Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 3)

  • Will praises ‘Little Pink House’

    With the film “Little Pink House” scheduled for an April 25 screening in Raleigh, you might be interested in George Will‘s review posted at National Review Online. Coming soon to a cinema near you—you can make this happen; read on—is a bite-your-nails true-story thriller featuring heroes, villains, and…
    Mitch Kokai, April 20, 2018
  • Rejoining a scrapped trade deal

    Editors at National Review endorse the prospect of President Trump returning the United States to the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The simplest reason why is that it would boost the American economy. The signatories of the agreement — including Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, and Chile — account…
    Mitch Kokai, April 20, 2018
  • This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Efforts to boost safety in N.C. schools include a focus on improving mental health services available to students. Lindsay Marchello reported on a recent legislative school safety meeting that emphasized the need for more school nurses and psychologists. She shares her findings during the next edition of…
    Mitch Kokai, April 20, 2018
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello profiles for Carolina Journal Online the Republican primary in N.C. House District 80. John Trump unveils another edition of “Backroads, byways, boondoggles, and brouhahas.”…
    Mitch Kokai, April 20, 2018
  • Leef’s latest Forbes column pans awful Appeals Court ruling

    George Leef’s latest Forbes column highlights a particularly bad ruling from the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. In 1925, a group of citizens in Bladensburg, Maryland wanted to honor 49 men from Prince George’s County who had lost their lives during the First World War. The local chapter…
    Mitch Kokai, April 19, 2018
  • Presidents’ responsibility for federal debt

    David Harsanyi of the Federalist challenges a popular misconception about American presidents and federal debt. New York Times columnist David Leonhardt recently wrote a widely shared article arguing that Democrats were the party of fiscal responsibility while Republicans were nothing more than profligate spenders and reckless tax cutters.
    Mitch Kokai, April 19, 2018
  • A wave that could wash Pelosi away

    Laura Barron-Lopez explains for the Washington Examiner how a Democratic wave could mean bad news for the top Democrat in the U.S. House. A big enough Democratic wave could threaten the party’s existing House leadership team while washing way the Republican majority. Virginia Rep. Gerry Connolly, a member…
    Mitch Kokai, April 19, 2018
  • Rewriting history

    Joshua Gill reports for the Daily Caller on disturbing news on the academic front. An AP U.S. History textbook slated for distribution in 2019 reportedly contains anti-Trump bias and says Christians and conservatives are racists and xenophobes. Radio host Alex Clark of WNOW’s “The Joe and Alex Show” posted…
    Mitch Kokai, April 19, 2018