Tag: Roy Cooper

NC Government takes family’s Chatham County land so foreign company can move in

By Brooke Medina Raleigh, NC – Two Chatham County communities will soon be without twenty-seven homes, five businesses, and one church because the state of North Carolina is exercising its eminent domain powers to make way for VinFast, a startup…

Roy Cooper defends racial discrimination

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – Because I am an inveterate optimist who likes to think the best of other folks, I’m going to assume for the sake of the following argument that North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper and former…

Government got COVID mostly wrong

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – I’m a liberty-minded conservative, not an anarchist. I think government is inevitable and necessary but its legitimate scope and practical competencies are rather limited. The many public-policy failures during the COVID-19 pandemic illustrate the…

North Carolina is bouncing back

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – Most states have still failed to recover the jobs lost during the depths of the COVID crisis in 2020. North Carolina is not, however, one of those states. From February 2020 to February 2022,…

North Carolina Democrats get reality check

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – The North Carolina General Assembly is going to stay in Republican hands after the 2022 midterms. For state Democrats, this is a bitter pill to swallow. That they’ve already managed to swallow it, however,…