Crime (page 11)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on the Rockingham County sheriff’s update about local efforts to improve school safety. Becki Gray’s Daily Journal examines the economic benefits of North Carolina’s pro-growth, limited-government policies.
    Mitch Kokai, March 23, 2018
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    UK takes aim at … offensive jokes?

    Scott Greer of the Daily Caller reports on an unlikely national security threat in the United Kingdom. The United Kingdom is once again taking down serious threats to its national security. This time, the UK brought to justice a comedian who taught his girlfriend’s dog how to do…
    Mitch Kokai, March 22, 2018
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    McCarthy takes aim at Mueller probe

    Recent John Locke Foundation speaker Andrew McCarthy explains at National Review Online how special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation has deviated from accepted standards. These columns have many times observed Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s failure to set limits on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. To trigger the…
    Mitch Kokai, March 19, 2018
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    Imprimis tackles the political FBI

    Those who’ve watched Andrew McCarthy‘s recent John Locke Foundation presentation, “A Tale of Two Investigations,” might be especially interested in the latest edition of Hillsdale College’s Imprimis. Former U.S. Attorney Joseph diGenova laments the politicization of the FBI. Over the past year, facts have emerged that suggest…
    Mitch Kokai, March 15, 2018
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    Opioid crisis as social problem

    Charles Fain Lehman of the Washington Free Beacon reports on an interesting panel discussion targeting the national opioid epidemic. A panel discussion at the American Enterprise Institute Tuesday explored the social dimensions of America’s opioid crisis, with a keynote by Sen. Mike Lee (R., Utah) and comments by…
    Mitch Kokai, March 15, 2018
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    McCarthy advises against second special counsel

    Recent John Locke Foundation speaker Andrew McCarthy explains at National Review Online why he opposes the idea of creating another special counsel to investigate potential crimes related to the 2016 election. “What’s good for the goose . . .” is more an understandable impulse than a useful…
    Mitch Kokai, March 12, 2018
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    Pill control is not enough

    More widespread availability of anti-addiction medications like methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone would help with the opioid crisis, Sally Satel writes in Politico, as would “a better addiction treatment infrastructure.” Motivated patients also benefit greatly from cognitive behavioral therapy and from the hard work of recovery—healing family rifts, reintegrating into the…
    Joseph Coletti, March 9, 2018
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    Missing workers, missing black men

    Two recent analyses illustrate some of the underlying challenges in America. Labor force participation is lower in states that voted for Donald Trump, and even lower in the metropolitan areas that voted for Trump in those states. Unemployment rates are lower than in blue states, but it is…
    Joseph Coletti, March 7, 2018