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  • Will Biden effectively ban gas-powered cars?

    Editors at Issues and Insights warn readers to beware new regulations from the Biden administration that could have drastic impacts on their driving habits. In the next couple of months, the Environmental Protection Agency will issue new fuel economy standards that could be impossible for carmakers to meet…
    Mitch Kokai, April 13, 2021, 313 words
  • Supreme Court order boosts religious liberty

    Margot Cleveland of the Federalist highlights an important ruling from the nation’s highest court. On Friday, for the fifth time the U.S. Supreme Court slapped down a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision upholding anti-religious COVID restrictions established by California’s embattled Gov. Gavin Newsom. The court’s unsigned order…
    Mitch Kokai, April 13, 2021, 327 words
  • Biden’s real reason for supporting corporate tax hikes

    Editors at the Washington Examiner offer a compelling explanation for President Biden’s support of higher corporate taxes. Economists will tell you that hiking corporate tax rates doesn’t help the working class or middle class. Budget wonks will tell you that hiking the corporate rate won’t raise very much…
    Mitch Kokai, April 13, 2021, 316 words
  • The problem with eliminating profit in health care

    Casey Mulligan explains at National Review Online why some left-wing health care ideas would have serious negative consequences. For the past five years or so, Democrats led by Senator Bernie Sanders and “the Squad” in Congress have made a strong push to eliminate the profit motive from the…
    Mitch Kokai, April 13, 2021, 339 words
  • N.Y. versus N.C. on taxes

    Patrick Gleason writes in Forbes about contrasting approach to post-pandemic state tax policy. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) and the Democratic-run state legislature in Albany are moving forward with a new budget deal that will raise income taxes in what is already a relatively high tax state.
    Mitch Kokai, April 13, 2021, 331 words
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    John Trump reports for Carolina Journal Online on a bill in the N.C. House to reopen state bars and restaurants at full capacity. A new CJ Opinion urges people to consider who pays today’s N.C. tax bills as they judge proposed tax cuts.
    Mitch Kokai, April 13, 2021, 42 words
  • Of vaccines, herd immunity, and media concerns

    Incidentally, should one-fifth of North Carolinians exercise their freedom of choice (see note below) and choose not to take a Covid vaccine, it would pose no threat to our society.
    Jon Sanders, April 12, 2021, 320 words
  • Biden moves faster than Obama to transform America

    Tyler O’Neil writes at about the new president’s swift moves to make transformational changes. Joe Biden may have been something like a moderate, once. As a senator, he defended the Hyde Amendment, which protects pro-life taxpayers from footing the bill for something they consider to be murder.
    Mitch Kokai, April 12, 2021, 327 words
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