Politics

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    Democrats, Amazon, and internal fighting

    While Roy Cordato has explained why New Yorkers should be pleased about Amazon’s decision to drop the Big Apple from its expansion plans, Michael Goodwin of the New York Post explores the decision’s impact on Democrats. Democrats are fighting mad — at each other. For once, President Trump…
    Mitch Kokai, February 19, 2019
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    Ivy League anti-Trump courses

    Paul Bedard reports for the Washington Examiner on academia’s role in the battle against Donald Trump. America’s top colleges and universities have bulked up politically correct courses that “malign conservatives,” and Ivy League schools have put a focus anti-Trump offerings, according to a new report from Young America’s…
    Mitch Kokai, February 19, 2019
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    Not a great way for Biden to launch a presidential bid

    David Krayden of the Daily Caller reports on former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden insulting his own country to a foreign audience. Former Vice President Joe Biden blasted President Donald Trump in everything but name at a defense summit, as he declared America “an embarrassment” before European allies.
    Mitch Kokai, February 19, 2019
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    Reclaiming congressional power

    Jay Cost of National Review Online focuses on Congress’ key role in the American system of government. There is a tendency to blame legislative cowardice for the now expansive executive. But I do not think that is quite right, or at least it is an insufficient reason. While…
    Mitch Kokai, February 19, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on first-day highlights from the N.C. State Board of Elections hearing into the 9th District congressional controversy. The Daily Journal notes that Gov. Roy Cooper and major media outlets responded differently to a recommendation that North Carolina add armed resource officers…
    Mitch Kokai, February 19, 2019
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    Punishing those responsible for the proposed ‘coup’

    Editors at the Boston Herald call for legal action aimed at those who tried to oust Donald Trump from the White House. That Justice Department officials were having discussions about ousting a sitting president should concern every American. It is simply astonishing that these actors allegedly held conversations…
    Mitch Kokai, February 18, 2019
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    AOC can see an example of the Green New Deal in practice

    Editors of the Wall Street Journal urge U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to consider a case of the Green New Deal‘s principles in action. The Green New Deal that Democrats unveiled last week has a grand ambition to eliminate fossil fuels in 10 years, retrofit every building in America,…
    Mitch Kokai, February 18, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    John Trump reports for Carolina Journal Online on N.C. craft distillers’ complaints about the state ABC monopoly. John Hood’s Daily Journal explores links between government and happiness.
    Mitch Kokai, February 18, 2019