Mitch Kokai

Senior Political Analyst

Posts by Mitch Kokai (page 6)

  • Amherst’s evidence of college kookiness

    Madeleine Kearns writes for National Review Online about one leading college‘s latest disturbing document. Last month a document produced by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion’s Resource Center Team at Amherst College in Massachusetts, titled “Common Language Guide,” surfaced. The document was described by its authors as a…
    Mitch Kokai, April 12, 2019
  • This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    North Carolina has been able to cut tax rates in recent years without having to cut government programs. Joseph Coletti credits sustainable budgeting. He explains during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jordan Roberts analyzes a proposed provider tax associated with expanding Medicaid. Shannon Watkins of…
    Mitch Kokai, April 12, 2019
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on the potential impact for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline of new Trump administration executive orders. Kristen Blair’s Daily Journal focuses on pressure teen girls face.
    Mitch Kokai, April 12, 2019
  • About those anti-PAC pledges from top Democratic contenders

    Emily Larsen of the Washington Examiner explores Democratic presidential candidates’ claims that they won’t take money from political action committees. The 2020 Democratic presidential candidates condemn big money in politics and earn applause at campaign events when they say they will refuse corporate PAC money, but their pledges…
    Mitch Kokai, April 11, 2019
  • Hudson Institute will help Justice Department with prison reform

    Charles Fain Lehman of the Washington Free Beacon reports on a right-of-center think tank’s new role in federal prison reform. The Department of Justice announced Monday that a vital component of the FIRST STEP Act would be designed under the direction of a right-of-center think tank, a move…
    Mitch Kokai, April 11, 2019
  • AOC blames immigration woes on global warming

    Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller highlights the latest odd pronouncement from U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said climate change was a “major factor” behind the wave of migrants making their way to the U.S. southern border. “The far-right loves to drum up…
    Mitch Kokai, April 11, 2019
  • Facebook and the First Amendment

    Brendan Carr writes for National Review Online about Facebook’s troubled relationship with a basic constitutional right. Facebook is under mounting scrutiny for its approach to moderating online speech. Lawmakers and the public alike have serious questions about the decisions Facebook chooses to make about the things you can…
    Mitch Kokai, April 11, 2019
  • French checks into Chick-fil-A controversy

    David French of National Review Online ties the latest Chick-fil-A controversy to a broader culture war. Every single time I grow even slightly more optimistic about the state of American polarization and the prospects for true American tolerance, I get disappointed. Every time I think that we could…
    Mitch Kokai, April 11, 2019