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    Consequences for ‘woke’ Major League Baseball

    Crack went my Dodger-loving heart. When Dodgers manager Dave Roberts made it clear he’s all in on the new ‘woke’ Major League Baseball cultural embrace of the Left, he rendered me speechless. I’ve considered him a reasoned and calm influence on his team, and a manager fans could respect…
    Donna Martinez, April 15, 2021
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    Snapshot of the Day: Millennials are moving to Cary and Raleigh

    From Smart Asset comes this look at the net migration of millennials for 2019. Millennials are defined as between 25 and 39 — with the oldest turning 40 this year. Cary ranks No. 7, with Raleigh at No. 13. Could this be part of the reason Wake County has turned…
    Donna Martinez, April 12, 2021
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    The Right AOC on Point: Playing politics instead of baseball hurts the people

    John Locke Foundation CEO Amy Cooke, “The Right AOC,” explains how Major League Baseball’s commissioner is ruining the game. Contact Amy at [email protected] Follow her at https://www.facebook.com/TheRightAOC and https://twitter.com/TheRightAOC.
    Mitch Kokai, April 8, 2021
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    Revisiting Forrest McDonald’s Jefferson Lecture in praise of the Constitution

    In the office, Bob Luebke and I got into a recent discussion on the late historian Forrest McDonald (1927-2016). McDonald was a professor who spent much of his time at the University of Alabama and wrote extensively on early America and its founding. Luebke mentioned the…
    Ray Nothstine, April 5, 2021
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    Snapshot of the day: 7% of Americans don’t use the internet

    Pew researchers conclude that over 20 years, the percentage of U.S. adults who don’t use the internet has plummeted from 48% to just 7%.  …
    Donna Martinez, April 2, 2021
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    Stone’s basic instinct: Cancel culture is stupid

    Jessica Chasmar of the Washington Times highlights one Hollywood star who doesn’t buy into today’s cancel culture. Sharon Stone gave an impassioned rant against cancel culture Thursday, saying people need to “grow up” and learn from each other instead of rushing to judgment. Appearing on SiriusXM’s “Just Jenny”…
    Mitch Kokai, March 29, 2021
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    Continued scrambling of political coalitions

    Emily Jashinsky of the Federalist probes ongoing developments within shifting American political coalitions. Donald Trump’s entrance into politics scrambled both parties, accelerating a realignment of voters that continues to confound the Beltway nearly five years after he arrived on the scene. Patterns emerging from the vote in 2020…
    Mitch Kokai, March 24, 2021
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    Career focus contributes to population problems

    Joy Pullmann of the Federalist highlights a new report that documents a disturbing demographic trend. The world’s richest countries typically have the world’s lowest birth rates. The highest-income people in those wealthy countries on average have the smallest family sizes. Those two facts conflict with the broad perception,…
    Mitch Kokai, March 19, 2021