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    Biden’s bad message to Canada about Keystone XL pipeline

    Rich Lowry of National Review Online explains why new President Biden’s decision about a new pipeline marks a slap at Canada. Poor Justin Trudeau. The Canadian prime minister must have been relieved to be done with President Donald Trump, only to learn that Joe Biden plans to tell…
    Mitch Kokai, January 21, 2021
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    Keystone pipeline decision labeled foolish

    Editors at National Review Online pan the new president’s approach to the Keystone XL Pipeline. Joe Biden has not yet been sworn in, but already, he is at war with American energy — which is to say, at war with American prosperity. Biden has promised to sabotage the…
    Mitch Kokai, January 20, 2021
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    New session highlights second chance for previous ideas

     “What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun.” – Ecclesiastes 1:9 Yesterday kicked off the new two-year state legislative session, and many politicos have stars in their eyes at the possibilities inherent with the new beginning. We…
    Leah Byers, January 15, 2021
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    Senate Leader Phil Berger Announces Committee Appointments

    A Jan. 7 news release from Sen. Leader Phil Berger’s office announces committee assignments. The General Assembly reconvenes Wednesday, Jan. 13. Be sure to join the John Locke Foundation’s government affairs team on Monday, Jan. 11, for a conversation about Locke’s legislative Agenda for a Better Carolina. …
    Donna Martinez, January 7, 2021
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    Monday: A Legislative Agenda For a Better Carolina

    Join Our Livestream Monday, Jan. 11 at Noon You’ll Find Us On Facebook or at john locke.org With the new year comes new opportunity to drive a Carolina Rebound that lifts North Carolinians from the nightmare of COVID-19 shutdowns into a year of promise and purpose.
    Donna Martinez, January 7, 2021
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    College students want to fight COVID by … divesting in fossil fuels

    Chrissy Clark of the Washington Free Beacon details the latest evidence of campus kookiness. Tulane University activists are demanding that the school divest from fossil fuels and establish a $15 minimum wage as part of its response to the coronavirus pandemic. The Washington Free Beacon obtained a copy…
    Mitch Kokai, January 6, 2021
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    This weekend’s special year-end edition of Carolina Journal Radio focuses on interesting topics covered during this especially interesting year. Jon Guze analyzes new Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s likely impact on the U.S. Supreme Court, while constitutional scholar Ilan Wurman discusses his introductory book on originalism, the…
    Mitch Kokai, December 25, 2020
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Elections for president, U.S. Senate, and governor grabbed the headlines, but people across North Carolina also voted on taxes, bonds, and alcohol measures. Joseph Coletti analyzes local referendum votes during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Donald van der Vaart predicts Gov. Roy Cooper’s likely…
    Mitch Kokai, November 20, 2020