Stories written by Christian Hine
A 1999 Cum Laude graduate of UNC Charlotte’s Belk College of Business, Christian has spent fifteen years as an award winning political activist and consultant in both North and South Carolina...with a little radio talk show hosting and newspaper editing thrown in for good measure. A self-described "Republitarian", Christian is an unabashed advocate of traditional free market capitalism and views passage of the FairTax as the single most effective method to combat the social manipulation and corruption found in government today. When not stressing over yet another new law, Christian enjoys treasure hunting, obscure European power metal bands, good beer, and anything related to Carolina Panthers football...except talking about the 2001 season. He's removed that from memory.

Weekly Activist – CAUTION Newsletter

Newsletter for September 15, 2014 Hello! Please join us at CAUTION on Monday, September 15, as we welcome guest speaker Ed Mattson.  As always, we meet at the Dilworth Neighborhood Grille located at 911 East Morehead Street in Charlotte at 5pm for our social hour and from 6-7:30 for our meeting.  Mattson is a published author [...]

September 15, 2014 | Posted in CAUTION,Christian Hine,Events | Read More »

Obamacare Destroying Lives in NC

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Two of Pattie Curran’s three sons have rare bone marrow failure syndrome combined with a secondary mitochondrial disease. Life’s been tough, but they’ve made it work. Until Obamacare. From the description of a new video produced by Nicole Revels (published below): this Piedmont-Triad family “has witnessed their family’s insurance coverage slip away as premiums, deductibles, and [...]

September 12, 2014 | Posted in Christian Hine,House Specials,National | Read More »

WidenI77 Presentation in Mooresville

Last night, September 9, 2014, the WidenI77 team took their information to Mooresville, NC and presented their side of the HOT lane story to an eager crowd of about 160.  Here is the video of the presentation, with a focus on the slideshow this time to make it easier to follow. As we approach the [...]

September 10, 2014 | Posted in Carolinas,Char-Meck Beat,Christian Hine | Read More »

Hagan’s History of Broken Promises

According to our friends at North Carolina’s Americans for Prosperity, average health insurance premium increases in NC are expected to be among the highest in U.S. A Price Waterhouse Cooper Health Research Institute study said the average increase of 7.7% in North Carolina could be higher than the majority of states reporting premium increases, and is [...]

September 8, 2014 | Posted in Carolinas,Christian Hine,National | Read More »

Howdy Folks…Been Awhile

I’d like to take just a moment to apologize for what has seemingly been the complete neglect of this website for the past couple of weeks.  Yes, we paid the bills and the lights are still on!  Truth is, the regular jobs that actually keep those lights on have been busier than normal.  Couple that [...]

September 8, 2014 | Posted in Christian Hine,Events | Read More »

NCDOT To Hold Closed Door Meetings With Local Officials to Discuss I77 Tolls

NCDOT and Cintra, the private company selected to operate the proposed toll lanes on I-77, will be holding a series of closed-door meetings with elected officials from the Lake Norman towns. The meetings will be held Thursday, August 21, 2014. Times and locations are as follows: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at Mooresville Town Hall 1:00 p.m. [...]

August 20, 2014 | Posted in Carolinas,Char-Meck Beat,Christian Hine | Read More »

Sales Tax Referendum Back On?

Last week, it was reported HERE that we may have been saved from a referendum fight over increasing the local sales tax.  The NC Senate was looking to pass a bill that would cap local option sales tax at 2.5%.  Since Mecklenburg already charges that, the referendum would essentially be voided. However, due once again [...]

July 21, 2014 | Posted in Carolinas,Char-Meck Beat,Christian Hine | Read More »

A Couple Action Items…

Hello friends! I’m obviously more of an activist than a journalist, so I figured I’d share a couple items that my fellow activists might be interested in. First, an invitation to a townhall meeting sponsored by WidenI77.org. Think the signing of the first contract with Cintra made HOT lanes on I-77 a done deal? Think [...]

July 17, 2014 | Posted in Carolinas,Christian Hine | Read More »

Political Shenanigans in Cabarrus County. What is Sen. Fletcher Hartsell Thinking?

Citizens of Cabarrus County are asked to contact all members of the North Carolina House of Representatives and respectfully request that they vote to “NOT CONCUR” with the senate version of HB1218 when it comes back to the house.  This matter will come up in the next scheduled session of the House which is Monday [...]

June 30, 2014 | Posted in Carolinas,Christian Hine | Read More »

Charlotte Tea Party’s Weekly Update

Greetings! CAUTION’s Summer Sessions are in full swing…and it’s really Summer now as well! Join us Monday evening at the Dilworth Neighborhood Grille from 6-7:30 for some great conversation with fellow conservatives. This is a long newsletter, so let’s dive in!! This week, in addition to our This Week in History presentation, we’ll also hear [...]

June 23, 2014 | Posted in Char-Meck Beat,Christian Hine | Read More »

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