Politics (page 966)

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    Hanson examines the impact of Obama’s policies on blacks

    Victor Davis Hanson‘s latest column at National Review Online dissects the impact of President Obama’s policies on one of his most important electoral bases. Unspoken, of course, is the truth that Obama’s statism, deficits, interferences in the private sector, and spread-the-wealth rhetoric have frightened…
    Mitch Kokai, September 28, 2011
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    In case you missed it …

    WTVD asked the John Locke Foundation for reaction to Gov. Beverly Perdue’s comments about suspending congressional elections for two years.
    Mitch Kokai, September 28, 2011
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    We pay dead people

    Cal Thomas explains in his latest column why the latest evidence of dysfunctional government has shocked him. According to a report by the Office of Personnel Management and reported in Ed O’Keefe’s “Federal Eye” column in the Washington Post, our government has been sending…
    Mitch Kokai, September 27, 2011
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    You like me. You really, really like me.

    Whether Michele Bachmann goes far in the Republican presidential race or fades with time, Bloomberg Businessweek praises one aspect of her campaign in which she’s shown true skill: Facebook messaging. Michele Bachmann wants to be your friend. So much so that her campaign is…
    Mitch Kokai, September 27, 2011
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Karen McMahan reports for Carolina Journal Online about a 2010 webinar designed to teach local government officials how to deliver bad news to voters and taxpayers. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains that the Left conveniently omits some facts while pushing the United States toward European-style social…
    Mitch Kokai, September 27, 2011
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    Top Watergate investigator recounts his involvement in the famous case

    Nearly four decades have passed since the discovery of a secret White House tape recording system helped bring down President Richard Nixon’s administration. Raleigh attorney Eugene Boyce, who was assistant chief counsel for the congressional committee that made the discovery, recounted the story today during a presentation to the John…
    Mitch Kokai, September 26, 2011
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    Barone assesses the current GOP field

    Michael Barone‘s latest Washington Examiner article probes the fact that Republicans are still searching for the best candidate to challenge President Obama in 2012. The latest GOP debate Thursday night didn’t help resolve the issue. If [Romney] overtakes Perry in the polls — a…
    Mitch Kokai, September 26, 2011
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    Joe Klein finds some common ground with Tea Party types

    Swinging through Texarkana, the community that straddles both Texas and Arkansas, TIME columnist Joe Klein finds himself “in sympathy with much” that a local Tea Party group says. [T]here was a piece of legislation that seemed to bother the Miller County Patriots even more…
    Mitch Kokai, September 26, 2011