Tagged with North Carolina

North Carolina Senate Race: Informational Primer

North Carolina Senate Race: Informational Primer

Incumbent: Kay Hagan (D) Context: Kay Hagan was first elected in 2008 when anti-Republican sentiment swayed North Carolina to vote for Barack Obama. Since being elected, she has voted for Obamacare, which has led to 473,000 North Carolinians having their plans canceled. North Carolina has also experienced higher rate hikes than any other state. She is more … Continue reading

Ugly Helmet Clash: Final Round

Ugly Helmet Clash: Final Round

Follow @Ryan_Kantor The Final Four is complete! We pitted the eight most hideous helmets in college football against one another and voters picked which were the ugliest. We’ve whittled it down to the final two. Thank you to the hundred or so people who participated in the voting. Please like us on Facebook using the … Continue reading

Ugly Helmet Clash: Round of 8

Ugly Helmet Clash: Round of 8

Follow @Ryan_Kantor You may not remember, but in 2008, ESPN created the Helmet Clash, where they pitted some of college football’s best looking helmets against each other in tournament style polling. Florida State’s iconic gold helmet with the spear won out. Now, in “honor” of this week’s Thursday Night ACC matchup where Virginia Tech is … Continue reading

March Madness vs Bowl Season, a Debate for the Ages

With March Madness right around the corner, and hearing it from UNC and Wake fans here in North Carolina it got me thinking, is March Madness really the best postseason in sports? It’s certainly better than the NBA’s postseason, few would dispute that, but what about Major League Baseball? What about the college bowl season? … Continue reading

North Carolina Considering Axing State Income Tax

Imagine the ugly line on your paycheck that says “NC Income Tax” not showing up next month. Well it could happen. “The proposal would eliminate personal and corporate income taxes in exchange for higher state sales taxes levied against groceries, medical expenses and other currently tax-free services.” With a Republican majority in the North Carolina … Continue reading

How The ACC Could Realign Divisions To Preserve Tradition

Now that I got what I wanted with Louisville replacing Maryland in the ACC (a big upgrade), I’ve have more on my ACC Christmas list, the perfect divisional alignment. Shortly after it was announced that Louisville was invited to the conference, Commissioner John Swofford added that the Cardinals would be assigned to the Atlantic Division and … Continue reading