Daily Archives: April 26, 2012
Peter Ferrara answers here that the answer, beyond any doubt, is “no.” Vote fraud is part of the Democrats’ strategy for winning elections. They don’t want any of their tools taken away or even slightly blunted.
Free markets place a high value on those whose expertise is figuring out what other people actually want but almost no value on those whose expertise is figuring out what other people should want. Of course progressives see themselves in the latter category.
Barry Smith reports for Carolina Journal Online about the Republican primary in N.C. House District 92.
With all of the tough issues that could be attracting Congress’ attention these days, it’s good to know that they have prioritized the truly important issues — issues such as commemorative coin bills. Ashe Schow of Heritage Action details the story: Earmarks may be banned, but there are still ways lawmakers can secure funds forContinue Reading
Last week, Professor Alan Blinder, a dyed-in-the-wool Keynesian who often writes for the Wall Street Journal, offered his thoughts on the big debate over the federal government’s role in health care. Blinder’s economic writings are bad enough, but that column was pathetic. Today’s paper contains several devastating rebuttals and I copy below one written byContinue Reading
Deroy Murdock‘s latest column explores the lethal unintended consequences of government efforts to mandate better gas mileage: Team Obama is fueling these anticipated price hikes by boosting CAFE standards from 35.5 miles per gallon in 2016 to 54.5 MPG by 2025. As they have for 37 years, car companies will follow these new rules byContinue Reading
A dispute over rail funding leads to a testy exchange during a candidate forum in the 9th Congressional District (Charlotte Observer) Two Democrats face off in N.C. House District 12 primary (Smithfield Herald) Ilario Pantano beats David Rouzer by 1 percentage point in a straw poll by the Lower Cape Fear Young Republicans (Star-News) AContinue Reading
If you read with interest a new Associated Press article highlighting Florida Sen. Marco Rubio’s efforts to raise his profile with a Brookings Institution foreign policy speech, you might recall that Rubio delivered his first major foreign policy address in North Carolina. The Locker Room and CarolinaJournal.tv highlighted that September 2011 lecture for the JesseContinue Reading