Crime (page 9)

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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    COVID-19 has produced devastating health and economic consequences. A new misery index attempts to place those consequences in perspective. Joseph Coletti explains the index for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Terry Stoops dissects North Carolina’s latest teacher turnover report. You’ll hear highlights from the…
    Mitch Kokai, December 18, 2020
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    Anti-religious activists on the rise

    Ryan Everson writes for the Federalist about a troubling element of 2020’s unsettled times. In the chaotic year of 2020, anti-religious activists have learned that the best place to hide is in a crowd. With news cycles crowded by COVID-19, nationwide protests and riots, a contentious election, and…
    Mitch Kokai, December 17, 2020
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    On Justice Paul Newby’s Victory

    A joint statement from John Locke Foundation and Civitas Institute December 12, 2020 RALEIGH – In November, North Carolinians delivered a blow to the litigious Left by electing conservative-leaning judges to all eight of North Carolina’s open statewide judicial seats. Today, the final race achieved closure as…
    Donna Martinez, December 15, 2020
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    Even Obama knows that ‘defund the police’ is a toxic message

    Becket Adams writes for the Washington Examiner about the latest pronouncement from the 44th president. [Alexandria] Ocasio-Cortez is omnipresent on the popular social media platform, scoring hundreds of thousands of likes and re-tweets with snotty comebacks and glib one-liners. Her ability to excite the Twitter faithful is likely…
    Mitch Kokai, December 4, 2020
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    The Black Lives Matter group faces a messaging failure

    Rich Lowry of National Review Online ponders a failure for the group calling itself Black Lives Matter. Black Lives Matter came up with the single most effective political slogan of the year. While no one was likely to be overly impressed with Joe Biden’s line, “Build Back Better,”…
    Mitch Kokai, November 18, 2020
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    Projections of Election Day unrest share a common theme

    Eddie Scarry of the Washington Examiner looks into the cities where residents fear unrest on Election Day. The next time a cable news anchor mentions the perpetual “growing threat of right-wing violence in America” (which, for some reason, never becomes much more than a “threat”), I’d like them…
    Mitch Kokai, November 2, 2020
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    Martin Center column contrasts police education and police training

    Dorothy Schulz writes for the Martin Center about problems linked to current ideas about police education. Law enforcement/criminal justice degrees are among the most awarded in the country. This includes about 35,000 associate, 63,000 bachelor’s, and 7,500 master’s degrees conferred annually. Their popularity is based on a misconception. Colleges…
    Mitch Kokai, October 30, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online that threats of election-night violence have prompted some downtown Raleigh businesses to board up their storefronts. Donald van der Vaart’s Daily Journal explores N.C. counties’ concerns about possible costs linked to solar power plants.
    Mitch Kokai, October 30, 2020