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    Conservatives Are Not Alone in Opposing Unchecked Majorities

    Charles Cooke of National Review Online challenges another canard from the political left. Jonathan Chait tries once again to cast Rand Paul and Mike Lee’s entirely mainstream skepticism toward unchecked majoritarianism as something sinister and unusual. The ideas that Paul and Lee have expressed, Chait writes, are common…
    Mitch Kokai, June 16, 2021
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    Has Trump Changed the Senate Race? Carolina Journal’s Donna King Talks Trump On WPTF

    When former President Donald Trump endorsed Rep. Ted Budd in the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Richard Burr, it was unexpected until shortly before the announcement, when the Budd campaign got the word. Three GOP candidates – Budd, former Gov. Pat McCrory, and former…
    Donna Martinez, June 15, 2021
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    Teachers responds to Lt. Gov. Robinson speech: “that mofo is crazy as hell”…”Uncle Mark”

    Some North Carolina educators had strong reactions to Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson’s views on reparations. Honestly, I am not sure why someone posted the video on the North Carolina Teachers United Facebook page, but NCTU page administrators appear comfortable with allowing folks to hurl insults at our lieutenant governor…
    Terry Stoops, June 15, 2021
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    Intolerance On Campus

    Add Northwestern University to the list of college campuses with a vocal, intolerant student movement. Associated Student Government passed a resolution calling for the recusal of Board of Trustees Chair J. Landis Martin from Northwestern’s presidential search committee during Wednesday’s session. The bill passed with 17 votes in favor…
    Donna Martinez, June 15, 2021
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    Danger for America from ‘Collective Insanity’

    Frank Liberato writes at the American Thinker about negative long-term impacts from today’s political and cultural fights. Many of us older than half a century no longer recognize the country we grew up in. We have a hard time reconciling that past America with what we see happening…
    Mitch Kokai, June 14, 2021
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    Fighting Biden’s Divisive Policies

    Charmaine Yoest, Jack Spencer, John Malcolm, and James Carafano detail at the Daily Signal principles that can help Americans counteract President Biden’s misguided policies. Americans are woke. They woke up and realized President Joe Biden is no moderate. He is spearheading the most radical policies in modern…
    Mitch Kokai, June 14, 2021
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    Exposing Democrats’ Filibuster Con

    David Harsanyi writes at Real Clear Politics about the Democrats’ dubious approach to the U.S. Senate’s filibuster. When West Virginia’s Joe Manchin closed the door on eliminating the legislative filibuster this week, promising not to “weaken or eliminate” the 60-vote threshold, he “dashed” the “dreams” of Democrats, according…
    Mitch Kokai, June 14, 2021
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    Dissecting Democrats’ Proposed Federal Election Takeover

    Ken Cuccinelli writes at FoxNews.com about the stakes tied to congressional Democrats’ proposed election regulations. If you listened solely to Democratic talking points, including the so-called mainstream media, you would be convinced that America is a systemically racist nation and that Republicans are somehow hell bent on disenfranchising…
    Mitch Kokai, June 14, 2021