Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 1,944)

  • Shakespeare shenanigans

    Simon Schama’s latest Newsweek contribution blasts the new film “Anonymous” for perpetuating the notion that William Shakespeare didn’t really write the plays historically attributed to him. How could Shakespeare have known all about kings and queens and courtiers? By writing for them and playing before them…
    Mitch Kokai, October 21, 2011
  • Cain he do it?

    The latest Newsweek devotes nine of its 64 pages to a cover story on Herman Cain’s surge in the Republican presidential race. Among the items covered is Cain’s 9-9-9 tax plan. “In January I was proposing a much more modest approach, pivoting off the…
    Mitch Kokai, October 21, 2011
  • In case you missed it …

    News 14 Carolina asked the John Locke Foundation about the importance of congressional campaign fundraising totals one year before the next election.
    Mitch Kokai, October 21, 2011
  • This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    When President Obama promised North Carolinians recently that his jobs bill would create 13,000 new public-sector jobs in this state, he left out the inconvenient fact that the jobs would last for a single year. Rick Henderson dissects this element of the Obama jobs plan in the next edition of…
    Mitch Kokai, October 21, 2011
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    This week’s Carolina Journal Online Friday interview features Donna Martinez’s conversation with Michael Sanera about North Carolina’s future water needs. Daren Bakst’s guest Daily Journal explores the morality of capitalism.
    Mitch Kokai, October 21, 2011
  • New at CJO: Citizens Against Government Waste rates the N.C. congressional delegation

    David Bass reports for Carolina Journal Online about the latest congressional rankings from Citizens Against Government Waste, which has named four N.C. lawmakers “taxpayer heroes.”…
    Mitch Kokai, October 20, 2011
  • Upcoming JLF Headliner raises red flags about Romney’s Wall Street ties

    A Raleigh audience will have a chance Dec. 15 to hear from Washington Examiner senior political columnist Timothy P. Carney, the featured speaker for the next John Locke Foundation Headliner event. Today, Carney shares with Examiner readers his concerns about Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s ties…
    Mitch Kokai, October 20, 2011
  • More to follow after CLASS Act failure

    Philip Klein of the Washington Examiner warns today that news about the failure of ObamaCare’s CLASS Act for long-term care represents just the first of many such revelations we can expect in the coming weeks and months. The CLASS Act’s flawed design is just…
    Mitch Kokai, October 20, 2011