5 Comments


  1. Frank Burns

    March 8, 2012 at 10:00 am

    It the law was so good, why are all those exemptions for the requirements given to unions? Why would we expect non union employees to pay more? If the law violates the constitution, then it is right and proper for it to be struck down.

  2. Rob Schofield

    March 8, 2012 at 10:32 am

    We have a new Frances!

  3. gregflynn

    March 8, 2012 at 11:39 am

    The temporary waivers were granted, on application and approval, to many employers and health plan providers, public and private, union and non-union, small and large businesses, city and state governments, to ensure continuity of coverage while transitioning to plans that are fully compliant.

  4. James

    March 8, 2012 at 11:41 am

    Frank is indeed the new Frances, complete with his own set of fantasy facts to bolster any ideological argument he wants to make. We tolerated him at BlueNC for awhile, but I’ll warn you, it takes a toll. When you have to confronting the harsh reality of purposeful ignorance day after day, it gives you pause. In my case, I feel a real sense of fear for our state and nation. We are swirling down the drain with “drill baby drill” cheerleaders championing the decline.

    America has become the land of the greed and the home of the stupid. It’s enough to make a patriot cry.

  5. Frank Burns

    March 8, 2012 at 1:06 pm

    James is not interested in any viewpoints that conflict with his narrow image of the world. He is more comfortable sitting with the choir than in actually understanding something of the real world. His opinions are typical of the intolerant left who hold the mistaken idea that they only have the answers and everybody else is judged to be ignorant and non patriotic. He would make an outstanding fundamentalist preacher.

Check Also

Senate will vote today on right-wing blogger nominated by Trump for court of appeals

The full U.S. Senate is scheduled to vote ...

Top Stories from NCPW

  • News
  • Commentary

When Gov. Roy Cooper signed the Strengthen Opioid Misuse Prevention or STOP Act into law last month, [...]

Support for needy districts and key positions within North Carolina’s top public school agency may b [...]

Wilmington is bustling this summer. Downtown, horse-drawn carriages take tourists along the riverfro [...]

For the first time in a long time, trial judges in North Carolina have independent research assistan [...]

It’s not an original thought to point out that the Trump Administration is a larger version of what [...]

Why this is not “business as usual” and should not be condoned Sometimes all one can do is stand and [...]

5.0---percentage of overall state spending in the 2017-2018 budget passed by the General Assembly as [...]

The post A legislative addiction appeared first on NC Policy Watch. [...]

Featured | Special Projects

NC Budget 2017
The maze of the NC Budget is complex. Follow the stories to follow the money.
Read more


NC Redistricting 2017
New map, new districts, new lawmakers. Here’s what you need to know about gerrymandering in NC.
Read more