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  • A media ‘information suppression complex’

    Editors at the Washington Free Beacon lament mainstream media outlets’ disinterest in a scandal involving the Democratic presidential nominee and his son. If you needed evidence that “Russian disinformation” has become a catchall term for anything that undermines the Democratic Party’s electoral prospects, look no further than the…
    Mitch Kokai, October 22, 2020, 300 words
  • Krugman’s failings exposed again

    Casey Mulligan reminds National Review Online readers that fellow high-profile economist Paul Krugman is wrong about many of the issues that attract his attention. Professor Paul Krugman “has a good understanding of the essentials of international trade (the basis for his Nobel Prize Award) and explains them well,”…
    Mitch Kokai, October 22, 2020, 334 words
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Rick Henderson reports for Carolina Journal Online on an unusual U.S. Court of Appeals ruling that could bring the Supreme Court into North Carolina’s election rules battle. John Trump’s Daily Journal laments the long-term impact of Gov. Roy Cooper’s economic lockdowns.
    Mitch Kokai, October 22, 2020, 40 words
  • Police-state tactics: Cooper demands local governments start fining people and shutting down businesses over masks

    We will remain under an increasing tyranny of Cooper's rule by "Emergency Order" for who knows how long? Unelected state health bureaucrat Mandy Cohen said back in August she thought it might last till "mid-2021," but this is the same administration that promised we'd be in "Phase 2" by May 20, the original parameters of which we still aren't in.
    Jon Sanders, October 21, 2020, 286 words
  • Martin Center’s Leef warns of endangered free speech, liberal education

    George Leef’s latest Martin Center column highlights threats to two pillars of our society. Fifteen years ago, American higher education was beset with serious problems, especially rising costs, politicization of the curriculum, the mania over diversity, and falling academic standards. At that time, however, few people would have said…
    Mitch Kokai, October 21, 2020, 306 words
  • The censorship tied to corporate ‘fact-checking’ operations

    Christopher Bedford of the Federalist highlights recent developments in electoral “fact-checking.” The last week was a rough one for the fact-check industry, not simply because they demonstrably screwed up a series of very public decisions, but because those decisions exposed them for what they’ve always been: tools for…
    Mitch Kokai, October 21, 2020, 316 words
  • Trump deviates from the campaign script

    David Drucker of the Washington Examiner reports on President Trump’s approach toward the final days of the 2020 election campaign. President Trump entered the campaign’s two final weeks downplaying the coronavirus and mocking White House pandemic adviser Anthony Fauci even as aides insisted his closing message against Democratic…
    Mitch Kokai, October 21, 2020, 301 words
  • Biden’s policy toward Taiwan faces fire

    Jack Beyrer of the Washington Free Beacon reports criticism of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s stance toward Taiwan. Former vice president Joe Biden’s willingness to abandon the Trump administration’s efforts to strengthen Taiwan could create major problems in the region and bolster China, defense experts say. “I don’t…
    Mitch Kokai, October 21, 2020, 305 words
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