Month: May 2016

Tom Ross: A jackass or a carpenter?

by D.G. Martin Chapel Hill, NC – “Any jackass can kick a barn down, but it takes a carpenter to build one.” Using a saying from UNC President Margaret Spellings’s native Texas, one attributed to Sam Rayburn, the long-time speaker…

Chatham County government overreach

Too much government is bad government

by *protected email* Pittsboro, NC – I run a business in Pittsboro, and we have received several letters from Kep Kepley, the Chatham County Tax Administrator, asking for a complete list of our employees, their home addresses and their social…