When people want to get away from the daily grind, the old routine, workaday world-they tend to have a place they can go to escape. A place where they are just plain happy to be. For me, that place is Belmont Abbey.
I am so grateful for the opportunity to serve the citizens of Union County again on the Board of County Commissioners. One of the goals I have is to help bring a better understanding of the issues we face to the taxpayers.
When the health care debate began, I warned that the President’s health care bill was the wrong direction for our nation and North Carolina. I offered an alternative then—The Patients’ Choice Act—along with Senator Tom Coburn because health care was broken before Obamacare.
How do you like that frost on your car windows in the morning?
Last week while we were celebrating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's “I Have a Dream” speech, part of that dream came true.
Around this time of year, I always re-think some of the central assumptions of economics. This is because I have to explain them to new undergraduates, most of whom have no background in economics.