Despite promises that fundraising was on schedule and would not be a problem for the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, the host committee ultimately ended up about $12.5 million short of its contractually obligated fundraising. The $12.5 million is equal to about a third of the $36.6 million the host committee agreed to raise. [...]
This was live-blogged at the event: We’re getting ready for Arthur Brooks to speak. The room is more or less at max occupancy. Thom Tillis; “I’m proud of what our legislature did.” He notes that some Democrats supported at least one veto override, and in one of the shortest sessions since 1970. Brooks did speak [...]
While pundits quibble about unemployment and spending, voters this year will be most concerned about which candidates offer the most compelling story about fairness. That’s the conclusion I took away from “The Road to Freedom,” a new book by Arthur C. Brooks, president of the American Enterprise Institute, who will be speaking at a Civitas [...]
Arthur Brooks make his case in an unforgettable way. He’s speaking July 18 at a luncheon in Charlotte. He wowed the crowd at our Conservative Leadership Conference; this will interest anyone concerned about where our society is heading.
The Democratic National Convention coming to Charlotte just got hit with a black flag, they are not going to be doing any politicking at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The Charlotte in 2012 Convention Host Committee, charged with organizing and fundraising for the Democratic National Convention, has a deficit of around $27 million dollars, and renting [...]