Crime (page 8)

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    Voter fraud is no myth

    John Lott writes a column at National Review Online that challenges the popular left-of-center argument that voter fraud is virtually nonexistent. [V]oter fraud has mattered in plenty of American elections. Take Lyndon Johnson’s election to the U.S. Senate in 1948, when LBJ won by…
    Mitch Kokai, November 9, 2016
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Education reformers have made great strides in North Carolina in recent years. They still have plenty of opportunities to improve traditional public schools and offer parents additional school choice. Terry Stoops outlines those opportunities during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Julie Tisdale explains why Wake County…
    Mitch Kokai, October 28, 2016
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    Fallout continues from FBI director’s bizarre handling of Clinton email case

    Kerry Picket of the Daily Caller documents the latest evidence that FBI Director James Comey strayed from normal procedures in his approach to the Hillary Clinton email scandal. FBI agents say the bureau is alarmed over Director James Comey’s decision to not…
    Mitch Kokai, October 19, 2016
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Michael Lowrey reports for Carolina Journal Online on an Appeals Court ruling limiting the amount of time a law enforcement officer can detain a motorist for a traffic stop. Roy Cordato’s Daily Journal explains why an unemployment statistic used in a newspaper report to pan North…
    Mitch Kokai, October 18, 2016
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    Why cops aren’t convicted

    David French of National Review Online explores the reasons why police officers rarely face criminal convictions when they shoot suspects. As so often happens, an allegedly clear-cut case of police brutality just got more complicated. Terrence Crutcher, an unarmed black man killed by a…
    Mitch Kokai, October 14, 2016
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    Long-lasting damage to the FBI

    Bruce Walker writes for the American Thinker that there’s just one way for the FBI to regain its lost reputation. If this presidential election is fixed by an utterly politicized FBI, then the reputation of that agency will never recover. No serious American, in…
    Mitch Kokai, October 11, 2016
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    Facts? Rioters don’t need no stinking facts

    National Review Editor Rich Lowry probes a problematic piece of the program for recent urban riots. The Charlotte rioters didn’t know whether the controversial police shooting of Keith Scott was justified or not, and didn’t care. They worked their mayhem — trashing…
    Mitch Kokai, September 28, 2016
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online that experts predict undecided voters are more likely to turn to a major-party presidential nominee than a third party. John Hood’s Daily Journal notes that crime and law enforcement could play larger roles as election issues this year.
    Mitch Kokai, September 28, 2016