Politics (page 13)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Carolina Journal Online reports on a newly released report calling for North Carolina to spend $8 billion more over the next eight years on K-12 and early childhood education. John Hood’s Daily Journal praises the founder of the N.C. Institute for Political Leadership as a pioneer.  …
    Mitch Kokai, December 11, 2019
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    About those political cults

    Stella Morabito of the Federalist pushes back against the narrative that President Trump’s supporters act like a cult. So, in their effort to label Trump as a cult leader and smear all 63 million of his supporters as cultists, media elites have finally cracked open the door to…
    Mitch Kokai, December 10, 2019
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    Liberal legal lion predicts impeachment of next Democratic president

    Dominick Mastrangelo of the Washington Examiner highlights the latest pronouncement from Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz. Law scholar Alan Dershowitz predicted the next Democrat elected president of the United States will be impeached as a result of the same “open-ended” criteria the party is currently using to impeach…
    Mitch Kokai, December 10, 2019
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    Warren shouldn’t blame sexism

    Alexandra DeSanctis uses a National Review Online column to push back against the argument that sexism is hurting Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren’s campaign. Warren now sits at just 14.8 percent in the RCP average, in third place behind Bernie Sanders, with about half the support Biden has.
    Mitch Kokai, December 10, 2019
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    ‘Medicare for all’ as campaign killer

    Mathew Continetti writes at National Review Online about the negative political impact of supporting “Medicare for all” proposals. Yes, it helps to have a reason for your candidacy beyond media reports that you check all the right boxes. But the argument that [Kamala] Harris flopped because of a…
    Mitch Kokai, December 10, 2019
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    The economy and the 2020 presidential election

    Steve Cortes writes for Real Clear Politics about potential electoral implications of the latest economic news. The blowout economic news released Friday in the November employment report signals an acceleration of the extraordinary labor market trends in America and may well forecast the reelection of President Trump. After…
    Mitch Kokai, December 9, 2019
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    Making China pay price for brutality

    Danielle Pletka and Derek Scissors write for the American Enterprise Institute about one means of striking back against the communist Chinese government’s evil acts. Last month, the United States government issued sanctions against eight Chinese companies for complicity in the crackdown on Chinese Muslims in Xinjiang. As many…
    Mitch Kokai, December 9, 2019
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    Biden’s courage explored

    Andrew Stiles writes for the Washington Free Beacon about former Vice President Joe Biden’s emphasis on “courage.” A super PAC supporting former vice president Joe Biden has unveiled its first television ad of the 2020 cycle. The ad, titled “Courage,” attempts to highlight the Democratic frontrunner’s record of…
    Mitch Kokai, December 9, 2019