Politics

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    Best-case scenario for Trump fans in the years ahead

    Eddie Scarry of the Washington Examiner offers Trump supporters suggestions for how to approach the next four years. Joe Biden is now the president, and there’s nothing Republicans can do to change it. Now that that’s out of the way, let’s imagine what the next four years will…
    Mitch Kokai, January 22, 2021
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    Chinese sanction top Trump officials

    Jack Beyrer of the Washington Free Beacon highlights communist China’s latest provocative action. The Chinese government is targeting outgoing federal government officials. The Chinese government announced sanctions on former secretary of state Mike Pompeo, former national security adviser Robert O’Brien, and over 20 other figures from the Trump…
    Mitch Kokai, January 22, 2021
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    The impact of the now disbanded 1776 Commission

    Victor Davis Hanson writes for National Review Online about the work of President Trump’s commission on American history. The unanimously approved conclusions focused on the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the historical challenges to these founding documents, and the need for civic renewal. The 16-member commission was diverse…
    Mitch Kokai, January 22, 2021
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Voters and taxpayers might hear sharply contrasting messages over the next four years from their Democratic governor and Republican lieutenant governor. Rick Henderson compares Gov. Roy Cooper and new Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Terry Stoops assesses N.C. families’…
    Mitch Kokai, January 22, 2021
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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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    Will Sen. Thom Tillis Vote To Impeach Donald Trump? He Answers Our Questions.

    We have a new president, but what about the fate of the previous one? The U.S. House of Representatives has impeached Donald Trump for a second time. Will the U.S. Senate convict him? One of the senators who will have to make that vote is North Carolina’s Thom Tillis. On…
    Donna Martinez, January 21, 2021
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    Biden and the ‘Californication’ of American government

    Editors at the Washington Examiner share their concerns about new President Joe Biden‘s interest in left-coast politics. We did a double take at the report this week that Joe Biden, once inaugurated as president, would treat California as the administration’s “de facto think tank,” placing it “center stage…
    Mitch Kokai, January 21, 2021
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    Unintended consequences from a corporate boycott of the GOP

    Charles Fain Lehman of the Washington Free Beacon explains why a campaign from big corporations targeting donations to the Republican Party and its candidates could backfire. The wave of corporations cutting their political giving in the wake of the Capitol riot is intended to punish Republicans for backing…
    Mitch Kokai, January 21, 2021