Politics (page 3)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on concerns surrounding a proposal to use $98 million in state bonds for upgrades to UNC-Chapel Hill sports stadiums. Becki Gray’s Daily Journal highlights the importance of rules in the debate over electoral redistricting.
    Mitch Kokai, January 11, 2019
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    About that voter suppression

    Peter Hasson of the Daily Caller documents a real case of “voter suppression.” Democratic operatives funded by left-wing tech billionaire Reid Hoffman ran a widespread campaign using misleading Facebook pages in the run-up to the 2018 midterm elections, The Daily Caller News Foundation has found. American Engagement Technologies…
    Mitch Kokai, January 10, 2019
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    Goldberg pans ‘Green New Deal’

    Jonah Goldberg of National Review Online takes aim at one of the political left’s latest gambits. It’s fitting that the Green New Deal pushed by many but popularized by Democratic phenom Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who had her 60 Minutes debut on Sunday, is a triumph of recycling. Not…
    Mitch Kokai, January 10, 2019
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    McCarthy laments ‘stupid’ emergency laws

    Andrew McCarthy of National Review Online regrets using the word “stupid” during a television interview to describe laws that allow the overuse of presidential emergency powers. Yet his latest column explains why he believes the situation is plagued with problems. What I regard as foolish and contradictory of…
    Mitch Kokai, January 10, 2019
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    Republicans need to take back the healthcare debate

    An article from The Hill raises an important question that I always find myself asking when I think about Republican’s struggle to dominate the health care debate: Why don’t Republican’s discuss actual policy proposals when debating healthcare…
    Jordan Roberts, January 9, 2019
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    Does Ocasio-Cortez really want to model U.S. policy on Nordic countries?

    Editors at Investor’s Business Daily explore the impact of U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez‘s policy pronouncements. During an interview on “60 Minutes,” Anderson Cooper put this question to Ocasio-Cortez: “When people hear the word socialism, they think Soviet Union, Cuba, Venezuela. Is that what you have in mind?” Her…
    Mitch Kokai, January 9, 2019
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    In defense of ‘grown men’

    David French of National Review Online tackles a recent recommendation from a national psychologists’ group. It’s quite safe to say that millions of young boys desire to become a grown man — a person who is physically and mentally tough, a person who can rise to a physical…
    Mitch Kokai, January 9, 2019
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    Home-state newspaper not feeling the Bern

    Katelyn Caralle of the Washington Examiner reports on a Vermont newspaper’s plea to its best-known U.S. senator. A Vermont newspaper on Monday begged Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., not to run for president in 2020. “Bernie Sanders should not run for president. In fact, we beg him not to,”…
    Mitch Kokai, January 8, 2019