Donna Martinez

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  • John Locke Foundation Headquarters Has Moved To Midtown Raleigh

    Update Your Contacts With Our New Office Address As of June 10, the John Locke Foundation has moved to midtown Raleigh near North Hills. We are now located at 4800 Six Forks Road, #220, Raleigh, NC 27609. Our phone number (919-828-3876) and staff email addresses…
    Donna Martinez, June 10, 2019
  • Harvard/Harris Poll: Trump Approval Hits 2-Year High

    The Hill reports on President Trump’s approval rating, as measured by the Harvard/Harris poll: President Trump’s job approval rating is the highest it’s been in two years, boosted by voter optimism about the economy, according to the latest Harvard CAPS/Harris Poll survey. The survey found that 48 percent approve…
    Donna Martinez, June 3, 2019
  • Trump Like Moby Dick?

    This is the best description I’ve seen of President Trump. It comes in a National Review piece by Victor Davis Hanson. The piece begins this way: One way of envisioning the Democratic obsessions with Donald Trump is as an addiction. We have seen the initial impeachment efforts; the attempt…
    Donna Martinez, May 31, 2019
  • Poll: Most Want Smaller Government, Lower Taxes

    Rasmussen polled 1,000 likely voters. Here’s what pollsters found: A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 57% of Likely U.S. Voters favor a smaller government with fewer services and lower taxes over a more active one with more services and higher taxes. Thirty-two percent (32%)…
    Donna Martinez, May 29, 2019
  • Booming Economy = Labor Shortage = Innovative Pay Model

    The typical American worker is paid by his/her employer every two weeks or perhaps once a month. But the fast food restaurant industry is innovating in order to attract workers who have myriad options thanks to our incredibly low unemployment rate. Bloomberg reports: Restaurant chains are pulling out all…
    Donna Martinez, May 20, 2019
  • The Voting Gender Gap

    Despite a media narrative that women are disadvantaged by a patriarchal society, women outperform men in a key exercise of freedom: voting. From Pew Research on voting trends: Both men and women turned out at record rates in the 2018 midterm election – mirroring historic turnout increases among…
    Donna Martinez, May 14, 2019
  • Rasmussen: Trump’s Monthly Approval Hits Highest Level in Over Two Years

    Are the attacks from left and right undermining the president? You decide. Here’s a snapshot in time from Rasmussen: The president earned a monthly job approval of 50% in April, up two points from March and his highest monthly rating since February 2017, his first full month in office.  In January…
    Donna Martinez, May 6, 2019
  • Demand For Charter Schools Booming In Wake County

    The News & Observer reports on the potential approval of five new public charter schools in Wake County. The five are among a dozen that could open next year if approved by the state Board of Education. Critics don’t like this, of course. They don’t like competition and they…
    Donna Martinez, May 3, 2019