Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 1,838)

  • Kristol warns against a ‘Sunday sell-out’

    William Kristol‘s latest Weekly Standard column raises red flags about a possible debt-limit deal: There is a possibility that Republican congressional leaders will capitulate Sunday to President Obama and the forces of the status quo, by agreeing to a deal in which 1) we…
    Mitch Kokai, July 8, 2011
  • Murdock tackles the light-bulb fiasco

    Washington wants to trash the traditional light bulb. Deroy Murdock explores the silliness of it all in his latest column. What the Wizard of Menlo Park, N.J., required 10,000 experiments to perfect, Brooks Brothers socialist George W. Bush needed just one signature to make…
    Mitch Kokai, July 8, 2011
  • Krauthammer sees through Obama’s transparently political scheming

    Unlike the majority of his media colleagues, Charles Krauthammer understands President Obama’s approach to the debt-limit debate. Krauthammer shares his wisdom this morning with National Review Online readers: President Obama assailed the lesser mortals who inhabit Congress for not having seriously dealt with a…
    Mitch Kokai, July 8, 2011
  • This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    North Carolina’s eugenics-inspired forced sterilization program represents one of the worst chapters in the state’s history. In the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio, you’ll hear from victims of the program. Daren Bakst will explain why the state should compensate the program’s living victims. Jenna Ashley Robinson of…
    Mitch Kokai, July 8, 2011
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    This week’s Carolina Journal Online Friday interview features Donna Martinez’s conversation with Troy Kickler about the N.C. History Project’s new satellite office in historic Edenton. Kristen Blair’s guest Daily Journal questions the value of a North Carolina high school diploma.
    Mitch Kokai, July 8, 2011
  • Barone wonders why a federal court supports racial discrimination

    Michael Barone‘s latest Washington Examiner column tackles a puzzling ruling from the Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals: It’s racially discriminatory to prohibit racial discrimination. That’s the bottom line of a decision issued last Friday, just before the Fourth of July weekend, by the…
    Mitch Kokai, July 7, 2011
  • New at CJO: Legislative session disappoints open-government advocates

    David Bass’ latest Carolina Journal Online report discusses open-government advocates’ response to the 2011 North Carolina legislative session.
    Mitch Kokai, July 7, 2011
  • New video promotes American Tradition Institute’s Environmental Law Center

    People attending the John Locke Foundation’s regular Shaftesbury Society meeting recently had a chance to hear David Schnare of  the American Tradition Institute’s new Environmental Law Center. Now, ATI has prepared a new video to explain the center’s role in the debate about environmental policy.
    Mitch Kokai, July 7, 2011