Right Angles Import (page 3)

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    We’re #23, But We Should Be #1

    Freedom is more than a slogan. It’s a very set of principles that should guide our lawmakers. Thankfully, we’re blessed with many reform-minded legislators who are working hard to protect and expand our freedoms. To help guide the conversation, we’ve created the First in Freedom Index. John Locke Foundation…
    donnamartinez, February 17, 2015
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    “Don’t their daughters’ struggles count, too?”

    Over at sister blog The Locker Room, Julie Gilstrap points out a great commentary by Brian Lewis, formerly a teachers union lobbyist. Lewis writes about his new embrace of giving education options to all parents and kids. Congratulations, Mr. Lewis. We welcome you into North Carolina’s Education Freedom Movement,…
    donnamartinez, February 10, 2015
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    “Food Systems Consultant” Looks To Control What You Eat

    Writing for the Independent Women’s Forum, Julie Gunlock explains what’s to come as we await the new government guidelines for what we should and shouldn’t eat. All sorts of folks have weighed in — no pun intended — on your personal eating habits, including someone deemed a “food systems consultant.”…
    donnamartinez, February 10, 2015
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    Join Us: Something Special For School Choice Supporters

    The last decade in North Carolina has been one of much-needed advances for parents looking for a fair shake for their children — a school and/or environment that works for THEM, not for the status-quo system. And now, as National School Choice Week nears, the John Locke Foundation invites you…
    donnamartinez, January 20, 2015
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    Mainstream Media Narrative: Lower Gas Prices Are Bad For Us!

    JLF’s Roy Cordato takes on the media narrative that has emerged over the past several weeks as lower gas prices have taken hold — that lower gas prices are bad for us. Actually, no.  Gasoline and other petroleum-based fuels are an input into every production process everywhere, some more…
    donnamartinez, January 19, 2015
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    What Does It Mean To Embrace Freedom?

    The John Locke Foundation will focus on freedom as it monitors activity within the N.C. General The John Locke Foundation will focus on freedom as it monitors activity within the N.C. General Assembly in 2015. JLF Vice President for Outreach Becki Gray delivered that message Monday. Gray recapped during a…
    donnamartinez, January 13, 2015
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    A Teachable Moment About The Value Of Competition

    Content is king in the TV and movie world these days. As this piece details, more and more people expect to be able to access content quickly and cheaply. And that has more and people and businesses getting into the business of content. It’s a wonderful thing to see:…
    donnamartinez, January 12, 2015
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    Time To Grab Some More ‘Free’ Stuff From The President

    It’s amazing how much “free” stuff costs these days — so much so that President Obama declined to put a price tag on the “free” community college prize package he offered up this week to “anyone who’s willing to work for it.” Let’s see now. If someone is “willing to…
    donnamartinez, January 9, 2015