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  • NC commuters prefer cars

    More and more, North Carolinians prefer cars, and for good reason: we're blessed with room to spread out.
    Jon Sanders, October 18, 2019, 241 words
  • N&O columnist’s ‘humorous’ examination of Lindsey Graham’s spine

    In today’s News & Observer, North Carolina writer Celia Rivenbark takes a ‘humorous,’ down-home home look at Sen. Lindsey Graham’s spine, or lack thereof: South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham reports he’s feeling “fit as a fiddle” after spine surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina last week. “See,…
    Sam Hieb, October 18, 2019, 360 words
  • Martin Center highlights influential text ‘The Idea of a University’

    The Martin Center focuses attention in its “History of Higher Ed” series on a century-old piece from Randolph Bourne titled “The Idea of a University.” Every American college and university is affected by the issue raised in Professor Beard’s dramatic resignation from Columbia as a protest against trustee autocracy.
    Mitch Kokai, October 18, 2019, 245 words
  • Biden compares two leading rivals to Trump

    Nic Rowan of the Washington Free Beacon reports on former Vice President Joe Biden’s latest crack aimed at two leading opponents in the Democratic presidential race. Former vice president Joe Biden attacked Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) and Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.), comparing their support of Medicare for…
    Mitch Kokai, October 18, 2019, 269 words
  • Hanson asks whether America is becoming ‘Sinicized’

    No, this has nothing to do with sin — at least not directly. Victor Davis Hanson writes for National Review Online about China’s impact on American life. U.S. foreign policy toward China seemed to be based on the belief that the more China modernized and the more affluent…
    Mitch Kokai, October 18, 2019, 222 words
  • This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    National Democratic leaders want their candidate for the 2020 U.S. Senate race to avoid grass-roots campaigning and instead raise as much money as possible for negative ads against the Republican incumbent. That was the gist of a secret recording that emerged recently in the campaign. Rick Henderson analyzes the impact…
    Mitch Kokai, October 18, 2019, 136 words
  • Forbes contends Democratic presidential candidates ‘don’t get it’

    Steve Forbes argues in the latest issue of Forbes magazine that leading Democratic presidential candidates fail to understand wealth. The publication of our “rich list” will fan the fevers of plundering politicians, especially those “soak the rich” Democratic presidential candidates looking for seemingly easy sources of loot to…
    Mitch Kokai, October 17, 2019, 285 words
  • Federalist columnist calls LeBron James a coward

    David Harsanyi of the Federalist explains why he believes pro basketball’s biggest star is displaying a disappointing level of cowardice when it comes to Hong Kong protesters. NBA superstar LeBron James says Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey was “misinformed” and “wasn’t educated on the situation at hand”…
    Mitch Kokai, October 17, 2019, 236 words
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