MEDICAID PROVIDER COMPLEX

Many may have heard that General and President Dwight Eisenhower warned about excessive power in the hands of a military industrial complex. He said ”In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military industrial complex. ” Ike came to mind Tuesday when Representative […]

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ANGRY DEMANDS

The Charlotte Observer reported yesterday on a protest where ”NC advocates for poor demand Medicaid expansion” One protester called those who oppose Medicaid expansion for able bodied,, working age adults who don’t work ”sociopathic’”. When did it become sociopathic to expect those who can work to work instead of demanding everything from healthcare to a […]

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GOVERNOR SUES TO BLOCK OBAMA’S NEW YEAR GIVEAWAY TO ILLEGALS

The Governor is joining states suing to block President Obama’s executive amnesty for millions of illegal immigrants. “The president has exceeded the balance of power provisions clearly laid out in the U.S. Constitution and his unilateral expansion of power must be challenged,” McCrory said. “In North Carolina, the 10th most populous state, the president’s actions […]

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AMAZING TEACHER TENURE FACTS

Here’s an amazing fact about teacher tenure from The New Teacher Project, a business and education group seeking education solutions. Taxpayers spend $250 million on raises for teachers their school district has already identified are ineffective teachers. Another fact. Their study reports over half the best teachers earn less than the average ineffective teacher in […]

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HILLARY GOING EXTREMIST?

North Carolina’s Attorney General and other left-wing Democrats brand the Governor and Legislature ” extremist”.  The left cites as extremist the Senate’s natural gas drilling bill that allows the same fracking process used across the nation for oil and gas drilling to be used here.  Anyone going to a gas station can see the benefits […]

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OBAMACARE /MEDICAID EXPANSION FISCAL TIME BOMB

Recently, we commented on ObamaCare architect Jonathan Gruber bragging about how the Obama Administration used a lack of transparency and trickery to get ObamaCare passed. Comparing the ObamaCare sales job with the deceptions NAACP President William Barber uses to push Medicaid expansion in North Carolina. For example, Barber claims Medicaid expansion is for the ” […]

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PROGRESS INDEX

Changes Under the New Legislative Leadership Starting Teacher Salary Increase +$4570    –NCDPI, WRAL Number of state funded teachers increase +2719    – State Budget Public school $/pupil state Spending increase +$535 New Jobs +296,000    –Bureau of Labor Statistics Tax Climate for Doing Business Improves to 16th in America from 44th    –Tax Foundation […]

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NORTH CAROLINA ECONOMY BACK

The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia publishes a monthly index of state economic indicators based on employment and unemployment changes, hours worked and wages. The newest report came in October and showed North Carolina among the best performing states. We were also among the fastest growing states in October 2013. But in October 2008-2012,we never […]

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REFORM HELPS MORE PEOPLE THAN INSULTS

Continuing improvement in the North Carolina economy stands in sharp contrast to the name calling agenda of the left-wing, die hard opponents of reforming government. Triangle Business Journal recently reported dramatic improvement in North Carolina’s tax climate for doing business in the Tax Foundation’s national ranking. “According the foundation’s index, North Carolina jumped 28 spots […]

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REFORM DELIVERS RESULTS. UNEMPLOYMENT KEEPS FALLING.

REFORM DELIVERS RESULTS. UNEMPLOYMENT KEEPS FALLING. New unemployment figures show how hard choices the Legislature made to payoff debt in the Unemployment Insurance Fund expanded the economy. In October, North Carolina unemployment continued falling down to 6.3%. New jobs increased by 17,000 over the prior month with total non seasonally adjusted employment reaching 4.422 million. […]

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