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  • Illinois makes it eight

    There have been just as many successful de-licensing efforts in the past two years as there were the previous 40 years. We can thank a North Carolina licensing board's overzealous protectionism for being an unwitting factor.
    Jon Sanders, October 23, 2017, 478 words
  • Why Do We Need Free Trade? Today at Noon

    Bryan Riley from the Heritage Foundation joins us at 12 Noon at JLF in downtown Raleigh to discuss the worldwide marketplace, free trade, and the Trump administration. Save your seat here.
    Donna Martinez, October 23, 2017, 31 words
  • The chief of staff and Trump voters

    Noah Bierman offers Los Angeles Times readers interesting observations about the Trump administration’s chief of staff. In the roughly three months since President Trump chose John F. Kelly as his second chief of staff, observers have puzzled over the retired Marine general’s occasional scowls and downcast gazes, wondering…
    Mitch Kokai, October 23, 2017, 214 words
  • The long-term challenge of federal debt

    Gene Epstein of Barron’s explains why it won’t be easy to erase the federal government’s debt. Those who deny that soaring debt can ever be a worry for the U.S. often point out that this debt is denominated in the same U.S. dollars the Fed has the ability…
    Mitch Kokai, October 23, 2017, 308 words
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Don Carrington reports for Carolina Journal Online on state government approval of a controversial solar energy project in Beaufort County. John Hood’s Daily Journal contends that Gov. Roy Cooper is choosing unwise political fights.
    Mitch Kokai, October 23, 2017, 33 words
  • Writing For National Review: JLF Senior Fellow Garland Tucker’s Thought-Provoking Piece On Europe

    What is happening in Europe, and where is it headed? JLF Senior Fellow Garland Tucker writes a thoughtful and thought-provoking piece for national review.com. It begins: During my recent vacation to Scotland, the National Centre for Social Research released a major new survey, which documented the continuing decline of…
    Donna Martinez, October 21, 2017, 211 words
  • Dear me, the N&O editors have lost all faith in Obamacare

    Four years ago, the editors of the N&O said Obamacare "will work and people will like it and wonder why it took so long to put something as sensible as the Affordable Care Act into place." Now they want to replace it with something else. What happened?
    Jon Sanders, October 20, 2017, 689 words
  • Triad’s Amazon HQ2 pitch

    #TriadisPrime—“perhaps the largest collaborative recruitment effort by the Triad’s four economic-development groups: Piedmont Triad Partnership, Winston-Salem Business Inc., High Point Economic Development Corp. and Greensboro Chamber of Commerce”—as the Winston-Salem Journal reports.
    Sam Hieb, October 20, 2017, 32 words
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