Daily Archives: March 3, 2017

Nuclear weapon worries

Bill Gertz of the Washington Free Beacon details disturbing news regarding the nation’s nuclear weapon capabilities. The United States is losing the capability to conduct underground nuclear tests that could be needed in the future to gauge the reliability of the nuclear arsenal. According to John C. Hopkins, former head of nuclear testing at LosContinue Reading

Probing prospects for a new Trump governing coalition

Ian Tuttle of National Review Online ponders the notion that President Trump’s approach to government could lead to a new coalition of voters. In contrast to conservatives, who tend to view government with instinctive suspicion, and liberals, who tend to do the opposite, Donald Trump seems to view the government as a large but neutralContinue Reading

Spending beyond our means

Kevin Williamson of National Review Online is ignoring the style and focusing on the substance of President Trump’s speech to Congress this week. Populism does not mean putting the American people first. Populism means telling the American people whatever it is they want to hear, even if it is bull and everybody knows it. …Continue Reading

New Carolina Journal Online features

Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on the first vote to confirm one of Gov. Roy Cooper’s Cabinet nominees. Rick Henderson’s Daily Journal highlights efforts to add teeth to North Carolina’s open-meetings law.