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    Address bullying through school choice

    No student should have to endure three years – or even three minutes – of bullying at their school.  Thank goodness this family was able to find Cornerstone Christian Academy. Unfortunately, thousands of children do not have the resources to escape schools that subject them to psychological and physical harm. …
    Terry Stoops, January 22, 2019
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    NC charter law: 14th in the nation

    The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released their annual ranking of the nation’s 44 charter school laws, and North Carolina reached no. 14 this year.
    Terry Stoops, January 22, 2019
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    Melissa Harris-Perry MLK Day sighting

    Seems to me former MSNBC host and Wake Forest University professor Melissa Harris-Perry has been out of the spotlight for a while now. Just in case you’ve missed her, however, she was the speaker at the 39th Annual MLK Noon Hour Commemoration at Union Baptist Church in Winston-Salem. While…
    Sam Hieb, January 22, 2019
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    NYT op-ed considers benefits of a new Trump hospital rule

    Due to the on-going government shutdown and myriad of other national news stories, you probably missed a significant policy change aimed at hospital prices. The Trump Administration created a new federal rule that hospitals must post their prices to all of the procedures they perform…
    Jordan Roberts, January 22, 2019
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    Hillary relying on handful of big donors

    Joe Schoffstall of the Washington Free Beacon attempts to shine light on Hillary Clinton’s latest venture. The dark money nonprofit launched by Hillary Clinton following her defeat against Donald Trump relied heavily on just six donors and an $800,000 money transfer from her former presidential campaign committee during…
    Mitch Kokai, January 22, 2019
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    NYT pushes dubious global warming claim

    Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller highlights a global warming narrative that has found a home within the New York Times. Large swaths of the U.S. are experiencing the first “polar vortex” event of 2019, and The New York Times is out with an article suggesting cold snaps…
    Mitch Kokai, January 22, 2019
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    Fund focuses on Democrats’ disinterest in dealing with Trump

    John Fund of National Review Online addresses Democrats’ refusal to accept President Trump’s compromise proposal for ending the partial federal government shutdown. Lots of people are wondering just why Democrats rejected President Trump’s plan to reopen government agencies even before he announced the plan. House speaker Nancy Pelosi…
    Mitch Kokai, January 22, 2019
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    A different spin on ‘we can’t afford it’

    Kevin Williamson of National Review Online challenges a popular conservative response to liberal public policy proposals. When progressives such as Representative Ocasio-Cortez propose to create new benefits such as a single-payer health-care system or a universal college-tuition benefit, the most frequent conservative rejoinder is: “That’s a nice idea,…
    Mitch Kokai, January 22, 2019