Daily Archives: April 22, 2011
Sara Burrows’ latest Carolina Journal Online report recaps the week’s top legislative news, including details about N.C. House Republicans’ budget plans.
Anthony Greco’s latest CarolinaJournal.tv report covers the latest meeting of the oversight board for North Carolina’s state pension fund. As he reports, the board took no action to address the fund’s unfunded liability.
The 2012 election is still a long way away. Still, Charles Krauthammer offers some valuable food for thought as he handicaps potential Republican candidates in his latest column. I highlight his assessment of Mitt Romney, only because the final image gave me a good chuckle: Mitt Romney: Serious guy. Pre-vetted (2008). Tons of private- andContinue Reading
Live Blog State and local governments across the country are trying to get back economic incentives from companies that have not met their promises. purchase viagra uk Other governments are opting out of deals. North Carolina is still on the hook for incentives to Dell even though the computer maker closed its Forsyth County plant,Continue Reading
Karen McMahan’s latest Carolina Journal Online report focuses on legislation that would create the North Carolina School of Agriscience and Biotechnology.
A new article in The New Republic asks whether the green movement has been a “miserable flop.” The question arrives just a couple of weeks after Steven Hayward mused about the “death of environmentalism” during a presentation for the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society. HT: Joe Coletti
Transparency in government is important to the John Locke Foundation, as evidenced by NCTransparency.com. The Obama administration initially dedicated itself to open, transparent government, but Tevi Troy‘s latest column examines the record and finds it wanting: As Jon Stewart recently joked, “When you don’t live in the White House, sunlight is the best disinfectant. WhenContinue Reading
This article on WRAL Techwire (hat tip to Kory Swanson) has reinforced my decision to use an Apple computer, to be an avid Facebook fan, and to use Google as my primary search engine. Given Greenpeace’s history of junk science promulgation, believing the opposite of what they say and doing the opposite of what theyContinue Reading