Politics (page 965)

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    New at CJO: An election recap

    David N. Bass recaps Tuesday’s election results for Carolina Journal Online.
    Mitch Kokai, November 9, 2011
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    Cato’s Tanner explores the double-sided Mitt

    In reviewing policy proposals from Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney, Michael Tanner of the Cato Institute identifies both a smart, serious policy wonk and a timid politician afraid to anger any potential voting bloc. On Social Security, for example, the Good Mitt proposes two…
    Mitch Kokai, November 9, 2011
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    Goldberg riffs on Brokaw the blowhard

    Jonah Goldberg‘s latest National Review Online column places at least some of the blame for today’s “terrible tone” in American politics on Tom Brokaw. Not Brokaw personally, mind you, but the type of mainstream media attitude he represents. Brokaw, an honorable and industrious man,…
    Mitch Kokai, November 9, 2011
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    Barone peruses Tuesday night’s election results

    Michael Barone applies his election number-crunching prowess in his latest Washington Examiner article to the latest batch of national election results. Barone starts with an Ohio electorate that cast big votes against both ObamaCare’s individual mandate and new restrictions on unions’ bargaining power. [T]he…
    Mitch Kokai, November 9, 2011
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    With friends like these …

    A Newsweek profile of the federal case against John Edwards offers this assessment: As the disgraced former presidential candidate John Edwards prepares for trial on criminal charges of accepting nearly $1 million in illegal contributions during the 2008 Democratic race, consider what his two…
    Mitch Kokai, November 8, 2011
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    David N. Bass reports for Carolina Journal Online about the potential impact of redistricting lawsuits on North Carolina’s 2012 election schedule. John Hood’s Daily Journal examines the political implications of this year’s elections for state governors.
    Mitch Kokai, November 8, 2011
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    Progress NC turning legitimate?

    When he is not spending his time calling Heather Losurdo a bankrupt-stripper-liar, Progress NC’s Justin Guillory offers insightful commentary on policy. Just for the record, I have never declared bankruptcy.  To the dismay of ladies everywhere, I have never been a stripper.  Occasionally, I tell a fib, tall tale,…
    Terry Stoops, November 7, 2011
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    Upcoming JLF Headliner urges conservatives to avoid one of the Democrats’ ugliest strategies

    Timothy Carney‘s John Locke Foundation Headliner appearance is little more than a month away. In the meantime, you can read his thoughts today in the Washington Examiner about conservatives’ use of the “race card.” Now that a conservative black Republican presidential candidate,…
    Mitch Kokai, November 7, 2011