Politics (page 16)

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    Columnist criticizes American ‘gerontocracy’

    Julius Krein writes in the New York Post that it’s time for Americans to reconsider the impact of relying on older political leaders. From Donald Trump to Joe Biden to Bernie Sanders to Nancy Pelosi to most of the Senate, one might think that the biblical three score…
    Mitch Kokai, June 29, 2020
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    Democrats diss black Republican senator

    Katie Pavlich writes at TownHall.com about congressional Democrats’ shabby treatment of S.C. Sen. Tim Scott. Over the past two weeks, Republican Senator Tim Scott, a black man from South Carolina, extended the olive branch of bipartisanship to Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer…
    Mitch Kokai, June 29, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on enforcement questions surrounding Gov. Roy Cooper’s statewide face mask order. John Hood’s Daily Journal highlights how progressive politicians are hurting downtown areas.
    Mitch Kokai, June 29, 2020
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    How 20th-century Democratic presidents might fare in today’s ‘cancel culture’

    Andrew Stiles of the Washington Free Beacon highlights an interesting aspect of today’s left-of-center political standards. Unfortunately for Democratic leaders who are not currently alive or holding office, the cancellation brigades are on the offensive. There’s a decent chance that by the time 2020 draws to a close,…
    Mitch Kokai, June 26, 2020
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    The 2020 election as a ‘contest of the angry’

    Victor Davis Hanson of National Review Online explores key factors that will decide the outcome of this fall’s presidential election. The old 2020 election was supposed to be about many familiar issues. It is not anymore. Up until now, the candidates themselves would supposedly be the story in…
    Mitch Kokai, June 26, 2020
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    The Right AOC on Point: Protesters exhibit ignorance of American history

    John Locke Foundation CEO Amy Cooke, “The Right AOC,” highlights protesters’ apparent ignorance of American history. Contact Amy at [email protected] Follow her at https://www.facebook.com/TheRightAOC and https://twitter.com/TheRightAOC.
    Mitch Kokai, June 25, 2020
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    Gov. Cooper’s Real-World Impact: Economic Devastation For Business Owners

    The desperate plea of small business owners in North Carolina continues to go unheard by Gov. Roy Cooper, who on June 24, doubled down on prohibiting private bar owners from operating their businesses. Zack Medford of the N.C. Bar and Tavern Association reacted: The worst fears of many…
    Donna Martinez, June 25, 2020
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    A Venezuelan’s warning about toppling statues

    Monica Showalter writes at the American Thinker about one foreign-born observer’s interesting reaction to the toppling of American statues. Think it can’t happen here? It can happen here. That’s the warning from a young woman from Venezuela, who has seen the statue-topplings before – and the street renamings,…
    Mitch Kokai, June 25, 2020