Posted in campaign 2020 Media NC legislature Politics

School boards, superintendents and “emergency powers”: A BAD idea on sooooooooo many levels

    Statists often brag about not letting a “good” crisis go to waste.   Here are some folks in Raleigh trying to take advantage of the current one:   Attached please find a sample resolution prepared by our legal department for your consideration.The resolution…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NC State Government NCGOP Politics

#ncpol: An intriguing candidate for state schools superintendent

The “Walking Dead” is not just on AMC.  It’s hiding out in a corner office in Raleigh’s ”Pink Palace” and will be hitting the campaign trail very soon.  June Atkinson is seeking four more years.  She hadn’t been raising any money — fueling rumors of retirement….

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Education Media Moore County NC State Government Politics

NC Campaign 2012: Don’t cry for the edu-crats

During the debate over the 2011 state budget, we heard a lot of screaming, crying, moaning and complaining from Democrats and their NCAE allies about alleged draconian budget cuts.  The new Republican majority was responsible for teachers being fired or laid off.  The cuts to…