Regulation (page 291)

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    The continuing need to oppose Obamacare

    Ramesh Ponnuru and Yuval Levin remind National Review readers in the magazine’s latest cover story why conservatives should continue the push to “repeal and replace” the 2010 federal health care reform law. In short, Obamacare seeks to expand the reach of…
    Mitch Kokai, April 5, 2013
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    A Durham resident’s curiosity might have uncovered a tax fraud scheme targeting residents in his neighborhood. Rick Henderson discusses the possible scheme during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Speaking of taxes, you’ll learn why some members of the N.C. House are interested in killing North Carolina’s…
    Mitch Kokai, April 5, 2013
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    Stossel decries ‘Green Tyranny’

    John Stossel‘s latest column at Real Clear Politics discusses government’s never-ending quest to regulate more aspects of our lives, especially in the environmental arena. Originally, environmental rules were a good thing. I love the free market, but it doesn’t offer a practical remedy to…
    Mitch Kokai, April 3, 2013
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    Sowell explains how guns save lives

    Thomas Sowell‘s latest column discusses the critical role guns play in saving lives. The defensive use of guns is usually either not discussed at all in the media or else is depicted as if it means bullets flying in all directions, like the gunfight…
    Mitch Kokai, April 3, 2013
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online that lawmakers have set aside for now proposals to make sweeping changes in North Carolina’s certificate-of-need laws. Roy Cordato’s Daily Journal compares North Carolina’s renewable energy subsidies to “Obamanomics on steroids.”…
    Mitch Kokai, April 3, 2013
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    2013 PEFNC Education Poll

    Results from the 2013 PEFNC Education Poll are in!  Bottom line: Voters want choice for families and flexibility for districts. Do you support or oppose giving local public school districts more flexibility in making decisions on how to fund and run their schools? Support           72% Oppose          13% Not sure        …
    Terry Stoops, April 2, 2013
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    New economic analysis critiques renewable energy industry’s claims that mandates create jobs, boost economy

    The state’s renewable energy industry trade group claims North Carolina’s six-year-old renewable energy mandate has generated 21,000 “job years” and more than $1 billion in new investment in North Carolina. There’s a problem with those numbers: They aren’t based on any accepted form of economic analysis. That’s the conclusion of…
    Mitch Kokai, April 2, 2013
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    A fundamental disagreement over Second Amendment rights

    The latest issue of Hillsdale College’s Imprimis features Cal State-San Bernardino political science professor Edward J. Erler‘s analysis of the current national debate over gun rights. Erler delves into some of the fundamental differences of opinion among supporters and opponents of gun control. The…
    Mitch Kokai, April 2, 2013