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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Gov. Roy Cooper has signed off on a key permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, but critics have raised concerns about a new $58 million fund tied to that permit approval. Critics label it a “slush fund.” Rick Henderson examines the controversy during the next edition of…
    Mitch Kokai, February 9, 2018
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    Liberals and the rule of law

    Scott Greer of the Daily Caller focuses on political liberals’ approach to the rule of law. Wanna restore the rule of law? Then you must always vote against the Republican Party. That’s the argument of a new article in The Atlantic from Jonathan Rauch and Benjamin Wittes. The…
    Mitch Kokai, February 8, 2018
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    Bias in education reporting

    Rick Hess and Brendan Bell discuss bias in mainstream media coverage of education matters.  They write, We searched news articles, while avoiding opinion pieces, in the New York Times, USA Today, Washington Post, and Wall Street Journal, and in four widely-read, education-specific outlets (The 74, Chalkbeat, The Chronicle of…
    Terry Stoops, February 7, 2018
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    Clueless reporter called out on tax-related tweets

    Joy Pullman of the Federalist takes an NBC reporter to task for inane tweets related to the impact of the new federal tax law. President Trump visited Ohio Monday, which included a public event at which Ohioans told what they were going to do with their $1,000 bonuses,…
    Mitch Kokai, February 7, 2018
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    Media unsure of why they’re supposed to slam Nunes

    Eddie Scarry of the Washington Examiner reports on the disjointed media effort to criticize U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes. Journalists and commentators are working to discredit Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., for his lead role in finding apparent conflicts of interest and unprofessional conduct in the Justice Department, though much…
    Mitch Kokai, February 7, 2018
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    Fans of law enforcement should deplore FBI corruption

    Mollie Hemingway of the Federalist takes aim at a current argument circulating within the media and among left-of-center partisans. Many people in the media have jointly arrived at the same talking point. They say that criticizing the bad actions of specific people at the top ranks of a…
    Mitch Kokai, February 6, 2018
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    ‘The Final Year’ no popcorn movie

    Julie Kelly explains in a Federalist column how a new documentary sheds light on the closing days of the Obama presidency. In one shot in “The Final Year,” a documentary about President Obama’s national-security team during the last months of his presidency, the camera zooms in on a…
    Mitch Kokai, January 30, 2018
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    Hollywood not as thrilled with the Goracle these days

    Chris White of the Daily Caller probes the Hollywood establishment’s response to the latest film from the high prophet of climate doom and gloom. The Academy Awards snubbed the sequel to former Vice President Al Gore’s hugely successful climate change documentary, “An Inconvenient Truth.” Gore’s 2017 film “An…
    Mitch Kokai, January 25, 2018