Mark Robeson Blog
Enjoy this listing of articles by Mark Robeson on the topics and issues facing us today in the nation and the State of North Carolina.
On May 20, 1775, a group of fed-up Charlotteans wrote what is called the “Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence” and had it delivered by horseback to the Continental Congress in Philadelphia. In doing so, we became the first place in America to show, in writing, our desire to dissolve our bonds ... [READ MORE]
It’s been almost two years since we first heard the slogan “Defund the Police.” Since then, crime has skyrocketed nationwide, and it is not getting any better. This may take the cake for one of the worst ideas in American history. The purpose of government is to ensure American’s individual freedoms... [READ MORE]
How did a sleepy southern town named Charlotte grow to become the second largest banking center in the United States, second only to New York City? In short, there are two reasons. First, healthy free market competition drove the growth; and second, government got out of the way. Let me explain... [READ MORE]
Like Marie Antoinette in the French Revolution, it has become clear that our government is being run by officials who have no idea what the people of this country are thinking, doing, and living through. Our President is abandoning fossil fuels in the same way he evacuated Afghanistan... [READ MORE]