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    Martin Center column examines COVID-19’s impact on professors

    Kathleen Bustamante writes for the Martin Center that the pandemic has affected her approach to college students’ challenges. A student whose mother had been hospitalized for leukemia, for example, experienced an understandably high amount of stress when the lockdown began. A bright student, he had turned in quality work…
    Mitch Kokai, July 3, 2020
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    Fighting back in the ‘cultural civil war’

    John Daniel Davidson of the Federalist offers readers ideas for counting the current anti-American narrative. Silicon Valley, Hollywood, academia, the mainstream media, corporate America, and the entire Democratic Party (along with not a few Republicans and Independents) have all caved under pressure from the woke mob, more or…
    Mitch Kokai, July 3, 2020
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    The Espinoza ruling and educational freedom

    Neal McCluskey argues in a Washington Examiner column that there’s more to educational freedom than winning the Espinoza case in the U.S. Supreme Court. School choice advocates are in pretty good moods right now. The Supreme Court ruled that if a state has a school choice program, it…
    Mitch Kokai, July 3, 2020
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    NY Times joins Democratic Party in dissing Mount Rushmore

    Josh Christenson writes for the Washington Free Beacon about the latest attack on one of America’s most well-loved monuments. Ahead of President Donald Trump’s Friday visit to Mount Rushmore the New York Times published an article criticizing the racist history of the memorial, its sculptor, and the “complicated…
    Mitch Kokai, July 3, 2020
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    An imaginary defense from the chief justice

    Kyle Smith of National Review Online puts words in Chief Justice John Roberts’ mouth. I know that some of you are calling attention to how, when the liberals have five votes without me, I sometimes let forth a mighty roar denouncing the irreparable harm to our constitutional fabric,…
    Mitch Kokai, July 3, 2020
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Some question why police officers can get jobs in North Carolina with less training than barbers. Jon Sanders addresses in the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio an even more interesting question: Why do barbers require so much training to get jobs? Jenna Robinson of the…
    Mitch Kokai, July 3, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello and Kari Travis recap for Carolina Journal Online the week’s top N.C. political news. John Trump’s Daily Journal explains that government edicts ignore the power of personal responsibility.
    Mitch Kokai, July 3, 2020
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    Proud to be a American? I asked my family for help with an assignment and learned a few lessons myself.

    We got an assignment this week from JLF’s CEO to make some comments on social media about why we’re proud to be an American. It seemed like an easy task – talk about liberty, freedom, and opportunity in 140 characters.  Done. Next.   But I stopped to consider what I wanted…
    Becki Gray, July 2, 2020