Imagine turning your car radio on and hearing that your loved ones’ convicted murderer will now have his case heard by the North Carolina Supreme Court. Friday afternoon some victims’ families learned they would be going to yet another court for their love one’s murderer. Three cases were heard in late 2012 under an appeal […]
….the "Affordable Gasoline Acts" of the 1970's? George Mason University economics professor Don Boudreaux draws an interesting analogy between the gas price controls in the 1970s and the current state of America's medical care system as the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) sets to begin its next phase. It's well worth a few minutes of your time.
ObamaCare was sold as providing us with lower health care premiums, but you will still have your choice of doctors. Keep your doctor? Not so much. As for those lower premiums, well … no. At least the children will be insured? Er, except for half a million or so. The kindest thing you can say […]
September 17 was Constitution Day, a celebration of our nation’s most important political document. For 226 years, our Constitution has weathered wars, disasters, civil strife, and economic downturns. However, a quick glance at the state of the Constitution today gives rise to serious concerns: the Department of Justice spies on journalists, the National Security Agency […]
In trying to be vigilant against cronyism or even the appearance of cronyism— whether from the left or the right, liberals or conservatives, Democrats or Republicans — I made a mistake. I was incorrect in a previous blog post regarding the N.C. Institute of Minority Economic Development (NCIMED) when I wrote: “Still, it may be […]