Daily Archives: May 1, 2012
Barry Smith profiles the hotly contested 7th Congressional District Republican primary for Carolina Journal Online.
Dan Way reports on the N.C. House District 45 Republican primary election for Carolina Journal Online.
A poll conducted by Elon University in late April found that, two years after the passage of Obamacare, 46 percent of North Carolinians believe “it was a bad thing for Congress to pass the law,” compared to 38 percent who say it was a good thing and 9 percent who aren’t sure: Nearly the sameContinue Reading
That pro-peace Democrat is Glenn Greenwald, who is fed up with “liberals” and “progressives” who were furious over the military actions of the Bush administration, but now take delight in our “warrior president.” Read his column here. Let’s face the truth: many on the left use professions of their dedication to “peace” as a wayContinue Reading
A unanimous three-judge panel of the N.C. Court of Appeals has reversed a portion of a trial court’s ruling and favored Brunswick County Judge Ola Lewis in her libel suit stemming from the 2010 election campaign. The suit stemmed from a dispute over Lewis’ endorsement of a candidate in a Republican state Senate primary. EdwardContinue Reading
Key races to watch in the N.C. House primaries (NCFEF) Renee Ellmers is a star on Capitol Hill, but rankles some back in North Carolina’s 2nd Congressional District (N&O) Pittman, White vie for N.C. House District 82 seat (Independent Tribune) Democratic candidates for governor tout money, support (Associated Press) Poll: McCrory leads N.C. gubernatorial candidatesContinue Reading
In an op-ed published in the Wall Street Journal, former Secretary of State George Shultz and renowned education scholar Eric Hanushek declare, In addressing our current fiscal and economic woes, too often we neglect a key ingredient of our nation’s economic future—the human capital produced by our K-12 school system. An improved education system wouldContinue Reading
Thomas Sowell‘s latest column examines the facts and exposes the rhetoric surrounding labor unions: Many people, who do not look beyond the vision or the rhetoric to the reality, still think of labor unions as protectors of working people from their employers. And union bosses still employ that kind of rhetoric. However, someone once said,Continue Reading