Jon Sanders

Director of Regulatory Studies

Posts by Jon Sanders (page 192)

  • How much did your property tax value increase?

    Wake County has proudly, proudly announced its real-estate tax revaluations, and according to an informal poll of my Wake County friends, the newly assessed tax values are ranging in amount from $[Holy crap] all the way up to $[OK, fine, if you think so, I’ll sell it to you…
    Jon Sanders, November 20, 2007
  • Heads up, SW Wake County!

    WRAL reports: Fuquay-Varina … is positioning itself to triple in size over the next decade and has asked Wake County commissioners for permission to expand. Fuquay-Varina wants to secure jurisdiction over nearly 20,000 acres to control possible future development.
    Jon Sanders, November 20, 2007
  • I told you the “toilet paper noose” incident would become a big issue

    WRAL has the latest update on this most flimsy of “criminal acts”: Students leaders at North Carolina State University on Wednesday called for a university policy on hate crimes. The Racism and Hatred Incident Act, which was unanimously approved by the school’s student government, came less than a…
    Jon Sanders, November 15, 2007
  • NC State discovers “criminal” use of toilet paper?

    I wish I were joking about that: Campus police at N.C. State University are investigating a noose made from toilet paper found hanging on the stall of a restroom door this morning. … In a statement, Chancellor James Oblinger urged students not to overreact. “This could be someone’s…
    Jon Sanders, November 8, 2007
  • Rosie’s all red —A poem that blew

    Katy’s Conservative Corner points toward Rosie O’Donnell’s latest verse entry (these are all eminently mockable for her stream-of-bitterness style; I doubt even a UNC-CH student journalist would refer to her as “the poet“): msnbc one hour live following keith olbermann we were close…
    Jon Sanders, November 8, 2007
  • Mmm, pass the cupcakes of oppression

    Following up the entry on “discrimination against women at UNC-Chapel Hill,” the following email was recently posted to the leftist listserv there concerning the student group “Feminist Students United!” (exclamation point in the group name): Hi everyone, … I just wanted to let yall know that book club will…
    Jon Sanders, August 20, 2007
  • Sound advice!

    From Fox: RALEIGH, N.C. — If someone offers you frilly women’s lingerie on the street, call police. The story goes on to describe that “Thieves have stolen almost $35,000 worth of underwear, perfume and other merchandise from Victoria’s Secret stores in the Raleigh area since March,” and police say…
    Jon Sanders, August 1, 2007
  • Brave John Edwards takes on a straw man

    At least until Elizabeth “clarifies” the story again, the Associated Press is reporting that “Edwards seeks to show a rich man can care about poor“: Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards has a ready answer the criticism about his expensive haircuts and huge home. The former North Carolina senator says…
    Jon Sanders, July 12, 2007