Daily Archives: April 14, 2017

Price controls and the United controversy

The Washington Examiner editorial board explores the role of federal price controls in the recent United Airlines scandal. … United had a full flight and needed two seats for employees, probably lest a plane full of people in Kentucky be delayed for lack of a flight crew. But no passengers wanted to exchange their seatContinue Reading

Clemson joins the campus silliness act

Eric Owens of the Daily Caller details a dispiriting view of diversity at one Atlantic Coast Conference school. Clemson University has allocated nearly $27,000 on diversity training materials for professors. The taxpayer-funded school in South Carolina purchased the online training materials from an outside vendor, reports Campus Reform. The training materials are a series ofContinue Reading

Democrats’ reliance on science questioned

Jonah Goldberg‘s latest column at National Review Online challenges the notion that Democrats are the only political party that accepts scientific facts. Goldberg targets a recent speech from Hillary Clinton. “When women participate in peacekeeping peacemaking we are all safer and more secure,” said Clinton, who boasted of “evidence-based” research that backs up this claim.Continue Reading

Obama as Stanley Baldwin

Victor Davis Hanson‘s latest column at National Review Online compares our 44th president to the British prime minister who helped set the stage for World War II. Last year, President Obama assured the world that “we are living in the most peaceful, prosperous, and progressive era in human history,” and that “the world has neverContinue Reading

This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

With the income tax filing deadline approaching soon, Becki Gray reminds us that N.C. lawmakers have made major changes in recent years to benefit state income taxpayers. Gray recaps those reforms for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Rick Henderson assesses the N.C. political landscape in the wake of the repeal of controversial HouseContinue Reading

New Carolina Journal Online features

Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on state school superintendent Mark Johnson’s latest step in an ongoing legal skirmish with the N.C. State Board of Education. John Trump’s Daily Journal highlights legislation that would help boost North Carolina’s growing craft distillery industry.