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  • “Kentucky Bourbon Warehouse Collapses, Spilling 9,000 Barrels of Whiskey”

    The title of the AP story says it all!…
    Jon Guze, June 23, 2018, 9 words
  • New directions for conservative giving

    Daniel Schmidt and Michael Hartmann pay homage to Michael Joyce, long-time president of the Bradley Foundation, and draw lessons for the future direction of conservative giving, which they see becoming more diverse and personal. There is a lot worth reading in the essay, but some of the areas where…
    Joseph Coletti, June 22, 2018, 200 words
  • Martin Center column examines impact of adjunct faculty on teaching quality

    Dan Way writes for the Martin Center about the growing reliance within higher education on teachers who aren’t tenure-track professors. The number of part-time and nontenure faculty continues to rise on campus as university officials try to cut costs. So does their dissatisfaction over wages and benefits, which is…
    Mitch Kokai, June 22, 2018, 233 words
  • Paying your enemy’s bills

    Joe Simonson of the Daily Caller reports on the surprising source of income for one socialist protester who recently harassed the U.S. Homeland Security secretary. One of the activists who chased Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen out of a Mexican restaurant Tuesday night over the Trump administration’s immigration policies…
    Mitch Kokai, June 22, 2018, 272 words
  • Hanson laments ‘linguistic trickery’ used to hide scandals

    Victor Davis Hanson‘s latest National Review Online column focuses on the deceptive use of language to downplay D.C. scandals. There are lots of strange things throughout Justice Department inspector general Michael Horowitz’s massive report on the Hillary Clinton email investigation. One of the weirdest is the extent to…
    Mitch Kokai, June 22, 2018, 268 words
  • Textbook warns of the danger of learning math

    Katherine Timpf explores at National Review Online a new textbook that treats mathematics as a potential threat to society. According to a new textbook written by a professor at the University of Exeter, learning mathematics can cause “collateral damage” to society because it “provides a training in ethics-free…
    Mitch Kokai, June 22, 2018, 256 words
  • This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    State lawmakers voted to override Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of their $23.9 billion General Fund budget for 2018-19. Becki Gray analyzes the budget for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jon Guze explains how a federal process called “equitable sharing” thwarts North Carolina’s protections against civil…
    Mitch Kokai, June 22, 2018, 111 words
  • Gates blows $575 million on failed teacher effectiveness program

    At least taxpayers didn’t foot the bill. Anyway, Education Week lays it down. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s multi-million-dollar, multi-year effort aimed at making teachers more effective largely fell short of its goal to increase student achievement—including among low-income and minority students, a new study found. This conclusion…
    Terry Stoops, June 21, 2018, 184 words
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