If the media is the message, then why bother? Marie Leatherwood’s drama before the Jackson County Commissioners continues. Leatherwood wants to hold signs, but the county correspondent paid attention to the commissioners’ response to where Leatherwood wished to stand. Leatherwood’s signs appeared to pertain only to her right to hold a sign where she wanted to.
It may therefore be safe to conclude: Oh, well.Read full article » No Comments »
There are suppositions that the imposition of term limits on Macon County planning board members is politically-motivated. The board is stacked with staunch pro-planners. Some members have been serving so long, they can’t recall when they started. Anti-planner cries for diversity are viewed as thinly-veiled attempts to get representation from their kind.* The planning board would be the only Macon County board with term limits.
*It should go without saying, but it never does, if the shoe were on the other foot, the cries would be justified. The PC term “diversity” means in plain English “worsening.”Read full article » No Comments »
Could you want to know anything else about Jackson County’s greenway?Read full article » No Comments »
The purpose of regulation is to buck the relationship between cause and effect. In the banking industry, it smiles upon cronies in ways that bewilder anybody putting stock in market forces.Read full article » No Comments »
The number of early voting sites in Watauga County could be reduced. The only available sites would be at the ASU campus, convenient to students who know a lot more about economics than farmers, blue-collar workers, or industrialists; and possibly the board of elections office in downtown Boone. The number of sites depends upon the state’s release of federal funds. Call me brain-dead, but the reasons given for the federal government availing the funds, and for the state releasing them, make no sense.Read full article » No Comments »