Crime (page 11)

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    National Review editor touts Trump’s targeting of violent gang

    Rich Lowry explains at National Review Online why President Trump is justified in targeting a particularly violent criminal gang. Donald Trump is given to lurid rhetoric, and in the MS-13 gang he has finally met a subject beyond his ability to exaggerate. He calls members of the largely…
    Mitch Kokai, January 4, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on implementation of North Carolina’s STOP Act targeting opioid abuse. The Daily Journal highlights the positive impact of the federal tax package’s increase in the standard personal income tax deduction.
    Mitch Kokai, January 4, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Don Carrington reports for Carolina Journal Online on supporters and opponents of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline who hope to convince Gov. Roy Cooper to support their cause. John Hood’s Daily Journal highlights the need for state prison reforms.
    Mitch Kokai, January 3, 2018
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    The year-end edition of Carolina Journal Radio looks back at some of 2017’s most interesting topics. Jon Pritchett shares highlights from his Wall Street Journal column detailing the problems linked to corporate CEOs’ political activism. Roy Cordato questions a study that suggests North Carolina’s economy benefits when…
    Mitch Kokai, December 29, 2017
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Carolina Journal Online features an interview with Duke professor Michael Gillespie about the ongoing political impact of the 500-year-old Reformation. John Hood’s Daily Journal highlights barriers North Carolina puts in place for people with criminal records who return to the work force.
    Mitch Kokai, December 18, 2017
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    Legislative leaders double down on call for death penalty restart

    A new letter today from top Republican legislative leaders amplifies a recent plea to Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and Attorney General Josh Stein. The following comes from a legislative news release: Legislative Leaders: On Death Penalty, Stein and Cooper’s ‘Actions – Or Rather Inactions – Speak Louder Than Words’…
    Mitch Kokai, December 14, 2017
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    Coincidence and the Mueller investigation

    Victor Davis Hanson finds something rotten in the state of Robert Mueller’s investigation of “Russian collusion.” Special prosecutors, investigators, and counsels are usually a bad idea. They are admissions that constitutionally mandated institutions don’t work — and can be rescued only by supposed superhuman moralists, who are without…
    Mitch Kokai, December 13, 2017
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    A more important question about Mueller’s Russian probe

    Andrew McCarthy of National Review Online emphasizes a different element of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian interference in American electoral politics. Mueller has been at this for six months, and the FBI for a year before that. So isn’t it about time we asked: Could Mueller…
    Mitch Kokai, December 12, 2017