Scott Bowers

According to the WRAL.com graphs, North Carolina as a whole has been holding pretty steady at around 7% positive since around May 22nd, varying between 6.8% and 7.2% depending upon the day. See https://www.wral.com/coronavirus/north-carolina-coronavirus-cases-maps-graphs-live-updates/1901…

Sir Winston Churchill said; “You can always count on Americans to do the right thing – after they’ve tried everything else.” Unfortunately, this technique doesn’t really work when it comes to pandemics. Personally, I’ll believe the expert with a PHD and decades of experience over pretty m…

Actually, it seems schools did close because of polio. Admittedly, the 40’s and 50’s were a bit before my time, but I do know how to Google…

Aren’t all students attending NC public schools are required to produce immunization records in order to remain enrolled? I believe this is on…

Mr. Cook, I'd be interested to hear your thoughts on the trillions the government has poured into "stimulus" to support businesses and the stock market. Something like 6 trillion so far, I've read. For comparison, I read that the $1,200 stimulus checks sent to all Americans total to aroun…

Quoting from Mr. Hood’s article; “Some will argue that the real risk of reopening schools is not to the students but to their teachers, school employees, and the parents and grandparents the children might infect when they get home. They think this is a compelling argument, I know, but it…

See the second-to-last sentence of his entry above: "As the recent Project Veritas videos show..."

Providing broadband access to rural areas might be accomplished using the Federal Universal Service Fund (aka E-Rate program). My understanding is that this concept was initially used to get land line telephone access to rural areas in the mid 1900’s. More recently, in the late 90’s and c…

It could be that as more people are staying home these days, there is less demand for work TP and more demand for home TP.

I would suggest doing a bit of research, specifically the topics; “Unions in NC” and “Does NC have a teacher’s union?”

You might find:
1) North Carolina is a “Right To Work” state, meaning that while unions are allowed in NC, no one can be required to participate in them in order …

No need to take my word for it. Go to www.ncpublicschools.org/charterschools/ and see for yourself.