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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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    Climate change and systemic racism

    Collin Anderson of the Washington Free Beacon highlights the Biden climate team’s latest bizarre pronouncements. A pair of top incoming White House environmental aides has blamed “systemic racism” as a driver of climate change in an attempt to justify a government-led economic overhaul. President-elect Joe Biden named progressive…
    Mitch Kokai, January 19, 2021
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    COVID-19 and the government shutdowns tied to it have created special challenges for entrepreneurs in North Carolina’s alcohol-related industries. John Trump reviews those challenges during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Donald van der Vaart discusses his reappointment to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Science…
    Mitch Kokai, January 15, 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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    Challenging Biden’s climate ‘crisis’ rhetoric

    Rich Lowry of National Review Online doesn’t buy President-elect Joe Biden’s latest warning about climate change. Former Obama chief of staff Rahm Emanuel’s famous axiom is that a crisis is a terrible thing to waste. It’s an even worse thing to manufacture. Although President-elect Joe Biden obviously disagrees.
    Mitch Kokai, December 23, 2020