Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 5)

  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on nontraditional colleges and learning methods. John Hood’s Daily Journal highlights the link between economic growth and workers’ pay.
    Mitch Kokai, February 11, 2019
  • Martin Center column weighs costs, benefits of college for entrepreneurs

    Michael McGrady writes for the Martin Center about the calculations an entrepreneur should make about whether to attend college. Launching a business is always a risk. And for young entrepreneurs, their path to success isn’t clear. But the long-debated question of whether an individual should jump right into running…
    Mitch Kokai, February 8, 2019
  • Cruz labels himself ‘noninterventionist hawk’

    Adam Kredo of the Washington Free Beacon reports on U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz’s latest foreign policy pronouncements. Describing himself as a “non-interventionist hawk,” Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) delivered a wide-ranging foreign policy speech on Wednesday in which he advocated in favor of a U.S. policy toward Iran…
    Mitch Kokai, February 8, 2019
  • Congressional climate hearings a ‘mess’

    Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller reports on the first congressional hearings on climate change since Democrats took control of the U.S. House. Top House Democrats finally got their wish to hold the first hearings on global warming in six years Wednesday, but both committee hearings meandered into…
    Mitch Kokai, February 8, 2019
  • Looking to the Swiss on health care

    Kevin Williamson of National Review Online explains why it might make sense to look again at Switzerland for ideas involving health care reform. Here’s a thought that might provide the basis for an agreeable compromise on health care: Switzerland was the right place to look. But the architects…
    Mitch Kokai, February 8, 2019
  • French labels Democrats’ campaign finance proposal ‘astoundingly’ anti-constitutional

    David French of National Review Online highlights fundamental flaws in congressional Democrats’ latest campaign finance legislation. House Democrats are holding hearings on a monstrous, 571-page election- and campaign-finance-reform bill called the “For the People Act of 2019.” I can think of other, more accurate, names — like the…
    Mitch Kokai, February 8, 2019
  • This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    With 2020 primary elections moved up from May to March, candidates are already lining up for key N.C. statewide elections. Rick Henderson analyzes early candidate filings for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jordan Roberts explains why Medicaid expansion still represents a bad deal for North…
    Mitch Kokai, February 8, 2019
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on victorious U.S. Supreme Court plaintiff Mark Janus’ continuing fight against forced payment of union dues. John Trump’s Daily Journal advocates reform of N.C. liquor laws.
    Mitch Kokai, February 8, 2019