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  • Leef’s latest Martin Center column takes Duke professor to task

    George Leef’s latest column for the Martin Center focuses on the flawed work of a Duke history professor. Last year, Duke University History Professor Nancy MacLean became one of the country’s best-known academics for her book Democracy in Chains. That is not, however, to say that her book was…
    Mitch Kokai, March 16, 2018, 301 words
  • Podhoretz claims the GOP is in denial

    John Podhoretz argues in a New York Post column that Republicans refuse to admit that they’re in for a blowout loss in the 2018 midterm elections. Perhaps you remember the classic scene in “The Naked Gun” when Leslie Nielsen’s wonderfully idiotic police Lt. Frank Drebin stands in front…
    Mitch Kokai, March 16, 2018, 202 words
  • Inclusion and its antonym

    Kyle Smith writes at National Review Online about a warped understanding of the term “inclusion.” When a large-scale survey of college students’ attitudes toward free speech was released this week, the terms were puzzling. Students were presented with the following choice: Is it more important to protect free-speech…
    Mitch Kokai, March 16, 2018, 336 words
  • When aggression is so ‘micro’ that it doesn’t exist

    Katherine Timpf of National Review Online highlights an example of librarians contributing to college campus silliness. According to an “Anti-Oppression Library Guide” written by a group of librarians at Simmons College in Boston, “saying ‘God bless you’ after someone sneezes” is a microaggression against Muslim people. “Islamomisic Microaggressions…
    Mitch Kokai, March 16, 2018, 253 words
  • This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    State lawmakers continue to question the $58 million they label Gov. Roy Cooper’s Atlantic Coast Pipeline “slush fund.” Dan Way recaps the latest developments in the latest edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Terry Stoops highlights important new facts and figures linked to N.C. public schools. John Hood…
    Mitch Kokai, March 16, 2018, 81 words
  • New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on N.C. House Democratic leader Darren Jackson’s criticism of Republicans’ actions linked to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. John Trump’s Daily Journal highlights the importance of public records and transparent government.
    Mitch Kokai, March 16, 2018, 36 words
  • City charter prevents Gboro from canceling gun show

    Rhino Times editor John Hammer reports city charter prevents the Greensboro City Council from canceling a gun show at the city-owned coliseum: The whole issue came up shortly after the shooting in Parkland, Florida, on Feb. 14. Vaughan posted a piece on her Facebook page that got tremendous…
    Sam Hieb, March 15, 2018, 372 words
  • “He ain’t helping me,” the customer answers. “He is tearing me up.”

    That’s a quote from one of the people who’s on the losing end of Philadelphia’s new soda tax. Reason reports that, according to libertarian John Stossel, a $2 liter bottle of soda now costs $3. That’s thanks to the tax. Philadelphia City Councilman William Greenlee defends the tax, saying…
    Donna Martinez, March 15, 2018, 191 words
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