Daily Archives: May 5, 2011
The Heritage Action for America group wants to know what North Carolina’s two U.S. senators think about increasing domestic oil production. The group sent this action alert today: As gas prices rise, Senatorial opposition to American oil production is indefensible. Take Action: Get Your Senators on the Record For years, dozens of US Senators haveContinue Reading
Anthony Greco’s latest CarolinaJournal.tv report documents the protests that greeted state lawmakers this week as the N.C. House approved its $19 billion budget plan.
Wendy McElroy has written a revealing piece for the Future of Freedom Foundation showing the alarming extent to which the government now demands information about people. The more information the government has, the more it can regiment and control the citizenry.
David Bass’ latest Carolina Journal Online report updates the General Assembly’s efforts to draft a new state budget.
Daniel Mitchell of Cato gives here a clear and irrefutable argument against tax increases of any sort: the politicians will simply blow through the money and soon claim that they must have more. Telling our “representatives” in Washington that they can’t have any more scarce resources (that would be put to better use in theContinue Reading
That’s the question Don Boudreaux explores in a Wall Street Journal piece today. His point is that if we treated the need for food the same way we treat the need for education, we would have a pathetically inefficient system. (But if we did have a politicized system of food distribution, no doubt its defendersContinue Reading
The North Carolina House may soon pass annexation legislation that would provide real annexation reform. For more than a half-century, North Carolina has allowed municipalities to force individuals living in unincorporated areas to live within municipal boundaries. Property owners, who made a conscious effort to live outside municipalities, are forced to not only pay municipalContinue Reading