Politics (page 12)

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    And speaking of socialism…

    Today is the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall!  …
    Jon Guze, November 9, 2019
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    Iowa Democrats worry about Warren

    Naomi Lim of the Washington Examiner seeks Iowa Democrats’ reaction to Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential bid. Elizabeth Warren’s “Medicare for all” government-financed healthcare plan is unnerving Iowa Democrats as the prospect of her seizing the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination becomes more real. Voters in the first nominating contest…
    Mitch Kokai, November 8, 2019
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    History is unkind to socialism

    Victor Davis Hanson of National Review Online explores socialism’s troubled history. Multiple forms of socialism, from hard Stalinism to European redistribution, continue to fail. Russia and China are still struggling with the legacy of genocidal Communism. Eastern Europe still suffers after decades of Soviet-imposed socialist chaos. Cuba, Nicaragua,…
    Mitch Kokai, November 8, 2019
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    Warren’s poor assessment of voters

    Kevin Williamson of National Review Online explains why he believes Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren treats voters as stupid. The bad news is, Elizabeth Warren has some barmy ideas about raising your taxes. The good news is, she’s a proven coward. She says she likes to “nerd out”…
    Mitch Kokai, November 8, 2019
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    North Carolina’s election maps could be set for state House and Senate races. But lawmakers must redraw the state’s congressional map after a recent ruling from a three-judge Superior Court panel. Rick Henderson addresses the latest developments in the state’s ongoing redistricting dispute for the next edition of…
    Mitch Kokai, November 8, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello and Kari Travis report for Carolina Journal Online on N.C. lawmakers’ efforts to redraw the state’s congressional election map. John Trump’s Daily Journal highlights lessons learned from North Carolina’s latest votes on alcohol sales.
    Mitch Kokai, November 8, 2019
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    Female immigrant and former Democrat explains support for Trump

    Saritha Prabhu explains in a Federalist column why she supports President Trump, regardless of characteristics that might prompt pundits to assign her to the opposite political camp. As a voter who lives far away from the Beltway bubble, I increasingly find myself harboring an uncomfortable secret: I like…
    Mitch Kokai, November 7, 2019
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    Comparing Trump and Warren

    Jonah Goldberg argues at National Review Online that President Trump and one of his chief antagonists have more in common than you might think. Hold on. I know: Going by their personal lives, their demeanors, and their ideological agendas, they’re apples and oranges. But apples and oranges actually…
    Mitch Kokai, November 7, 2019