Donna Martinez

Senior Writer and Editor

Posts by Donna Martinez (page 7)

  • Is Woke Major League Baseball Proud Of Itself Now?

    Honestly, sometimes you have to wonder why some people don’t bother to think about the impact of their decisions. Woke Major League Baseball moved the All-Star game out of Atlanta because the Lefties who run the league don’t like Georgia’s election reforms. Who gets hurt thanks to MLB’s political rant?…
    Donna Martinez, May 7, 2021
  • Leftists Are Just Fine With PC Culture

    The Left and the Right perceive two different Americas. A recent Fox News poll confirmed it, as I noted recently. As a reminder of the political divide as evidenced by top priorities revealed in the poll: Democrats: climate change, racism, and health care. Republicans: illegal…
    Donna Martinez, May 6, 2021
  • Are You a Fierce Defender of Liberty? We’re Hiring.

    We’re Hiring! Are You the Next Member of the Locke Team? Fiscal Policy Analyst Research Fellow, Civitas Center for Public Integrity Grassroots Outreach Coordinator Vice President of Development…
    Donna Martinez, May 5, 2021
  • IN BOX: Senate Passes Bill Expanding Opportunity Scholarship Program

    I received this news release from Sen. Leader Phil Berger’s office late Tuesday afternoon. Raleigh, N.C. — Today, nearly every Senate Democrat voted against giving lower-income families scholarships to attend the school that best fit their child’s educational needs, despite talk of “equity” and the fact some prominent opponents…
    Donna Martinez, May 4, 2021
  • Chlorine Is the New Toilet Paper

    At the height of the pandemic and Gov. Cooper’s draconian shutdown of North Carolina’s economy, finding a store with toilet paper on the shelf was cause for celebration. The supply chain was reeling from the sudden surge in demand by a fearful public forced out of our jobs and…
    Donna Martinez, May 4, 2021
  • IN BOX: Speaker Moore Proposes Legislation Cracking Down on Riots and Civil Disorder

    I received this news release from House Speaker Tim Moore’s office on Monday, about a bill likely to be taken up in the next few days. Raleigh, N.C. – Today, North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) along with Reps. McNeill (R-Moore, Randolph), Miller (R-Brunswick) and Sauls (R-Lee) introduced legislation significantly increasing penalties…
    Donna Martinez, May 4, 2021
  • Rep. Virginia Foxx: Biden Chooses Teacher Unions Over Kids

    She doesn’t mince words in this column published by Roll Call. North Carolina’s 5th District Congresswoman, Virginia Foxx, calls out the Biden administration for failing to oppose the teacher unions and ensure that school-aged kids quickly get back into the classroom. She notes that only 46% of kids are…
    Donna Martinez, May 3, 2021
  • Pollster: “McCrory flexes a lot of muscle” in new Senate poll

    A new Republican primary poll of North Carolina’s U.S. Senate race takes the pulse of likely voters as the 2022 election gets underway. Carolina Journal reports on how a three-way primary shakes out right now between former Gov. Pat McCrory, former U.S. Rep. Mark Walker, and current U.S. Rep.
    Donna Martinez, May 3, 2021