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Ivory Tower helps erode American values

The higher education establishment assaults traditional American values in many ways. Jenna Robinson of the Pope Center for Higher Education Policy limited herself to a top 10 list of higher ed offenses during a lunchtime presentation to the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society. In the video clip below, Robinson details the first item on herContinue Reading

New website documents costs of minimum wage increases

Bill McMorris reports for the Washington Free Beacon on a new tool in the effort the fight misguided government-mandated minimum wage increases. Minimum wage hikes adopted across the country will have numerous unintended consequences for those they are trying to help, according to a new website documenting the human cost of wage mandates. The EmploymentContinue Reading

Climate scientist counters Democratic congressman’s claims

Michael Bastasch of The Daily Caller documents an interesting exchange involving a scientist and an ill-informed politician. Georgia Tech climate scientist Judith Curry completely dismantled criticisms from a Democratic congressman that her testimony was full of errors when it came to the seriousness of global warming. Curry, a noted global warming skeptic, was recently targetedContinue Reading

Club for Growth assesses declared GOP presidential candidates

Brendan Bordelon reports for National Review Online on the Club for Growth’s reaction to the declared presidential campaigns of first-term U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, and Marco Rubio. In reports released on Thursday, the influential conservative advocacy group lavishes praise on Rand Paul, and gives high marks to Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, forContinue Reading

Clinton’s incoherent message

Charles Cooke of National Review Online assesses the missteps that have characterized the opening of Hillary Clinton’s latest presidential campaign. It is always diverting to poke fun at the arrogant. But what has been infinitely more fascinating is just how off-kilter Clinton’s substance has been, too. Love them or hate them, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz,Continue Reading

This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

The Leandro lawsuit linked to N.C. school performance and funding has lingered in the state’s court system for more than two decades. Terry Stoops assesses the latest court hearing in the case for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Rick Henderson discusses a Carolina Journal cover story detailing an income tax fraud scheme withinContinue Reading

New Carolina Journal Online features

Barry Smith reports for Carolina Journal Online on the potential statewide impact of scheduling a November vote for transportation and infrastructure bonds. Jon Ham’s Daily Journal focuses on the importance of media outlets telling both sides of the story.

Salam ponders the high-profile Chapel Hill shootings

The latest print edition of National Review features Reihan Salam‘s response to the furor surrounding the shooting deaths of three Muslims in Chapel Hill. Ever since, many Muslims, in the United States and elsewhere, have insisted that their killer, Craig Stephen Hicks, was motivated by anti-Muslim animus and that to suggest otherwise is to diminishContinue Reading

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