Public Safety (page 7)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on efforts to make N.C. schools safer, including a focus on county-level actions under way since the Parkland school shooting. The Daily Journal explains how politicians who treat their jobs as platforms for performance art hurt the American constitutional system.
    Mitch Kokai, April 3, 2018
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    Who Knows What About Whom

    Syndicated columnist John Hood looks at interesting results from the Elon University poll about who knows what about whom when it comes to elected representatives — including North Carolina sheriffs.  Asked to name the offices held by various leaders, most of the 625 voters interviewed correctly identified Mike Pence…
    Donna Martinez, April 2, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Don Carrington reports for Carolina Journal Online that military officials are raising concerns about the impact of the Amazon Wind Farm in eastern North Carolina. John Hood’s Daily Journal emphasizes elections for county sheriff across North Carolina.
    Mitch Kokai, April 2, 2018
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    Electric grid’s vulnerability exposed

    Adam Kredo of the Washington Free Beacon documents concerns about security of the American electric grid. The U.S. electric grid has become increasingly vulnerable to what the federal government is describing as an unprecedented wave of attacks that threatens to cripple the nation, according to a new investigative…
    Mitch Kokai, March 29, 2018
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    Bolton plans major national security changes

    Saagar Enjeti reports for the Daily Caller that President Trump’s new national security adviser plans significant reforms. Incoming national security adviser John Bolton is poised to make policy and personnel changes at the highest levels of the National Security Council, officials familiar with Bolton’s thinking and Trump’s National…
    Mitch Kokai, March 28, 2018
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    The need for ‘gunsplaining’

    David French of National Review Online explains how ignorance involving guns hampers the debate over their future in America. It’s become popular on the left — thanks in part to a widely-shared Washington Post op-ed by Adam Weinstein — to scorn so-called “gunsplaining.” Weinstein defines the term as…
    Mitch Kokai, March 28, 2018
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    Warning about telecom database overhaul

    In case you don’t have enough to worry about, Adam Kredo of the Washington Free Beacon highlights another potential emergency on the horizon. An impending overhaul of the national U.S. telecommunications database is prompting fears the transition could spark a catastrophic failure, crippling emergency communications networks across the…
    Mitch Kokai, March 27, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on the Rockingham County sheriff’s update about local efforts to improve school safety. Becki Gray’s Daily Journal examines the economic benefits of North Carolina’s pro-growth, limited-government policies.
    Mitch Kokai, March 23, 2018