Politics (page 978)

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    In case you missed him …

    Don Carrington offered WTVD analysis of the indictments Monday of a campaign donor and two campaign staffers connected to Gov. Beverly Perdue.
    Mitch Kokai, November 29, 2011
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Don Carrington reports for Carolina Journal Online about the indictment Monday of three people associated with Gov. Beverly Perdue’s 2008 election campaign. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains how North Carolina policymakers could boost economic growth and job creation by firing some teachers.
    Mitch Kokai, November 29, 2011
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    Want background information on the new indictments associated with Gov. Beverly Perdue’s 2008 election campaign?

    Carolina Journal‘s Don Carrington has been reporting on campaign irregularities linked to Gov. Beverly Perdue since summer 2010. You’ll find all of Carrington’s work on the topic here. Three of the stories led to Carolina Journal page one exclusives: September 2010: Perdue campaign advised Stubbs on…
    Mitch Kokai, November 28, 2011
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    The hidden hand of Obama for America volunteers in NC

    The New York Times credits “the hidden hand of thousands of Obama for America volunteers and staff members” for carrying Democratic candidates to victory in North Carolina. How did they do it?  According to the NYT, “Never publicizing their work, they went door-to-door across the state, successfully getting their…
    Terry Stoops, November 28, 2011
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    Did education professor agree to manipulate data?

    Did James O’Keefe catch Rutgers University education professor Bruce Baker agreeing to accept payment for a study with a predetermined, pro-union conclusion?  That is the big question after O’Keefe released a video of Baker saying that he would “play with the data first to see if it would…
    Terry Stoops, November 23, 2011
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    Goldberg assesses a Gingrich vs. Romney showdown

    Jonah Goldberg applies his wit and expert analysis to a new National Review Online column analyzing a potential showdown between Republican presidential candidates Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney. It’s quite a matchup. Romney has been brutalized for having too little personality, Gingrich for having…
    Mitch Kokai, November 23, 2011
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    Sowell ventures to Liberal Land

    Thomas Sowell‘s latest column explores the illogical thinking that seems to pervade “Liberal Land.” Perhaps the most remarkable feature of the world envisioned by today’s liberals is that it is a world where other people just passively accept whatever “change” liberals impose.
    Mitch Kokai, November 23, 2011
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    Borders echoes Wapshott’s notion of a Keynes vs. Hayek election in 2012

    You might remember a recent Duke University speech in which journalist and author Nicholas Wapshott suggested that the next American presidential election could be described as a “Keynes-Hayek election,” in which President Obama and the Republican nominee will channel the competing ideas championed by 20th-century economists John Maynard…
    Mitch Kokai, November 23, 2011