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  • An argument for the Right to fight income inequality

    Willis Krumholz writes for the Federalist that those whose politics lean right of center should pay more attention to income inequality. Widening inequality and slowing social mobility really is a problem in America, and government policies championed by the elite have exacerbated this inequality. Because the solutions fit…
    Mitch Kokai, November 21, 2019, 223 words
  • Democrats gauge mixed impeachment reviews

    Susan Ferrechio of the Washington Examiner highlights Democrats’ assessments of the impeachment frenzy on Capitol Hill. House Democrats say constituents have mixed reviews about the public impeachment proceedings that are entering a second week. “We’ve gotten some calls on it but not a huge uptick,” freshman Rep. Haley…
    Mitch Kokai, November 21, 2019, 248 words
  • Starr examines the impeachment case

    Paul Crookston writes for the Washington Free Beacon about one expert’s assessment of the impeachment case against President Trump. Former independent counsel Ken Starr said Tuesday that the impeachment hearings have yet to produce any compelling testimony from witnesses accusing President Donald Trump of any unlawful acts. Starr,…
    Mitch Kokai, November 21, 2019, 265 words
  • An early attack on the 2020 election’s legitimacy

    David Harsanyi writes at National Review Online that one leading politician is already challenging the legitimacy of a 2020 election that has not started. In her Dear Colleague letter pushing back against Republican anti-impeachment talking points, Nancy Pelosi wrote this: “The weak response to these hearings has been,…
    Mitch Kokai, November 21, 2019, 305 words
  • Market-Made Mock Meats

    This week, JLF’s Joe Coletti published a research brief as part of our Thanksgiving 2019 series. Coletti’s piece focused on the influx of mock meats into the food market in recent years. Coletti writes: Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat are the most notable entrants in the race to make a…
    Brenee Goforth, November 21, 2019, 387 words
  • A stupidity arms race

    Kevin Williamson of National Review Online highlights a competition no one should want to win. … Trump’s partisans are not judging the president’s performance in office on its own terms or in comparison to some notional Republican baseline; they are comparing it to the counterfactual case of the…
    Mitch Kokai, November 21, 2019, 248 words
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on the potential impact for 2020 congressional elections if state judges delay primaries. John Trump’s Daily Journal highlights a major potential federal tax increase for N.C. distillers.
    Mitch Kokai, November 21, 2019, 33 words
  • Impossible Whopper Wednesday

    As I hinted this morning, a few of us at the John Locke Foundation and Carolina Journal did participatory research and journalism this afternoon. We intended to compare Impossible Whoppers and regular Whoppers from Burger King. Instead we learned that orders on Uber Eats are sometimes canceled without notice after…
    Joseph Coletti, November 20, 2019, 100 words
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