Politics (page 960)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Karen McMahan reports for Carolina Journal Online about a lawsuit pitting LegalZoom against the North Carolina State Bar. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why giving Gov. Beverly Perdue more power might lead to better fiscal restraint for North Carolina’s budget.
    Mitch Kokai, November 21, 2011
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    Krauthammer examines the president’s ‘crude ploy’

    Charles Krauthammer‘s latest column dissects President Obama’s approach to the Keystone XL pipeline. [W]hat do you do when you say you can, but, it turns out, you can’t? Blame the other guy. Charge the Republicans with making governing impossible. Never mind that you had…
    Mitch Kokai, November 18, 2011
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    The Washington “shell game” continues

    If you believe that the failure of the supercommittee means the end of life as we know it, as the MSM wants us to believe, you need to read this column by George Will. Sensible people who remember the last grand budget bargain will be dry-eyed about not…
    Michael Sanera, November 18, 2011
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    Occupy Wii

    Blogger Joey Stansbury discovered this “tale of struggle” from Occupy Raleigh: It has cost me substantial money in gas going back and forth to the occupation. So much so that part of my reduced schedule is budgetary, not just about my health. Until recently when I started pulling…
    Terry Stoops, November 18, 2011
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Voters across the state chose mayors and city council members this month, and a handful of counties held referendums approving local sales-tax increases. Rick Henderson dissects 2011 election results during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Speaking of elections, Hans von Spakovsky of the Heritage Foundation will…
    Mitch Kokai, November 18, 2011
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    This week’s Carolina Journal Online Friday interview features a conversation with N.C. State political science professor Andrew Taylor about the controversial “quasi-judicial process” used for many local government decisions. Donna Martinez’s guest Daily Journal explores recent polling data revealing American pessimism.
    Mitch Kokai, November 18, 2011
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    New at CJO: New reports offer conflicting stories on lost N.C. government jobs

    Don Carrington reports for Carolina Journal Online about conflicting reports detailing public-sector job losses in North Carolina.
    Mitch Kokai, November 17, 2011
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    And they wonder why the police get involved?

    Still dispute the notion that the Occupy movement is the “creation of freaks, socialists, and assorted nincompoops“? Perhaps this sample of the movement’s catalog of ills will sway your thinking: Arson Occupy Fort Collins – Member arrested, $10 million in damage…
    Mitch Kokai, November 17, 2011