Carolina Journal

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    GOP Election Board Members Resign, Say AG/Staff Misled Them About Settling Lawsuits

    Fair elections in North Carolina? In a story that gets to the heart of whether North Carolina will or won’t — or whether some voters will be disenfranchised — we have a stunning development reported by Carolina Journal. The day after the state announced a settlement with Democratic…
    Donna Martinez, September 24, 2020
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    Governor Cooper, Don’t Ignore These Questions

    Many things have changed since the COVID-19 outbreak began to spread across the country in early 2020. One major change North Carolina has seen is in the way reporters in the state can ask questions to the Cooper administration. The change from in-person press conferences to online briefings has had…
    Brenee Goforth, August 11, 2020
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    Gallup Survey: Black Americans Want Police to Retain Local Presence

    Well this certainly runs counter to the national media narrative. Here’s the new Gallup survey, which Gallup says included large samples of Black, Hispanic and Asian Americans, weighted to their correct proportions of the population. When asked whether they want the police to spend more time, the same amount of…
    Donna Martinez, August 7, 2020
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    Gov. Cooper’s Real-World Impact: Economic Devastation For Business Owners

    The desperate plea of small business owners in North Carolina continues to go unheard by Gov. Roy Cooper, who on June 24, doubled down on prohibiting private bar owners from operating their businesses. Zack Medford of the N.C. Bar and Tavern Association reacted: The worst fears of many…
    Donna Martinez, June 25, 2020
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    Time to Let Traditional Newspapers Go and Focus Instead on Journalism

    McClatchy Co. recently filed for bankruptcy. The company owns newspapers in North Carolina and across the country such as the News & Observer, the Charlotte Observer, the Miami Herald, and Fort Worth Star-Telegram. The news sparked Carolina Journal’s John Trump to write an opinion piece on the decline of local…
    Brenee Goforth, February 24, 2020
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    Is Nikki Haley Running In 2024?

    She’s a smart and decisive defender of individual rights and economic freedom. I see Nikki Haley — former South Carolina governor and Ambassador to the United Nations — as a formidable presidential candidate for the Republicans in 2024. Real Clear Politics is reporting on a move that signals she…
    Donna Martinez, February 21, 2020
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    Where to find the Latest Carolina Journal!

    Carolina Journal puts out a print edition every month. The latest edition was dispensed into Carolina Journal’s stand-alone boxes as well as a few modular boxes around Raleigh. To find a box and grab yourself a copy, just reference the map below!…
    Brenee Goforth, February 18, 2020
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    New CEO Amy O. Cooke Joins the John Locke Foundation

    Today, the John Locke Foundation welcomes a new CEO, Amy O. Cooke. Below is a copy of the press release originally published on the John Locke Foundation website.   John Locke Foundation Begins 2020 With New CEO   Amy O. Cooke, known across the United States for…
    Brenee Goforth, January 23, 2020