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  • Tax Cuts Are Coming! We Hope.

    Are you on the edge of your seat waiting for the North Carolina budget? Likely not. According to the October Civitas Poll, 49.6% of North Carolinians do not believe their life has been impacted by the lack of a new state budget. Another 22.2% are unsure if their life…
    Paige Terryberry, October 27, 2021, 301 words
  • The NC Threat-Free Index and Immunity Update for the Week Ending October 25

    This past week over 99.7% of people in NC posed no threat of passing along COVID-19 to anyone, and about eight out of nine (88.7%) adult North Carolinians are estimated to have either vaccine-induced or natural immunity.
    Jon Sanders, October 27, 2021, 564 words
  • Martin Center Column Highlights University Alumni Concerns

    Jay Schalin of the Martin Center writes that some university alumni have decided to be “sheep no more.” [D]espite such slow progress on so many higher education fronts, I have great hope for a new development; on Sunday, October 17, the formation of a new organization was announced in…
    Mitch Kokai, October 27, 2021, 339 words
  • New Carolina Journal Online Features

    David Bass reports for Carolina Journal Online on the decline of North Carolina’s teachers union. John Hood’s CJ Opinion explains why recent polls should scare Democrats.
    Mitch Kokai, October 27, 2021, 25 words
  • “Politics and the Rule of Law”

    That’s the title of this year’s Joseph Story Distinguished Lecture. The lectures are organized by the Heritage Foundation’s Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies. The speaker this year was William Pryor, Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. If you’re interested in…
    Jon Guze, October 26, 2021, 99 words
  • Testimony: Group salts hearings for future redistricting lawsuits

    The following is my prepared testimony at the October 25, 3:00 PM redistricting hearing. As usual, the spoken remarks do not correspond exactly with the prepared remarks. Thank you for providing this opportunity to speak. The criteria the joint redistricting committee approved are good for assuring…
    Andy Jackson, October 26, 2021, 322 words
  • Recent Controversy Highlights Key Concern About Public Schools’ Role

    Joy Pullmann of the Federalist points to a core issue in the debate about what’s taught in public schools. Contempt for the kind of self-government that starts with families also comes out in the thousands of teachers openly defying — with legal backing from top Democrat Party donors…
    Mitch Kokai, October 26, 2021, 317 words
  • Anger Directed Toward Biden Should Surprise No One Who Remembers Previous Four Years

    Byron York writes at the Washington Examiner about reaction to recent vulgar chants against President Biden. Recently the Washington Post published a news article, “Biden’s critics hurl increasingly vulgar taunts,” exploring what the paper says is a growing phenomenon of people around the country directing raw insults at…
    Mitch Kokai, October 26, 2021, 327 words
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