It was a good win. Orland is a pretty good football team.
You might want to have somebody on there that is familiar with the power of the addiction to gaming, ... You'd want to have somebody sensitive to the enterprise potentially abusing poor people.
We don't have the infrastructure ... to prevent the current corruption that is upon us because of the lottery, ... Whether you like it or don't like it, it is coming with a cast of characters, and we don't have the tools to make them behave. We need to get them in place.
I often wonder about those wounded Germans. If any of them are still alive, do they remember the young soldier guarding them all those years ago.
There's some questionable ethical behavior, and for them now to be awarded a multi-million dollar contract -- that you're going to give it to them -- that's a pretty risky operation.
We're about to witness, on a new level for North Carolina, the scope of corruption and illegal activity tied to the private system of financing public elections.
It looked very much like a conspiracy to put illegal money into Jim Black's campaign.
You're essentially getting close to bribery. The whole thing just smells bad.
We are very sure that there are donors or interests that are putting money illegally, laundering money, business money, exceeding the contribution, using fake names.
It's a year-round money chase now. That's new. It used to be in the off-year there would be relatively little money raised except perhaps for the top leaders.
The speaker says that he's constantly receiving checks and passing them back out. That's part of what I'm saying is corrupt about our system now. Money is the commodity that dominates politics.
That's the best antidote for this whole thing.
This is a golden opportunity for the newspapers to get a blank sheet and reinvent themselves.