Tag: aaron_nelson

  • Carolina North: Two Years of Diminishing Economic Expectations

    Yesterday’s Carolina North outreach, once again, was heavy on promises – the vast possibility of grey goo, the escalating energy efficiencies of blue sky projections – light on details. As a NC taxpayer, I’ve been waiting for UNC to produce a real, updated business plan reflecting 2007’s economic realities. Hey, we’re plunking down billions at […]

  • Dec. 7th, Forewarned, Not Forearmed?

    I’ve been interested in the World War II Japanese Internment travesty since I learned of it as a near tot. Living in Chapel Hill I’ve had the chance to know some interesting folks, Eric Muller for one. Eric, self-publisher and UNC Law professor is an internment expert. He often posts his research on that, the […]

  • Affordable Downtown Housing? Pfah!

    Just heard the local Chamber of Commerce’s executive director Aaron Nelson on WCHL 1360AM describe, in jubilant terms , how soon-to-open Rosemary Village is ” the impetus for a downtown renaissance”. Aaron further proclaimed this development would give us “great downtown living we haven’t had in a long time.” Really? I know folk living downtown […]