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  • Keeping It Classy in Durham

    Last night, I came across this poster attached to a telephone pole near Duke’s west campus:…
    Jon Guze, November 20, 2018, 16 words
  • New York Times: You’re too dumb to be rude to your family properly, so here, kid: practice

    No kidding, the NYT is promoting a chat program so kids can practice arguing politics with an "Angry Uncle" during Thanksgiving.
    Jon Sanders, November 20, 2018, 309 words
  • Are needle exchanges and legal injection sites the right remedy for the opioid crisis?

    The ongoing opioid epidemic has had a profound effect on our country. The healthcare industry is struggling to come up with solutions to best treat people who are addicted. The authorities are wrestling with questions of criminality versus medical illnesses. Communities are getting torn apart because of the…
    Jordan Roberts, November 20, 2018, 525 words
  • Recognizing the cult mindset

    Stella Morabito of the Federalist warns of the dangers associated with cults. “How many more Jonestowns and Wacos will have to occur before we realize how vulnerable all humans are to influence?” That is the key question of cult expert Margaret Thaler Singer’s excellent book, “Cults in our…
    Mitch Kokai, November 20, 2018, 313 words
  • Congressional Democrat sharing concerns about Pelosi

    Katelyn Caralle of the Washington Examiner highlights one congressional Democrat’s fears about Nancy Pelosi’s potential return to the U.S. House speaker’s job. Rep. Kathleen Rice, D-N.Y., said Democrats will be at risk of losing the House two years from now if they choose Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., as…
    Mitch Kokai, November 20, 2018, 199 words
  • Report questions U.S. counterterrorism strategy

    Natalie Johnson of the Washington Free Beacon details concerns about the American government’s current approach toward counterterrorism. The U.S. counterterrorism strategy has not kept pace with the ever-evolving threat of jihadi extremism, yielding short-lived military victories against terrorists at the potential cost of losing the broader war, according…
    Mitch Kokai, November 20, 2018, 226 words
  • Real reform needed for federal budget process

    Yuval Levin assesses at National Review Online the minor suggestions put forward by a new committee examining the federal budget process. The special committee’s markup process, which began this week and will continue on Tuesday, has so far resulted in three amendments being added to the committee’s reform…
    Mitch Kokai, November 20, 2018, 258 words
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on the special N.C. legislative session scheduled for Nov. 27. Roy Cordato’s Daily Journal explains why we don’t run out of turkeys around Thanksgiving time.
    Mitch Kokai, November 20, 2018, 31 words
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