Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 5)

  • Democrats’ Spending Bill Even Larger than the Advertised $3.5 Trillion

    Editors at the Washington Examiner call foul on those who peg congressional Democrats’ spending proposal at $3.5 trillion. Two centrist sources, one of them explicitly Democratic, provided further reasons why Congress should reject the Democratic Party’s massive $3.5 trillion “reconciliation” spending bill. The best new reason to oppose…
    Mitch Kokai, July 26, 2021
  • New Carolina Journal Online Features

    John Trump reports for Carolina Journal Online on personal choices surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine shot. John Hood’s CJ Opinion highlights the dwindling number of college students majoring in the humanities.
    Mitch Kokai, July 26, 2021
  • Martin Center Column Explores Big NCAA Changes

    William Anderson writes for the Martin Center about major changes for college sports’ governing agency. Fifty years ago, I entered the University of Tennessee-Knoxville as a freshman scholarship runner on its high-profile track team. The NCAA held athletes to a strict amateur code in which compensation to athletes was…
    Mitch Kokai, July 23, 2021
  • American Families Already Feeling Inflation’s Pinch

    Jordan Davidson writes for the Federalist about the real-world impact of inflationary government policies. American families are struggling to cope with inflation egged on by President Joe Biden’s willingness to pump government cash into the economy. While the White House is busy creating social media graphics to tout…
    Mitch Kokai, July 23, 2021
  • Red, Blue States Boost Entertainment Industry Giveaways

    Zachary Halaschak of the Washington Examiner documents disappointing bipartisan support for a bad idea: state film and television incentives. States, even those not traditionally associated with Hollywood, have been pushing incentives to lure in film and TV production business as the pandemic wanes. States such as Montana, Kentucky,…
    Mitch Kokai, July 23, 2021
  • Soros Helps Fund Campaign to Defund Police

    Chuck Ross writes for the Washington Free Beacon about left-wing billionaire George Soros’ involvement in efforts to defund American police departments. George Soros is funneling money to support defunding the police, a cause that cost Democrats politically in the 2020 election as violent crime spiked across the country.
    Mitch Kokai, July 23, 2021
  • Communism Deserves the Blame for Cuban Poverty

    John Miltimore writes at National Review Online to challenge a popular left-wing narrative about Cuba’s economic woes. Last week, more than 60 years after Fidel Castro seized power, the communist regime appeared to be in jeopardy, as thousands of Cubans flooded the streets in the largest demonstrations the…
    Mitch Kokai, July 23, 2021
  • Biden’s Infrastructure Plan Does Little for Bridges

    Dominic Pino writes at National Review Online about President Biden’s questionable approach to infrastructure. “President Biden’s infrastructure deal will rebuild thousands of bridges,” says the official White House Twitter account. Almost one month after the bipartisan infrastructure deal was announced, we still only have the same fact-free fact…
    Mitch Kokai, July 23, 2021