason that government needs to be involved in this? $10 a year so the government ... Keep Reading
Are your feet hurting?
If so, Senator Fletcher Hartsell (R- Cabarrus) wants to make it more expensive for you to make them feel better. ... Keep Reading
New American Tea Party Hits Raleigh!
Community organizers of a different stripe gathered in Raleigh this weekend to display their anger about the stimulus, big government and ever increasing taxes. The movement ... Keep Reading
NC Government Stopping Job Growth
According to the Charlotte Business Journal, the NC Division of Health Services Regulation (why this agency even exists is a completely different topic) denied Gaston Regional ... Keep Reading
More proof life goes on without politicians!
Headline from yesterday's Raleigh News & Observer: NC Governor Perdue on vacation. I hope Governor Perdue and her husband have a great vacation. While she is gone stores ... Keep Reading
And Who Would Regulate the Regulators?
John Stossel has this piece explaining why more regulation is not the answer to the Bernard Madoff case (this argument applies, of course, pretty much to government regulation of ... Keep Reading
So you think there is no waste in NC state spending?
If you believe that, I have a bridge I want to sell you. Don't take my word for it, here are the words of state Senator Tony Rand the Majority Leader of the NC ... Keep Reading
Why is the Secret Service Poking Around in Beaufort County?
Reports are beginning to trickle out about an incident that occurred on November 20th near the Beaufort County town of Chocowinity. According to news accounts and the local ... Keep Reading