Crime (page 11)

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    Filing a lawsuit instead of fighting a war

    Recent John Locke Foundation speaker Andrew McCarthy explains at National Review Online why he’s no fan of the latest response to Russia’s meddling in American electoral politics. The Russians are engaged in “information warfare” against the United States. That was the big soundbite at Deputy Attorney General Rod…
    Mitch Kokai, February 20, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online that North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis is one of the federal lawmakers seeking a probe of governing bodies in the Olympics sex abuse scandal. The Daily Journal highlights a state three-judge panel’s decision to choose the legal process over partisan gamesmanship…
    Mitch Kokai, February 20, 2018
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    A special $58 million fund connected with the Atlantic Coast Pipeline project continues to generate controversy. Rick Henderson discusses the latest developments, including a potential separation-of-powers fight between Gov. Roy Cooper and the General Assembly, during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jon Guze explains how…
    Mitch Kokai, February 16, 2018
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    Walsh: Policies and politics cannot remove evil from the world

    Unlike those who have quickly politicized yesterday’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, Matt Walsh offers a different take.  In his latest column, “This Is Not About Politics Or Policy. This Is Evil. And Evil Is Everywhere,” he writes, I have sometimes noticed in myself the…
    Terry Stoops, February 15, 2018
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    More cops, less crime

    Charles Fain Lehman of the Washington Free Beacon reports on new research focusing on the practical impact of policing. An increase in the number of policemen, driven by an Obama-era boost in federal funding, led to drops in violent and property crime, including a reduction of one murder…
    Mitch Kokai, February 15, 2018
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    Budget Basics: Prison costs

      North Carolina spends $30,000 to keep a person in prison for a year. This is 50 percent more than Georgia spends, according to the Vera Institute. This gap means Georgia could hold 46,145 prisoners in 2015 at a cost of $922 million while North Carolina spend $1.1 billion…
    Joseph Coletti, February 14, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on legal challenges for opponents of new solar energy operations in North Carolina. The Daily Journal highlights a high-profile former federal prosecutor’s assessment of the contrast between secretive federal investigations focusing on Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
    Mitch Kokai, February 13, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online about longstanding problems within N.C. prisons. John Hood’s Daily Journal defends new legislation that tweaks N.C. class-size rules, the state elections board’s composition, and $58 million tied to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
    Mitch Kokai, February 12, 2018