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  • Star power in ad for victims rights constitutional amendment

    None other than Kelsey Grammer—of ‘Cheers’ and ‘Frasier’ fame (and most recently in the Amazon series ‘The Last Tycoon’) speaks out in favor of the proposed N.C. victims’ rights constitutional amendment. Watch the ad below–Grammer explains his very personal reasons for supporting the amendment.
    Sam Hieb, October 22, 2018, 43 words
  • Democrat Johnson, Republican Smith battle for open House District 16 seat

    Carolina Journal reports on the two candidates vying for the open House District 16 seat: State House District 16, Pender and eastern Onslow counties. Carson Smith. Occupation: Sheriff of Pender County. Education: Topsail schools. Career highlights: 34 years of public safety experience. Pender County emergency management coordinator/fire marshal during…
    Anna Manning, October 22, 2018, 220 words
  • Martin Center explores transformation of liberal arts

    Shannon Watkins of the Martin Center devotes her latest column to shifting approaches to a liberal-arts education. Over the decades, the conception of a liberal arts education appears to have slowly lost its meaning. Just because students may attend a “liberal arts” college does not mean that they will…
    Mitch Kokai, October 22, 2018, 277 words
  • Left-of-center politicians and cultural appropriation

    Matt Lewis writes for the Daily Beast about two high-profile Democratic politicians and their cultural appropriation. Elizabeth Warren wants to be Native American. Robert Francis O’Rourke wants to be Latino. But they aren’t. And they’re being hoist on the left’s own petard. I’m a fan of cultural appropriation.
    Mitch Kokai, October 22, 2018, 256 words
  • America’s five political ‘tribes’

    Carl Cannon writes for Real Clear Politics about distinct groups of American voters. Today, slightly more than one-fourth of registered voters in the United States have political views and social attitudes placing them in the camp of the “Resistance” — to President Trump and the Trump-era Republican Party.
    Mitch Kokai, October 22, 2018, 259 words
  • The left’s embrace of violence

    Editors at Investor’s Business Daily take Democrats to task for failing to stand up to election-related violence. What happens when men physically assault female politicians or threaten them with poison? If those women are Republicans and the attackers are leftists, Democrats greet them with silence, excuses, or worse. So…
    Mitch Kokai, October 22, 2018, 213 words
  • Trump versus Obama in economic terms

    Fred Barnes devotes a Weekly Standard column to comparing American economic performance under our current president and his predecessor. We now know why President Obama had to struggle so hard to spur the economy and allow it to grow more than 2 percent a year. And that was…
    Mitch Kokai, October 22, 2018, 228 words
  • Trump and humility

    You might not expect to read the words “Donald Trump” and “humility” in the same sentence. Michael Knowles explains in a Daily Wire column that the concepts are not mutually exclusive. No one is better at deprecating President Trump than President Trump—just ask him. And yet for all…
    Mitch Kokai, October 22, 2018, 247 words
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