Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 1,862)

  • TIME tackles Ryan’s plan

    The latest TIME magazine analyzes U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan’s plan to cut $6 trillion from the federal budget over the next decade. Regular TIME readers won’t be surprised that the word choice used to describe Ryan’s cuts tends to paint them as harmful to everyday people…
    Mitch Kokai, April 11, 2011
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Anthony Greco’s latest Carolina Journal Online report previews this week’s action for the N.C. General Assembly. John Hood’s Daily Journal analyzes U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan’s “serious plan” for addressing federal budget problems.
    Mitch Kokai, April 11, 2011
  • Holding responds to potential government shutdown

    From the office of George Holding, U.S. Attorney for North Carolina’s Eastern District: LAPSE OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT RALEIGH – United States Attorney George E.B. Holding announced that in the event of a lapse in the federal appropriations, popularly known as a “government…
    Mitch Kokai, April 8, 2011
  • New at CJO: This week’s legislative action recapped

    Anthony Greco’s latest Carolina Journal Online report reviews the highlights of this week’s legislative action.
    Mitch Kokai, April 8, 2011
  • N.C. Supreme Court reverses lower court on case involving fired police officer’s legal representation

    The N.C. Supreme Court has reversed a lower court ruling in a case involving a fired Fletcher police officer and his legal representation. The high court ruled that communications among officer Timothy Foxx, his attorney, the Southern States Police Benevolent Association, and the N.C. Police Benevolent Association were…
    Mitch Kokai, April 8, 2011
  • York explains why strong defense requires entitlement reform

    You might not think of security concerns when you’re considering the justifications for reforming federal entitlement spending. But Byron York connects national defense to entitlement reform in his latest report for the Washington Examiner: European countries, saddled by enormous social welfare commitments, are going…
    Mitch Kokai, April 8, 2011
  • Saving the old media outlets

    If you’ve followed with interest this forum’s discussion about the future of media, you might enjoy reading a short piece in the latest Newsweek that features the observations of British advertising “tycoon” Sir Martin Sorrell: What about the $315 million…
    Mitch Kokai, April 8, 2011
  • Chu’s voodoo

    Despite evidence to the contrary, President Obama’s Energy Secretary — Steven Chu —continues to deny the fallacy of global warming alarmism, as Newsweek highlights in its latest issue: You have said “science has unambiguously shown that we’re altering the destiny…
    Mitch Kokai, April 8, 2011