Daily Archives: February 17, 2017
Former John Locke Foundation Headliner Michael Novak has died at age 83. In 2010, Novak spoke about the connection between religion and the founding of the American government. Novak shared with CarolinaJournal.com his thoughts on religious faith’s role in preserving the American constitutional republic. Watch the full event below.
The Greensboro suburb Summerfield—known for its horse farms, large lots and large house—wants to add so-called “Planned Development” to its zoning ordinances, which would allow for more high-density development. Surprise—large lots and large homes are why people move to Summerfield, which is 12 miles north of Gboro up U.S. 220: On Thursday, about 200 peopleContinue Reading
Brent Scher of the Washington Free Beacon details one piece of good news in the fight against overly expansive occupational licensing. Arizona’s Republican governor sent a letter condemning the state’s cosmetology board for launching an investigation into a student who gives free haircuts to the homeless because he does not have a state-issued cosmetology license.Continue Reading
Thomas Phippen explains in a Daily Caller column how legislation from U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz takes aim at colleague Elizabeth Warren’s regulatory legacy. Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz introduced a two-page bill Tuesday to abolish the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the darling of Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders. The Repeal CFPB Act, which CruzContinue Reading
John O’Sullivan extends an ongoing National Review Online debate about the nature of nationalism in the age of Trump. [T]hough the election of Donald Trump is one of the two main reasons why we are all debating nationalism, I don’t think we should focus excessively on what he says about it. The new president isContinue Reading
Kevin Williamson‘s latest column at National Review Online highlights a challenge to the standard model for philanthropy. Philanthropy can be a funny business. Let’s say you’re a do-gooder in Malawi and you hear about a little girl who has been attacked by a crocodile. She is badly hurt, but her family has no money forContinue Reading
The art of targeting voters through data analytics develops rapidly from election cycle to election cycle. David Seawright, director of analytics and product innovation at Deep Root Analytics, discusses the latest developments during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Terry Stoops assesses key highlights from the N.C. Department of Public Instruction’s latest report onContinue Reading