The Right Way to Cut Taxes

By John Hood If your goal is to foster economic growth and job creation, there’s a right way and a wrong way to cut taxes on business. Fortunately, Pat McCrory and the General Assembly made the right choice. The wrong way is to offer tax credits or other targeted incentives to...

Exempt everyone from Obamacare

To the editor: Beginning in October, the administration will begin saturating North Carolina with $12 million of advertisements in support of Obamacare. Before that happens, let’s think about this legislation from an outside view (if possible). A bill that changes our insurance...

Paying attention to Constitution a good thing

By Jean McCamy I was interested to read in David Leone’s This Week in History that, wearing my Wake Weekly reporter’s hat in l973, I asked local sixth graders why the U.S. Constitution and citizenship were so important. I really don’t remember the occasion, but was delighted to...

President is all talk

To the editor: As our president continues to scramble for any reason to get face time on TV and sell his failed policies to the American people, the main stream media does little to correct ridiculous statements he makes. At the Sept. 18 Business Round Table he said, “Now the...

Give states their power back

by Lee Brett June 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...