Politics (page 1066)

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    An interesting silence in the Pope-bashing campaign

    Jane Mayer of The New Yorker has had plenty to say about conservative philanthropist Art Pope. Except for now. John Hinderaker explains for the “Powerline” blog. Mayer is a dishonest partisan, so she suppressed all inconvenient facts. Mayer has a blog at the New…
    Mitch Kokai, October 26, 2011
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    Hanson identifies Obama’s ‘targets’

    Victor Davis Hanson understands that presidents and presidential candidates are bound to misspeak. But Hanson documents for Nstional Review Online readers some common themes among our 44th president’s misstatements. FDR unfairly and often demonized his political opponents. Truman could be coarsely blunt; Nixon far…
    Mitch Kokai, October 26, 2011
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    David Bass reports for Carolina Journal Online about the price Raleigh taxpayers are paying to protect the Occupy movement downtown. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains how North Carolina would benefit from an end to federal farm subsidies.
    Mitch Kokai, October 26, 2011
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    Biting the hand that feeds?

    Ashe Schow of Heritage Action examines the degree to which Democrats have reaped the benefits of Wall Street campaign cash, despite their support for Occupy Wall Street protesters. [President Obama has] actually raised $3.9 million just this year so far. But, he has raised nearly $12…
    Mitch Kokai, October 25, 2011
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    Cal Thomas ponders life after Gadhafi

    Cal Thomas‘ latest column shares his unease about the future of Libya after Moammar Gadhafi’s death. Oh, I’m happy he’s dead, but I have as much faith that things will change for the better in Libya as I do in the Great Pumpkin rising…
    Mitch Kokai, October 25, 2011
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    Hayes explores Obama administration stonewalling on the Solyndra scandal

    Former John Locke Foundation Headliner Stephen Hayes focuses his latest Weekly Standard feature on the Obama administration’s response to the Solyndra scandal. After the Department of Energy complied with an initial Solyndra document request from the House Energy and Commerce Committee in…
    Mitch Kokai, October 25, 2011
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    Arnn discusses the foundations of limited government

    The latest installment of Peter Robinson’s “Uncommon Knowledge” features a conversation with Hillsdale College President Larry Arnn. You’ll find part one below. If you enjoy Arnn’s take on our constitutional republic, you might want to revisit his 2007 presentation to the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society.
    Mitch Kokai, October 25, 2011
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    Sowell cautions against misuse of campaign against ‘bullying’

    Thomas Sowell‘s latest column shares his concerns about high-profile efforts to stamp out bullying of gay students in public schools. Where youngsters are victims of violence, whether for being gay or whatever, that is where the authorities need to step in. No decent person…
    Mitch Kokai, October 25, 2011