Sam Hieb

Contributing Editor

Posts by Sam Hieb (page 7)

  • Perfect illustration of liberal hypocrisy over liberal hypocrisy

    Appearing in today’s Winston-Salem Journal, Kate Cohen of the Washington Post perfectly illustrates the corner liberals have painted themselves into on climate change, especially in the wake of news that the wonderful Obamas have purchased a Martha’s Vineyard mansion that–in theory– will be underwater in 10 years. (Why…
    Sam Hieb, August 28, 2019
  • RIP Harvey Davis…

    And who is Harvey Davis, you might ask? Just a hard-working guy standing in the way of fantasies on the part of city planners and politicians about how people should travel instead how they actually travel* I wrote about Davis’ battle with the City of Winston-Salem back in…
    Sam Hieb, August 27, 2019
  • Kamala Harris does North Carolina

    Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris made two appearances in North Carolina over the weekend, one in Greensboro, the other in Durham. According to the News & Record, Harris told the estimated crowd of 1300 at Smith High School: “On Day 1, we’re going to repeal that tax bill”…
    Sam Hieb, August 26, 2019
  • Downtown soccer stadium must get in line for Raleigh-Wake tourism bucks

    A lot going on here between the City of Raleigh and Wake County regarding allocation of tourism dollars funded by hotel-motel taxes. More about that later, but the bottom line is the proposed soccer stadium south of downtown has to get in line with the Marbles Kids Museum and…
    Sam Hieb, August 22, 2019
  • Your Greensboro Downtown Greenway update

    Rhino Times editor John Hammer has an update on “what must be Greensboro’s longest running project”—the Downtown Greenway: The current projection on the Downtown Greenway is that it will be completed in 2020 at a cost of $40 million. The Downtown Greenway is an extra wide four-mile long sidewalk…
    Sam Hieb, August 21, 2019
  • Surprise–WSFCS board committee supports quarter-cent sales tax hike

    The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Board of Education’s finance committee voted to support the county’s proposed quarter-cent sales tax hike that would go on the ballot in March 2020. Winston-Salem Journal reported “several school board members had concerns about what would happen to funding in down years when the county…
    Sam Hieb, August 21, 2019
  • High Point principals support Guilford County Schools

    In the wake of Mayor Jay Wagner’s charge to evaluate whether of not High Point should secede from Guilford County Schools and form its own city school system, 25 HP principals released a letter expressing their support for GCS: As principals united in our devotion to serving the…
    Sam Hieb, August 19, 2019
  • WaPo columnist advocates full-blown shaming

    Appearing in today’s Winston-Salem Journal, Jennifer Rubin of the Washington Post tells us how to hold Trump “enablers” accountable. But she’s just not talking about public officials here: Private employers shouldn’t hire someone who has been a known liar for a white nationalist (if for no other reason than…
    Sam Hieb, August 9, 2019