Posted in Media Moore County Politics

Pinehurst: The K.I.S.S. rule for budgeting — and “yard debris evaluation” ???????

      Judging from the lamestream media accounts, Pinehurst village manager Andy Wilkison is shocked — SHOCKED — that council members want a budget that is (1) less than 200 pages and (2) is written in language non-bureaucrats can actually understand.   Our thrice-weekly…

Posted in Campaign 2011 Moore County Politics

Pinehurst 2011: Power AND Arrogance

  I’ve come across two recent examples of just how haughty, condescending, and arrogant some incumbents on the Pinehurst Village Council have become. Exhibit A:  A group called Concerned Citizens of Pinehurst has teamed with WEEB  Talk Radio 990 to host a mayoral forum at…

Posted in Campaign 2011 Economy Politics

Lapins right on the money on Pinehurst Post Office

The U.S. Post Office is struggling mightily, right along with the rest of us, during these terrible economic times.  Hamstrung by the demands of the postal workers union and an ever-growing list of regulations from the federal government,  the public-private organization is short on solutions…