Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 6)

  • Hanson probes Trump’s approach to foreign governments

    Victor Davis Hanson uses a National Review Online column to describe what he labels the “method to Trump’s madness.” Critics of Donald Trump claim that there’s no rhyme or reason to his foreign policy. But if there is a consistency, it might be called reciprocity. Trump tries to…
    Mitch Kokai, July 13, 2018
  • Yale law students go loony over Kavanaugh

    David French of National Review Online describes some Yale law students’ over-the-top reaction to U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. On Monday, Yale Law School had the audacity to do something that any and every law school would do if one of its graduates were nominated to the…
    Mitch Kokai, July 13, 2018
  • This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    State lawmakers have left Raleigh for the summer and don’t plan to return until late November. Becki Gray recaps their main achievements during the 2018 legislative session for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Terry Stoops questions public school advocates’ claims that the Republican-led General Assembly fails to…
    Mitch Kokai, July 13, 2018
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online that a split state elections board is allowing a Democratic challenger to face Republican Senate leader Phil Berger in the November election. Roy Cordato’s Daily Journal questions the role of government spending in boosting economic growth.
    Mitch Kokai, July 13, 2018
  • Trump, Bezos, UPS, and a mess for consumers

    Horace Cooper describes in a Washington Examiner column the battle between the president and the world’s richest man. There’s a new clash brewing. This time it’s between the most powerful man on the planet, President Trump and the richest man in the world, Amazon CEO and Washington Post…
    Mitch Kokai, July 12, 2018
  • Your tax dollars at work: Dance club drinking edition

    Elizabeth Harrington of the Washington Free Beacon exposes another questionable use of your tax dollars. The National Institutes of Health is spending $3 million investigating the goings on at electronic dance music clubs. The Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, a nonprofit group based in Maryland, is leading…
    Mitch Kokai, July 12, 2018
  • New plan would block unions from siphoning Medicaid payments

    Tim Pearce of the Daily Caller explains a federal government proposal that targets shady labor union activity. The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is blistering at a proposed regulation that would prevent the union from siphoning fees from American workers’ Medicaid payments. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid…
    Mitch Kokai, July 12, 2018
  • Kavanaugh’s impact on the Supreme Court

    Ben Shapiro muses at National Review Online about Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s potential impact on the U.S. Supreme Court. Amid the wailing and gnashing of teeth from the political Left and the triumphalist trumpeting from the political Right regarding the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court,…
    Mitch Kokai, July 12, 2018