Tag: Wuhan coronavirus

Pittsboro Town Hall closed for week due to COVID-19 related staffing shortages

Pittsboro, NC – The Pittsboro Town Hall (located at 635 East Street in Pittsboro) will be closed to the public until at least Monday, August 15, 2022 due to staffing shortages and health concerns related to COVID-19. This closure impacts…

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…

Schaudenfauci

By Kevin Roche A friend asked me if it was okay to have a little smiley burst of happiness when reading that the over-promoted and under-performing Dr. Fauci had contracted CV-19.  Let us not wish ill on anyone.  Okay, almost…

Housing prices reflect changes in work

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – It was bound to happen. The percentage of adults working from home has fallen significantly from its pandemic-era peak. Nevertheless, telecommuting has established itself as a lasting and consequential fact of modern life. Before…

Enough with the boosters

By Kevin Roche Here is the truth about the mRNA vaccines. They looked great after the clinical trials and when they were initially released.  In the first few weeks and months they had high effectiveness against infection. Then around six…

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,…

Mr. Employer, tear down these masks

By Jon Sanders Raleigh, NC – “You don’t have to wear that if you don’t want to.” A look of palpable relief crossed the plumber’s face. He had come to our house to replace our dishwasher. Before knocking on our…