Crime (page 2)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on efforts to make N.C. schools safer, including a focus on county-level actions under way since the Parkland school shooting. The Daily Journal explains how politicians who treat their jobs as platforms for performance art hurt the American constitutional system.
    Mitch Kokai, April 3, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Don Carrington reports for Carolina Journal Online that military officials are raising concerns about the impact of the Amazon Wind Farm in eastern North Carolina. John Hood’s Daily Journal emphasizes elections for county sheriff across North Carolina.
    Mitch Kokai, April 2, 2018
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    People still favor death penalty, not sold on applying it to drug dealers

    Charles Fain Lehman of the Washington Free Beacon highlights interesting polling data involving capital punishment. Voters oppose abolishing the death penalty 64 to 31 percent, according to a recently released poll of American voters from Quinnipiac University. A slightly smaller proportion, 58 percent, supported the death penalty “for…
    Mitch Kokai, March 28, 2018
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    Surprising news on opioids

    Could opioids actually have a positive effect on work? In a new working paper, “U.S. Employment and Opioids: Is There a Connection?” respected health economist Janet Currie and others find, “[A]lthough they are addictive and dangerous, opioids may allow some women to work who would otherwise leave the labor…
    Joseph Coletti, March 26, 2018
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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