western carolina university
December 3, 2015 -
Four charitable organizations led by billionaire libertarian businessman Charles Koch of the Koch Industries oil and chemical conglomerate have given nearly $108 million to colleges and universities since 2005 to advance his brand of unfettered capitalism — and 85 percent went to schools in the South.
February 20, 2013 -
In his first State of the State address this week, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory called for offshore oil and gas exploration. He proposed using some of the revenues for beach replenishment -- but offshore drilling would only worsen the state's coastal erosion problem.