Following the holiday break, public comment at the Buncombe County Commissioners’ meeting was not so overwhelming.
With the Texas Public Policy Foundation (TPPF) the Claremont Institute recently published the results of a joint war room exercise. The conservative think tanks argued much work had been poured into polling to predict the results of this November’s elections; but little serious effort had been made to equip leadership for the abundant and commonplace […]
As of this writing, conservative media outlets continue to express optimism that Donald Trump will remain president for the next four years.
Each year, the report ranks the nations of the world in terms of multiple measures of personal and economic freedom.
At a budget retreat the Buncombe County Commissioners held on December 10, staff reported that the impacts of COVID-19 on the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020, were not that bad.
Buncombe County Tax Collector Keith Miller isn’t the only analyst describing the skyrocketing housing market as “crazy.”
On the current agenda, Mayor Esther Manheimer had moved discussion of what to do with the Vance Monument
Asheville is now an “historic all-woman city council,” and “an all-first in the State of North Carolina.” Three of the women are also people of color.
The complete tally of damages being caused by COVID-19 is yet to be determined. In addition to the increasing infection and death counts, individuals in the best of health have found themselves without a job and soon unable to pay rent.
About half a year ago, an inquiry into the rhetorical charge that there were no libertarians in a pandemic led to an email exchange with David Boaz at the Cato Institute and an awareness of a portion of the deregulation going on behind the political scenes thanks to organizations like CEI.org.