Daily Archives: April 28, 2011
From the office of N.C. Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger, R-Rockingham: Berger, Tillis Appoint Tornado Damage Response Committee Raleigh, N.C. – In the wake of tragic storms that swept through North Carolina and devastated many families, Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger and House Speaker Thom Tillis today appointed a joint select committee toContinue Reading
David Bass’ latest Carolina Journal Online report focuses on the constitutional amendments state lawmakers are considering this legislative session.
Like him or not, Karl Rove knows something about winning presidential elections. In his latest Wall Street Journal column, Rove compares President Obama’s re-election plans to those of George W. Bush and … wait for it … Richard Nixon. The Obama approach copies the tactical emphasis of President George W. Bush’s 2004 re-election effort. …Continue Reading
Anthony Greco’s latest Carolina Journal Online report focuses on a new national study that raises red flags about funding of government pension programs across the country.
Last week, teacher union boss Randi Weingarten wrote an appalling piece for the Wall Street Journal, arguing against allowing a free market in education. Monopolists always can find reasons why competition in their realm would be bad. Today’s Journal contains four devastating rebuttal letters. Here is one from JLF friend and NC expat Frank Stephenson:Continue Reading
Deroy Murdock’s latest column focuses on the propensity among Latin American “heavies” to take away press freedoms: Latin heavies generally have shifted away from messy tactics such as beating journalists in the streets or jailing them. Instead, denunciations, lawsuits, and denials of broadcast licenses accomplish the same objective without drawing blood. Even better, from theContinue Reading
Yuval Levin and Ramesh Ponnuru have generated a debate by proposing an idea that goes beyond simple repeal of ObamaCare: an insurance tax credit. Levin and Ponnuru spell out their basic argument and discuss opposing views in a new article for National Review Online. Obamacare is a huge step in the opposite direction of theContinue Reading
Three years after taking over for George W. Bush, President Obama is still trying to win political points by attacking the “Bush tax cuts” enacted during the 43rd president’s first term in the White House. In an article for Human Events, Donald Lambro rebuts the president’s arguments: In “the last decade, if we had simplyContinue Reading