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Economic development or merely re-arranging the deck chairs on the Titanic?

  Politicians LOVE to talk about — and pat themselves on the back about — job creation and economic development.  Though, most rational people know the only sources for job creation are private businesses. Instead of carrying out responsible economic development policy — like cutting…

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Charlotte, Raleigh, MetLife share GROUP-HUG, we get stuck with the check

The McCrory administration, this week, celebrated a $125.5 million dollar investment by MetLife into North Carolina’s economy.   The insurer will be relocating some of its operations to Cary and Charlotte, in exchange for about $94 million in state tax incentives.  THAT means they will…