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  • “The state Senate took a chain saw to the University of North Carolina law school this month.”

    That’s the headline of an article in which the News and Observer chastises the NC Senate’s threat to cut funding to UNC Law School: The official explanation from the Republican-controlled Senate is that we have too many lawyers in North Carolina. But not even the teenaged pages in the…
    Jon Guze, May 22, 2017, 363 words
  • New contractor for Gboro performing arts center…

    News & Record reports negotiations between the City of Greensboro and Durham-based contractor Skanska-Rentenbach have broken down, meaning phase 1 work on the proposed Tanger Center for the Performing Arts will be delayed yet again: …(N)egotiations broke down between the city and the company earlier this month over professional…
    Sam Hieb, May 22, 2017, 237 words
  • Ponnuru targets Trump’s troubles

    Ramesh Ponnuru uses a Bloomberg Businessweek column to assess President Trump’s latest controversy. Donald Trump promised he’d be a different kind of president, and he’s certainly delivered. He’s not one of those politicians who campaigns as one sort of person and then governs as quite another. While voters…
    Mitch Kokai, May 22, 2017, 299 words
  • Kudlow still confident in tax, health care reform

    Lawrence Kudlow explains in a Real Clear Politics column why he believes the latest White House controversies will not block federal tax and health care reform. [W]hile there’s never 100 percent probability in forecasting political risk, it seems the likelihood of health care reform by the summer and…
    Mitch Kokai, May 22, 2017, 234 words
  • Trump’s tweets prompting staff to act

    Joe Tacopino of the New York Post reports that the president’s staffers have taken aim at his social media habits. Aides to President Trump reportedly organized an “intervention” recently in an attempt to get their boss to curb his infamous tweetstorms. Trump’s staff had been worried about some…
    Mitch Kokai, May 22, 2017, 141 words
  • Gone with the Windy City

    Thomas Lifson of the American Thinker details the latest developments in Chicago’s troubling story. Chicago and the State of Illinois are lurching toward insolvency, burdened by enormous pension liabilities, political payoffs from past generations that kept the Democrat Machine in power for generations. Rahm Emanuel knows this, and…
    Mitch Kokai, May 22, 2017, 204 words
  • Mueller’s mission

    Roger Simon explains in a PJ Media column why special counsel Robert Mueller needs to conduct a wide-ranging probe. Robert Mueller’s investigation will be incomplete if he does not deal with and resolve the competing narratives about what has transpired. Narrative one is that Donald Trump and/or one…
    Mitch Kokai, May 22, 2017, 273 words
  • Anti-Trump leaks from his own staff

    An Alex Pfeiffer report for the Daily Caller highlights a surprising source for media leaks damaging President Trump. It’s coming from inside the house. Throughout Trump’s presidency and increasingly in the past few weeks, leaks from staff members to the press are undermining the president. The New York…
    Mitch Kokai, May 22, 2017, 210 words
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