Category Archives: Media
Rodney Ellis, president of the North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE), recently outlined his conspiracy theory about the origins and intent of Republican education policy. In a recent podcast titled “Some Disassembly Conspired: The Plot Against Public Education,” Ellis says, If you took the time and really connect the dots of what has happened –Continue Reading
The latest Carolina Journal Online parody highlights a proposed episode of “Naked and Afraid” featuring North Carolina’s governor and Charlotte’s mayor. (Remember, folks, it’s a parody.) The Daily Journal focuses on Democratic gubernatorial candidate Roy Cooper’s complaint that Republican Gov. Pat McCrory’s budget plan uses some one-time money for education purposes.
Projecting huge economic losses to the state from HB2 is apparently so easy, an after-school news-clipping temp job can do it in a number of weeks. How is that? Part is the fact that reporters are essentially wearing “KEEP CALM and GIVE US YOUR BIGGEST NUMBER TO RUN ON” shirts. I wrote earlier this month that (emphasis added): oneContinue Reading
Jeff Stier’s column for Newsweek begins: Geologists at the University of Cincinnati just wrapped up a three-year investigation of hydraulic fracturing and its impact on local water supplies. The result? There’s no evidence—zero, zilch, nada—that fracking contaminates drinking water. Researchers hoped to keep these findings secret. Why would a public research university boasting a top-100 geology program deliberately hideContinue Reading
Alana Goodman of the Washington Free Beacon reports on a response to HBO’s recent movie distorting the record of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas’ confirmation hearing. Thomas’s supporters argue that the complete volume of evidence—including sealed congressional testimony that has never previously been published in full—raises questions about Hill’s claims. They are speaking outContinue Reading