Regulation (page 298)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Sara Burrows reports for Carolina Journal Online that a state board closed its investigation of a nutrition blogger within days of initial press inquiries about the case. John Hood’s Daily Journal aims to spice up your reading list.
    Mitch Kokai, May 7, 2012
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    A sexual harassment scandal rocked state Democratic Party headquarters in April. John Hood discusses potential political implications during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Rick Henderson discusses a state board’s efforts to shut down a nutrition blogger, and you’ll hear details of state House and Senate plans…
    Mitch Kokai, May 4, 2012
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    JLF regulatory expert says ‘catch shares’ could help fight problem of declining N.C. fish stocks

    A market-oriented concept called “catch shares” could help fight the problem of declining North Carolina fish stocks. Jon Sanders reaches that conclusion in a new John Locke Foundation Spotlight report. Learn more here and by clicking play below.
    Mitch Kokai, May 2, 2012
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    Historian Ferguson laments the decline in America’s rule of law

    Harvard historian Niall Ferguson shares with Barron’s his concerns that “the U.S. is on a slippery slope that could turn it into a European anti-risk-taking welfare state.” A primary concern involves the declining emphasis on the rule of law. The rule of law has…
    Mitch Kokai, April 30, 2012
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    Goldberg examines the ‘papers, please’ argument

    Jonah Goldberg is no fan of a national ID card, but he explains for National Review Online readers today why a society with a liberal welfare state is bound to seek ways to identify its citizens, or make them “legible.” [T]he Prussians, under Otto…
    Mitch Kokai, April 27, 2012
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    Murdock probes regulations that kill

    Deroy Murdock‘s latest column explores the lethal unintended consequences of government efforts to mandate better gas mileage: Team Obama is fueling these anticipated price hikes by boosting CAFE standards from 35.5 miles per gallon in 2016 to 54.5 MPG by 2025. As…
    Mitch Kokai, April 26, 2012
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    Stossel explores the assault on food

    John Stossel‘s latest column asks why we should trust government regulators to determine what we eat. [F]or every study that says X is bad for you, another study disagrees. How is a layman to decide? I used to take consumer activists’ word for it.
    Mitch Kokai, April 25, 2012
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    Supply-side historian blames government currency mismanagement for our economic woes

    Economic history professor Brian Domitrovic, author of a recent history of supply-side economics, takes to the pages of the latest Forbes to assign blame for the Great Recession. To mistake credit default swaps, subprime mortgages, easy loan approvals, and all the rest with the…
    Mitch Kokai, April 24, 2012