Politics (page 1001)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    David N. Bass reports for Carolina Journal Online about infamous lobbyist Jack Abramoff’s recent public presentation in Raleigh. John Hood’s Daily Journal offers the real story of North Carolina’s jobs picture.
    Mitch Kokai, February 15, 2012
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    Resident, President

    The following is a memo from teachers at Tipps Elementary School in Houston, TX (courtesy of The Blaze): Attached is a chant about President Barack Obama.  All Kindergarteners will be required to learn the chant for the Black History program.  Please write how many you will need.  Keep one…
    Terry Stoops, February 14, 2012
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    AFP wants you in public office … if you believe in free markets and limited government

    The News & Observer‘s “Under the Dome” documents one of the latest projects from Americans for Prosperity North Carolina: The group sent a robocall to targeted North Carolina homes Monday looking for people who would “promote the principles of limited government…
    Mitch Kokai, February 14, 2012
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    Segregation double standard?

    My friends at the Independent Weekly recently published a three part examination of charter schools in North Carolina.  There is not much to say about it.  The piece simply provides a narrative for the standard Democratic talking points, including the requisite reference to Art Pope. One of those talking…
    Terry Stoops, February 14, 2012
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    Speaking of regulation …

    … an editorial in the latest Bloomberg Businessweek demonstrates the bias in favor of an overactive government. The discussion involves the Federal Election Commission. The commission is made up of three Democrats and three Republicans. Like the Democrats, the Republicans stay true to their school, using…
    Mitch Kokai, February 14, 2012
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    Obama’s “truth team” coming to N.C.!

    Be careful what you say about President Obama or his “truth team” may call you out. ABC News and Cox Media report that the president is launching a legion of minions to defend the president’s record and answer what Obama flack Stephanie Cutter calls the “lies” that presumably…
    Rick Henderson, February 13, 2012
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    Anyone else tired of Mrs. Obama’s eat more veggies campaign?

    Don Boudreaux exposes the difference between Mrs. Obama’s preaching about eating more vegetables and Mr. Obama’s subsidies to remain fat in this letter to the New York Times. Here’s a letter to the New York Times: Many of my friends wonder why I’m annoyed by Michelle Obama’s constant…
    Michael Sanera, February 13, 2012