This past week saw a robust discussion of the word "healthy" in Wake County. The topic this week concerned affordable housing placement. But the discussion among local progressives concerning the word "healthy" certainly opened our eyes.
Saturday, June 12, 2021
Friday, June 11, 2021
Friday, June 4, 2021
Wake County has two "tourism taxes." These consist of an occupancy tax and a prepared food/beverage tax. You can read more via Wake County's website. This post focuses on the prepared food/beverage portion.
Wake County and Raleigh tout these as tourism taxes. The hotel tax may have some merit. It's worth noting that many poor people utilize hotels as short term residences and pay this tax also. It makes their lodging expenses during a time of struggle even more difficult.
Saturday, April 3, 2021
(Side note - I, Joey Stansbury, was with the first group of Raleigh students that traveled to Compiegne, France through this program. The year was 1989.)
Raleigh Sister Cities has a worthy stated goal:
Unfortunately this organization has now fully integrated itself into the agitprop leftist movement that speaks ill of and tears down America's greatness.
Case in point:
Friday, January 1, 2021
Please join David Meeker on January 20, 2021 so he can tell you the benefits of destroying downtown Raleigh businesses to help "activate change."