Classic Locker Room Import (page 5)

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    Some wisdom from Larry Summers

    Regardless of his record, former Obama administration economic adviser Larry Summers can offer an occasional witty remark, as evidenced in the latest Newsweek: You just gave your first lecture of the semester, titled ?The Recent Financial Crisis.? What do you want kids in the back…
    Locker Room contributor, March 10, 2011
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    A rising Democratic star likes Christie?s record

    One of the more fascinating articles in the latest Newsweek focuses on the positive reviews New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is getting from a surprising source: Democrats were meant to take heart from a poll released earlier this year showing that Chris Christie, the Republican…
    Locker Room contributor, March 10, 2011
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Sam Hieb’s latest Carolina Journal Online report focuses on Piedmont Triad International Airport’s pursuit of a new passenger facility charge for every airline ticket.  John Hood’s Daily Journal explores Gov. Beverly Perdue’s use of her veto power.
    Locker Room contributor, March 10, 2011
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    New at CJO: Lawmakers consider a Sunshine Amendment

    Anthony Greco’s latest CarolinaJournal.tv report focuses on state lawmakers’ consideration of a Sunshine Amendment linked to public records.
    Locker Room contributor, March 9, 2011
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    George Will nails it on Libya no-fly zone

    George Will has a great column in the Washington Post on the possibility of the US enforcing a no-fly zone over Libya. His skepticism is refreshing and serves as a warning to many interventionist Republicans “whose skepticism about government’s abilities to achieve intended effects ends at the water’s edge.”…
    Locker Room contributor, March 9, 2011
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    Berger, Tillis label Perdue’s plan for tax refunds illegal

    From N.C. Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger and House Speaker Thom Tillis: Berger, Tillis: Governor?s illegal plan endangers taxpayers? refunds Senate, House will attempt to override SB 13 to protect taxpayers Raleigh, N.C. ? Gov. Beverly Perdue?s plan to raid nearly $500 million from…
    Locker Room contributor, March 9, 2011
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    Delay, don’t deal, on the ObamaCare exchange

    Insurance capo Commissioner Wayne Goodwin offered to run a proposed health benefits exchange theoretically required by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare). That’s not how he explained it, but he would appoint four of seven members of the board and serve as a nonvoting member. Sounds like…
    Locker Room contributor, March 9, 2011
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    New at CJO: House votes to repeal land-transfer tax option

    David Bass’ latest Carolina Journal Online report examines the N.C. House’s vote to do away with counties’ option to place a land-transfer tax increase on the ballot.
    Locker Room contributor, March 9, 2011