Daily Archives: December 19, 2011
You might have noticed CarolinaJournal.tv coverage of this month’s John William Pope Foundation 25th anniversary dinner celebration. One of the features of the evening’s events was a nearly eight-minute video. You can watch that video by clicking play below.
Michael Cannon of Cato Institute here treats us to some of Barney Frank’s wisdom on the need for big taxes to fund big government. After he retires, maybe Frank will take the time to actually read Bastiat and try to understand him.
John Hood offered News 14 Carolina viewers his year-end political analysis during a joint appearance with Chris Fitzsimon on “Political Connections.”
In this class session, Will discusses the meaning of the 9th Amendment and the “presumption of liberty”. “The enumeration in the Constitution of certain rights shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.” Of course, the Supreme Court has completed gutted both the 9th and 10th Amendments, but Will providesContinue Reading
The campaign for state superintendent of public instruction could be one of the most interesting executive-level races in North Carolina next year. Recently, it got a little more interesting when state Rep. Rick Glazier, D-Cumberland, filed paperwork (PDF download) to run for superintendent. That has set the stage for a potential primary between Glazier andContinue Reading
Yet another blog eliminates its comment section because participants cannot control themselves and engage in civil discourse. My unscientific poll shows that this problem is primarily an affliction of the left. Many on the left seem incapable of engaging in intellectual discourse. Don correctly labels this problem “e-food fights.” See Cafe Hayek’s announcement below. ToContinue Reading
Cornelius mayor announces for Senate District 41 seat, then backpedals (The Herald Weekly) U.S Sen. Kay Hagan, a Democrat from North Carolina, says that partisan bickering in Washington is impeding lawmakers’ ability to do their jobs (Dome) Redrawn legislative and congressional maps got their first hearing in court on Friday (Capital Beat) Bev Perdue warnsContinue Reading
Sure, the poll numbers and economic data look bad for the president — hence the focus on attacking likely 2012 Republican opponents rather than defending the administration’s record. But the latest Bloomberg Businessweek offers an article that should alarm anyone who thinks the GOP can rely only on historical trends to predict the outcome ofContinue Reading