Media (page 146)

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    Did education professor agree to manipulate data?

    Did James O’Keefe catch Rutgers University education professor Bruce Baker agreeing to accept payment for a study with a predetermined, pro-union conclusion?  That is the big question after O’Keefe released a video of Baker saying that he would “play with the data first to see if it would…
    Terry Stoops, November 23, 2011
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    Recognizing Renewable Energy Propoganda

    A recent article in the Triangle Business Journal discusses a firm called Strata Solar.  The firm has installed a 900 kilowatt solar power plant near Boone. As is common with stories on renewable energy, there’s an attempt to try and equate the size of the renewable energy plant (be it…
    Daren Bakst, November 21, 2011
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    The quiet Beatle’s religious life

    Andrew Ferguson offers Weekly Standard readers a fascinating article about George Harrison, a hedonistic rock star with an uncharacteristically un-rock’n’roll approach to the afterworld: Critics called Harrison “preachy,” and with some cause. I remember attending a concert in the only American solo tour he…
    Mitch Kokai, November 18, 2011
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    Occupy Wii

    Blogger Joey Stansbury discovered this “tale of struggle” from Occupy Raleigh: It has cost me substantial money in gas going back and forth to the occupation. So much so that part of my reduced schedule is budgetary, not just about my health. Until recently when I started pulling…
    Terry Stoops, November 18, 2011
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    History matters: Abraham Lincoln in the news

    Our 16th president is H-O-T! Vandals Strike Lincoln’s Tomb, Steal Copper Sword Ford’s Theatre Bans O’Reilly Book On Lincoln Assassination Museum’s New Center of Gravity Abraham Lincoln football team beats Fort Hamilton,  22-0, to clinch top seed heading into PSAL playoffs Thanks to the North…
    Terry Stoops, November 14, 2011
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    Goldberg riffs on Brokaw the blowhard

    Jonah Goldberg‘s latest National Review Online column places at least some of the blame for today’s “terrible tone” in American politics on Tom Brokaw. Not Brokaw personally, mind you, but the type of mainstream media attitude he represents. Brokaw, an honorable and industrious man,…
    Mitch Kokai, November 9, 2011
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Media outlets have tended to cover the Occupy movement as a left-of-center version of the Tea Party Is that an accurate characterization?. Jon Ham dissects the coverage during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. John Hood reacts to Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger’s recent comments about…
    Mitch Kokai, November 4, 2011
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    Orange County: Sales tax advocacy?

    Does Orange County cross the line into advocacy when they produce videos like this?…
    Terry Stoops, October 27, 2011