Sam Hieb

Contributing Editor

Posts by Sam Hieb (page 833)

  • Dunce cap

    Cato Institute report: “Mike Easley has quickly become one of the worst governors in America in terms of fiscal policy.” Here’s the executive summary.
    Sam Hieb, October 20, 2006
  • Issues of style

    Here’s the photo in BJ Barnes’ campaign mailer that got the Blanks camp…
    Sam Hieb, October 19, 2006
  • Surprise

    The Winston-Salem Journal endorses both bond packages.
    Sam Hieb, October 19, 2006
  • Dim bulb

    I’m not the brightest bulb in the lamp or the sharpest knife in the drawer, and I’m a beer short of six-pack. But tell me if what these guys call tax reform isn’t a tax on services: In the modern economy, the services industry is a primary engine.
    Sam Hieb, October 19, 2006
  • Right down I-85

    It’s not just us. … Imagine the number of agencies involved in this Durham investigation: Sheriff’s office informants purchased cocaine and were offered the services of a prostitute at a club owned by a sheriff’s deputy, according to an affidavit. Deputy Michael P. Owens also allegedly drove…
    Sam Hieb, October 18, 2006
  • W. cruises through

    Bush eats BBQ; tells Stamey’s to send him the bill. Bush’s interest in the country’s youngest citizens came during a base-building trip to North Carolina, a state he won easily in both his presidential races. But even in the conservative South, many voters have grown unhappy with the…
    Sam Hieb, October 18, 2006
  • Dissed

    President Bush doesn’t have time for the N&R. Editor John Robinson took it in good humor, though: We asked and the administration’s media folks said that we could sit down with him as soon as they find WMDs in Iraq. Rim shot.
    Sam Hieb, October 18, 2006
  • In and out

    The Winston-Salem Journal makes its endorsements for WSFCS school board. Still in: Donny Lambeth, Buddy Collins, Marilyn Parker, Jill Tackabery, Geneva Brown and Vic Johnson. Out: Lynn Thrower, Jeannie Metcalf and Jane Goins. The Journal also shows its distaste for WSFCS’ partisan schooloard with its endorsement of Sandra…
    Sam Hieb, October 18, 2006