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    The Right AOC on Point: Media, left-wing activists misuse phrase ‘almost surgical precision’

    John Locke Foundation CEO Amy Cooke, “The Right AOC,” explains how reporters and left-wing activists have misused the words “almost surgical precision” to criticize Republican N.C. lawmakers. Contact Amy at [email protected] Follow her at https://www.facebook.com/TheRightAOC and https://twitter.com/TheRightAOC.
    Mitch Kokai, January 21, 2021
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    Trump +19 others: Who’s been impeached and why

    Donald John Trump is the first United States President to be impeached twice. We are still waiting for his second impeachment — on one article of inciting insurrection — to make its way to the United States Senate for trial. USA Facts notes that since 1797, 20 federal officials…
    Donna Martinez, January 20, 2021
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    Collusive Settlements: How Friendly ‘Opponents’ Team Up To Overturn Laws

    “Legislators, regardless of party, have an interest in making sure that the laws they pass are not dismantled through collusive lawsuit settlements between executive agencies and like-minded litigants.” From Andy Jackson’s Jan. 19 analysis of election integrity in North Carolina You may not even…
    Donna Martinez, January 20, 2021
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    Lefties target Federalist Society supporters

    Kevin Daley of the Washington Free Beacon highlights one of the consequences of this month’s Capitol riots. Former Clinton aide Brian Fallon and his judicial advocacy group Demand Justice are pressing corporate contributors to end their support of the Federalist Society, citing a prominent member’s involvement with the…
    Mitch Kokai, January 20, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Andrew Dunn reports for Carolina Journal Online on Gov. Roy Cooper pushing for a multibillion-dollar bond package while the state’s budget picture remains murky. The Daily Journal explains how a shifting lineup on the N.C. Supreme Court could affect transparency in college campus operations.
    Mitch Kokai, January 19, 2021
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    Anti-police activism prompts predictable response

    Frank Main and Fran Spielman write in the Chicago Sun-Times about one consequence of the recent nationwide attack on police. The number of police officers retiring in Chicago and other cities has soared amid a chorus of anti-police rhetoric that’s become increasingly loud over the past year. In…
    Mitch Kokai, January 18, 2021
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    A Victory for Wilmington Property Owners

    The Institute for Justice recently announced: IJ clients David and Peg Schroeder are lifelong members of the Wilmington community. After retiring to the mountains, they bought a townhome in Wilmington to preserve their ties to family and friends. Being sure to purchase where vacation rentals were…
    Jon Guze, January 13, 2021
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    A Topical Discussion of the Right to Bear Arms

    The Liberty and Law Center at Antonin Scalia Law School is publishing a series of articles dealing with “the Second Amendment and civil unrest.” Although the series was originally inspired by the hundreds of violent protests that occurred across the country last summer, the dramatic events that occured last…
    Jon Guze, January 12, 2021